Today's News

  • New Castle Elementary School Student of the Week: Brianna Curry

    Brianna is a 3rd grader at New Castle Elementary School.

    What is your favorite subject?

    I like science because you learn about snow and rain and the Earth.

    Do you have any pets?

    Two dogs: Jimma and Dixie. Two cats: Domino and Tiger.

    What do you do for fun?

    I like to watch movies. I like the Chipmunks it’s funny and dogs and cats. I also like to go to the stores and go shopping at the mall.

  • Eastern Students of the Month
  • Eastern Elementary School Academic Team

    Eastern Elementary School’s Academic Team competed in Regionals at Centerfield Elementary School on March 23. Desmond Richardson placed 2nd in science and Maggie Jackey placed 4th in language arts.  Eastern’s future problem solving team placed 4th and the quick recall team placed 4th.  The Eastern Team was awarded the Hume Sportsmanship Award.

  • A 7-year-old shouldn’t have a ‘diyet’ list

    Perhaps you’ve seen it by now — the “diyet list” a 7-year-old wrote that was found by her mother.

    “17 pooshups 2 times a day.”

    “3 appals”

    “1 per”

    “5 glases of water”

    “jog up and down the driv way 3 times”

    Wow. The list, found by Australian Amy Cheney, hit news sites and fitness blogs with a collective gasp.

  • Public Record for the week of March 27


    Deanne Johnson, 42, Eminence, to Adam Russell West, 48, Eminence.

    Maria de Lourdes Salazar, 31, Pleasureville, to Timothy Donald Moore, 29, Pleasureville.

    Desiree A. McGraw, 27, Pleasureville, to Derrick A. Ison, 28, Pleasureville.


    Joseph Ryan Scheuring, 29, Pendleton, and Heaven Leigh Johnson, 25, Pendleton.

  • Thunder rolls on HC sex offenders

     The Henry County Sheriff’s Department hosted a five-county sex offender compliance check sweep, called Operation Rolling Thunder, with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies last week.

    The U.S. Marshals Service from the eastern district of Kentucky coordinated the sweep by supplying law enforcement with 168 sex offender dossiers for the five counties of Trimble, Henry, Gallatin, Shelby and Carroll.

    There are 31 registered sex offenders in Henry County, according to the Kentucky State Police registry.

  • This Tank has two sides

    Just as every road has two sides, so does David “Tank” Danner.

    Danner will have 28 years of service in July with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Danner has also played bass for 38 years in some of the county’s most noteworthy bands — or was asked to sit in with them. 

  • Fiscal Court weighs deed fee increase

    The Henry County Fiscal Court is set to tackle a potential increase in property deed fees, the question appears only to be just how much those fees will increase.

    Eminence Fire Chief Gary Lucas addressed the magistrates on behalf of the Fire Chiefs’ Association, saying while the deed fees haven’t changed since being enacted in 2002, their costs have.

  • Deposit Bank is history

    Eminence’s historic district got a permanent alteration last week as developers demolished several buildings, making way for a CVS Pharmacy and McDonald’s.

    Among the demolished were the former Eminence Deposit Bank building, the former Foree Automotive building and what once was Slaughter’s Dry Goods.

    A spokesperson for Project Builders of Atlanta, who works with the Five Star Development Company, said the developers knew how much the bank building meant to the community.

  • City considering economic development

    When the Pleasureville City Commission gathers next week for its monthly business meeting, economic development likely will be on the agenda.

    At least two commission members are devoted to revitalizing the city, and if this month’s meeting was any indication, so are many residents.