Local News

  • Sensational!

     Fair goers may have noticed a new offering on the program this year with the Sensational Pageant.

    Designed specifically for individuals with special needs, the new pageant made its Henry County debut this year. 

  • Wreck in Oldham kills two teens

    Oldham County Police say that two teens have died after a wreck at Highway 53 and Old Sligo Road July 5 at approximately 4:30 p.m., according to a news release.

  • EIS signs uniform deal with ADIDAS


    Eminence Independent Schools will be entering into a partnership with sports equipment manufacturer ADIDAS this coming school year to provide uniforms and coaching attire for the schools’ various sports, according to school officials. 

  • Historical society still going strong


    The Henry County Historical Society continue a steady stream of community outreach, even as it undergoes a reorganization at the history center in New Castle, officers said. 

  • New Castle's past is the key to its future


    New Castle sits at the intersection of history and Americana, and this unique place also helps to plot the city’s future, said its Main Street manager and economic developer.

  • Friends for Michael hold dinner, auction


    The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization held its seventh annual dinner and silent auction on Thursday evening.

    The event raises money that goes to help people with spinal cord injuries.

  • Pendleton commercial landmark closes


    Denise Coombs bid farewell to customers at the Fast Stop Fuels in Pendleton last week as the store closed for good on June 29.

  • Fair Royalty


    Judges crowned Shelby Stewart as 2014’s Miss Henry County Fair at the pageant held Monday evening.

  • Public hunting land added in Henry

    The Kentucky River Wildlife Management Area has grown by more than a third in size with the $3.2 million acquisition of 926 acres of land in Henry County, state officials say.

    Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources officials found the tract located along Ky. 389, not far from Sharp’s Grocery in Glenmary, an attractive addition to its existing 2,629 acres in the wildlife management area (WMA).

  • Owensboro girl killed in ATV wreck


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

    Lillian 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 Sgt. Chad Taylor.