Today's News

  • New Castle tries again to drive out public nuisances

    Still facing wild, overgrown and cluttered properties after implementing a nuisance ordinance in 2015, the New Castle City Commission members may retool its rules to address a broader set of undesirable conditions.
    Commission members held a first reading of the amendments at the July 3 meeting. City Attorney Joe Yates noted the new proposal added 2.5 pages of definitions, outlines the conditions that can be declared nuisances and states the procedure the code enforcement officer can use to correct them.

  • Her Crowning Glory

    Jenna Jo Jeffries has always been a girly girl.
    “Jenna’s always been the little girl who walked around on the back porch in my high heels and little dresses, and she’d watch herself walk in the glass door of the porch,” said Jenna’s mother, Renee Jeffries.

  • Roberts resigns from Pleasureville

    Pleasureville City Commission will appoint a new representative within 30 days as a member recently resigned seven months into his term.
    During the commission meeting July 6, Mayor Rodney Young and City Attorney Bill Brammell acknowledged receiving a letter of resignation from Howard Roberts, who had been elected for the first time to the city commission last November.

  • Louisville man’s body found in Bates Lane field

    An autopsy may provide investigators with an indication why the body of a 59-year-old Louisville man was found June 30 in a field near Bates Lane in Henry County, according to the Kentucky State Police (KSP).
    KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a 911 call at approximately 7:45 p.m. reporting a deceased male in the field, found near a vehicle, according to Trooper Josh Lawson, a spokesman for the state police.

  • Local Buzz for July 12, 2017

    Church Activities

    Grubridge Community Church will host a hymn sing Saturday, July 15, at 7 p.m. with “South of Heaven” from Frankfort as the featured singers.


  • Public Record for July 12, 2017

    KSP arrests 

    Jason Moore, 38, Shelbyville — arrested July 3 at Ditto Lane by Trooper Smith for DUI, fourth; driving on a suspended license; possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, meth

    Kasey Dunaway, 34, Campbellsburg — arrested July 3 at 160 Citation Lane by Trooper Ferris for sexual abuse, second degree; and indecent exposure, first degree, first offense

  • Use these simple methods to get rid of your Japanese beetles

    Sometimes, I have requests about subjects for my articles, and this week I got one — Japanese beetle control. 

    These little critters have gotten into just about everything this year. 

    A Japanese beetle is a metallic green beetle, just under half an inch long, with copper-brown wing covers. 

    They also have small white spots around their wing covers and down their abdomen. 

  • These 4-Hers took home ribbons from the local fair

    I hope that many of you took the opportunity to visit the exhibit hall at the county fair last week.  

    There were a lot of great things there to see and I am always proud to showcase the work our 4-Hers have completed throughout the program year.  

  • Talent, green thumbs were on display at the Henry County Fair

     If you didn’t get the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall you missed a chance to see a lot of local Henry County talent.  There were 529 exhibits of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by 111 different individuals.  

  • The sun sets on another Henry County Fair