Today's News

  • Who do you have to know?

    As a tax paying resident of Henry County, I think it’s only reasonable to expect that the road I live on receive the same care and maintenance as any other road in the county.


  • NCKC Champs played Tuesday at Henry Co.

    Preparing for the North Central Kentucky Conference championship, which was played all day Tuesday at the Henry County Country Club, the Henry County boys’ golf team played in two matches last week.

    The Wildcats hosted Owen County last Monday and traveled to Whitefield Academy on Thursday in the final two outings before the all-important conference tournament arrived. Afterwards, coach Willie Peyton said his team played well against Owen and struggled against Whitefield, but it was the NCKC that was his team’s first real focus of the season.

  • Public Records for the week of September 22, 2010


    Lindsey Susan Cottrell, 28, Lockport, to Stephen Ryan Davie, 28, Lockport.

    Emily Gail Cross, 33, Louisville, to Samuel Scott Watson, 35, Louisville.

    Andrea Acs, 31, Brooklyn, New York, to Patrick Anthony Kiefer, 28, Brooklyn, New York.


    Dennis Martin, 58, Smithfield, and Cindy Hawkins, 49, Ontario, Canada.

    Nicholas Anton Filacchione, 50, Edgewood, and Caroline Ann Filacchione, 50, Edgewood.

  • EPD welcomes new officer

    Staff writer/photographer

    There’s a new face patrolling the streets of Eminence.

    John Wilson, 36, joined the Eminence Police Department on Sept. 9, replacing former EPD Officer Rodney Hawkins.

  • Park ceremony was nice event

    The dedication perseverance and volunteer efforts were apparent at the park dedication and ribbon cutting Thursday, Sept. 9.

  • Going up? New Castle residents to see slight property tax increases

    Staff writer/photographer

    Taxes, and utility rates, soon will go up in New Castle.

    Monday night, the city’s commission approved the first reading of the 2010 tax rate ordinance, which increased the property tax rate by 0.7 cents.

  • Cletus Eugene seen near Eastern

    Landmark News Service

    Nearly two years after its escape, an Owenton woman’s missing kangaroo may have been spotted Thursday morning in the rural Henry County community of Bethlehem.

    Jeannie Stivers was driving through the small community when something caught her eye.


  • NASCAR could drive city growth

    General Manager

    Hampton’s loss could be Campbellsburg’s gain.

    Since 1951, the small Georgia city 30 miles south of Atlanta hosted two races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series. In August, NASCAR and the owners of Kentucky Motor Speedway in Sparta, announced that at least one of those races will come to the Kentucky track next year.

  • Community Calendar for the week of September 15, 2010

    Wednesday, Sept. 15

    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.

    Thursday, Sept. 16

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

  • Going up? Eminence residents to see slight property tax increases

    General Manager

    Property taxes in Eminence will rise next year, but only slightly.

    On a $100,000 home, taxes will go from $299 to $302, as the rate shifts to 30.2 cents per $100 assessed value, a 0.3-cent increase over current rates.