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Local News

  • Barring a miracle, post office could close

    The most famous U.S. Post Office in Henry County will close, but at least one person is holding out for a miracle.
    Many holiday revelers from near and far have sought out the special Christmas postmark from Bethlehem, Ky., since it started in the 1940s. That’s only one of the ways the community post office is special, said Charles Spencer Wood, who serves as postmaster relief there.

  • New Castle may hike fees for some

    Business owners in the city of New Castle may soon be asked to pay a little more for their annual business licenses, but certain types of businesses may be required to pay considerably more.

  • Henry County GOP hosts Lincoln-Reagan Dinner
  • Saddle club on the trail for members

    As the Henry County Saddle Club trots out more activities in 2015, they continue rounding up new club members.
    Those interested in getting involved in the equestrian community can experience what the saddle club has to offer during the April 18 Henry County Horse Show to be held at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

  • IAA plans polished look for Eminence

    Insurance Auto Auction, the nationwide company responsible for helping in the recovery of usable materials from about half of the 3.5 million vehicles totaled every year, will take steps to harmoniously blend its new facility into the Eminence community.

  • Grim Reality

    As prom approaches, Henry County High School students heard a sobering message about personal responsibility when getting behind the wheel.
    Throughout the school day April 13, the Grim Reaper grabbed 12 students out of class, not be be seen again until an assembly in the gym. Then, the Grim Reaper snuffed out 11 of their lives, like so many candles, due to poor decisions by drivers using alcohol or drugs in different dramatic scenarios.

  • Pleads guilty, feels targeted

    Before his sentence for drug trafficking offenses involving methadone, Steve Edward McFarland told the Henry County Circuit Court Thursday he felt ill-treated by authorities after helping others through drug addictions.  
    McFarland appeared in court Thursday before Judge Karen Conrad for sentencing.
    He was charged with four counts of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance for the methadone, one count of second degree trafficking in a controlled substance for Buprenorphine and one count possession of a defaced firearm.

  • Guild's craft show, farmers' market spring up

    April showers bring May flowers, and we certainly should have a great showing of May flowers.  
    I hope all is well, and that business is thriving after the winter storms we endured.  
    I am happy to welcome a new member to the Chamber.
    Keller Williams/Bluegrass Homes and Farms with Tommie Tingle and Linda Jackson Bailey are ready to serve your real estate needs.  
    You can reach them at (502) 379-1490 or by e-mail tommietingle@kw.com.  
    While they are affiliated with Keller Williams, their focus is on Henry County.  

  • Police crackdown targeting distracted drivers

    In conjunction with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, law enforcement agencies in Kentucky are stepping up efforts to persuade drivers to put down the phone as part of the second annual national texting enforcement crackdown – U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

  • Help center to begin food give-aways in C-burg

    Two churches will partner with the Henry County Help Center to bring food give-aways to the Campbellsburg community, according to help center Director Joe Durbin.
    Campbellsburg Baptist Church, with assistance from Providence Baptist, will help with the monthly food aid the third Saturday of each month, beginning May 16, Durbin said.
    The distributions will be held at 8320 Main Street at Campbellsburg Baptist Church.