Local News

  • 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

  • KSP searching for vending machine thieves

    Kentucky State Police are asking for help in identifying two men who have been breaking into vending machines in Henry and Trimble counties.

    The two have been seen on video surveillance at several locations, and recently provided police clear images of their faces

    Public Information Officer Michael Webb said the two have hit machines in New Castle, Eminence, Pleasureville and Campbellsburg in Henry.

    They robbed a machine in Milton just a few days ago.

  • Children can access dangerous material via the Internet

    Many parents believe that their children are safe from all types of danger, but there are many that escape even the most careful parent.  Children that access the Internet are able to come across inappropriate and in many cases extremely dangerous material through accidentally finding a pornographic website, in chat rooms, bulletin boards, news groups and/or e-mail and instant messages.

  • Grand jury indicts two 18-year-olds

    General Manager/Editor

    A Pleasureville teen arrested in February in connection to a string of crimes has been indicted by the Henry County Grand Jury.

  • Bombs found in garage

    General Manager

    A 16-year-old Henry County High School male student was arrested last week after two homemade bombs were found in his family’s Eminence area garage.

    According to Henry County Sheriff Danny Cravens, Detective Danny Stivers was contacted by a family member who found “what appeared to be two homemade explosive devices.”