Today's News

  • Gaudy Potty flushed away?

    Someone has been naughty with the Gaudy Potty.

    The Homestead Relay for Life team had a minor set back last week when its great throne of shame and amusement disappeared from its last known destination. The Gaudy Potty, a favorite fund raising foil for everybody, last rested on the pristine lawn in front of Brammell and Clubb’s law office on Berry Street in New Castle. Despite rumors and suspicions, attorney Bill Brammell defends he and his partners’ innocence with great remorse.

  • Crestwood teen arrested in Pendleton

    By Jacquelyn Stoess Hack and Jonna Spelbring PRiester

    Police arrested an Oldham County teen for possession of heroin on Sunday, May  26.

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 arrested Cody Ray Russo, 18, of Crestwood, after they discovered he was allegedly in possession of eight ounces of heroin. 

    According to police, Russo pulled into a McDonald’s parking lot in Pendleton after being stopped for not wearing his seat belt around 9 p.m. Sunday, May 27.

  • Indictments

  • EHS Senior Projects

    As part of a program started many years ago to create world-class citizens, Eminence High School Seniors complete a year-long extensive senior project that incorporates career goals, research, charitable service, and a reflection of growth. Many of these projects have had substantial impact on the students and the community.

    Erica Brewer:  Suicide Prevention

  • Time to hit the road to Alaska again

    By Candy Clarke


    Well, it’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about gardening, farming, or boating. This time, I’m talking about packing up and heading for Alaska. As much as I look forward to going home to Alaska, it is very difficult to leave Kentucky at this time of year. We are never quite ready to leave; we always want to stay just another week or two.

  • Local Buzz for the week of May 30

    Arts &crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church services

    Vacation Bible School will be held at Union Baptist Church June 6-8, 6 to 8:30 p.m. each night For more information please call (502) 878-4870, (502) 667-2450 or (502) 667-0976.

  • Be prepared: Expect the unexpected

    Many people purchase insurance, such as home, auto, or life, to protect them financially if an unexpected event occurs. It is important to review your policies on an annual basis to ensure they still meet your current needs. The recent spring storms in Kentucky serve as a reminder of the importance of updating and understanding your insurance policies. The best time to plan is always before a disaster or crisis occurs.

  • KADF cost share applications are available; due June 15

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund is now taking applications for Henry County Phase I Cost-Share Funds. Applications are available at the Henry County Extension Office at 2151 Campbellsburg Road, New Castle, and must be submitted to the same location by 4 p.m. Friday, June 15. This will be the only application period for KADF funds in 2012.

  • Rowlett reelected to DFA Board

    Terry Rowlett, a dairy farmer from Campbellsburg, has been re-elected to serve on Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.’s Board of Directors, representing the cooperative’s Mideast Area. He will serve a two-year term.

    In a family partnership with his wife and sister, Rowlett milks 120 cows and raises corn silage, grain, tobacco and grass hay on more than 600 acres.

  • Eastern Elementary School Students of the Month