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Today's News

  • Top players back for this weekend's club finals

    With the top contenders back and two titles on the line, the Henry County Country Club will host its annual club championship this weekend on it’s 18-hole, par-72 golf course just north of New Castle.

    Last year’s winners — Brad Gross and Lindsey Bevill — will try to defend their titles. The 36-hole tournament, which is open to all club members, starts at 11 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday with 18 holes each day.

  • American health care reform: the way forward

    Our health care system is in need of reform.  Health care costs are too expensive and many families do not have access to the affordable, high-quality health care that they deserve.  In the coming weeks and months, Congress will debate health care reform proposals.  As a father of six and a former small business owner, ensuring access to quality health care is one of my top priorities.

  • Lawmakers ponder Sunday wine sales

    Landmark News Service

    Every Sunday, several carloads of visitors venture up the gravel drive leading to the Smith-Berry Winery tasting room.

    They come hoping to sample some of the New Castle winery’s products, but state law forces owner Chuck Smith to turn them – and the money they have to spend – away. Many leave frustrated, Smith said. “They’re mad, too; they’ve driven in off the interstate,” specifically to visit the winery.

  • Public Record for the Week of Dec. 31, 2008

    Property transfers

    Vincent O. MattinglyJr. , Living Trust, dated Jan. 22, 2004, to Glenn Apple. Property in Henry County, $15,000.

    James A. and Linda L. Wolfe, Campbellsburg, to Angela Marie Imel, Eminence. Property in Henry County; Love and affection, fair market value is $148,000.

    Henry County Fiscal court, by and through John Logan Brent, Henry County Judge/Executive, to Timothy J. and Bernadette P. Larson, Pendleton. Quitclaiming property in Henry County, fair market value is $2,500.

  • Report gives lawmakers snapshot of housing crisis impact

    Last Thursday, Kentucky got the latest snapshot of just how much we have been affected by the nation’s ongoing housing crisis.

    While the news could certainly be better, the report approved that day by the General Assembly’s Program Review and Investigations Committee found that Kentucky is nonetheless seeing fewer problems than many states, especially those along or near the coasts.

  • Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank earns 5-star ranking

    Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank takes great pride in receiving a 5-Star Superior rating for financial strength and stability from BauerFinancial, Inc. 5-Stars is the highest rating attainable from the Nation’s Bank Rating Firm and is based on the overall financial picture of the institution.

  • Eminence sponsoring Eminence Day pageants

    The City of Eminence is sponsoring a Cutest Baby Contest for children birth to 23 months, a Cutie Pie Contest for children 2, 3 and 4 years old and a Little Miss and Mister Contest for couples ages 5, 6 and 7. The contests will be held on Eminence Day, Saturday, August 8.

  • Jacob performs Baptist Hospital Northeast’s first OtisKnee surgery

    Eugene Jacob, MD, orthopedic surgery, performed Baptist Hospital Northeast’s first OtisKnee® replacement surgery on Roy Lyons of Shelby County on April 21. Dr. Jacob is now one of only a handful of physicians in Kentucky doing the OtisKnee.

  • Harris answers new calling

    Staff writer/photographer

    Jason Harris once felt a calling to teach math to children. Now the former Henry County Middle School eighth grade math teacher is answering a higher calling.

  • Community Calendar for the week of July 15, 2009

    Wednesday, July 15

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    Children’s Story and Craft hour every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasureville Christian Church. Also, the community library at the church is open to the public from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

    Thursday, July 16

    TOPS 298 will meet at Orville Baptist Church. Weigh in 4 p.m. New members welcome.