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Today's News

  • Rivalry full of nerds

    I had no idea so many students in the county were such comedians. I sure got a laugh last Thursday night at the boys’ basketball showdown between Henry County and Eminence inside Roy L. Winchester Gym.

    I hadn’t seen so many taped glasses, plaid clothes, bow ties, pocket protectors, short pants or suspenders since I was an elementary-aged dreamer thinking it was so cool to be a nerd after watching “Revenge of the Nerds” for the umpteenth time.

  • Eminence girls have a short stay in the All ‘A’

    The Eminence girls stay in the 8th Region All “A” Classic was a short one this year as the basketball squad was knocked out in the opening round with a 64-28 loss to Williamstown last Tuesday night.

  • ATF investigating traffic cone explosion

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms now is in charge of investigation an accident in Port Royal.

    On Tuesday, Jan. 19, Kentucky State Police responded to an explosion on Maddox Ridge Road in the Port Royal Area. According to a KSP press release, troopers discovered a woman, Clarissa Tackett, 21,  with minor injuries sustained from an explosive device. Her step-father, Phil Brierly, owns the home where the explosion took place. She was taken to an Urgent Care center by family members, and was treated and released.

  • Public Records for the week of November 25, 2009

    Divorces

    Forrest Earl Mathis Jr., 56, Eminence, and Peggy Lee Spencer, 53, Campbellsburg.

    Nathan R. Shaw Sr., 48, Eminence, and Norma Shaw, 44, Eminence.

    Property Transfers

    Ronald E. and Nancy Young, Turners Station, to Darrell C. Hayden Jr., Turners Station. Property in Henry County; fair market value is $750.

    Gregory and Michelle R. Jamison, La Grange, to Timothy P. Faith, Pendleton. Property in Henry County; $110,000.

  • Henry Co. girls get back on track

    In their only basketball game last week, the Henry County Ladycats jumped back on the winning side with a 53-41 victory at Grant County on Saturday night.

    The Ladycats, who were coming off important losses to 31st District teams Carroll County and Owen County the week before, improved to 7-8 with the Grant win. Grant dropped to 6-10.

    Grant scored eight of its first nine possessions and was ahead 16-13 after the first quarter. Henry then held Grant to just 25 points the rest of the way, winning by 12 points.

  • The Highland Renaissance 24-Hour Race

    The Highland Renaissance site in Eminence will host a 24-hour footrace on March 13-14, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday and finishing at 8 a.m. on Sunday.

  • Public Record for the week of September 23, 2009

    Sheriff’s Department Arrests

    Kimberly S. Peach, contempt of court, arrested by Bill Hudson on Sept. 10.

    Michael Harp, failure to register as sex offender, arrested by Danny Stivers on Sept. 10.

    Betty L. Hon, possession of a controlled substance; trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 ounces; possession of drug paraphernalia. Arrested by Rick Nelson on Sept. 10.

    Edward G. Harris, failure to appear, arrested by Keith Perry on Sept. 10.

  • As temps drop, risk of chimney fires is up

    Staff writer/photographer

    Fireplaces provide warmth and a cozy glow in winter, but Henry County’s assistant emergency management coordinator Denny Washburn said a fireplace can be dangerous if the chimney is not properly maintained.

    Washburn, who also is Pleasureville’s fire chief, said Henry County has experienced three heating-related fires in recent weeks.

  • Public Record for the week of October 7, 2009

    Marriages

    Janie Annette Mazza, 40, Sulphur, to Stephen Marchell Beach, 45, Sulphur.

    Property Transfers

    Vivian and Theresa Powell, Campbellsburg, to Richard L. and Susan Vonnahme, Murray. Property in Henry County; $89,298.

    Charles and Joyce McCormick, Sulphur, to James W. and Iris D. Aneszko, Sulphur. Property in Henry County; $40,000.

  • Public Records for the week of August 12, 2009

    Divorces

    Jerome Smith, 40, New Castle and Crystal Lynn McCoy, 34, New Castle.

    Michael Eugene Cundiff, 46, Eminence, and Patricia Ann Cundiff, 43, Pleasureville.

    James Alan Meister, 39, Pendleton, and Leslie Jean Meister, 40, Pendleton.

    Joseph Wortham Sr., 28, Smithfield, and Rebekah Wortham, 26, New Castle.

    Christopher Lee Ellis, 32, Shelbyville, and Tina Marie Booher, 28, Smithfield.

    Henry County Sheriff’s Department arrests