Today's News

  • Save money while shopping at the Henry County Farmers Market

    Our Henry County Farmers’ Market is getting in full swing and more farmers will soon arrive as the produce begins to ripen!
    Our market is located on the Henry County Courthouse lawn in New Castle on Wednesday and Saturday mornings and will accept WIC and Senior Farmers Market Coupons.  
    As you visit the market it can be tempting to overspend due to all the abundant, fresh produce and other homemade items available, but shopping the market doesn’t have to be expensive.

  • 4-H campers: ‘May the Clover be with You’

    This summer, Henry County 4-Hers recently enjoyed a fun filled week at Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp.  
    The Henry County group of 166 campers, teens and adults joined forces with Shelby and Pulaski counties to fill the campground to capacity for a total of 366.  
    The theme for the week was “May the Clover be With You.” Campers enjoyed canoeing, fishing, pontooning, archery, riflery, swimming, low ropes, high ropes, crafts and nature.  

  • Collier is enjoying his internship at Physical Therapy Plus

    Billie Collier is doing an internship through the Kentucky Youth Career Center (KYCC) at Physical Therapy Plus in Eminence, according to information from Program Manager Renee Walters.
    This while majoring in sports medicine as a senior at Union College in Barbourville. The 2014 Henry County High School graduate also made the dean’s list for his past two semesters at college.

  • Summer offers concerts, jousting, reading and a harvest festival

    By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • News briefs for June 21, 2017

    Campbellsburg Day is set for June 24
    Campbellsburg Day, set for June 24, will offer a full day of fun for the community to celebrate, according to city officials.
    Public events will begin at 11 a.m. with the parade on Main Street, as well as a car show.
    Music and entertainment will kick off at noon with the Calvary Heirs Band, followed by the County Kickers at 2 p.m., the Cross River Band at 2:30 p.m., Mr. Mustache the Magician at 4:30 p.m. and at 5 p.m. Red Eyed Charlie Band.

  • Public Records, June 14, 2017

    KSP Arrests

    Paul Rankin, 50 of Pleasureville – arrested June 5 on Happy Ridge Road by Trooper Smith for burglary, first; public intoxication, controlled substance; and resisting arrest

    Edward Ayres, 36 – arrested June 5 at 4710 Bethlehem Road by Trooper Brewer for possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (cocaine); possession of marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Local Buzz, June 14, 2017

    Church Activities

    Drennon Christian Church will host two Bible studies through the summer: “Women of the Bible” for the ladies, based on the book, and “Western Superstars” for the men, based on seven classic western movies. Wednesday nights at 6 p.m., with potluck.

  • Republicans hold Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

    The Henry County Republican Party (HCPR) held its annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner this past Saturday. 

  • New legislation protects gun rights

    The Second Amendment is in the news a lot these days. It should be. It’s an important part of our nation’s history. 

  • You can get a lot for just 75 cents!

    Wednesday afternoons at the Local office are usually quiet; that is unless we’ve had some delivery issues.

    Occasionally, subscribers call in very frustrated and upset because they did not receive their newspaper. For many, it’s part of their routine and when the paper doesn’t reach them – either in their mailbox or at their favorite retail outlet – their routine is completely compromised.