Local News

  • Dep. jailer charged w/ sex abuse

    Staff writer/photographer

    A Henry County Deputy Jailer has been accused of sexual misconduct with a female prisoner.

    Deputy jailer Tom Suter, brother of jailer J.C. Suter, turned himself in to Kentucky State Police, Thursday Oct. 28.

    According to the arrest warrant, Tom Suter was charged with 2nd degree sex abuse.

  • Public Records for the week of August 25, 2010


    Charles L. Hinkel III, 39, Louisville, and Kimberly A. Hinkel, 39, Louisville.

    Larry Joe Beckley, 35, Bethlehem, and Melissa Ann Browning, 43, Pleasureville.

    Timothy Donald Moore, 26, Pleasureville, and Melissa Rochelle Breeden, 33, Campbellsburg.

    Bryan Jerlane Imel, 47, Eminence, and Angela Marie Wolfe, 39, Eminence.

    Brian Scott Watson, 38, New Castle, and Amanda Jo Sparrow, 30, Pleasureville.

    Larry Larken Tuggle, 32, Eminence, and Jessica Delaine Dale, 28, Eminence.

  • Rape victim says charge is too low

    Staff writer/photographer

    The victim of a 2009 rape believes her attacker should have been charged with attempted murder.

    James “Foxy” Wright, of Eminence, entered into a plea agreement last month and was formally sentenced in Henry Circuit Court last week. Wright will serve 12 years for 1st degree rape, a class B felony, and 1 year for 2nd degree assault, a class A misdemeanor.

  • Burglar caught in the act by EPD

    Staff writer/photographer

    The scene has played out on countless television crime shows: an intruder breaks into a house while one of the residents is still home. A young girl hides in a closet while an intruder rifles through the family’s belongings.

    But that television scene became reality on North Main Street in Eminence on Oct. 15.

  • Henry residents take part in Extreme Home Make Over; show to air Jan. 9

    Staff writer/photographer

    Local surveyor Adam West was sworn to secrecy when plans for Louisville’s second Extreme Home Makeover began to take shape.

    West already had assisted with the Patrick Henry Hughes home in 2006, and was ecstatic to be called in to help on the Lampe home.


  • Ministers, farmers & jugglers

    Staff writer/photographer

    Edens Echo Farm is comprised of a five-acre plot of land, enough for a big garden and small orchard, a few goats and sheep, plus chickens that lay and some to fry.

    The Adam and Eve who tend this Eden are Ben and Kristin Secaur, but they don’t tend it alone.

  • Rick Ouellette Family Benefit

    A benefit in honor of Rick Ouellette, Neighbors Helping Neighbors, will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2010. Rick recently passed away from pancreatic cancer and all proceeds will go to help the family with expenses they have accumulated during this time. The event will take place from 4 to 11 p.m. at the Steel Tech Shooting Range and will feature food, music and fun for the entire family. Robby Cox will play from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and Six Miles South will take the stage from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Admission will be $8 for everyone over the age of 8. Kids 8 and under are free!

  • Veterans Day Assembly

    The annual HCPS Veterans Day Assembly will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, in the high school gymnasium.

    All veterans and their families as well as members of the community are invited to attend.

    Veterans also are invited to a free breakfast prior to the assembly.

    Report directly to the cafeteria by 8:50 a.m. and sign in at the registration table.

    The meal is sponsored by the HCHS Corps of Cadets and the Youth Services Center.

    Breakfast guests will be escorted to their assembly seats at 9:45 a.m.  

  • Home sweet home, the Grange has been in same family since 1840

    Staff writer/photographer

    When The Grange was built in 1840 things were different.

    The land grant for the 1,200 acre property was given to John Shelby Jenkins for his service as an officer in the War of 1812.

    The two-story brick house is in the federal/Greek revival style.

  • Starvin? Marvin might be able to help you

    Staff writer/photographer

    Starvin’ Marvin’s Country Kitchen at 11 Lake Jericho Road in Pendleton promises to live up to its name by serving authentic country dishes made from scratch with the freshest ingredients.

    Owners Marvin and Julie Whitehouse came upon the location, which used to house Mom’s Restaurant, while visiting friends in the area.