Today's News

  • Local student of the week: Eminence MIDDLE SCHOOL Joseph Leopold

    Joseph is an 8th grader at Eminence Middle School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Science. I love experimenting and testing things. Ever since I was a kid I wanted to be a scientist. I like things that make you use your brain and I like a challenge.

    What do you do for fun?

    I’m a black belt in Kung Fu. When I was younger, I would watch Jackie Chan and liked all the cool techniques and moves he did. My dad signed me up. I also play pitcher, short stop and in the outfield on the baseball team.

    Do you have any pets?

  • Local students of the week: HENRY COUNTY MIDDLE School Analeya Fields

    Analeya is a 7th grader at Henry County Middle School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    I don’t really have a favorite subject, but I am really good at math. Math comes easily to me. I am testing at  the freshmen level for high school.

    What do you do for fun?

    I like to ride horses and help with them at a horse shelter in La Grange called Angel’s Share Farm. I like horses they comfort me when I’m upset or in a bad mood.

    Do you have any pets?

  • Got milk mustache?

  • Public Record for the week of Jan. 9


    Dawn Marie MacNamara, 56, Smithfield, Thomas Nolan Hardy Jr., 62, Smithfield.

    Sheila Renee Miller, 44, Pleasureville, to Elizie Lee Jeffires III, 45, Pleasureville.

    Property Transfers

    The Estate of R.C. Miles, by and through executrix Rosalind Roberts, Eminence, to John T. and Ruby C. Beutel, Pleasureville. Property in Henry County; $80,736.40.

  • NEW YEAR’S BABIES: Nattalee Irene Webb

    Nattalee Irene Webb was the first baby born at Baptist Hospital Northeast in 2013. She is the daughter of Tina Kemp, shown, and Ricky Webb of New Castle. She was born at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2. She weighed 7 lbs., 7 oz., and was 19 1/4 inches long. Nattalee Irene is also welcomed by her two siblings: Courtney Webb, 14, and Phillip Deaton, 12.

  • NEW YEAR’S BABIES:Campbell Scott Willis

    Campbell Scott Willis  was the first baby born at Clark Memorial Hospital in New Albany, Ind. He is the son of Courtney and Carden Willis, of Turners Station. He was born at 4:42 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Campbell weighed 11 lbs. 14 ounces, and was 22 inches long. Campbell Scott is also welcomed by a brother Clark Willis, 2.

  • Sarah Kate Chilton

    John Mark and Leslie Chilton of Campbellsburg announce the birth of their daughter, Sarah Kate Chilton born Nov. 6, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East.  She weighed 7 pounds,  11 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
    She has two siblings Noah and Hannah.
    Grandparents are Stephen and Becky Smith and Larry and Darlene Chilton.
    Great-grandparents are Myrtle Smith and Roger and Virginia Powell..
    Grandparents are Earl Wayne and Sandra Perry, Pendleton; Danny and Dianna Liter, Madison, Indiana; and Steve Abney, Campbellsburg.

  • Gomez-Crask

    Moises and Maricela Gomez of Brownsville, Texas,  announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage  of their daughter, Marlene Serrata Gomez, to Major Shane Alvin Crask, son of Garnett and Marcia Crask of Athens, Alabama.

    The groom-elect  is the grandson of Nell Kelley Thomas of Pleasureville and the late Cash R. Thomas. Major Crask is a 1997 graduate of the University of Alabama, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  He is currently serving in the United States Army at Fort Polk, Louisiana. 

  • Singleton

    Darrell and Linda Combs of Waddy announce the marriage of their daughter, Trini Hernandez to Jarrod Singleton of Smithfield, son of David and Karen Wilson and Marshall and Kim Singleton. The couple was united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 2012, at Graefenburg United Methodist Church in Frankfort. Andrew Haire, Minister officiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Darrell Combs. Matron of Honor was Luis Hernandez, brother of the bride. Flower girl was Sara Shearer, cousin of the groom.

  • January has a lot to offer for 4-H

    There are lots of fun activities beginning in 4-H during the month of January.  Please read all of them below, so as not to miss out.