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Today's News

  • Campbellsburg Elementary serves up soup with seuss
  • Second suspect in Feb. 26 shooting caught

    A second suspect in a Feb. 26 shooting in Henry County was located in central Indiana after tips came into the Kentucky State Police Post 5, according to a KSP spokesman.
    Authorities sought Marvin Abrego, 35, of La Grange after an incident on L’Esprit Parkway.

  • Bryant to serve on state board

    Allan Bryant has been appointed to serve on the Agriculture Water Quality Authority Board, according to information from the governor’s office.
    Allan Bryant, of Eminence, is a farmer. Bryant shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 1, 2020. He will represent the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Opening time for 18 Main Street

    When a tractor-trailer delivered the first load of food to the new 18 Main Street in New Castle, it drew an almost immediate reaction from one neighbor.
    Even as the delivery man hauled in boxes of supplies on a dolly, parked out front because there’s no entryway in the rear of the building, Debbie Wright answered the phone for the pub-style eatery with the full bar.
    “‘Does this mean you’re serving lunch today?” she repeated the question she heard, laughing.

  • School lunchrooms may rustle up some local beef

    Local farmer and entrepreneur David Neville recently rewrote his recipe for his beef hot dogs to make them palatable for schools, served for the first time Feb. 28 at Henry County High and Middle.
    With the cooperation of Henry County Public Schools’ nutrition director, Sidney Rothenburger, Neville stood at the beginning of the line and encouraged high school students to try the “School Dawgs” for a taste test.
    Once they had a chance to eat, Neville floated around the cafeteria tables, asking for their reactions.

  • Eminence Education Foundation dinner supports classroom work
  • Grand jury issues indictment in Odd Fellows theft

    The Henry County grand jury recently indicted a member of the Eminence Odd Fellows chapter, a 59-year-old Pleasureville man, on a charge of theft by unlawful taking.
    The indictment accuses Richard D. Rynes of the theft, alleging “he unlawfully took or exercised control over the movable property of the Odd Fellows Club, the value of the property being greater than $10,000 but less than $1,000,000.”

  • Pleasureville author pens third history book, ‘Cropper Reflections’

    “Cropper Reflections” is a collection of stories and pictures related to the small, country hamlet of Cropper, which is in the northeast corner of Shelby County, according to a news release.  Stories date back to the first settlers who came to this part of Kentucky in the 1780s.  
    These stories are illustrated by numerous photographs furnished by Cropper natives from as far back as the 1800s, the release said.