Local News

  • Public Records for the week of March 3, 2010

    District Court


    Monday, Feb. 22

    Judge Diana E. Wheeler

  • Primary Election 2010: Incumbent Nick Hawkins to face Tammy Sharp

    Staff writer/photographer

    For the fourth district magisterial seat, a first term incumbent will face off against a former member of the New Castle City Commission.

    District 4 Magistrate candidate Tammy Sharp, 43, juggles family, work and civic duty.

    She is married and has two biological children, but also is raising two nieces and in the process of adopting a nephew.

    Sharp believes a different perspective would be an asset as a new magistrate.

  • New Castle Christian welcomes a new minister

    Staff writer/photographer

    New Castle Christian Church’s new pastor Tommy Lanham is accustomed to living in a small town.

    He grew up in a little place called Keavy in Laurel County, but Lanham and his family most recently lived in Nicholasville.

    “If you live more than 15 miles from Keavy, you’ve never heard of it,” he said.

    Lanham and his wife, Tammy, have two children — Appolonya, 6, and Dylan, 3.

  • Public Records for the week of January 27, 2010


    William Hill Wall Jr., 52, Campbellsburg, and Dawn Marie Matthais, 39, Arkansas.

    Sheriff’s Department Arrests

    Joseph E. Foree, probation violation, arrested by Rick Nelson on 1/14/10.

    Deanna Morgan, second degree possession of a forged instrument, arrested by Rick Nelson on 1/14/10.

    Beatrice Martin, theft by deception less than $500, arrested by Rick Nelson on 1/20/10.

  • Gala to create murder mystery

    Staff writer/photographer

    The Henry County Historical Society does not condone criminal intent, so justice and dinner will be served at this year’s gala event, “Murder in May.”

    Festivities begin at 6 p.m., Saturday, May 15 at the Smith-Berry Winery, New Castle where a well-seasoned traveling troupe of characters from Random Acts will give a murderer his comeuppance in a courtroom “dramedy.”

  • Public Records for the week of February 3, 2010


    Nicole L. Oak, 26, Pleasureville, to Ricky N. Wentworth Jr., 26, Eminence.

    Kimberly Dawn Gaines, 39, Bethlehem, to Shawn Louis Law, 31, Bethlehem.

    Emma T. Foree, 44, Eminence, to Alfonzo L. Taylor, 48, La Grange.

    Martha Mae McClain, 47, Campbellsburg, to David Murray, 48, Campbellsburg.

    Property Transfers:

  • Eminence resident arrested in Shelbyville

    Tabitha L. Barnes, 50, of 100 Sunnyside Road in Eminence was arrested April 24, at 800 Main St. No. 20 and charged with operating on suspended or revoked

    operator’s license, failure to wear a seat belt, giving a false name or

    address to a police officer and having only one headlight. She also had

    multiple warrants for her arrest, including a Henry County warrant for cold

    checks, a Bullitt County warrant for theft by unlawful taking, and a warrant

    from an unknown county for parole violation on a felony offense.

  • HCPS, EIS to share energy position with 4 others

    Staff writer/photographer

    Starting July 1, six area school districts will share a position designed to help manage their energy use.

    Through the Kentucky Energy Efficiency Program for Schools, established in 2008, school districts have been required by Kentucky law to take actions to manage their energy use.

  • Public Records for the week of February 17, 2010

    Sheriff’s Department Arrests

    Leslie A. Nichols, failure to appear, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/8.

    Anisa M. Rivera, theft by deception under $10,000, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/9.

    Gary R. Bailey, failure to appear/failure to pay, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/10.

    William O’Daniel, 2nd degree burglary, arrested by Keith Perry on 2/10.

    Mitchell Webb, no license, no registration, DUI 3rd, arrested by Keith Perry on 2/10.

  • Relay for Life events are gearing up

    Henry County’s Relay For Life event is scheduled for Friday, June 25 beginning at 7 p.m. Please visit www.relayforlife.org/henryky for more information about the event and the upcoming fundraisers going on in the community.

    • New Castle United Methodist Church and United Citizens bank are raffling Mother’s Day Baskets.

    • April 25: New Castle United Methodist Church will have a Soup and Sandwich luncheon following morning services