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Today's News

  • Scottsville, Central Hardin are state champs

    High school sports for the 2010-2011 season were officially finished on Saturday with the finals of the state baseball tournament as Central Hardin showed no mercy to Mercer County, easily winning 21-2 in a dominating performance.

    Allen County-Scottsville won the state softball tournament on June 11 in Owensboro, and one week later Central Hardin won the baseball title in Lexington.

  • Johnson: ‘I plan on winning’

    Playing under the lights and living what he considered a dream season, Lyndon Johnson spent his Friday nights last fall trying to win high school football games.

    While Jason Spencer will be in charge of the Henry County football program for this upcoming season, Johnson is keeping up his win-at-all-cost mentality. Now it’s something else he’s trying to beat — cancer.

  • Broadband becoming a common utility

    For a growing number of Kentuckians, broadband internet is given no more thought than any other utility. Like television and electricity, it’s just expected to be there.

    In fact, it can now be found in about 40 percent of the state’s homes. While that is positive, it’s becoming increasingly clear that we need to see that number grow. According to a Federal Communications Commission report, most states have moved ahead of us when it comes to providing access to this fast-speed connection.

  • Guest Column

    As Congress and the President continue to negotiate terms on the debt ceiling before the August deadline, some may ask: what exactly is the debt ceiling?

  • Local buzz for the week of June 22, 2011

    Arts & Crafts

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

    Blood Drive
    Blood Drive at New Castle Christian Church, 260 S. Main St, New Castle, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 28.

  • Wedding: Bohannon

    Amy Michelle Lee of Pleasureville and Christopher Glenn Bohannon of Pleasureville were united in marriage on May 27, 2011. The wedding took place at 1 p.m. in New Castle and was officiated by John Logan Brent.

    The bride is a 1998 graduate of Henry County High School, a 2005 graduate of The Hair Design School and 2009 graduate of Pj’s College of Cosmetology. She is currently employed as Co-Director and Instructor at Pj’s College of Cosmetology in Crestwood. She is the daughter of James and Dana Lee of Bethlehem.

  • 93rd birthday: Nadine Glenrose Roberts Wilson

    Nadine Glenrose Roberts Wilson celebrated her 93rd birthday on June 13, 2011, with family and friends at Homestead Nursing Home.  She was born June 13, 1918, to W.B. and Lou Lily Roberts of Shelby County. She had four brothers and five sisters. She was married to Harry Lee Wilson for 60 years. They had three children, six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

  • Men: Control your diabetes for life and family

  • Timely tips for cattle producers

    Over the past couple of weeks as we got some dry conditions, a tremendous amount of grass based hay was cut and baled. Remember to get a forage analysis with KDA by contacting them at 1-800-248-2648. 
    With the regular cow herd, keep a good pasture mineral mix available at all times.  Observe the cows and bulls as the breeding season continues! 

  • AFJROTC cadets attend summer camp, receive honors