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Today's News

  • July 1961: Harry Hill donates land to county for fair

    July, 1951

    In spite of threatening skies and weather reports of showers and humidity, the largest crowd in history turned out Wednesday for the 50th Annual I.O.O.F. Picnic and Henry County Home-Coming at the I.O.O.F. Park near Eminence.

    The crowd was slow to gather in comparison to 20 years before. The executive committee secretary, Carl Wade, reported late in the afternoon that 200 more adult tickets had been sold this year than in the history of the celebration.

  • Public Records for the week of July 6, 2011

    Divorces

    William R. Hillard Jr., 43, Simpsonville, and Mary Kristin Kelley, 39.

    Sheriff’s Dept arrests

    James S. McGaughey, FTA, arrested by Keith Perry on 6/23.

    William S. Fitgzerald, DUI, arrested by Tommy Benham on 6/24.

    Casey M. Wiggins, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson on 6/27.

    Charles Solmonson, disregarding stop sign, driving on DUI suspended license, DUI 2nd, arrested by Keith Perry on 6/23.

  • Local Buzz for the week of July 6, 2011

    Arts & Crafts

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

    Church events

    Henry Christian Church will be having Sophia Foree and family at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 10 sharing their photos and experiences of their recent visit to the “Beautiful Land” of Israel.
    Port Royal Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school beginning July 11-15, 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly.

  • Music, food and fun on 7/30

  • Column: Terrorists belong in Guantanamo, not Bowling Green

    A few weeks ago, it would have been safe to say not a single foreign terrorist in the world could find Bowling Green, Kentucky, on a map. But after the ill-advised decision of the Obama Administration to try two foreign fighters in a civilian federal court in Bowling Green, they probably know where it is now.

    Over the past few weeks, a broad bipartisan coalition of concerned local, state, and federal leaders have expressed deep concerns with the prospect of trying these enemy combatants in Kentucky.

  • Thieves will have to answer for their deeds

    This letter is for all the people that have had flowers, vases and wreaths stolen from a loved one’s gravesite. It’s as if we haven’t had enough grief after losing someone that they add to the agony by taking these items. You will have to answer for these deeds on judgment day and hopefully you will think before you do this again!

    Bruce and Lillian Owens
    New Castle

  • Stop taking our flowers!

    To whoever is stealing flowers from the New Castle Cemetery: Many people like to keep flowers on the grave of family members. It is bad when you have to replace them two or three times a year because someone steals them. I know the wind blows them off sometimes, but other times people take them. I am sure everyone who has had flowers missing would appreciate it if you would stop.

    Tommy Singleton
    Campbellsburg

  • A legacy of helping senior citizens

    One of the country’s biggest challenges over the next few decades is ensuring that the “golden years” truly live up to their name for our older citizens.

    As more Baby Boomers begin turning 65 – the first began celebrating that milestone birthday in January – this group of citizens promises to be a fastest-growing demographic for quite some time.

  • Joint effort nets capture of Shelbyville man

    What began as an attempt to serve a warrant turned into a manhunt that eventually resulted in the arrest of a Shelbyville man.

    On Tuesday, June 28, officers from Eminence Police Department, along with Shelbyville Police Department Detective Jessie Paulley, attempted to serve a warrant on Jordan Clark, 19, for absconding from a robbery charge in Shelbyville.

    EPD Chief Carey Duncan said Paulley contacted EPD to serve the warrant on Sunnyside Drive, which the detective believed was in the city limits.

  • GED grads celebrate with Berry

    “It’s a tough road, but don’t give up... you’ll get where you need to go.”

    A tearful Amber Rosell shared those words with her Henry County Adult Education classmates Thursday night during the group’s graduation ceremony, which included a special guest.