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Today's News

  • Youth Hunting - Isaac Hamilton

    Isaac Hamilton, 8, of Bedford, got this 25-pound turkey on Sunday, April 8. He was guided by his grandfather Ernie Fewell in hunting the bird, which had a 9.5-inch beard.

  • Youth Hunting - Joseph Maddox

    Joseph Maddox, the 10-year-old son of Jody and Amy (Smith) Maddox, and Susan and Church Saufley, harvested his first deer. The seven-point buck was taken on youth weekend on his grandfather, Ray Smith’s farm in Owen County while hunting with his uncle Jerry O’Nan.

  • Public Record for the week of April 11

    Marriages

    Tiffiany Marlana Samples, 25, Eminence, to Christopher Wade Troxell, 25, Eminence.

    Teara Sha Peacock, 22, Lawrenceburg, to Brandon Clifford Lee Cobb, 30, Frankfort.

    Divorces

    John R. Allgeier III, 40, Louisville, and Tina M. Allgeier, 45, Smithfield.

    Zoning permits

  • Baughman finishes third

  • Warm weather advances fruit season

    The unseasonably warm temperatures won’t absolve farmers in Henry County from the danger of frost, but it will accelerate the season for fruit bearing plants by as much as two weeks. 

    The recent temperatures reaching 70 degrees and above pose the greatest threat to Paul Tokosh’s Hillview Farm and Orchard, which includes 20 acres of apple, nectarine and peach trees. He also grows asparagus, potatoes and several varieties of berries. The warm weather will wake trees from their winter dormancy and the process cannot be reversed.

  • Meeting to focus on KY 146 changes

    The reconstruction project of KY 146 between Pendleton at KY 153 and U.S. 421 continues to create many concerns and contention for property owners along the route.

    Residents and public officials agree changes need to be made to increase safety and decrease accidents along the roadway.

    In an attempt to discuss those changes, representatives from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and a project designer will host a public meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at New Castle Elementary School.

  • Minton’s long path to Eminence

    When the Rev. Dr. Thomas Minton decided not to take an appointment playing football at the naval academy and dedicated his life to ministry, his mother was thrilled.

    But his father didn’t initially share the enthusiasm. His father always prided his children on their athletic achievements. According to Minton, the choice he made at the young age of 19 wasn’t easy.

    “I spent the better portion of the night in prayer,” Minton said. “After a few hours of sleep, I woke without a doubt in my mind.”

  • Non-injury accident

    An accident at the intersection of Kentucky 55 and 22 in Eminence on April 4 resulted in no injuries, but could have been much worse.

  • Easter Morning Service celebrates: Rising Son

    Photos by Jonna Spelbring Priester
    New Castle Christian Church hosted a sunrise service Easter morning in the Henry County Recreation and Services Park near New Castle. Members of a variety of churches attended.Chris Manntold the Ressurection Story while the sun began to peek through a cloudy sky.

  • School brief

    Eminence Preschool and Kindergarten
    registration

    Eminence preschool and kindergarten registration will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Eminence Elementary School.

    Children who will be 4-years old by Oct. 1 may be registered for preschool; all children must be registered even if the child has attended the Head Start program. Head Start children will not need to be screened, but must come to registration, fill out a packet and turn in all required records.