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Today's News

  • School nurses group urging meningitis vaccinations

    The Kentucky National Association of School Nurses launched the ‘Voices of Meningitis’ campaign to raise awareness about meningitis and boost Kentucky’s low vaccination rate for the disease.

    In congruence with August being named the national immunization awareness month, Eminence Independent Schools nurse Belinda Stivers, former president of the Kentucky School Nurse Association, wants to educate and inform the public about the disease.

  • KyFB recruiting for LEAD program

    Farm Bureau’s next group of participants in the two-year, Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development program is now underway. Up to 15 individuals will be selected for this intensive learning experience as a way to equip the next generation of agricultural leaders with the tools to manage tomorrow’s challenges.

  • Animals key to Davis’ life

    On a farm near Campbellsburg Joy Davis and her husband wanted to get back to the country.

    More than ten years and a petting zoo later, Davis’ only regret may be she doesn’t have more land.

    Joy Davis had grown up on the farm in Missouri just as her husband did in Kentucky. In 1999, the couple lived in Maryland and decided the time was right to move.

    Davis started working at the Henry County Animal Clinic and found her first petting zoo acquisition in an unexpected situation.

  • HCHS Marching band ready for new season

  • Second Wind Dreams

    Second Wind Dreams Project-Sewing for Seniors:  Edith Tennill, a member of the Second Wind Dreams Committee organized a sewing workday at the New Castle United Methodist Church this past Saturday to make a special fabric bib for residents at Homestead Nursing Center.  There were volunteers from the Smithfield Christian Church, the New Castle Baptist Church, the Simpsonville United Methodist Church, the Pleasureville United Methodist Church and of course the New Castle United Methodist Church working on the project from 10:00 until 2:00 and they completed about 60 bibs.

  • Henry County Biggest Loser

  • Chamber summer fun is for everyone

    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce Car Show will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Harry Hill Park. Admission is free, and entertainment will be provided by DJ Rick Johnson. There also will be cake walks, kids games and 50-50.

  • Jobless rate down in all but 12 counties

    Unemployment rates fell in 108 Kentucky counties between June 2011 and June 2012, while 12 county rates increased, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. 

    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 5.8 percent. It was followed by Fayette County, 6.5 percent; Union County, 6.6 percent; Oldham and Shelby counties, 6.7 percent each; Hancock County, 6.8 percent; and Daviess, Franklin, Owen and Scott counties, 7 percent each.

  • Weston Wayne Brierly

    Jackson Marshall announces the birth of his brother, Weston Wayne Brierly, born Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Norton Suburban Hospital.  He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.
    Parents are Brittany Marshall and Dexter Brierly.
    Grandparents are Karen and Don Louden, Ted Chisholm, all of Eminence; Rita and Phil Brierly, Smithfield and Edith Brierly, Franklinton.
    Great-grandmother is Nellie Chisholm, Pleasureville.

  • Medlin-Simpson

    Todd and Patty Adams of Eminence and Anthony Reynolds of Shelbyville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Trish Medlin of Shelbyville to Glenn Simpson of Eminence.
    The groom-elect is the son Charlotte and Charles (Sonny) Simpson of Eminence.