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  • Hamilton joins EPD

    Dustin Hamilton always wanted to work in law enforcement.

    Hamilton recently joined the Eminence Police Department after working as a deputy for the Henry County Sheriff’s Department. As a deputy, Hamilton worked security at the courthouse, did patrol work and served summons. Hamilton calls Eminence home, which made his decision to pursue a job with Eminence much easier.

  • Osbourne honored for service

    Jamie Osbourne, a city carrier for the Eminence Post Office, received her 25 year service pin from the U.S. Postal Service.  Manager of Post Office Operations Rosemary Miller, right, presented Jamie with her pin, along with a certificate from the Kentuckiana District Manager.  Jamie began her career in 1988 as a clerk in New Castle and became a carrier in Eminence in 1993.  Currently she makes more than 600 deliveries a day.

  • Comer makes hay over hemp

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer thinks letters of support will clarify the U.S. Department of Justice’s position and may give the green light to Kentucky’s hemp production.

    On Aug. 29, James M. Cole, a deputy attorney general with the U.S. Department of Justice, sent a memorandum for U.S. attorneys on the subject of guidance regarding marijuana enforcement in all 50 states.

  • Walker arrested again on meth production

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Henry County man during a traffic stop for alleged meth production less than two weeks before his sentencing on a pending family meth case.

    Trooper Brodie Jodry stopped a vehicle without taillights that Geremy Walker, 39 was riding in on Sunday, Sept. 1, two miles north of Bedford on U.S. 421. 

    Jodry found several ingredients used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine in the vehicle.

  • Council passes tax raise

    After three years with no tax increase, the Eminence City Council voted Monday night to increase real estate property taxes.

    Under the new rates, a homeowner will pay $8 more for a home valued at $100,000.

    During the public hearing on tax rates Wednesday, Sept. 4, Mayor Drane Stephens asked council members if they had any thoughts or concerns about the proposed tax increase while the council waited for potential resident attendees. Council member Danny Meadows said he had received numerous calls from residents on fixed incomes and voiced his concerns.

  • Training for the golden hour

    First responders, EMTs and firemen all strive to get a crash victim to a trauma center in the golden hour.

    Armed with the Jaws of Life and a cutting tool, firefighters work swiftly and safely to remove victims from the mangled metal of a car frame, a collapsed roof or those pinned under a dashboard. Ensuring they receive medical care within an hour, where a victim’s chances of survival from a traumatic injury are most probable, requires the proper tools and training like an auto extraction class.

  • Henry County native killed at Shelby County meth lab

    A Henry County native was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a meth lab at Mulberry Pike in northern Shelby County Monday.

    Henry County Coroner James Pollard said Christopher Booth, 33, was living in Shelby County.

    Kentucky State Police troopers  were checking out a missing person complaint Monday afternoon, when they heard a gun shot ring out inside the residence, a report said.

  • Henry County Historical Society hosts Simon Kenton

    Daniel Boone eclipses most historical figures in Kentucky’s pioneer narratives, but Mel Hankla’s portrayal of Simon Kenton may change that.

    Hankla, a Kentucky Chautauqua actor, will portray the pioneer who went, at the age of 16, under the name Simon Butler for 11 years thinking he had killed another man in a fight over a woman and fled Virginia. Kenton fled into parts of what was known to be Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia and hunted along the Ohio River.

  • Take 5 with Whitney Christiansen

    Take 5 with EHS Teacher Whitney Christiansen

    EHS freshmen and sophomore English and drama teacher

    Harrodsburg native

    Mercer County High School graduate

    Centre College BA in English Minor in theater and history

    What did you do after college?

  • HC goat goes Diva

    By Melissa Blankenship

    Landmark News Service

    Georgia is a long way to go for a bra fitting, especially if you’re a goat.

    But that’s exactly where Betty, an “extremely well-endowed” Myotonic goat, went to get a little special attention from Cynthia Richards and Molly Hopkins of the Lifetime Channel reality show “Double Divas.”

    The premise of the show is that the owners design and create custom lingerie, especially bras, for clients with special needs. Betty certainly has special needs.