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Today's News

  • Peyton makes the cut; finishes 28th at state

    MacKenzie Peyton got her first putter when she was just a year old.

    Now a teenager, Peyton has completed her second run in the state high school golf tournament in Bowling Green.

    On Saturday, the Henry County High School freshman finished the tournament with a 24-over-par 168, which put her in 28th place in the state.

  • Local Buzz for the week of Oct. 12

    Arts & Crafts

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

    Church Services

    Eminence Christian Church is sponsoring a recycle event from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at 5333 Main Street in Eminence. Shredding, electronic and television recycle (no cabinet models and none larger than 30 inch), household paint (no aerosol cans or biohazards) will be recycled.

  • TELL survey just one of many tools for EIS

    For Eminence High School, results of the TELL Survey  – Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning, administered in the spring by the Kentucky School Board Association – is only one tool to be used when working to make improvements, according to Principal Steve Frommeyer.

    “We are very conscious about constantly trying to improve, regardless of the survey,” he said. “We have had a number of initiatives put in place this year for our school improvement plan,” and none of them were based squarely on the TELL results.

  • Photo ID, addressing requirements separate candidates

    By Stephen Lega
    Landmark News Service

    Bill Johnson is running for Kentucky Secretary of State because he is concerned about the future of the Commonwealth. Alison Lundergan Grimes is running because Kentuckians are hurting and she thinks they need and deserve strong leaders.

    Grimes, the Democratic candidate, and Johnson, the Republican candidate, will square off on Election Day, Nov. 8.

  • Committee looking at constable pay

    A committee charged with studying a proposal to pay the county’s constables is expected to present its recommendations at the Oct. 18 Henry County Fiscal Court meeting.

    Mike Robinson, District 2 constable, asked the court at its September meeting to consider paying the constables $1,000 per year to cover fuel expenses incurred when they are out on patrol or called out by dispatchers at Kentucky State Police Post 5 to handle a complaint.

  • A TELLing tool for improvement

    Henry County Public Schools are working to interpret the results of a survey administered last year by the Kentucky School Board Association to teachers statewide and convert the information into ways to improve the educational process.

  • Visiting Washington, D.C., soon?

    Are you planning a visit to Washington, D.C.? 
    Whether you are coming on a school trip, family vacation or business trip, my office can help you make arrangements for some of the more popular attractions and landmarks in our nation’s capital.  We are available to help you reserve tours of the U.S. Capitol Building, Pentagon and White House.  These tours are an excellent way to see the highlights of Washington at no charge to you. 

  • Rand: Kentucky has strong 
connection to the arts

    While Kentucky is widely recognized for such things as fried chicken, horses and bourbon, it could be argued that our connections to the arts are just as considerable.

    Legend has it, for example, that Kentucky was the first state to see a performance of a Beethoven symphony, which was conducted in Lexington in 1817.

    Several weeks ago, meanwhile, the world marked the 100th birthday of an American legend, William “Bill” Monroe, the founder of bluegrass music whose Ohio County home has become a shrine to many.

  • Public record for the week of Oct. 12

    Marriages

    Julia Dawn Spaulding, 26, New Castle, to Anthony Lee Smith, 28, New Castle.

    Lisa Michelle Banks, 18, Eminence, to Marvin Edward Brown Jr., 20, Eminence.

    Divorces

    John Clinton Childress, 53, Beattyville, and Lisa Marie Ingabrand, 46, Campbellsburg.

    Steven Ray Shields, 58, Carrollton, and Paula Jo Rook, 44, Campbellsburg.

    Jason W. Morris, 29, Sulphur, and LaTawnja D. Payton, 33, Eminence.

    Tony Dovon Brown, 48, Pleasureville, and Joyce Marie Walker, 43, Eminence.

  • Public Records for the week of Oct. 5, 2011

    Marriages
    Melinda Dawn Louden, 30, Eminence, to Ricky Joe Simmons Jr., 31, Eminence.

    Divorces
    Lowell Todd Sharp, 42, Campbellsburg, and Sandy Lee Mefford Sharp, 35, Campbellsburg.

    Property Transfers
    Doris A. Barton, Pendleton, to Doris A. Barton, Pendleton, Sheri Fenwick, Pendleton, and Vicke Bowman, Louisville. Property in Henry County; Fair market value is $280,000.