Local News

  • Always a pleasure to be in Pleasureville


    The town of Pleasureville celebrated its annual Pleasureville Day Saturday, offering city-wide yard sales, booths, food, a parade, live music and a street dance.

  • Henry County Diabetes walk sees healthy crowd
  • Dollar General literacy grant will help fund ‘Boot Camp’ at Eminence

    Eminence Middle School students can earn stripes by participating in a year-long reading “boot camp,” according to school library media specialist Dena Riley.
    Armed with $3,000 in funding from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to stock up on supplies, the boot camp program will target both students and their families, she said.

  • Church hopes to grow with Sept. 26 event

    Turners Station Baptist Church members want to revitalize their congregation and their building and take on local mission outreach. First, the church will reintroduce itself to the wider Henry County community with a special event Sept. 26 off Hwy. 55.
    Established in 1876, membership in the Baptist church rose and fell with the fortunes of Turners Station. But with stability in the pulpit, church member and an organizer of the Fall Fellowship event Johnny Doll says it’s time to rebuild the congregation and its involvement in the life of the community.

  • Mobile Mission

    As about a million bike enthusiasts converged on the recent Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota, Pastor Tommy Purvis shared his personal message of hope with hundreds of attendees there.
    While he said reputed thugs known as “1 Percenters” worked to recruit new members nearby, Purvis joined with other missionaries and the many thousands of people who stopped in the tent and signed up for a free Harley Davidson giveaway, organized by the Dakota Baptist Convention, he said. Attendees only had to listen for three minutes to a message to qualify for the drawing.

  • Crouch submits Alford plea

    Kevin L. Crouch, 41 of Pendleton, entered an Alford plea in Henry County Circuit Court Thursday.
    Crouch, who was originally charged with two counts of sexual abuse in the first degree against a victim under the age of 12, pleaded to an amended charge of wanton endangerment, first degree.

  • Art and crafts guild show offers locally made gifts

    Fall-like temperatures welcomed several seasonal art pieces to the Henry County Arts Guild fall Arts and Crafts Show Saturday at the 4-H Building. Booths offered shoppers a variety of items from jewelry, soaps, postcards, paintings and more.

  • News briefs: Expect roadwork on 157, 573

    Roadwork continues on Hwy. 157 and 573
    Motorists in Henry County should watch for crews working on two road improvement projects during the week, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
    These projects include:
    • Hwy. 157, Sulphur Road —  Lane closures and delays possible between Scobie Lane/Beasley Lane and Hwy. 146 (mile points 7.2 to 9.7) due to roadway resurfacing.

  • Family captures state fair prizes

    All three children of Jon and Sarah Adams of Bethlehem won ribbons for artwork at the Kentucky State Fair, according to information from the parents. Gabe, 15, won fifth place for sculpture in open class grades seven through nine. Grace, 11, won second place for her
    peacock painting in open class grades three through six. Abigail, 7, won third place for her bluebird painting in open class grades kindergarten through second.

  • News briefs: Drug take back day is Sept. 26

    Drug Take Back Day is Sept. 26 at KSP
     Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg will participate in the 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday Sept. 26, according to a KSP news release.  
    The program will take place at KSP Post 5, located at 160 Citation Lane, Campbellsburg, and will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
     Anyone wishing to turn in expired, unused, or unwanted prescription medication may do so at this location with no questions asked.