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  • Walker meth case sent to grand jury

    During a hearing in Henry County District Court on Monday, Judge Diana E. Wheeler found enough evidence to move a case against sisters Amber and Sabrina Walker for a meth lab seized in their mother’s bedroom to the grand jury.

    On May 22, Kentucky State Police Trooper Mitch Hazelett went to the Walkers’ resident on 343 Wolfpen Branch Road to serve a warrant for the sisters’ mother, Christina Walker.

  • Judge finds dead birds behind door

    For Henry County Family Court Judge Tim Feely, a “disgusting” discovery of dead birds began when he fed his interest in and curiosity about architecture.

    One day during a break in court proceedings, Feely decided to check out the cupola that leads to the clock tower at the Henry County Courthouse. What he found stopped him in his tracks.

    “The steps (to the cupola) are covered in guano,” he said last week. “And, interestingly enough, there were two dead pigeons on the bottom step. I was like, that’s pretty disgusting.”

  • Fiscal Court adopts HB 273

    The Henry County Fiscal Court has done what the Kentucky General Assembly did not.

    Last week, the magistrates approved an amendment to the county’s “dog ordinance”  to include language from House Bill 273.

  • Scott indicted for trafficking in pot

    An Eminence woman charged after receiving 30 pounds of marijuana by UPS has been indicted.

    Sarah Scott, 30, was arrested in February after Henry County Sheriff Deputy Danny Stivers received a call from San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stating that a K-9 unit detected two packages containing approximately 30 pounds of marijuana were to be shipped via UPS to a resident in Henry County. Stivers arranged for FedEx to ship the packages to the Henry County Sheriff’s Department office instead.

  • Gentle Giants

     

     

    Some people say Oscar Ethington’s fame as a draft horse champion comes from his hard training and expertise, but Ethington claims the lord blessed him and he knows it.

  • CVS looking at Eminence location

    According to Eminence Mayor Drane Stephens, CVS is looking at Eminence as a possible location for one of its stores.

    During Eminence’s last city council meeting, Tammy Sharp asked the council to dispel rumors by answering if CVS planned to put a store in Eminence.  Sharp, has been an employee at Cook’s Pharmacy and True Value Hardware for 17 years. She asked the council about the various rumors of CVS Pharmacy coming to Eminence with concern for the impact on the community and her coworkers.

  • The Amish: keeping life simple

    Amos and David Troyer’s family want to live the old fashioned way. Not because they are Amish, but because they want to keep life simple.

    Buggies frequently travel on U.S. 421 and along the back roadways in Henry County. They are just as much a part of our rural landscape as tractors and hay wagons. The Amish are often seen, but as a people are not always heard.

  • One stone at a time

    Patsy Doll Bernardi and her best friend constantly played in the creek at Turners Station. More than 60 years later, she still plays in the same creek.

    In 2004, Bernadi started building her ‘Great Wall of Turners’ on the upper end of the family farm she now owns.

    She harvests the rock from the same part of the creek where she and her friend made mud pies. Piece by piece during the spring and fall Bernardi at 74 years old lifts, fits and pieces creek rock for the wall surrounding her farm.

  • Tension mounts over CVFD $

     “And that is the end of that discussion.”

    In an unusually sober and stern discussion, Campbellsburg Mayor Rex Morgan said that in accordance with a contract between the city and the Campbellsburg Volunteer Fire Department, no funds would be distributed to the fire department unless the department turns in quarterly statements. And that decision he said, rests solely with him.

  • Horse arena among many fair ground changes

    Henry County Fair attendees will enjoy not only the usual fanfare, but a new horse arena when the fair kicks off on June 30.

    The horse arena project took almost eight years in the making and extension agent Cathy Toole says the hard work has paid off.

    “The arena had so many drainage issues it just wasn’t safe for horses anymore,” Toole said. “This project took so long only one member is still in the club from when we started.”