Today's News

  • Pleasureville to raise sewer deposit for renters

    Pleasureville commission members split down the middle on the decision whether to raise sewer/water deposits.

    Pam Bramblett and Diane Perry voted yea while Shawn Mertz and R.L. Wilson voted nay.

    Mayor Rodney Young was the unwilling tiebreaker on the controversial vote.

    At issue was an ordinance doubling deposits for renters only. Homeowners still will pay a $60 deposit, while it will increase to $120 for non-owner tenants.

  • Chilton sentenced in federal court

    A Turners Station woman was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison last month on charges that she defrauded her company out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

    Sandra Chilton, 46, of Turners Station, previously entered a guilty plea to wire fraud. She was the manager of a lending business in Shelbyville.
    Chilton admitted to U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves that she took approximately $648,525 from her employer, Pioneer Credit Company. Judge

    Reeves ordered Chilton to repay Pioneer Credit all of the money she stole.

  • Campbellsburg Baptist offering computer training

    Campbellsburg Baptist Church will hold a six-week computer training seminar. The course is open to the public, and will provide participants with the information that may be needed to pass Microsoft Training Certification tests that may be helpful when job hunting.

    The sessions will be led by George Banks, owner and operator of Computer Hawks of New Castle, Eminence and Louisville. Banks is a Microsoft Certified Instructor.

    The training sessions begin at 7 p.m., Monday, April 11, at the church and will run for six weeks.

  • Develop Posture and Core Strength

    Fight the effects of gravity and weak postural muscles with Bones for Life®!  Build core muscles and bone density, stand taller, and move with more grace.  The Bones for Life® program is being offered in Shelby County through a collaboration of the UK Extension Office and Shelby Fit for Life. 

  • Homestead Nursing Center receives 5-Star ranking

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently updated the nursing home five-star rating system for Nursing Homes.
    Only the country’s top 16 percent of nursing homes achieved a 5-star rating, the highest rating a facility can earn. The rating is established to provide consumers with guidance as to the level of service the facility provides.

  • Four-day yard Sale to be held on Ky. 55

    Residents and businesses along Kentucky 55 in the counties of Carroll, Trimble, Henry, Shelby, Spencer, Nelson, Washington, Marion, Taylor, Adair and Russell are welcome to participate and join in a four day yard sale being held April 14-17 along Hwy 55. Each participating person or business is responsible for promoting the event in their own county, however the Finchville Ruritan Community Center is sponsoring the event and can post a map to let others know where you are. For more information please call (502) 834-7754.

  • A penny for a penthouse? It’s mission Inn-possible

    Submitted by Michael Blunk
    For the Henry County CARE Team

  • Henry softball wins five straight games

    After splitting its first two games of the season, coach Matt Wright said his Henry County softball team needed to focus more, limiting errors in the field and having a good mental approach at the plate. And after playing six more games last week, Wright said Henry did just that.

    The Ladycats strung together five straight wins, beating Walton-Verona, Owen County, Carroll County, Upper St. Clair (PA) and Anderson County, and lost to a tough Union County squad to leave them at 6-2 on the season. The final three games were part of the Oldham County Spring Break Classic.

  • UConn and Crowe are winners

    It wasn’t the prettiest mens’ NCAA basketball tournament this year, but it sure was exciting.

    And after what was probably the ugliest game of all in the finale, Connecticut beat Butler, 53-41, late Monday in a horrid shooting night and the fate of this year’s tournament and Henry Hoopla contest were sealed.

  • Martin leaves program

    After Carter Martin decided to step away from his position as the Eminence girls’ basketball team’s head coach, Bill Covington and Jackie Elliot have been announced as co-head coaches of the program.

    Covington is Eminence’s head softball coach, Elliot is his assistant and, as a packaged deal, both will be head coaches of the basketball team starting next season.