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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Engagement - Korthaus-McCall

    Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Korthaus of Smithfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Fran Korthaus to David McCall, son of Michael and Cheryl McCall of Crestwood.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of Western Kentucky and University of Kentucky and works at the McLean County Cooperative Extension office as the 4-H  Youth Development Agent in Calhoun.

    The groom-elect is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and works at Grand Meadow Farms in Crestwood.

  • Engagement - Estes-Clemons

    Bonnie Estes and Rich Clemons announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The wedding will take place at their home in Bethlehem on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011.