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Local News

  • Henry County schools honor veterans

     

    Henry County High and Middle School students, along with community members, gathered in the gym at the high school for a ceremony to recognize and thank local veterans Tuesday morning. Veterans were recognized individually, then acknowledged as a group, earning a standing ovation from all in attendance. 

  • Tip leads to several drug charges

     An anonymous tip to the Kentucky State Police led to a search for illegal drug activity at a trailer park and multiple charges being placed against two Pleasureville residents Nov. 6.

  • Henry County Election Day 2014 round up

     

    Two close finishes — where the vote tallies only differed by less than 46 votes between the opponents — kept the suspense high through most of Election Day in Henry County. 

  • FitzGerald in singing contest

     

    It may not be American Idol, but for local singer Micah Blaine FitzGerald the singing competition he’s in carries much more meaning.

  • Robbery charges going to grand jury

     

    By Kenny Colston

    Landmark News Service

  • Program for seniors celebrates golden years

     Staff Report

    Local seniors will have an opportunity to learn how to embrace their golden years through an upcoming educational program.

  • Rolling success story

     

    This time last year, Sandi West was burning the midnight oil and she was a little worried.

    “We worked up to the last minute. I was excited, but extremely nervous,” West said. “I didn’t know how people would respond.”

  • Heating assistance program opens enrollment

    Two LIHEAP programs provided nearly $110,000 worth of assistance to Henry County residents last winter, according to information from Tri-County Community Action Agency. Enough requests came in for the crisis program, it ran out of funds a month early.
    Tri-County will begin taking applications for the subsidy funding in the Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program in November, said Pam Sage, the LIHEAP director. There’s a sign up  schedule that begins Nov. 3 for those whose last name starts with A or B and continues through Dec. 11.

  • Jobless rates down in all 120 Ky. counties

    Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between September 2013 and September 2014, according to a news release from the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    State officials note this is the second consecutive month that Kentucky has seen a year-over-year drop in all counties, the news release noted. Last month was the first time on record this had happened.

  • News Briefs

    Road Clean Up
    Henry County’s annual fall road clean up is scheduled for Nov. 1, beginning at 8 a.m..
    Organizers ask that motorists around the county drive carefully as many volunteers from non-profit organizations will pick up litter on 170 miles of roads.
    Funds have been provided by the Litter Abatement Grant.
    For more information, call the Henry County Judge-Executive’s Office at (502) 845-5707.

    KSP Checkpoints