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  • Take Five: David Gray

    Basic bio

    From Middletown

    Has lived in Henry County for 20 years

    Business owner

    Campbellsburg City Council Member

    Education

    Graduated from Eastern High School in 1986

    Are you excited about getting a seat on the Campbellsburg City Council?

  • Owensboro girl killed in ATV accident

    A 12-year-old Owensboro girl was killed in an ATV accident on her grandparents' farm Wednesday night.

    Lillia Gray was visiting her grandparents, Lloyd and Patricia Gray at the farm in Smithfield when she lost control of the ATV she was operating and went over a hill, rolling the vehicle several times, according to Kentucky State Police Trooper Sergeant Chad Taylor. According to Taylor, Gray was riding with her 15-year-old brother when he got off the ATV to open a cattle gate. He told Gray to drive the ATV through the gate when she lost control and went over the hill.

  • Patriot Guard Riders journey to Eminence to mend veteran’s heart

     

    The person who slashed a disabled veteran’s flag on South Main Street in Eminence June 7 also inflicted pain on the man who had the banner proudly displayed, but a contingent of Kentucky Patriot Guard Riders have showed up to repair the damage.

  • Quiet Valor

     

    This June marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day — the day British and American forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, France in an effort to retake the area from Nazi forces.  

  • Renaissance fair makes local impact

     

    The Kentucky Highlands Renaissance Festival is back in Henry County, as it has been for the last nine years. But this isn’t a case where some out-of-towners swoop in, hang around for six weeks and leave town with local money — the owners have lived here in Eminence for the last two years. 

  • Pike's bond reduction denied

     Laura Susanne Pike will have another two months to decide who will represent her at a trial currently scheduled for May 5, 2015.

  • Bedford man charged with Campbellsburg robbery

     

    Kentucky State Police report troopers charged a Trimble County man for a June 10 robbery at the Marathon station in Campbellsburg.

    KSP Post 5 dispatchers received an emergency call at 10:49 p.m. that someone had just robbed the store and then fled on foot, according to a news release by Trooper Brad Arterburn. The worker told troopers that the subject demanded money but did not brandish a weapon.

    Authorities set up a perimeter in the area, but did not find the subject.

  • Sisters cook up new Pleasureville restaurant

     A new eatery, Main Street Bakery & Cafe, owned by the Yoder family, opened May 30 in Pleasureville. 

    Sisters Rachel and Clara Yoder operate the new business. 

  • Campbellsburg Day to go full steam ahead

     

    Campbellsburg officials have planned a big city celebration June 21, but opening the community center has been separated from this event.

  • Eminence wants to catch park vandals

     Eminence officials will offer a reward leading to the conviction of vandals of the city park after an incident at the bathroom there over the weekend, according to a discussion at the June 9 council meeting.