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  • History saved at auction

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    A historical marker commemorating the Low Dutch Colony who settled in Henry and Shelby Counties will return to Henry County after it had been missing for more than 30 years.

  • A recipe not just for a happy holiday but a merry life

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Long before iPods, Xboxs and Playstations, Sarah Foree and her family enjoyed the simpler things during the holidays.

    Foree and her brother Tom would anticipate Christmas with expectations not filled with images of the latest electronic gadget or fancy clothes dancing in their heads, but the time they spent together as a family preparing for the holidays.

  • Young farmers sow future

    By Stephanie Doyle

    news@hclocal.com

    A group of farmers hopes to establish themselves as agricultural leaders in Henry County – and are trying to fulfill that dream by forming a new club called Henry County Ag Connections.

    Although some of them already knew each other, the 10 guys bonded during the most recent leadership program at the Henry County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Salt Shakers

    By Stephanie Doyle

    news@hclocal.com

    A group of farmers hopes to establish themselves as agricultural leaders in Henry County – and are trying to fulfill that dream by forming a new club called Henry County Ag Connections.

    Although some of them already knew each other, the 10 guys bonded during the most recent leadership program at the Henry County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Two missing after car chase

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Two black males escaped on foot after wrecking a vehicle involved in a car chase spanning Henry and Trimble Counties this weekend.

    At 2:04 p.m. Sunday, Kentucky State Trooper Mitch Hazelett clocked a 1999 white Chevy Monte Carlo speeding at 102 mph on I-71 near Campbellsburg. While in pursuit, the vehicle jutted off of Exit 34 and headed toward Bedford.

  • Holly-day Display

    By Brad Bowman
    editor@hclocal.com

    Larry Ramsey loves seeing cars stop and look at his Christmas light display.
    Strands of blue LEDs spiral the trees lining Larry and Carolyn Ramsey’s driveway and yard. Blue laser lights emit speckled patterns on his garage. Ramsey enjoys putting the lights up even it if takes hours to do.

  • Three Port Royal residents take plea deal

    Three Port Royal residents took a plea deal in a 2012 meth case involving five people.

    Kentucky State Police arrested William Abbott, 22, Patrick Miller, 25 and Edna Zoeller, 39, Friday, June 8, 2012, after conducting a ‘knock and talk’ to serve an arrest citation at 9610 Maddox Ridge Road.

    State police found lithium strips, starter fluid and cut up batteries in a burn pit about 10 feet from the back door of the home and Michael A. Byers of Eminence was arrested and Troopers found him hiding in a false wall in the home.

  • Man gets 10 for meth

    Henry County Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad sentenced a Pendleton man to 10 years in a methamphetamine case.

    Kentucky State Police originally arrested Joshua Clift, 24, of Pendleton on June 8, 2012, on meth-related charges including manufacturing methamphetamine with a ‘one-step’ meth lab on the property of a residence at Pendleton Loop. Less than three months later, Kentucky State Police would arrest Clift again with a meth lab in his car in the driveway.

  • 1st reading of fairness ordinance

    One week after Morehead City Council adopted a fairness ordinance making it the sixth Kentucky city prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation, Campbellsburg City Council had its first reading.

    Mayor Rex Morgan gave Campbellsburg residents Punkin Burk and Shawn Golden three minutes each to share their views before the first reading.

  • On fire: EIS students go to state STLP

    One of the winning teams from Eminence Independent Schools developed its own media company – complete with blogs, tweets, webpages and podcasts. Another group created reading and math iBooks for the iPad. The third winning team developed a class for parents called, “How to Survive in a Digital World.”