Local News

  • Fall Sweep set for Adopt-a-Highway

    Now that it’s officially fall, thousands of volunteers with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Adopt-a-Highway program will give the Commonwealth’s roadsides a “Fall Sweep” from Sept. 26 through Oct. 2 to clear litter before it gets buried by leaves.

  • Lady Cats beat Walton; lose to Owen Co.

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw Sept. 12 to take on the Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats and came away with a 187-237 win.
    Maddie Hensley, who shot a 35 in the nine-hole match, led the Lady Cats. Bayleigh Boyer shot 43, Nikki Perkinson shot 45 and Carleigh Peyton shot 64. Hannah Marowelli shot 66 as the Lady Cats’ fifth golfer.
    “I was very proud of our team’s performance at Sugar Bay,” HCHS Coach April Berry said. “All of the girls were striking the ball well. The challenging part of Sugar Bay is the small and quick greens.

  • Grant restricts use of The Locker for public

    Amvets of America is still looking for a location in which to establish a post, but it likely won’t be in The Locker in New Castle.
    Representative from Amvets attended the New Castle City Commission meeting Sept. 12 to present a proposal to the town to use the property at 24 Main Street as its post.

  • News briefs for Sept. 14, 2016

    Clay shoot to benefit Crusade for Children
    The Steel Technologies firing range will host a Crusade for Children fundraiser in memory of late Eminence Fire Chief Gary Lucas Oct. 15 at 9 a.m.
    The cost for the Eminence Fire Clay Shoot is $25 per person with first, second, third and top gun prizes awards.
    The fundraiser will also offer a fun shoot of five birds for $5.
    The event will be held at 1363 Elm Street, Eminence.

  • Family holding benefit to improve Brierly’s housing situation

    Family and friends will hold a benefit for Robert Brierly, due to his living situation and continuing health issues, according to information from Jennifer Allgeier.
    Brierly lost his home after the death of his wife a few years ago, and he lived in a daughter’s basement until she sold her home, Allgeier said. For a little while after that, he lived in a camper.
    Brierly is in remission from prostate and bladder cancer, and he has diabetes and cervical spine issues, which led to surgery on his lower back. He spent six weeks in the hospital.

  • Talent on display at art show
  • Bookmobile to add new stops

    The Henry County Public Library Bookmobile will try to reach some new patrons by adding a few new stops in the community this fall.
    The bookmobiles evening and weekend hours now include:
    • First and third Tuesdays – 6 to 7 p.m. at Eminence Village
    • First and third Thursdays – 5 to 5:55 p.m. at Lake View Apartments
    • First and third Thursdays – 6 to 7 p.m. at Campbellsburg Community Center
    • Second and fourth Thursdays – 6 to 7 p.m. at Osage Estates

  • Judge candidate can’t use ‘Seal’

    By Machaela Ballard
    Landmark News Service

  • Henry Central’s class of 1961 holds reunion
  • Martell’s math idea takes flight after award, grant

    For his idea to teach math through a flight-training program, a Henry County Middle School educator has received an innovative teaching award, one of two in Kentucky, according to a news release.