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Today's News

  • Baptist Hospital Northeast to offer prostate cancer screenings June 13

    Baptist Hospital Northeast will offer prostate screenings for men over age 50 and those at high risk for prostate cancer from 8:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday, June 13, in the Ambulatory Care Center.

    Urologists Brooks Jackson, MD, and Christopher Smith, MD, will perform the digital rectal exams and Baptist Northeast Laboratory personnel will take blood samples to perform the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test. There will be a $5 fee to help cover the cost of the blood test.

  • ‘I’m leaving!’

    General Manager

    Warren Stone held up his hands, twisting his cuffed wrists in the air. “I’m leaving,” he told other inmates from the Carroll County Detention Center.

    Six weeks after the hearing to determine Stone’s competency, Henry County District Court Judge Diana E. Wheeler ruled that the 57-year old mentally retarded Eminence man was indeed not fit to stand trial for the Feb. 29, 2008 murder of his mother, Maralyn Burchett.

  • Jason Holland resigns, heading to Oldham

    After turning the Henry County boys’ basketball program from a 3-23 team in 2005 to 22-9 in 2009, Jason Holland has decided to back away from the position and accept the coaching job at nearby Oldham County.

  • Sports Briefs

    Henry Baughman

  • Is your prescription available for pickup?

    As summer arrives, children and teens find themselves with more time on their hands and often less supervised by parents and other adults.  As parents, we must safeguard our homes and our children from access to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.  Prescription drug abuse is rising in popularity across the country.  So, parents, is your prescription available for pickup?

  • Community Calendar for the week of June 3, 2009

    Wednesday, June 3

    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.

    Eastern Elementary SBDM council will meet at 4 p.m. in the school library.

    The HCMS Site Based Council meeting will be held at 4 p.m. in the middle school conference room.

  • A tribute to our most loyal friends

    When he first came into our office, Bob McGee told me about Molly with a tear in his eye.

    His faithful companion, with whom he walked nearly every day for as long as they were friends, had died.

    McGee and Molly had a long relationship of master and loyal pooch. I understood the tears in his eyes.

    Over the years I’ve had countless dogs —and cats — and seen them come and go. Koko the German Shepherd mix was one of my best friends when I was a child.

  • Family practice has grown for Campbellsburg doctor

    Staff writer/photographer

    Dr. Damon Gatewood’s family practice in Campbellsburg has undergone some major changes.

    “We’ve grown quite a bit,” he said.

    With an eye toward serving more families in the community, Gatewood said he added Nurse Practitioner Jan Powell to the staff and moved to a larger office in the industrial park.

    The new facility is 4,000 square feet and is located just inside the industrial park in front of the Kentucky State Police post.

  • Webb to play in USA Junior Nationals

    After an outstanding performance in the USA Junior Nationals all-state high school basketball competition in Bowling Green, Justin Webb has been invited to participate in the prestigious USA Junior National International Sports Festival at the University of Illinois in Champaign, IL, from July 27-August 2. Webb, the son of Diann Harlow and Tommy Webb, is currently a sophomore at Trimble County High School.

  • P’Ville talks cops ... again

    General Manager

    Though some officials maintain the city simply cannot afford it, the Pleasureville City Commission turned its discussion, again, toward a police officer for the small town.

    During Monday night’s business meeting, the topic sprang up at different points, including the passage of the city’s 2009-2010 budget.