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Today's News

  • Gospel in a sitcom

    While watching an episode of All in the Family, “Edith’s Crisis of Faith,” a few nights ago, I found myself thinking about Jesus.  Funny how that happens; but why shouldn’t Jesus show up in a sitcom?  Back in the day, he certainly showed up in lots of places considered odd by those who knew how a Messiah should act and with whom he should be found.

  • Birth - William David Bruther

    Chris and Leslie Anne Bruther announce the birth of their son, William David Bruther, born April 27, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. He weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are David and Linda Young, New Castle; Danny Bruther, Eminence, and Tom and Joy James, Bethlehem.

  • Birth - Campbell Adair Orr

    David and Erin Orr of Smithfield announce the birth of their daughter, Campbell Adair Orr born June 10, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Dan and Theresa Bickers and Chet and Cathy Lawrence all of Campbellsburg; and Earl and Shirley Orr, Smithfield.
    Great-grandmother is Ruth Klingenfus.

  • Birth - Ezekiel Andrew Perry

    Michael and Falena Perry, West Virginia, announce the birth of their son, Ezekiel Andrew Perry, born April 23, 2011. He weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    He has one sibling, Maxwell Benjamin.

    Grandparents are Harry and Denise Perry, Port Royal; Cathy Osborne, Mt. Vernon; Larry and Vicki Osborne, Bowling Green.

    Great-grandparents are Harold and Edna Tipton, Port Royal; Lena McHargue, Mt. Washington; Faye Brinegar, Mt. Sterling.

  • Birth - Benjamin Gordon White

    Ben and Cassie White of Defoe announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Gordon “Bennie” White, born Friday, May 6, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Eddie and Judy Gordon, Eminence; Bob and Connie Rawlins, Smithfield; and Steve and Debbie White, Campbellsburg.

    Great-grandmother is Joyce White of Louisville.

  • Public Records for the week of July 13, 2011

    Marriages

    Linda Marie Beaton, 52, Shelbyville, to Jerold Douglas Bartram, 54, Shelbyville.

    Christina Victoria Adams, 24, Eminence, to Kevin Scott Gregory Jr., 25, Eminence.

    Dimantia Tiea Gaines, 18, Eminence, to William Patrick Washburn, 19, Eminence.

    Amber Lynn Perry, 35, Eminence, to Larry Wayne Powell Jr., 37, Eminence.

    Divorces

    Gary Joseph Grant, 50, Smithfield, and Tammy Lee Camfield, 44, Smithfield.

  • Fall sports start Friday

    The 2011-2012 school year is a month from starting, but the first round of high school sports are set to begin within days.

    Kentucky’s dead period ran from the last week of June through the first week of July, and starting this Friday the fall teams are eligible to have official practices. Footballs, volleyballs, golf balls and soccer balls are about to fill the air once again with unpredictable seasons looming ahead. Friday marks those starting points.

  • Stillwater to host state contest again

    Coming from all across Kentucky, the best water skiers in the state will converge at Stillwater Lake in Eminence this weekend for the Kentucky State Water Ski Championship.

    Stillwater is a privately-owned lake located between Eminence and New Castle on Highway 55. The last three times the lake played host to the state championship, sanctioned by the American Water Ski Association, were in 2008, 2005 and 2002. It is on a three-year rotation with lakes in Walton and Paducah.

  • Ben Schroeder decides late with Kentucky State

    In what turned into a fast-paced choice of picking a college within the last three weeks, Ben Schroeder has decided to play baseball for Kentucky State University.

    All the pieces just fell into place for Schroeder, the two-sport athlete for the Wildcats who ended up picking baseball over basketball and Kentucky State over all other schools.

  • MARCH 18, 1949: Regional Tourney to Eminence High

    FERN CREEK, KY — The Eminence High School basketball team won the Eighth Regional Tournament at Fern Creek Saturday night, defeating Fairdale 35 to 33, after trailing the entire game. With about a minute to go Wallace Lowry pitched in a field goal to go ahead.

    They entered the Kentucky State Tournament on Thursday.