Today's News

  • Easter egg hunt at Eminence Christian Church

    Aima Watson dances with her Easter egg bucket on her head Saturday in anticipation of the egg hunt at the Eminence Christian Church, Sunday, April 1. Because of rain early in the day, the event was moved indoors.

  • Public Record for the week of April 4


    Maria Guadalupe Hernandez, 40, Eminence, to Cornelio Resendiz Sanchez, 31, Eminence.

    Property Transfers:

    Mark C. Leisten; Barbara L. Leisten; and AC Home Loans Servicing, LP FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP, by Joseph S. Yates, Master Commissioner, New Castle, to Secretary of HUD, Oklahoma City, Okla. 402 Broko Lane, Smithfield; $43,334.

  • Resident tells commission to move on

    Pleasureville City Commissioner Pam Bramblett was in the hot seat Monday night as residents and volunteer fire fighters released their frustration over recent meetings and letters to the editor.

    Former commission member Becky Edmondson opened the meeting with statements about recent meetings, coverage of those meetings and letters to the editor.

    “I do not believe for a second that Rodney or Verna intentionally did anything wrong,” she told the commission. “It was a mistake, we all make mistakes.”

  • N.C. adopts alcohol rules

    The New Castle City Commission read and adopted its alcohol ordinance Monday.
    Residents voted to allow alcohol-by-the-drink sales on Dec. 13.
    In order to promote economic development and tourism, the ordinance sets forth food service establishments must maintain 70 percent of sales from food in order to sell alcoholic beverages with a regulatory license fee of 5 percent on all sales.

  • Birds of prey soar at conservation dinner



    Eyes quickly widened and gasps came from the children’s mouths as Chuck Culp’s turkey vulture, Ebenezer, flapped his wings against the ceiling of the 4-H building Thursday.

    The quick unfurling created a breeze against the faces of those in the front row, but their concentration was fixed on the enormity of the vulture’s six-foot wingspan. 

  • Tumble Explosion rolls into Eminence


    Tara Woods loved football.

    She played her freshman year as the kicker for Henry County High School. Unlike her sister Kristy Yates, she never was a fan of cheerleading.

    Woods blames her three daughters and sister for getting her into the business, Tumble Time, which she now owns and loves. She closed Tumble Time in New Castle and will reopen her business as Tumble Explosion in Eminence at the former Dollar General on KY 22 in April.

  • Hole in the hill: a glimpse into Lockport history

    The sleepy hollows surrounding Lockport used to be anything but quiet.

    According to documents from the Historical Society of Henry County, in the late 1800s Lockport had three hotels, seven blacksmith shops and four or five grocery stores. The mouth of a tunnel dug in the spirit of prospect and the promise of profit is still visible from Lead Mine Road.

  • 72nd anniversary-Mason

    Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Mason Jr. of Eminence will celebrate their 72 wedding anniversary on Sunday April 8, 2012. They were married on April 8, 1939.

    The Masons have four children, Mrs. Dorothy J. Fero and husband, John of Rochester, Mich., Mrs. Shirley J. Smith of Carrollton, Marian McNeal Mason and wife Deborah of Jamaica, New York and the late William H. Mason III.

    They have six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

  • Local Buzz week of April 4

    Arts and Crafts


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


    Church Services


    Point Pleasant Christian Church will host Good Friday services at noon on April 6, with a potluck meal following.

    Henry Christian Church will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 7. This event is open to children 4th grade and younger.

  • Lady Cats split a pair with district rivals

    Before heading to the beach for spring break, the Henry County Lady Cats split a pair of games with district rivals.

    The Henry County softball team played district rivals Carroll County and Gallatin County last week before heading south to compete in the 17th Annual Florida Beach Classic at Fort Walton, Florida. The Lady Cats came away with a 6-2 victory against Carroll Tuesday, March 27, before falling to Gallatin County 5-3 two days later. On Sunday the team found the going rough against Heath as they fell 9-0 in the first game of their spring break tournament.