Today's News

  • Tic-tic-ticking away in the outdoors

    Nearly anyone dealing with the outdoors runs across ticks sooner or later, and many activities can get you up close and personal with several ticks.

  • Get back to your New Years resolution and get active this spring

    New Year’s resolutions to lose weight or get healthier may be long forgotten, but spring, with its beautiful flowers and warmer weather, is the perfect time to rejuvenate those resolutions by getting active outdoors. 

    Most of us know that regular physical activity can help prevent heart disease and type 2 diabetes, reduce the risk of some cancers, help you maintain a healthy weight; strengthen muscles and bones and improve your mental health. Regardless, most of us do not get the exercise we need.

  • Smith-Rabourn

    Rick and Radonna Thornton of Bardstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Felicia Marie Smith of Port Royal  to Michael Rabourn of Port Royal, son of Rodney and Nickie Rabourn of Carrollton.

    The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Henry County High School and attends Jefferson Community College in Carrollton where she is majoring in nursing. She is employed part time by both Carroll County Memorial Hospital and Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville as a nurse’s aide.

  • Hannah Foote and Matthew Morrison

    Mr. and Mrs. Edwin and Yunmi Foote announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Foote to Matthew Morrison, son of Gary and Vickie Morrison of Campbellsburg.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of University of Kentucky with a bachelor of science in nursing.  She is employed as a registered nurse at Waldman Schantz Plastic Surgery in Lexington.

    The groom-elect received a bachelor of arts in international studies from the University of Kentucky. He is employed as the general manager of Smashburger in Lexington.

  • Public Record for the week of May 9


    Angela H. Gaines, 27, Smithfield, to Roger A. Glahn, 41, Smithfield.


    Charles F. Burns Jr., 45, Elyria, Ohio, and Heather M. Patterson, 34, Pleasureville.

    Donnie Ray Trail, 51, New Castle, and Shirley Jean Truman, 65, New Castle.

    Michael Taylor Thomas, 35, Pleasureville, and Kelley Sue Woods, 43, Pleasureville.

    Jeffery William Powars, 23, La grange, and Raelynn Deanna Hamby, 22, Pendleton.

  • Adams signs with Pikeville University

    Eminence senior Todd Adams began his playing career at Eminence High School as a rusty seventh grader.

    In the years since his first game with the Warriors, Adams has come a long way, coach Mark Payton said. Payton added that Adams’ hard work has paid off — two weeks ago, the senior signed a one-year scholarship with Pikeville University, where he will play baseball.

  • Splash down

    Four years after a project to revamp the Eminence Pool was halted, a water-feature may soon be part of Coach D Park.

    Last week, the Eminency City Council voted to apply for a Land and Water grant that would help fund a water recreational area at the park as part of the Eminence City Park renovations project proposal.

    The resolution passed unanimously as the application’s deadline was April 30.

  • Suspect in Oldham killings arrested in N.C.


    By Jacquelin Stoess-Hack

    Landmark News Service

    A Westport man who claims he shot two women in self-defense a week before Christmas is now charged with the sisters’ murder.

    An Oldham County grand jury indicted Ronald T. “Ronnie” Evridge on May 3. After police searched for him for several days, he was arrested early Friday morning.

  • “Hi Helen” history rooted in World War II era Austria

    In Port Royal, the words “Hi Helen!!! IFW” have hung on a barn for more than 30 years.
    The origins of this story began about 67 years ago, not in Henry County, but Austria.
    According to Joe Winterberg, his father Ignace Fenlon Winterberg of Ludlow was an enlisted member of the 42nd Rainbow Division during World War II. He was a supply sergeant who did more than just receive supplies or procure them for his unit.

  • Local Buzz for the week of May 9

    Arts &crafts

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

    Church services

    The Eminence Christian Church will be sponsoring a Recycle Event from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 12, at the church, 5333 S. Main Street.