Local News

  • 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.

  • Morgan puts in 50 miles for Relay


    From at 2 p.m. June 20 and for about the next 25 hours, Rex Morgan couldn’t slow down much or he wouldn’t meet the ambitious goals he set for himself for Friday and Saturday.

    Close on the heels of crossing the finish line at the event at Henry County High School after walking a distance nearly equal to two whole marathons at Relay for Life, Morgan then spent several hours pursuing his mayoral duties by greeting the crowds at the Campbellsburg Day community celebration until about 3 p.m.

  • Fiscal deletes "ag operations" from nuisances


    No “agricultural operation” will run afoul of a Henry County nuisance ordinance, as fiscal court members discussed adding language to a proposal to clarify how it will impact agricultural operations at their June 17 fiscal court meeting.

    During a May reading of a proposal to clean up trashy properties in Henry County, a question arose about what effect the idea would have on farms and agricultural operations.