If there’s one thing every participant in the 2010 edition of the Kentucky State Police Citizen’s Police Academy learned, it’s simple: there is no such thing as a routine traffic stop.
A highlight for many participants was taking part in a mock traffic stop, where they learned the reality of that statement. Each participant stepped into the role of trooper in the mock scenario, and learned just how quickly an ordinary stop can turn deadly.
An ordinance that will require Henry County’s fire departments to produce annual budgets and audits took a step closer to becoming law last week.
Members of the Henry County Fiscal Court recently met with the county’s fire chiefs, and amended the original version of the ordinance to a more palatable version.
Magistrates Jerry Beasley, Guy Coombs and Nick Hawkins met with the chiefs in an effort to see “how we could better reflect what they’re already doing,” Hawkins said.
For one fan of English literature and history, Henry County is home.
Dr. William Pollard, a 1964 HCHS graduate, is vice-president and college dean at Transylvania University, where he also is a professor of English.
Pollard has published books on medieval English literature and co-edited two works on medieval English mysticism and spirituality.
The living Nativity in Bethlehem was populated by community members last week. At right, Sarah Baxter gets her wings. bottom Right, long-time friends Nick Suter, Olivia Herrell and Hallie Boyer took part in the nativity scene. At bottom left, Baxter and Wiseman Anthony Palmer don gloves and boots to face the frigid temperatures on 12/22.
Ever wonder what it’s like to know what the Kentucky State Police do every day and just exactly how they do it?
Thanks to an initiative by KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer, ordinary folks like me can participate in the Citizens Police Academy. The academy is a series of classes spread over 12 weeks and designed to give participants a better look at the what, why and how of the Kentucky State Police.
Nathan and Brittney Satterly of Campbellsburg announce the birth of their daughter, Bailey Elaine Satterly born Monday, December 20, 2010, at Baptist Northeast Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce and was 19 ¾ inches long.
Grandparents are Teresa Tillet and Terry Satterly of New Castle; James E. Nutgrass, Bedford; and JoAnn McQueary, Milton.
Great-grandparents are Elaine and Gayle Payne of Pleasureville and Joyce and James D. Nutgrass of Campbellsburg.