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Today's News

  • Changes coming to Eminence’s Main Street

    Special to the Local

    The landscape in downtown Eminence will change later this week or early next week, when the former Cook’s Pharmacy building is razed to make room for a drive-through at the Farmers Deposit Bank main branch.

    The building, at the corner of South Main and East Broadway streets, formerly the location of the Vive Salon and Spa, was purchased by the bank, which plans to close it’s branch office at 5405 S. Main St., where the drive-through is now.

  • Body pulled from Lake Jericho

    Special to the Local

    An autopsy has determined that drowning was the cause of death for a Louisville man, whose body was found Saturday morning floating in Lake Jericho.

    Detective Jason Brown of Kentucky State Police Post 5 continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Latonio L. Hyatt, 22.

    According to a KSP news release, Hyatt’s family had reported him missing to Louisville Metro Police on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

  • Sense of charity has defined country

    Winston Churchill once famously remarked that we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

    That sense of charity has defined our country from the beginning, and even when times are tough, we don’t hesitate to reach out and help.

  • Local Buzz for the week of Aug. 17, 2011

    Arts & Crafts

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

    Church Services

  • 15 years of promoting pride and progress

  • Henry jobless rate drops below 9%

    Henry County was one of 96 counties in the state to experience a drop in unemployment rates from June 2010 to June 2011, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

    Henry’s unemployment rate dropped almost a full percentage point, from 9.3 in June 2010 to 8.3 in June 2011.

    Regionally, Trimble County experienced the most improvment, going from 13.7 percent in June 2010 to an 10.6 percent this year. Conversely, Spencer County recorded the lowest decline — changing just 0.1 points again.

  • Has summer been hard on your wallet & waist?

    Small Steps to Health and Wealth
    We are going to be offering an on-line program called “Small Steps to Health and Wealth” to help you reach goals that relate to both your health and your wealth. The program will run from Sunday, September 4 to Sunday October 2 and enrollment is Free and there will some small giveaways to the first 150 participants across the state. To enroll go to the website at njaes.rutgers.edu/sshw.

  • Public Records for the week of Aug. 17, 2011

    Marriages

    Julie M. Bowles, 37, Eminence, to Damon S. Bowles, 35, Eminence.

    Ashley Michelle Wilson, 21, Eminence, to Bobby Carol Crenshaw, 21, Eminence.

    Ashley Marie McGrane, 26, Eminence, to Michael Lee Durman, 28, Eminence.

    Corey Anne Livingston Gilbert, 21, Pendleton, to Jacob David Robison, 22, Sulphur.

    Divorces

    Brian Allen Ashby, 38, Pleasureville, and Jodi Denise Ashby, 34, Pleasureville.

  • Jeffrey Peak honored

    Jeffrey Peak (left) was honored as a new CPA at the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants Spring Awards Banquet April 11. The oath of Kentucky CPA was administered by Cheryl Laloned (right). Jeffrey’s parents are Gregg and Suzanne Peak of Owenton; grandparents are Jesse and Evelyn Bourne of Owenton and Hugh and Mable Peak of Shelbyville.

  • Sarah Peak honored

    Sarah Peak (center) was recognized at the University Scholars Assembly of Eastern Kentucky University for the top award in the outstanding graduate thesis category. Also pictured are Dr. Jerry Pogatshnik (left) dean of the graduate school, and Dr. Nathan Tice (right) her thesis adviser. Sarah’s parents are Gregg and Suzanne Peak of Owenton; grandparents are Jesse and Evelyn Bourne of Owenton and Hugh and Mable Peak of Shelbyville.