Today's News

  • 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


    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.


    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.

  • Birth - Brennan Rilee Mays

    Brooklyn LeeAnn Mays announces the birth of her sister, Brennan Rilee Mays born Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Baptist Hospital Northeast. She weighed 8 pounds and 5 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Parents are Sonny and Mary Mays of Pendleton.

    Grandparents are Jerry and Kim Floyd and Victoria Wade, all of La Grange. Nelson and Joyce Mayse, Pendleton and Mark Mays, Sulphur.

    Great grandmother is Betty Hogan of Beattyville.

  • EHS Grads enter art fair

    Submitted by LeeAnn Armstrong

    Three Eminence graduates who took part in the Shelbyville Art Fair and were honored for their work on July 28. Jesse Loaring, left, won 2nd place, and will be attending Jefferson Community College. Shane Armstrong, center, won the grand prize with his Michael Jackson themed artwork. Kaelin Wright’s self portrait won a first place award.