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Today's News

  • CFD project clogged with problems

    General Manager

    With a packed meeting room, the Campbellsburg City Council heard a variety of concerns Monday night about the rebuilding of the city’s fire department.

    Too few electrical outlets and overhead lights as well as no clear plan for placement of the department’s washer, dryer and furnace dominated Monday night’s discussion.

  • New Castle volunteer is ‘giving back to God’ by helping others

    Staff writer/photographer

    New Castle resident Phyllis Smith began to feel like one of the crew at Cook’s Pharmacy this month, though she never collected a paycheck.

    Smith spent several hours a day several days a week volunteering at the Eminence store to help local residents choose a child to sponsor from the Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Teddy Bear Tree.

    By the last day of the charity drive, just four names were left out of more than 100.

  • Life Center Basketball Tournament

    The Eminence Community Life Center will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Jan. 15 starting at 5 p.m. The tournament will most likely be double-elimination depending on the number of teams entered. Teams must pre-register by Jan. 11. It is $10 per team. For more information, call the Community Center at 845-2135.

  • Holiday tradition

    General Manager

    The air was crisp and cool Saturday morning as volunteers from the Bethlehem area gathered to set the stage for their single biggest event.

    It takes countless volunteers to prepare, and a total of 12 actors for each of the three nightly shifts in the manger scene. There are, according to one event organizer, 144 characters over the course of the event.

    Kevin Croxton joked that volunteers have done the live nativity scene so many times now, that preparation has become automatic.

  • Coach seeing positives from Eminence boys despite 0-5 start

    After tacking on three more losses last week, the Eminence boys’ basketball team has dropped its record to 0-5 in the early portion of the 2009-10 season.

    The Warriors lost to Evangel Christian (87-42) last Tuesday in their home opener, then lost at Burgin (57-52) on Friday and at Kentucky Country Day (58-39) on Saturday for a winless opening two weeks. Eminence head coach Chris Nethery said his squad played much better in the second week compared to their opening two games.

  • United Citizens Bank & Trust: A model community bank

    United Citizens Bank & Trust: A model community bank

    Doug Schlosnagle, CEO of United Citizens Bank & Trust, Campbellsburg, proudly accepted a 5-star superior rating from Bauer Financial, Inc., of Coral Gables, Fla. A 5-star rating for financial strength and stability is the highest rating attainable from Bauer Financial, the nation’s bank rating firm for more than 25 years, and is based on the overall financial condition of the bank.

  • 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.

  • Henry County Proposed Budget - Expenses

    Henry County Budget

    Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2010

     

    * Line items with $1 are listed as such to keep that account number open.

    Expenditures Summary:

    General Fund - $3,918,846

    Road Fund - $1,093,470

    Jail Fund - $570,245

    LGEA - $81,900

    Federal Grants - $16,000

    Solid Waste - $28,847

    911-EMS - $119,550

  • Wildcats make it three straight

    It might have taken the Cats a while to get rolling, but they are now picking up steam.

    After starting the season at 1-3 in Derek Springate’s first stint as the head coach, the Henry County Wildcats won three straight basketball games to improve their overall record to 4-3 and, more importantly, start 31st District play at 2-1.

    Last week, the Wildcats defeated Carroll County (50-45) on Monday night, Owen County (44-41) on Friday, and Ludlow (70-51) on Saturday in the Grant County Forcht Bank/Dry Ridge Toyota Holiday Classic.

  • HC Ladycats suffer first two losses

    The Ladycats suffered their first setback of the 2009-10 season last Tuesday night against Carroll County as the Henry County High School girls’ basketball team lost 51-47.