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Today's News

  • Public Record for the week of August 7

    Marriages

    Crystal Henderson,33, Pleasureville, to Roy Snow, 30, Pleasureville.

    Ashley Henson,19, Pendleton, to Kevin Downey, 35, Pendleton.

    Terri Noble, 41, Pleasureville, to Gayle Bramblett, 53, Pleasureville.

    Terri Gilbert, 42, La Grange, to Steven McGuigan,59,Campbellsburg.

    Divorces

    Adam Williams, 22, Latonia, and Samantha Congleton,19, Eminence.

  • FFA summer highlights

    Submitted
    The FFA chapter headed off to the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg. Twenty-three chapters from all over Kentucky attended holding 319 students and advisors! Students attended officer classes, special interest classes and athletics for a week full of fun!

  • Basement debate continues

    A debate over the rental of the Pleasureville City Hall basement continued Monday night, ending with the city commission voting 2-1 to allow caterer Gary Grigsby to pay $100 per month.

    Mayor Rodney Young said he spoke with Grigsby, who rented the space previously, and that the caterer asked to rent the basement for $100 per month.

    Young justified the rental price — $50 lower than what Grigsby previously paid — saying that “about once a week, he has to come up and clean. You’ve got to clean every so often.”

  • HCMS, Eastern get energy upgrades

    Henry County students attending Eastern Elementary and Henry County Middle School will notice green upgrades at their schools this week.

    The Henry County Board of Education hired CMTA Energy Solutions with Henry County alumni Jeremy Kelley, CMTA project engineer, to change out the systems that Henry County Superintendent Tim Abrams said were outdated.

  • Blackberry Smoke will set field party on fire

    Blackberry Smoke’s music calls from the old, traditional hymns of country gospel and bluegrass harmony with the sweat and grit of rock ‘n’ roll.

    Blackberry Smoke will headline Froggy Field Party 5 Saturday at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair grounds.

    Lead vocalist and guitarist Charlie Starr just wants to write good music.

  • Take 5 with Michael Doran

    Bio

    Grew up in an inner city housing project Clarksdale in East Louisville

    Trinity High School Graduate

    Work 16 years as an administrator

    Bellarmine graduate and masters and certification at Spalding University Master

    Principle at Eminence Elementary 13 years

    Company owner of food vendor stands at south wing of food court by the commercial exhibits at Kentucky State Fair

     

    Why did you go into education?

  • Daniel Boone National Forest’s gore-gous

    A retreat to the woods quiets the mind and feeds the soul.

    Over my lifetime, the Red River Gorge and the Daniel Boone National Forest have provided me a retreat demanding less than a two-hour drive into its hills and hollows.

  • Hadden is Jr. Fall Cities Champ

    Alex Hadden won the championship flight of the Junior Fall Cities Golf Championship’s 11-under division last week by defeating Jared Davis 3 and 2.

    Hadden was 3-up with four holes to play when Davis sank a forty-foot birdie putt to keep the match alive. Hadden came back to win the seventh hole to finish the match.

  • 'Nothing is Impossible'

     

     

    The Henry County Youth Soccer Association in conjunction with Challenger Sports hosted a soccer camp for local youth last week at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park.

    For the fifth year camp organizers brought in a player from the United Kingdom to teach participants soccer fundamentals.

  • Buchanan, park are gems

     

     

    This week while covering the story on the Challenger Sports Soccer Camp, I had the opportunity to get a good look at the Henry County Recreation and Services Park, or as it’s called by most locals, the ‘new’ park.