Today's News

  • Winchell gets first deer

    Moses Winchell got his first deer recently. We felt the 8-year-old summed up the story quite nicely.
    “Hi my name is Moses Winchell. I am 8 years old.  I got a 10 point buck  with a 243. It was a huge buck!  I got it in rut. We had been in the blind for about 1 hour. Then my Uncle taps me, I look up, I see the buck! And then I shoot. Then he takes off. And then he drops.
    “The end.”

  • 60th Anniversary

    John and Arlis Ellis of Campbellsburg will celebate 60 years of marriage on Dec. 20, 2012. The couple was married Dec. 20, 1952, in Two Harbors, Minn.
    John is a U.S. Air Force veteran. The couple has a daughter, Rose Mae; a son, Johnny J.; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

  • Luke Mathan James

    Camden James announces the birth of his brother, Luke Mathan James, born November 8, 2012. He weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Parents are Jerry and Tracy James.
    Grandparents are Doug and Darlene Tipton, Terry and Robbie James and Fred and Donna Feltner.
    Great-grandparents are Harold and Edna Tipton, L.T. and Willie Belle James and Don and Martha King

  • Public Record for the week of Dec. 19


    Cecil and Vicki Whitaker, Pendleton, to Jason Whitaker and Hillary Whitaker, Campbellsburg, $35,000 for lot #38 of Whitaker Estates in Henry County.

    Scott Abell and H&R Block Bank, a Federal Saving Bank and Joseph S. Yates, Master Commissioner to H&R Block Bank, Tennessee, $71,096 for  5722 South Main Street Eminence.

  • 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?