Today's News

  • BIRTH: Zayden Nickolas Newton

    Zackery Izaah Newton announces the birth of his brother, Zayden Nickolas Newton born, Monday, January 17, 2011 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long.

    Parents are Beth and Obie Newton of Eminence.

    Grandparents are Tami Perry and Tom Thurman, Eminence; Joe Payton Jr. and Theresa, Port Royal; and Ann and David Fuller, Frankfort.

  • Smile Kentucky! provides treatment for local students

    More than 120 children will receive free, comprehensive dental treatment today, thanks to Smile Kentucky!, a community partnership that addresses what the U.S. Surgeon General calls “the most common unmet health need in the nation.” The University of Louisville School of Dentistry and six dental offices will host children from Bullitt, Trimble, Henry and Meade Counties.

  • SCHOOLbriefs

    Goodlet named to Deans List
    Thomas A. Goodlet Jr., son of Thomas and Tina Goodlet of Eminence, has recently been named to the Dean’s List at Northern Kentucky University for the fall semester with a GPA of 3.75. Goodlett is a 2009 graduate of Henry County High School and is currently a sophomore at the university.

  • Dana Toy is sub of the semester

  • Public records for the week of February 2, 2011

    Sheriff’s Dept arrests
    Bobby Long, theft by unlawful taking, arrested by Dean Murray on 1/24.
    Michael Kemp, theft by unlawful taking under $500, arrested by Rick Nelson on 1/25.
    Brian K. Lindsey, failure to appear; felony nonsupport; possession of marijuana; drug paraphernalia, arrested by Dean Murray on 1/25.
    Jeffrey A. Roberts, 1st degree burglary; nonsupport, arrested by Danny Stivers on 1/26.
    District Court

  • Local students of the week - Campbellsburg Elementary School

    Lauren is in the 5th grade.

    Principal Mark Johnson said Lauren is a little bit shy, but more outgoing than her sisters.

    “She represents everything good that Campbellsburg Elementary is,” he said. “She is kind, nice and cares about other people.”

  • Local students of the week - Eastern Elementary School

    Hannah is in Carrie Cox’s 4th grade class. Her noted accomplishment is that she reads at a 9th grade level.

    Hannah is on the academic team and is an avid reader. “She always has her little nose in a book,” Principal Sharon Bright said.

    Hannah is 9.

  • EHS December Students of the month - Senior

    Senior Ricky Spreitzer was chosen for his hard work to pull together a Veteran’s Day ceremony and luncheon.  Ms. Puckett nominated him: “Ricky is the type of student all young men should aspire to become.  He is conscientious, not only about choices that affect his own life, but with concern for others.” Ricky is a member of Senior Beta Club and plays varsity football and baseball.  He also helps out in the office and at his church.  Ricky plans to enter the military when he graduates and serve his country.

  • EHS December Students of the month - Junior

    Junior Cassie Emily was nominated by Curtis Moss:  “Cassie has been a great student-leader in my humanities class. She has participated and made good arguments in class discussions etc...”  Cassie is a member of Senior Beta, the Academic Team, the Henry County Youth Coalition, and Varsity Softball.  She plans to attend WKU for Pre-med and then attend UL for medical school to become a Cardiovascular Surgeon.

  • EHS December Students of the month - Sophomore

    Sophomore Trey Paris was nominated by Ms. Puckett.  “Trey is an excellent student who has the drive to succeed.  Trey starred in a performance at the Kentucky Center for The Arts for Christmas.”  In addition to his professional acting responsibilities, Trey is also involved in Beta Club, drama club, pep-club, and is Sophomore Class Vice President.  He plans to get a masters in dramatic arts and pursue an acting career, hopefully on Broadway some day.