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Today's News

  • Fire board member clarifies candidate's statements

    My name is Howard Roberts and I am currently the vice-chairman for the Eminence Fire Board. Recently, Manda Gingrich, a candidate for the Eminence City Council, gave out a political handout, containing false and deceptive information concerning the fire department. I write this letter to inform the residents the truth and as Paul Harvey says, “and now the rest of the story.”

  • News Briefs for October 8, 2008

    County issues no burn order

    Henry County Judge Executive John Logan Brent issued a no burn order on Thursday, October 2.

    “Effective immediately all outdoor open burning in Henry County is prohibited. This burn ban will stay in effect until the county receives a substantial rainfall or until further notice. To report violators please call the Kentucky State Police at 532-6363. Thank you for your cooperation.”

    Notice to Taxpayers

  • Public Record for the week of Oct. 8, 2008

    Marriages

    Brenda Barnes Mertz, 45, Eminence, to Kenneth Ray Ingram, 38, Eminence.

    Lynetta C. Bohannon, 36, Turners Station, to Timothy O. Eddlemann, 45, Louisville.

    Divorces

    Johnnie W. Janes, 45, Chaplin, and Wanda Mae Brown, 59, Eminence.

    Property transfers

    Edwin L. Cohen, Louisville, to James E. Cohen, Turners Station and Nancy L. Noblitt, Turners Station. Property in Henry County; $189,600.

  • Community Calendar for the week of October 8, 2008

    Wednesday, October 8

    Karate classes will be held at the Community Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    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 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

    Thursday, October 9

    TOPS 298 will meet at Orville Baptist Church. Weigh in 4:30 p.m. and meeting at 5 p.m. New members welcome.

  • Hanging on to summer like a kite string

    I can never remember whether that old saying is “Fall forward and Spring back” or the other way around, but the upshot is that we’re going to lose an hour of daylight at the end of October and I’m not happy about it. For some reason, I enjoyed this summer of reading, blackberry picking and gardening more than usual.

  • Council member takes issue with candidate statements

    My name is Shawn Bright. I am an Eminence City Council member and I’m writing this letter to help the residents of Eminence understand some issues that I personally have had lots of phone calls about.

  • It's win No. 1 for boys' soccer team

    Sports editor

    Following five losses and one tie to start its unpredictable inaugural season at 0-1-5, the Henry County boys’ soccer team finally put its first check in the win column with a 2-1 outing over Carroll County last Thursday.

  • Drennon ride to benefit local man

    Staff writer/photographer

    Renee Shaw of Pleasureville says her husband Doug is lucky to be alive.

    On Aug. 15, Doug Shaw was involved in a farming accident that left his pelvis broken in several spots. He also suffered a broken right shoulder blade and two broken ribs.

    “With all the fractures in his pelvis.” she said, “he had two pins in each side and an external fixator bar to hold the pins.”

  • Port Royal business is a Limited Edition

    Staff writer/photographer

    Limited Editions, Port Royal’s wholesale and custom art framing business, has unlimited potential according to owner Rick Ouellette. “We are a jewel,” he said.

    Ouellette, a self-proclaimed “born salesman,” became interested in the art business after striking up a friendship with folk artist Dexter Bowles, and Ouellette started selling prints.

    A natural progression to selling framed prints followed. “I was the first one to do this,” Ouellette said.

  • Five vie for four seats on Pleasureville commission

    Staff writer/photographer

    When Pleasureville voters choose their city commission members, they’ll have four incumbents and one newcomer to choose from.

    Candidates for Pleasureville City Commission are Gary Grigsby, Vic Harrod, Pam Whitaker, R.L. Wilson and newcomer Sandra Woods.