Today's News

  • The greenhorn comes full circle

    Twenty-eight years ago a brash, slightly cocky and very green young man started his career in coaching and teaching at Eminence High School.

  • Sports brief

    Lady Cats Basketball Shoot for the Stars Basketball Camp

    The Henry County Lady Cats basketball team will host their annual basketball camp June 11-14. Doors open at 8 a.m. Grades 2 through 8 are eligible to participate. There is a $40 fee per camper or $30 for sisters of the same family. Campers receive a t-shirt, free snack each day, speakers and instruction in basketball fundamentals.

    Vaughn Named 8th Region Player of the Year

  • Shop local and support your community



    Last week, New Castle attorney, and preservationist, Joe Yates told us “Human beings need community. Small towns and neighborhoods in a big city provide a sense of that community.

  • Eminence Middle School AR contest
  • HCHS: Project Citizen

  • Earl Holmes Attendance Awards

    Henry County Public Schools annually recognizes students who attend school every day for the entire school year.  The award is named in honor of Earl Holmes, retired Director of Pupil Personnel, for HCPS.

  • McFarland indicted for trafficking

    A Pendleton man has been indicted by the Henry County Grand Jury on multiple drug trafficking charges.

    Steve Edward McFarland, 72, of Pendleton allegedly sold methadone, a schedule II narcotic, to a confidential informant three times in March, according to indictment records.

  • CAIP deadline approaching

    Whether you want to start your own agriculture business or remain competitive with your current farm, having the financial resources available for start-ups or improvements can be daunting.

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board and the County Agricultural Investment Program may help ease the burden.

    At the end of May, the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board released $311, 894 in Henry County Agricultural Development Funds for the County Agriculture Investment Program.

  • Gaudy Potty flushed away?

    Someone has been naughty with the Gaudy Potty.

    The Homestead Relay for Life team had a minor set back last week when its great throne of shame and amusement disappeared from its last known destination. The Gaudy Potty, a favorite fund raising foil for everybody, last rested on the pristine lawn in front of Brammell and Clubb’s law office on Berry Street in New Castle. Despite rumors and suspicions, attorney Bill Brammell defends he and his partners’ innocence with great remorse.

  • Crestwood teen arrested in Pendleton

    By Jacquelyn Stoess Hack and Jonna Spelbring PRiester

    Police arrested an Oldham County teen for possession of heroin on Sunday, May  26.

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 arrested Cody Ray Russo, 18, of Crestwood, after they discovered he was allegedly in possession of eight ounces of heroin. 

    According to police, Russo pulled into a McDonald’s parking lot in Pendleton after being stopped for not wearing his seat belt around 9 p.m. Sunday, May 27.