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Today's News

  • Chris Janson: Right at home

    Editor’s note: This is the second in a four-part series previewing the Froggy Field Party, set for Sept. 10 at the Kentucky Renaissance Festival.

    By Brett Waford
    Special to the Local

    When Chris Janson pulls into Eminence on Saturday, Sept. 10, for the Froggy Field Party 3, he’ll feel right at home.  He spent the first 18 years of his life at the end of a gravel road surrounded by corn and soybeans just like in Henry County.

  • A FITTING TRIBUTE

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Landmark News Service

    A parade the likes of which have never seen before in Henry and Trimble Counties escorted the remains of longtime Trimble County businessman Paul Burrows to his final rites Friday. Burrows, 87, died Tuesday, Aug. 16.

  • State asking schools to go tobacco free

    Special to the Local

    State education and public health officials have joined forces to encourage school districts to implement policies that would prohibit the use of all tobacco products anywhere on school-owned property – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Eminence Independent Schools already is considering the prohibition.

  • 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.