Today's News

  • EIS puts in bid on DeliPlus

    In the midst of an historic renovation, Eminence Independent Schools received new information that might drastically change its scope of work for one aspect of the project.
    Recently, EIS Superintendent Buddy Berry learned the proposed 2,200 square-foot expansion and renovation of the Warrior Activity Center would require the installation of a firewall to the tune of an additional $50,000.
    “There are unforeseen parts of a job,” Berry said. “Change orders like that happen.”

  • Portrait of the artist

    Filmmakers plan to paint an inspiring portrait of the artist who, after he left Campbellsburg, created a new form of art from his personal struggles.
    “Lineillism” resulted from the toll a stroke and shingles took on Jim “J.C.” Hall’s health, which impaired his vision for a time, causing him to see everything in lines.  

  • Campbellsburg Day signals center’s launch

    Attendees of Campbellsburg Day on June 20 will have additional cause to celebrate with the official opening of the city’s community center.
    With the completion of work on Campbellsburg Station and the pavilion, the community center’s launch will mean increased activities for citizens young and old. It seemed appropriate to recognize this milestone at the city’s big summer celebration.

  • CES and WaterStep fight disease, save lives

    With dirty water causing illness and death in developing countries, students at Campbellsburg Elementary have stepped in to help find a solution.
    Partnering with WaterStep.org in Louisville, an organization which has helped bring over 46 million gallons of safe water to 23 countries, the students collected 182 pairs of shoes to donate to the cause. Fifth-grade members of the Campbellsburg Student Council turned over several bags of shoes to WaterStep volunteer Bob Holden of Sulphur May 29.

  • Animals for Learning held at Henry High

    Henry County High School agriculture students in grades 9 through 11 became the teachers when they presented information from their own projects to sixth-graders from the middle school at Animals for Learning on May 29. According to ag teacher Lindsey Davie, her students must have a project with an animal at home. The ag students set up 1.5-minute presentations with horses, dogs, chickens, turtles, goats and more. Each of the stations posed a simple question to the sixth-graders, such as how many eggs can a chicken lay a year, or how many babies can a rabbit have?

  • Patriotic Festival to honor WWII vets

    Though the New Castle Patriotic Festival will offer a parade, food, arts, crafts and music on June 13, the real attraction will be the 25 World War II veterans in attendance.
    Organizers hope that people will come out and use the opportunity to honor these veterans on this 70th anniversary year of the end of the second World War, according to Jeff Thoke, New Castle’s Main Street manager and one of the festival’s organizers.

  • KSP Honors Lyell

    La Grange resident Whitney Lyell (center) received a valedictorian certificate from Kentucky State Police Lt. Col. Brad Bates (right) and Law Enforcement Training Instructor Jason Long (left) during graduation ceremonies for the sixth class of the KSP Telecommunications Academy in Frankfort on May 22. A telecommunicator at KSP 5 in Campbellsburg, Lyell completed the six-week course with an overall grade point average of 99 percent. She is the daughter of Darrel and Cami Lyell of Sulphur.

  • DAVA Elects new officers
  • Primary outcome unchanged

    Henry County vote totals did not change during a recanvass requested by two statewide candidates in close Primary Election races.
    Henry County Board of Elections officials and interested onlookers gathered in the office of Henry County Clerk Shanda Archer May 28 to watch the recanvass in two races from the May 19 primary election for Kentucky governor and commissioner of the agriculture.

  • Wreck kills Pendleton man

    John Hoffman, 73 of Pendleton, was killed in a car accident at the 35-mile marker on I-71 North Sunday afternoon.
    According to KSP, the vehicle was towing a boat on a trailer when the trailer began swaying. The driver, Mark Baldwin, 52 of La Grange, lost control of the vehicle and it overturned in the median.
    Hoffman, a passenger in the car, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, KSP said. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Henry County Coroner Jimmy Pollard.