Local News

  • County issues burn ban

    General Manager

    After almost a month without substantial rain, it’s more than a little bit dry outside.

    As a result, on Monday Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent issued an open burning ban. The ban will remain in effect until the county receives substantial rainfall or until further notice.

  • Portion of Transcript from Fiscal Court-Roger Hartlage discussion

    The transcript begins at the 00:01:15 point of the recording of the June 20 Fiscal Court meeting.

  • To Campbellsburg, with love

    Staff writer/photographer

    The “A & J” in the new and evolving A&J Family Restaurant in Campbellsburg easily could be carved inside a heart on the bark of a tall shade tree.

    The restaurant’s unassuming name comes with a side dish of romance.

    When asked what had lured him to the area some 11 years ago, owner Arne Fenstad  answered in his lilting Norwegian accent. “I’ll give you one guess,” he said.

    The answer was love and marriage.

  • Public Records for the week of July 14, 2010


    Megan Lynn Gosling, 20, La Grange, to Randall Michael Zeitz, 22, Westport.

    Amber K. Paris, 20, New Castle, to Brandon M. Barnes, 20, New Castle.


    Aaron Keith Smith, 24, La Grange, and Anne Marie Phillips, 22, La Grange.

    Robert Lee Holcomb, 38, Eminence, and Karen Marie Black, 32, Campbellsburg.

    Michael Brett Wilson, 39, Pendleton, and Christina Ann Wilson, 30, Crestwood.

  • Public Records for the week of July 7, 2010


    Kristan Lynn Shaw, 22, Smithfield, to Daniel Lee Wright, 21, Smithfield.

    Jennifer Joy Stewart, 39, New Castle, to William Ray Bowersock, 30, New Castle.

    Sandra Marie Schermerhorn, 39, Henrico, Va., to John Robert Wade, 41, Henrico, Va.

    Carolyn Sue Adcock, 43, Pleasureville, to Thomas Clifton Paul, 47, Pleasureville.


    Timothy Peter Roden, 56, Milton, and Kathy Joan Davis, 54, Campbellsburg.

  • Public Records for the week of September 8, 2010

    District Court


    Monday, Aug. 30

    Judge Jerry D. Crosby II

    John C. Dawn, 1980, charges from 7/19: no exterior ID/improper display; part 391 of federal safety regulations - qualifications of drivers; no trailer plate; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt. Dismiss all.

    Solomon C. Mallett, 1976, charges from 7/29: speeding 21 over, guilty, paid; no operators/moped license, dismissed.

  • Public Records for the week of June 30, 2010


    Brittany A. Nutgrass, 18, Bedford, to Nathan R. Satterly, 18, Eminence.

    Linda R. Jackson, 47, Smithfield, to Thomas L. Bailey, 48, Smithfield.

    Jessica Marie Tharp, 18, Campbellsburg, to Scott Howard Coffey Sr., 41, Campbellsburg.

    Sydney Danielle Lyons, 25, Eminence, to Jeremy Lane Thurman, 33, Eminence.

    Janie Ann Hedges, 18, Smithfield, to Diego Marquis Ferman, 20, Smithfield

    Connie L. Milby, 48, New Castle, Alan S. Rice Sr., 55, New Castle.

  • Carving out a niche

    Staff writer/photographer

    Working under the shade of a tent, Hans Landert carved a cancer ribbon from a block of wood during the antique farm machinery show at Robbie Yount’s Bethlehem farm on Aug. 28.

    While the sounds of the old equipment rumbled around him, Landert’s hands moved steadily, sure of their course — already marked out in pencil. On a table nearby, some of Landert’s finished works were on display, ranging from completed ribbons to angels, birds and more.

  • Public Records for the week of June 23, 2010

    District Court


    Monday, June 14

    Judge Diana E. Wheeler

    Carl B. Greer, 1963, charges from 4/17: operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, BAC .08, 1st offense, BAC was .165, 30 day loss of license, already completed alcohol/drug education program, fines and costs $718 due today.

  • ‘Security breach’ closes Home Health

    General Manager

    Visitors to the Henry County Home Health Agency will find the doors locked and a note on the front door.

    In mid-August, the doors at the North Central District Health Department’s Henry County Home Health Agency were closed.

    The NCDHD director, Rene Blair, said the staff was transferred to another location.