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  • One arrested, one sought in a Feb. 26 shooting

    A Sulphur man is in custody in connection with a Feb. 26 shooting at L’Esprit in Henry County, but Kentucky State Police continue to search for another suspect who is considered armed and dangerous, according to a KSP news release.
    State police learned of the incident when dispatchers received a call from the La Grange Police Department, reporting a person being shot at on L’Esprit Parkway.

  • National Weather Service confirms a tornado struck March 1

    Examples of damage from the powerful storm March 1 cropped up all over Henry County — broken trees, a compromised power grid, an old barn dropped on a fence line, an overhang ripped off a house’s front stoop — but the damage along Jones Lane in Campbellsburg looked different to one Henry County emergency management official who was on scene.

  • County clerk, sheriff turn over excess fees to fiscal court

    Rounds of applause greeted two elected officials who turned in a combined $137,000 worth of excess fees to Henry County Fiscal Court Feb. 21.
    County Clerk Shanda Archer contributed $106,000 of the total while Sheriff Danny Cravens handed over a check for $31,000.
    Despite several unexpected challenges, such as the impending closure of the Henry County Historical Society museum where old county records had been stored and the need to store voting machines locally, Archer said her office worked with the goal of holding down expenses as much as possible.

  • Campbellsburg prepares to transfer sewer system to Carrollton Utilities

    Campbellsburg and Carrollton Utilities seem on the verge of transferring the sewer system from the city to the utilities provider, 10 years after conceiving the project, according to discussion at the busy Feb. 20 council meeting.
    Mayor Shelley Noe reported that she and council member Lorraine Hawkins met with Carrollton Utilities officials Terry Roach and Bill Osborne to discuss finalizing the requirements to close the deal.

  • Messy Science continues to fascinate EIS students
  • Jaehnigen ready to do some heavy lifting

    Richard Jaehnigen, 29, of New Castle put his back into a new endeavor recently when he competed in his first strong man contest.
    He attended the Mammoth Strength Challenge, held at the Total Fitness Connection gym in Bowling Green, thinking he’d just watch, but after joining in, Jaehnigen walked out with a personal best in deadlift.

  • Energy savings are adding up for Henry County Public Schools

    Small changes have added up in a big way for Henry County Public Schools (HCPS). Superintendent Tim Abrams calculates a savings of nearly $1 million since 2010 due to the district’s dedication to energy efficiency.

  • Joyful Noise

    The Henry County High School choir members recently distinguished themselves in the Sing ‘n’ Joy competition in Princeton, N.J., while competing against other college and high school choirs from around the world.

  • The Burrows family prays for a miracle

    The Burrows family hopes for a miracle with father David’s esophageal cancer similar to the steady improvement they’ve seen with son Noah’s leukemia treatment.
    In case something happens to him, David made plans to keep his family as financially secure as he can while hoping for the best at the same time. He wants to see Noah through to the end of his chemotherapy regimen and daughter Jessica graduate from Murray State University soon and get married this fall.

  • Circuit court clerk’s office earns recognition from Trust for Life

    The Henry County Circuit Court Clerk’s office earned “gold status” in the 2016 Legends Campaign by going the extra mile to support the lifesaving mission of organ donation, according to a news release.