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  • Carnal gets farm to table lesson

    William Carnal never won anything big.

    He couldn’t believe it when his art teacher Jessica Page told him he won first place in the first Kentucky Farm to School Art Contest. The theme was “Let’s grow healthy the Kentucky Proud way!”

    Carnal, 10, of Lacie received $50 for first place in the elementary school division. He competed with elementary students in 85 participating school districts for the contest.

  • C’Burg is PoweredOff

    Get your stuff and get out.

    That’s the message Campbellsburg Mayor Rex Morgan would like to deliver to PoweredOn owner Brent Graves.

    Campbellsburg hired Graves in 2011 to set up a WiFi network for city residents that would be delivered at no cost to the residents. But, one year later, the network has coverage issues, and Graves did not follow through on a promise he made to the council in March to address the problems.

  • Spring flinging for Judy Lea

    On Friday, Henry County turned out for the 26th annual Judy Lea Memorial Benefit.

  • Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank earns 5-star rating

  • Ground breaking in Campbellsburg
  • Baughman finishes third

    Henry Baughman played in the first of four National Tennis Championships — the grade 2 National Indoor for men 75 & older — in Houston, Texas.

  • Warm weather advances fruit season

    The unseasonably warm temperatures won’t absolve farmers in Henry County from the danger of frost, but it will accelerate the season for fruit bearing plants by as much as two weeks. 

    The recent temperatures reaching 70 degrees and above pose the greatest threat to Paul Tokosh’s Hillview Farm and Orchard, which includes 20 acres of apple, nectarine and peach trees. He also grows asparagus, potatoes and several varieties of berries. The warm weather will wake trees from their winter dormancy and the process cannot be reversed.

  • Meeting to focus on KY 146 changes

    The reconstruction project of KY 146 between Pendleton at KY 153 and U.S. 421 continues to create many concerns and contention for property owners along the route.

    Residents and public officials agree changes need to be made to increase safety and decrease accidents along the roadway.

    In an attempt to discuss those changes, representatives from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and a project designer will host a public meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at New Castle Elementary School.

  • Minton’s long path to Eminence

    When the Rev. Dr. Thomas Minton decided not to take an appointment playing football at the naval academy and dedicated his life to ministry, his mother was thrilled.

    But his father didn’t initially share the enthusiasm. His father always prided his children on their athletic achievements. According to Minton, the choice he made at the young age of 19 wasn’t easy.

    “I spent the better portion of the night in prayer,” Minton said. “After a few hours of sleep, I woke without a doubt in my mind.”

  • Easter Morning Service celebrates: Rising Son

    Photos by Jonna Spelbring Priester
    New Castle Christian Church hosted a sunrise service Easter morning in the Henry County Recreation and Services Park near New Castle. Members of a variety of churches attended.Chris Manntold the Ressurection Story while the sun began to peek through a cloudy sky.