Today's News

  • Accused in Hall murder appear in Trimble court

    By Dave Taylor

    Landmark News Service

  • Voters choose Sanders

    Henry County Democrats voting for their preferred presidential candidate gave Bernie Sanders a convincing win during the Kentucky primaries held May 17.
    The hard fought race for the Democratic presidential nomination between Sanders and Hilliary Clinton could go all the way to the party’s national convention, and Kentucky just about split down the middle for the two competitors for the party’s nod to face apparent Republican nominee, Donald Trump, in the fall.

  • An Eagle Takes Flight

    A project to bring Eastern Elementary students closer to nature took wing when Boy Scout Caleb Potts got involved, and it helped him earn his Eagle Scout Court of Honor.
    Potts knew he wanted to be in scouting as early as age 5.

  • Campbellsburg wants to avoid budget shortfall

    With the failure of the employment flat tax idea, Campbellsburg isn’t getting the revenue it needs to avoid a shortfall, according to a discussion of the fiscal year 2016-17 budget at the city’s May 16 council meeting
    Because expenses exceed revenue, Campbellsburg Mayor Rex Morgan told the council members he expects savings accounts and certificates of deposits “will need to be liquidated to have the necessary operating funds for the year.”

  • Smith-Berry Winery can sell unopened bottles at Harvest Showcase

    A local agritourism-related business may sell its value-added farm product at this year’s Henry County Harvest Showcase at the fairgrounds July 30.
    Though officials with at the Henry County Fiscal Court worried there may be some liability concerns when they first heard the request in April to sell wine from Smith-Berry Winery, those evaporated after the county’s insurance provider assured the officials it would be an acceptable pursuit at the harvest showcase.

  • Patriotic Fest set for June 11

    The New Castle Patriotic Festival, scheduled for June 11, will recognize the 75-year anniversary of the United States entry into World War II with a salute to veterans, according to organizers.
    “The New Castle Patriotic Festival Committee invites you to be a part of this special event beginning with a parade at 11 a.m. in which all veterans are welcome to participate,” a news release said. “The grand marshals are Henry County Korean War veterans. Following the parade we will introduce the WWII veterans.”

  • Roadwork to affect 55 near Campbellsburg, commuting in Henry, Shelby

    Ky. 55 work

  • Click It or Ticket enforcement planned for Memorial Day

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) are reminding motorists to buckle up as law enforcement agencies throughout the state join the nationwide Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization May 23 through June 5, according to a news release.

  • Caps Off: HCHS Class of 2016


    Henry County High School’s gymnasium was filled to capacity Friday night with family and friends of the Class of 2016 for its commencement exercises. As Principal Shannon Sageser spoke to the graduating class, he mentioned the lessons this year’s seniors had taught him, which included being of service to others, working hard, exhibiting leadership and having a little bit of fun, referencing the senior prank that placed the high school for sale on Craigslist. 

  • Sanders, Gray, Moffett win in Henry County primary

    Here’s a summary of the unofficial results in the May 17 primary from the Henry County Clerk’s Office.

    In the contest to earn the Democratic nomination for the Henry County 4th Magisterial District, Tony Moffett took away 199 votes, or 58 percent, as compared to 141 votes for William Peyton. Moffett's name will appear on the general election ballot in the fall.