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Today's News

  • Local Buzz for 4-5-2017

    Church Activities
    The Pleasureville Baptist, Pleasureville Christian and the Pleasureville United Methodist churches will host a Sunrise Service on April 16 at 7 a.m. at the Pleasureville Christian Church with Bro. Jerry Anderson of the Baptist Church bringing the message.  All are invited to celebrate the risen Savior.  Coffee and doughnuts after the service.

  • Public record for 4-5-2017

    KSP arrests
    Jonathan Logan, 43, Louisville — arrested March 27 at Pendleton Road by Trooper Brewer for speeding; and DUI, second
    Sarah Phillips, 37, Sulphur — arrested March 28 at Fallen Timber Road by Trooper Mitchell for a warrant
    Anna Sanders, 26, Pineville — arrested March 28 at Interstate 71, 33 mile marker north bound, by Trooper Ferris for a warrant
    Ricky Greenwood, 24, Pleasureville — arrested March 29 at South Main Street, Eminence, by Trooper Brewer for a warrant

  • Assessing this session’s good and bad

    The 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is now history, and with its conclusion comes the consideration of what was accomplished, both good and bad, and how the adoption of these policies will play out for the future of the Commonwealth.
    It was a busy session, with 793 bills introduced overall, and 203 approved by both chambers.

  • Know the facts, seek out unbiased sources

    There’s a lot of talk these days about fake news.
    There’s even a Wikipedia page for fake news, which of course, could be fake itself.

  • Attendees at chamber dinner learn about Six-Mile Creek Distillery
  • Campbellsburg officials hope community center demand will rise

    Campbellsburg city officials have lowered rental rates for the Campbellsburg Community Center, and the recreation director hopes that will lead to a rise in the use of the facility.
    “The rentals have been very sporadic — I mean, some months they’re just so many people wanting to rent it, we have to turn people away,” explained Recreation Director Joy Willoughby. “Then there’s other months where we’re lucky if we get one rental.

  • Conservation district honors writing and art winners

    The Henry County Conservation District recognized the winners of its themed art and writing contests after a March 30 program and meal held at the 4-H building.
    Conservation district officials encourage all Henry County and Eminence students from first through 12th grades to submit entries. “Exploring trees in your hometown” served as the theme for these contests.

  • Pleasant View bridges two counties

    Pleasant View United Methodist may struggle when it comes to size of the congregation, but it’s a loving country church, according to two long-time members.
    Located near the Henry-Franklin county line on U.S. 421, Pleasant View doesn’t really show its age with its clean white siding and attached fellowship hall that’s only about five years old. A replacement for the 1840s-era building that burned, the second church to stand in that spot went up around 1890.

  • Rotary goal: Give farmers recognition

    It has always been the focus of Rotary Clubs the world over to be of service – service to the club, community service, international service and vocational service.
    When Maryellen Garrison served as president of the Eminence Rotary Club in 1993, she felt like one focus area was lacking.
    “We hadn’t done a lot of vocational service, in which you recognize the worthiness of all occupations,” Garrison said. “I thought we should do something in that area so I came up with two ideas.”

  • Truth or Consequences

    Over 200 students were accused of drug and or alcohol abuse Thursday at school. Some were arrested and incarcerated and others expelled, while a few were hospitalized. Unfortunately, a handful of students died as a result of overdoses.
    Freshmen students at both Henry County and Eminence high schools participated in “Truth and Consequences,” a youth enrichment program designed to show students the consequences of getting involved with drugs and alcohol. Henry County 4-H Extension Agent Cathy Toole coordinated the activity.