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Today's News

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the week-Ashten Pennington

    Ashten is a junior on the Lady Cats’ basketball team.

    What are your hobbies?
    Reading and watching UK games on TV. It’s about all I have time for outside of basketball.
    What about non-school activities?
    Medical Explorers. We help out in the community with things like Heart Walk.
    How about school clubs?
    FCA and Beta.

    What’s your favorite school subject?
    Social studies.
    What’s your favorite music style/artist?
    Country/Lady Antebellum.

  • Sports Briefs

    The Kentucky Storm football team will have another organizational meeting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Henry County Public Library, 172 Eminence Terrace.
    Coach and organizer Richard Smith said the first signup meeting produced much interest. “There was so much interest that it looks like we are definitely a go on this,” he said.
    The second meeting will give others a chance to sign up to play and there will also be fundraiser and other organizational issues that will be covered.

  • New studies put students in top ranks

    The General Assembly returns to the Capitol this week, kicking off another legislative session.

    As is always the case during odd-numbered years, the House and Senate are scheduled to meet for 30 working days, with the first four set aside to elect leaders of both chambers and establish committee assignments for the next two years.  We will then return in early February to begin voting on bills, wrapping up our work by the end of March.

  • Local student of the week: Eminence MIDDLE SCHOOL Joseph Leopold

    Joseph is an 8th grader at Eminence Middle School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Science. I love experimenting and testing things. Ever since I was a kid I wanted to be a scientist. I like things that make you use your brain and I like a challenge.

    What do you do for fun?

    I’m a black belt in Kung Fu. When I was younger, I would watch Jackie Chan and liked all the cool techniques and moves he did. My dad signed me up. I also play pitcher, short stop and in the outfield on the baseball team.

    Do you have any pets?

  • Local students of the week: HENRY COUNTY MIDDLE School Analeya Fields

    Analeya is a 7th grader at Henry County Middle School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    I don’t really have a favorite subject, but I am really good at math. Math comes easily to me. I am testing at  the freshmen level for high school.

    What do you do for fun?

    I like to ride horses and help with them at a horse shelter in La Grange called Angel’s Share Farm. I like horses they comfort me when I’m upset or in a bad mood.

    Do you have any pets?

  • Got milk mustache?

  • Public Record for the week of Jan. 9

    Marriages

    Dawn Marie MacNamara, 56, Smithfield, Thomas Nolan Hardy Jr., 62, Smithfield.

    Sheila Renee Miller, 44, Pleasureville, to Elizie Lee Jeffires III, 45, Pleasureville.

    Property Transfers

    The Estate of R.C. Miles, by and through executrix Rosalind Roberts, Eminence, to John T. and Ruby C. Beutel, Pleasureville. Property in Henry County; $80,736.40.

  • NEW YEAR’S BABIES: Nattalee Irene Webb

    Nattalee Irene Webb was the first baby born at Baptist Hospital Northeast in 2013. She is the daughter of Tina Kemp, shown, and Ricky Webb of New Castle. She was born at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2. She weighed 7 lbs., 7 oz., and was 19 1/4 inches long. Nattalee Irene is also welcomed by her two siblings: Courtney Webb, 14, and Phillip Deaton, 12.

  • NEW YEAR’S BABIES:Campbell Scott Willis

    Campbell Scott Willis  was the first baby born at Clark Memorial Hospital in New Albany, Ind. He is the son of Courtney and Carden Willis, of Turners Station. He was born at 4:42 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Campbell weighed 11 lbs. 14 ounces, and was 22 inches long. Campbell Scott is also welcomed by a brother Clark Willis, 2.

  • Sarah Kate Chilton

    John Mark and Leslie Chilton of Campbellsburg announce the birth of their daughter, Sarah Kate Chilton born Nov. 6, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East.  She weighed 7 pounds,  11 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
    She has two siblings Noah and Hannah.
    Grandparents are Stephen and Becky Smith and Larry and Darlene Chilton.
    Great-grandparents are Myrtle Smith and Roger and Virginia Powell..
    Grandparents are Earl Wayne and Sandra Perry, Pendleton; Danny and Dianna Liter, Madison, Indiana; and Steve Abney, Campbellsburg.