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Today's News

  • Berry cares about Eminence

    I have known Buddy Berry for the last seven years. Buddy is extremely intelligent and there is not a more dedicated, harder worker out there. Buddy will give 110 percent and I feel will be a success. I think Eminence made a wonderful choice for superintendent, because Buddy deeply cares about Eminence.

    Shawn C Woosley

     

  • County budget increases by $900,000

    General Manager

    The proposed 2010-2011 Henry County budget — $6.7 million — is an increase of more than $900,000 over the 2009-2010 budget.

    Unanimously approved on first reading on April 27, the budget includes a 34-cent raise for all county employees, the purchase of a sport utility vehicle for the county coroner, an increase in road funding from the state and a $500,000 grant to build the new Henry County Health Department.

  • Former magistrate supports Meadows

    As the May 18 primary election nears, I ask the voters of Magisterial District No. 1 to consider voting for Danny Meadows. His past experience speaks for itself. Danny has served several years as an Eminence City Councilman, past member and officer of the Eminence Optimist Club, board member of the Henry County Country Club, actively involved as a volunteer coach and organizer for various Henry County youth sports programs, and employed in sales and manufacturing for over 27 years at Eminence Speaker LLC.

  • Happy about curb side recycling

    I want to commend the New Castle City Commission for acting to provide curb side pick-up of recyclables. This voluntary program is progressive and sets a good example for our community.  We all need to do our part to protect the environment. I am confident that this program will encourage many to participate in recycling who wouldn’t  otherwise. Thank you Commissioners for your farsightedness.

    Bill Brammel

  • Thought I hit the jackpot

    I kept a close eye on horse No. 4 in this year’s Kentucky Derby — from the sprint out of the gate to the mid-race jostling for position to the dash to the finish.

    Hours before the race was set to start, I drew No. 4 in two separate pots and had placed a few more bets on him, or so I thought at the time. While at a friend’s house in Trimble County, my eyes were zeroed in on No. 4.

  • Henry County Relay for Life

    Relay For Life approaching in Henry County

    Henry County’s Relay For Life event is scheduled for Friday, June 25 beginning at 7 p.m. Please visit www.relayforlife.org/henryky for more information about the event and the upcoming fundraisers going on in the community.

    Father’s Day Raffles

    United Citizens Bank, New Castle United Methodist Church Team and Baptist Hospital Northeast Team are doing Father’s Day Raffles.

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  • Campbellsburg mayor responds to criticism

    In response to your article regarding my actions as the mayor and the letter to the editor, I feel a response is in order to protect my integrity and that of my decision making  Graham Whatley, our newly acquired lawyer.

  • Postseason starting

    Brace yourself, the postseason has arrived.

    Baseball and softball teams across Kentucky start district tournaments Monday night and, weather permitting, finish them a few days later. It’ll be the season finales for most, while for others it’ll be a stepping stone to a regional-tournament appearance and possibly the state playoffs.

  • Berry awarded lifetime achievement award

    Claude A. (Skip) Berry III was awarded the 2010 Construction Management Founders Society Lifetime Achievement Award and was honored at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering’s Civil Engineering Awards Reception and Banquet on April 17 in Lexington.  Mr.

  • Celebration Kids set for this weekend

    Children of all ages will enjoy this year’s Celebration Kids: A Family Affair this Saturday, May 8, at the Highland Renaissance Faire at 955 Elm Street in Eminence