Today's News

  • Leadership ‘12: Girl Power

    The Leadership Class of 2012 is changing the rules of the past.  Instead of the class running from October-June, this class began in March and will graduate in November.  This lets new experiences not featured in other classes as the summer brings new opportunities to explore Henry County.

  • Eastern students save tabs for charity
  • Suprise twists reveal county history

    In my profession, you never know where the thread of a story will take you.

    I recently wrote stories on the lead mine in Lockport and the history of Defoe each with a fascinating legacy. In this week’s issue, I looked into the origins of a sign that has been on a barn for more than 30 years.

  • Farmer's Market is a family affair

    Submitted by Maryellen Garrison
    Farmers Market is a family affair! Viola Shaw and family opened the Henry County Farmers Market on Saturday at the Courthouse in New Castle with a large variety of plants.  Each week as we get further into the season there will be more and more farmers, plants and produce showing up!  Support our local farmers and have a healthier diet by eating locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables this summer!

  • No one stands alone in Christian faith

    By Michael Duncan


  • Tic-tic-ticking away in the outdoors

    Nearly anyone dealing with the outdoors runs across ticks sooner or later, and many activities can get you up close and personal with several ticks.

  • Get back to your New Years resolution and get active this spring

    New Year’s resolutions to lose weight or get healthier may be long forgotten, but spring, with its beautiful flowers and warmer weather, is the perfect time to rejuvenate those resolutions by getting active outdoors. 

    Most of us know that regular physical activity can help prevent heart disease and type 2 diabetes, reduce the risk of some cancers, help you maintain a healthy weight; strengthen muscles and bones and improve your mental health. Regardless, most of us do not get the exercise we need.

  • Smith-Rabourn

    Rick and Radonna Thornton of Bardstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Felicia Marie Smith of Port Royal  to Michael Rabourn of Port Royal, son of Rodney and Nickie Rabourn of Carrollton.

    The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Henry County High School and attends Jefferson Community College in Carrollton where she is majoring in nursing. She is employed part time by both Carroll County Memorial Hospital and Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville as a nurse’s aide.

  • Hannah Foote and Matthew Morrison

    Mr. and Mrs. Edwin and Yunmi Foote announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Foote to Matthew Morrison, son of Gary and Vickie Morrison of Campbellsburg.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of University of Kentucky with a bachelor of science in nursing.  She is employed as a registered nurse at Waldman Schantz Plastic Surgery in Lexington.

    The groom-elect received a bachelor of arts in international studies from the University of Kentucky. He is employed as the general manager of Smashburger in Lexington.

  • Public Record for the week of May 9


    Angela H. Gaines, 27, Smithfield, to Roger A. Glahn, 41, Smithfield.


    Charles F. Burns Jr., 45, Elyria, Ohio, and Heather M. Patterson, 34, Pleasureville.

    Donnie Ray Trail, 51, New Castle, and Shirley Jean Truman, 65, New Castle.

    Michael Taylor Thomas, 35, Pleasureville, and Kelley Sue Woods, 43, Pleasureville.

    Jeffery William Powars, 23, La grange, and Raelynn Deanna Hamby, 22, Pendleton.