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Today's News

  • Public Record for the week of Feb.27

    Marriages

    Kimberly Leigh Smith, 47, Louisville, to Norberto Rolando Cravens, 48, Smithfield.

    Pamela Faith Perry, 53, New Castle, to David Lee Seaton, 48, New Castle.

    Divorces

    Nathan Russell Satterly, 20, Pleasureville, and Brittney Ann Nutgrass, 20, Bedford.

    Property Transfers

  • Student of the week: Eminence Elementary School Raeleigh West

    Raeleigh is the daughter of Jennifer West and Jason Dixie, and is in kindergarten at Eminence Elementary.

     

    What is your favorite subject?

    Math, I like adding.

    What would you like to do when you grow up?

    A nurse. I like giving shots.

    Do you have any pets?

    A dog: Minnie Pooh.

    What kind of music do you like?

    Justin Bieber.

    What do you do for fun?

    Play with my Barbie House. I play in my playroom.

  • Student of the week: New Castle Elementary School Melvin Gonzalez

    Melvin is in the 4th grade at New Castle Elementary School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Math because I am good at subtraction, addition and some division. It’s fun because you get to play games with math.

    If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go?

    California so I could meet famous people. There is a person who lives in California named Tobuscus who designs Minecraft gaming stuff.

    Do you have any pets?

    I have a Chihuahua named Junior.

    What is your favorite book?

  • Going on a cruise to the end of the road

    By Candy Clarke

     

    Recently, I decided it would be fun to take a drive for a few hours - without any given destination in mind.

    No shopping, just driving around the local areas and enjoying the sights along with the changing topography. It was a warm sunny day and it would give me a chance to perhaps take some more photos of Henry County and the surrounding counties.

  • Pinewood Derby Winner

    Owen Cope, in the second grade at Eminence Elementary, in Cub Scouts pack 270 won 1st place overall at the 2013 pinewood derby with his car the Space Racer.

  • UTI can be more than just a pain

    By Katherine Jett

     

    The burning, the pressure, and feeling like you need to urinate all the time – if you have ever had a bladder infection this description is all too familiar. 

    A urinary tract infection is caused by bacteria in the urinary bladder that overcomes the body’s natural defenses and causes infection. Infections can be limited to the bladder or can also spread to the kidneys causing pyelonephritis.  Occasionally in men the infection can also infect the prostate.

  • Residents want to preserve city’s past

    The pending arrival of a CVS pharmacy drove a handful of concerned residents to gather last week and discuss the need for a preservation ordinance.

    Eric Whisman, education and outreach coordinator for Preservation Kentucky, and Eminence resident Lance Minnis asked concerned citizens to meet regarding the development which may result in the demolition of several buildings tied to the county and city’s past.

  • Every day is different for Treece

    Every day is different for Scott Treece and that’s just how he wants it.

    Treece, Public Works Director for the city of New Castle, does more between 7 and 10 a.m. than most will do in an eight-hour shift.

    Treece starts his day by reading the city’s master water meters as they enter the city from the county water lines. New Castle has about 15 miles of water lines within the city and consumes about 60,000 gallons daily. Treece records usage from the meters in order to track not just money owed by the city to county for water usage, but also for leaks.

  • United Citizens: Helping people succeed at their dreams

    Doug Scholsnagle loves to help people succeed and realize their dreams.

    Schlosnagle, CEO of United Citizens Bank and Trust, came to the bank in 2005 with a background in helping farmers do that while employed at Farm Credit Services.

    The bank’s mission statement expresses the need for a locally owned community bank is paramount and Schlosnagle affirms that the bank continues to attract people to a business built on service.

  • Life 101 is going hybrid

    Henry County High School plans to offer two classes online starting next year for seniors.

    Tim Abrams, Henry County Public Schools Superintendent, will meet with teachers and nail down logistics for the class in the coming weeks. Abrams hopes the ‘blended’ learning classes — mixing an online course with classroom instruction — will give a convenient alternative for students who need flexibility.