Local News

  • Judy Lea Benefit raises more than $14k
  • Campbellsburg joining the Wi-Fi revolution

    It’s the latest trend to sweep the region’s small cities: city provided Wi-Fi access. And it’s coming to Campbellsburg.

    And doing so will only cost the city about $2,200 to get started.

    Brent Graves, owner of PoweredOn in Carrollton, said the city could set up a Wi-Fi system for residents utilizing just two broadcasting antenna, one of which would be located at City Hall.

  • ADHD & Substance Abuse

    Submitted by Dr. Michael J. Rieser
    On behalf of the Ridge Behavioral Health System

  • AFJROTC Awards night
  • Plum finds a jewel in Aussies

    Adriana Plum didn’t have pets growing up. Now she’s surrounded by animals.

    On 30 well-tended, gently rolling acres outside Eminence, she and husband Robert keep six Australian Shepherds, some sheep, goats and, soon, ducklings.

    The dogs herd for both competition and for utilitarian purposes.

    On Monday morning veteran working dog, eight-year old Certik faced a delicate job.

  • Have A Heart For Art

    With just 12 chances to display its students artwork, the Eminence Independent Schools annual calendar can only scratch the surface of creativity in the district.

    But on May 3, a spring art and music show at EIS will highlight works from throughout the year and represent every grade. The event begins at 5 p.m.

    This year’s celebration will include a middle and high school Art Club Auction.

    Art teacher and club sponsor Robin McHone instructed her middle and high school members to craft “useful pieces” for the event, mainly vases.

  • Lea’s legacy lives on

    A quarter-century ago, Campbellsburg Elementary School lost more than just a lunch lady.

    During her time at the school, Judy Lea developed a reputation not just for feeding the school’s children, but also providing for those children who were less fortunate.

  • Stem cells give a new leash on life

    Millions of Americans suffer from it. And so do millions of domestic animals.

    Last week, the Henry County Animal Clinic tried a new procedure to treat arthritis — stem cell therapy.

    On Friday, April 8, Mongo, an 8-year-old Australian Shepherd, got a high powered dose of his own stem cells to treat arthritis in his rear knees.

  • Local History

    April 1951
    T-Sgt. Walter Payton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Payton, Campbellsburg, has been reported missing by the War Department. He was a member of the crew of a B-29 which has been missing on a flight over Spain. No report has been received of the crew or plane in three weeks.

  • Years ago in Henry County

    Hammer Smith

    200 Years Ago
    On April 6, 1811, Jacob Walker of Henry County purchased 100 acres of Henry County land from George Wilson of Bourbon County for $250. Also on this date, George Wilson of Bourbon County sold 100 acres of land in Henry County to John Raden of Shelby County for $300.
    John Stratton and Rosanna Strate were married on April 18, 1811, by Lawrence Owen, a minister of the gospel.  Robert Dean co-signed  the bond of 50 pounds with Mr. Stratton.