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Today's News

  • Vote Ronnie Stephens for jailer

    I am requesting your vote for my son-in-law, Ronnie Stephens for jailer. He has given many hours helping with youth sports activities in the county.

  • Forum: Magistrate candidates emphasize infrastructure, jobs

    Staff Writer/Photographer

    During the county-wide election forum on Oct. 12, candidates for magistrate fielded questions in two groups.

    Each group fielded questions about infrastructure, planning and zoning and their top priorities if elected.

    Magistrate, Districts 1 and 2

  • Three steps to being a good neighbor

    Three good steps to make sure that you don’t explode or go off on your neighbor.

    Step one: Make sure that your septic system has been inspected and approved by the health department and was installed by a licensed installer and keep your records.

  • I’ll enjoy the sound of silence today

    As I write this, the polls for the 2010 General Election have been open for about seven hours.

    I happily did my duty Tuesday morning, casting my vote around 6:45.

    I will be so very happy on Wednesday. Not because I’ll be recovering from 18 hours covering the election on Tuesday, but because it will be quiet.

  • Column debate ends in a draw

    I had a debate with myself Tuesday morning — yes, this happens often. Note: it was while there was a tornado warning in the area, so this debate didn’t last too long.

  • ‘Sheer coincidence’ leads to arrest

    Staff writer/photographer

    Call it a local version of the television series “To Catch a Predator.”

    It began when an Oldham County teenager transposed a couple of numbers on her cell phone when making an outgoing call.

    Kentucky State Police say the number she inadvertently dialed allegedly belongs to Nathan Ashcraft, 27, of Sulphur.

    According to KSP Post 5 Public Affairs Office Trooper Michael Webb, Ashcraft began sending text messages and pictures of himself, of a sexual nature, to the girl, who is 14.

  • After 4 years, Shelbyville bypass finally opens

    Landmark News Service

    The scene on the Shelbyville Bypass was hectic on Nov. 3, with engineers, traffic personnel and contractors running all over the place.

    Excitement was in the air  — after years in the works and after one setback after another, the big moment had finally arrived: the long-anticipated highway was about to open.

     

  • Public Records for the week of November 10, 2010

    Divorces

    Christopher B. Tucker, 34, Eminence, and Crystol Lea Tucker, 34, Eminence.

    Zoning permits

    Nationwide Farm Supply, 7664 La Grange Road, Smithfield, 10/1, temporary office, fee $101, value $25,592.

    Jennie Snook, 632 Dawkins Lane, Sulphur, 10/1, deck, no charge under 100 square feet, value $500.

    Artilla Scisney, 9961 La Grange Road, La Grange, 10/5, house, fee $541, value $120,000.

  • Cross-country teams compete at Trimble

    Both Henry County and Eminence cross-country teams competed at the Trimble County meet last Tuesday night, with Henry runners winning four of the six individual races.

    For Henry, Katherine Buckler  and Andrew Landers — both elementary-aged runners — won the middle school races, eighth-grader Austin Peyton won the boys’ junior varsity race and Eric Phillips won the boys’ varsity race. The Trimble meet was part of the North Central Kentucky Conference series, which concluded on Tuesday with the NCKC championship at Trimble.

  • Thank you for your support

    I want to take this opportunity to thank each person that my team and I came in contact with during my campaign for jailer. I want to thank you for taking time out to answer your door and being cordial to us as we interrupted your ballgame, nap or dinner.