Today's News

  • Activity points toward CVS arrival

    Recent activity in Eminence indicates the arrival of a CVS store will happen possibly in 2013.

    On Dec. 10, Mayor Drane Stephens announced at Eminence City Council new businesses have opened on Eminence’s Main Street based on what is happening across the street.

    “A new toy store is opening, the Hispanic people will reopen the clothing store instead of focusing on their store in Owenton and a new resident has opened a pet store,” Stephens said. “Because things are happening across the street.”

  • To 5th grader kindness matters

    What the world needs now, Kylie Jo Turner says, is a little more kindness.

    While a 3rd grade student in Mercer County, Kylie watched the Rachel’s Challenge story.

    Rachel’s Challenge is the story of Rachel Scott, the first victim in the Columbine High School shooting in 1999. Prior to her death, Scott made it a point to be kind to others, and encouraged people around her to do the same.

    The story has been presented to students throughout the nation, and was presented in Eminence and Henry County schools last year.

  • 18-year-old sentenced to 11.5 years


    An 18-year-old former Henry County resident will be sentenced to 11.5 years in prison after accepting a plea agreement last week in Henry County Circuit Court.

    The sentencing for Cody Russo, of Crestwood, was passed to Jan. 10, while a presentencing investigation is completed.

  • The life Aquatica

    As a child, Travis Sullivan would get kicked out of his house for bringing home snakes and lizards. Now, he runs a business doing just that.

    Sullivan, a Florida native, started working with exotic fish, aquariums and reptiles at age 4. He owned his first business in his early 20s.Sullivan’s love for nature and animals led him to an apprenticeship with a man who had monkeys and he also learned how to do bronze and copper sculpting.

  • Cedar Lake residents help at Campbellsburg


    Tish Stewart Director of Health Services for Cedar Lake’s Park Place wants to break down stereotypes and misconceptions about Park Place residents and integrate them into the community.

    Park Place residents Stephanie and Chris, last names withheld on request, recently joined the cafeteria staff at Campbellsburg Elementary. The two helped during lunch with various jobs under the supervision of staff members from Park Place. Stewart emphasized the residents are like everyone else.

  • Campbellsburg Elementary School Josiah Miracle

    Josiah is a 5th grader at Campbellsburg Elementary.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Math. I think it is a lot of fun and a lot of work. I like working problems. It makes you think too that is why I like algebra.


    Do you have any pets?

    I have three dogs named: Bigfoot, Rocky and Casey. I have two cats: Tonka and Poochkins.

    What do you like to do for fun?

  • Eastern Elementary School Hailey Lyons

    Hailey is a 5th grader at Eastern Elementary.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Math, it’s more fun than reading or science. You get to do fun games and figure out things with word problems.


    Do you have any pets?

    I have two cats only one is named Sassy and a chicken,  and a dog named Max.


    What do you like to do for fun?

    I play outside, swim and take care of my animals.


  • Eastern Elementary School November students of the Month
  • YoCo goes to Raider country

    This past Monday, several members of Youth Coalition traveled to a morning meeting with the PRIDE group at Trimble County High School to provide advice and encouragement. Youth Coalition members have offered to mentor and assist the group at TCHS, which has the same goal of reducing substance use among underage users in their school and community. Youth Coalition members that attended the meeting include (from left to right around the back corner of the table): Brianna Moore, Morgan Miller, Rebecca Spreitzer, Ben Smith and Renee Toole.

  • Get moving with Ms. O’Toole

    On Dec. 13, at Eastern Elementary perfect attendance students from November were rewarded for having perfect attendance. All the students who had perfect attendance for the month of November spent time enjoying obstacle courses and other fun activities throughout the day. Each month Eastern Elementary recognizes students with perfect attendance. Students were able to walk a mile with Principal Sharon Bright in October. The rewards are part of a continuing effort at Eastern to promote Healthy Habits for the students