Local News

  • Henry County Election Day 2014 round up


    Two close finishes — where the vote tallies only differed by less than 46 votes between the opponents — kept the suspense high through most of Election Day in Henry County. 

  • FitzGerald in singing contest


    It may not be American Idol, but for local singer Micah Blaine FitzGerald the singing competition he’s in carries much more meaning.

  • Robbery charges going to grand jury


    By Kenny Colston

    Landmark News Service

  • Program for seniors celebrates golden years

     Staff Report

    Local seniors will have an opportunity to learn how to embrace their golden years through an upcoming educational program.

  • Rolling success story


    This time last year, Sandi West was burning the midnight oil and she was a little worried.

    “We worked up to the last minute. I was excited, but extremely nervous,” West said. “I didn’t know how people would respond.”

  • Heating assistance program opens enrollment

    Two LIHEAP programs provided nearly $110,000 worth of assistance to Henry County residents last winter, according to information from Tri-County Community Action Agency. Enough requests came in for the crisis program, it ran out of funds a month early.
    Tri-County will begin taking applications for the subsidy funding in the Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program in November, said Pam Sage, the LIHEAP director. There’s a sign up  schedule that begins Nov. 3 for those whose last name starts with A or B and continues through Dec. 11.

  • Jobless rates down in all 120 Ky. counties

    Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between September 2013 and September 2014, according to a news release from the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    State officials note this is the second consecutive month that Kentucky has seen a year-over-year drop in all counties, the news release noted. Last month was the first time on record this had happened.

  • News Briefs

    Road Clean Up
    Henry County’s annual fall road clean up is scheduled for Nov. 1, beginning at 8 a.m..
    Organizers ask that motorists around the county drive carefully as many volunteers from non-profit organizations will pick up litter on 170 miles of roads.
    Funds have been provided by the Litter Abatement Grant.
    For more information, call the Henry County Judge-Executive’s Office at (502) 845-5707.

    KSP Checkpoints

  • Hometown Pizza's 'Every Slice Matters' benefits Help Center

    Hometown Pizza will serve up assistance to the homegrown, faith-based service that helps others in Henry County.
    Through their “Every Slice Matters” effort, the regional restaurant chain with a location in Eminence decided to look at the needs of the Henry County Help Center, according to Donna Sabo, director of marketing at Hometown.
    Henry County Help Center has taken on the mission of providing food assistance to more than 1,300 citizens and hundreds of families across the county.

  • Local Buzz Week of Oct. 29

    Church Services
    Pleasureville Baptist Church will host revival services Nov. 2-5. Sunday morning service at 11 a.m., evening services at 7 p.m. Rev. Scott Smith, will be the evangelist.
    Campbellsburg Baptist Church will celebrate International Day of Prayer on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. with speaker Brad Rumer and worship leader Peggy Rumer. They will also be collecting donations for Bibles Unbound, a group that sends Bibles overseas.