Local News

  • KSP needs assistance on Bedford case

    The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault investigation, according to a KSP news release.
    On Sept. 20, shortly after 10 p.m., Kentucky State Police received a call reporting that an adult female had been sexually and physically assaulted in the community of Bedford.  
    The incident occurred on West Avenue and the victim walked to the Valero gas station on U.S. 42 to report the incident.

  • Absentee voting is underway in in Kentucky

    Absentee voting is now under way for Kentucky’s Nov. 8 general election, according to a news release from the Kentucky Secretary of State’s Office.
    Individuals who may be eligible to vote by mail-in absentee ballot include:
    • Military personnel, their dependents, and overseas citizens
    • Students who temporarily reside outside the county
    • Voters who temporarily reside outside Kentucky (e.g., vacationers)
    • Voters who are incarcerated but have not yet been convicted

  • KSP promotes White

    Kentucky State Police Lt. Col. Chad White, a New Castle resident (left), received his promotional certificate from KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders (right) on Sept. 16. An 18-year veteran of the agency, White is director of the Administrative Division at KSP headquarters in Frankfort. A native of Shelbyville, White is a 1992 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 1996 graduate of Georgetown College. He is the son of James and Velma White of Shelbyville.

  • ‘A mini-Harvest Showcase’

    The Locker hosted what Henry County Extension Service’s Maryellen Garrison compared to a “mini-Harvest Showcase” last Saturday. In other words, organizers wanted the Fall Harvest Day to emphasize local vendors, produce and crafts.

  • No Tech Time

    When the Camp Fire day- and after-school care program met during the fall break last week, Director Joy Royalty said

  • Golden resigns from New Castle

    At the October meeting of the New Castle Commission, Linda Golden, who has been a commissioner continuously since Jan. 2009, submitted her resignation. In her tenure, Golden served on several of the town’s committees including personnel, MainStreet and economic development and fire and safety. She has also volunteered for many years on the town’s festival committee. Here, city attorney Joe Yates gives Golden a hug and thanks her for her time and dedication to the city of New Castle.

  • Historic tax credits explained
  • Conservation District honors Loaring, Croxton
  • Washington Lodge welcomes NAACP President

    Raoul Cunningham, president of the Kentucky State Conference NAACP and president of Louisville Branch NAACP, visited New Castle Oct. 1 to speak at a breakfast fundraiser for the Washington Lodge. Odd Fellow Danny Fisher presents Cunningham with a gift as a guest speaker for the lodge.

  • News briefs for Oct. 5, 2016

    Odd Fellows to offer favorite recipes as fundraiser