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Today's News

  • Public Record for the week of April 30, 2008

    Marriages

    Julee Anne Sharp, 52, Madison, Ind., to Mark Allen Sharp, 41, Madison, Ind.

    Divorces

    Mohaned Fathi Hassan, 32, New Castle, and Carolyn Marie White, 22, Louisville.

    Timothy W. Crowe, 46, New Castle, and Sherry Leah Crowe, 43, New Castle.

    Harrison P. Stewart, 65, Pleasureville, and Margaret C. Stewart, 56, Little Rock, Ark.

    Property transfers

  • Resolutions are part of our job, too

    Updating Kentucky’s laws may be the primary job of the General Assembly each legislative session, but it is not the only task legislators undertake. We also enact numerous resolutions that, in many cases, direct state government to focus on areas we feel are important.

    There are three types of resolutions, with the most common being known as “simple.” These only take a vote by either the House or the Senate, and generally they are used to honor Kentuckians or to pay tribute to those who may have passed away.

  • One year later - ALS is breaking even

    General Manager

    A little more than one year after advanced life support ambulance services became available in Henry County, officials agree it was worth the initial debate and added cost.

    Judge-Executive John Logan Brent said the first year was smooth, with the service operating with a relatively negligible financial impact.

    “As far as making a direct impact in patient health, we know of a handful of occasions that it has, (but) that’s been very difficult to measure.”

  • A column by Congressman Geoff Davis

    As gas and food prices continue to climb, it is critical that we effectively manage our budgets and personal finances to make ends meet. Juggling investments, tax returns and credit card bills can be difficult, so it is important to educate yourself on the best ways to save and invest in your future. Since April is Financial Literacy Month, I wanted to share with you some tools that will help you better understand your finances and protect yourself against identity theft.

  • News Briefs for April 30, 2008

    Library News

    • Computer Classes

    May computer classes at the Henry County Public Library will begin with an introductory class on Tuesday, May 6, at 2 p.m. Follow up your introductory class with Microsoft Word for beginners on Tuesday, May 13, at 2 p.m. Looking for a new job? Brush up on your resume skills on May 13, at 6 p.m. at the Making a Resume Class. Topics for the rest of the month include Microsoft Excel and Google applications. Classes are limited to eight participants so call us at (502) 845-5682 or stop by to reserve your spot today.

  • The Director's Chair

    General Manager

    She started off, quite simply, as an audience member in 1999.

    Now, almost eight years later, Ashley Raymer-Brown of Eminence is directing a play at Shelby County Community Theater in Shelbyville. The play, “Cactus Flower,” debuts May 9.

  • Yikes! It's a bit scary

    I’m not going to lie, I’ve had enough panic attacks lately to keep me huffing and puffing for days. After trying to ride my bicycle to work and home on a daily basis, I’ve learned that I’m no macho man. Us skinny, muscleless guys usually aren’t, but it just took me a few weeks of biking on the Henry County roads to figure that out.

  • Going for fourth NCKC title

    Sports editor

    The Henry County softball team moved one step closer in winning its fourth straight North Central Kentucky Conference Tournament last Wednesday night when the Ladycats defeated Carroll County in first-round action.

    The Ladycats, who won their first NCKC title in 2005, wasted no time in putting away the Lady Panthers, scoring nine runs in the first inning and pulling away to a 16-0 victory after three innings of play.

  • Lady Warriors try to dig out of early holes

    Sports editor

    For the Eminence softball team, it’s been a familiar scenario — getting behind in the first inning and trying to dig out of the early deficit. And this was no different last week as the Lady Warriors lost to Spencer County (10-0) Thursday and Bardstown (16-2) Friday in two home games.

    Eminence has lost every game they’ve trailed this season, with just one win coming against Caverna (19-0) April 12.

  • Ladycats winless at Capital City Classic

    Sports editor

    It wasn’t exactly what the Henry County Ladycats wanted, but their three loses at the Capital City Classic over the weekend wasn’t as bad as the loss column might indicate.

    Henry took a 3-1 loss to Scott County Friday, then turned around on Saturday and took a 3-2 loss to Assumption and 3-2 loss to Franklin. Assumption and Franklin are ranked just outside the top-25 in the latest Kentucky Softball Coaches Association Poll, while Scott is ranked fourth.