Today's News

  • Local Buzz, April 27, 2016

    Church Activities and Services

    First Presbyterian Church is hosting a Bible study each Wednesday at 1 p.m. using the old Andy of Mayberry T.V. show.  For more, contact Terry Johnson at onepres@bellsouth.net or call 502-845-4132. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Civic Organizations

  • Public Records, April 27, 2016

    Grand Jury Indictments, April 2016

    James S. McGaughey, DOB 10/11/1978 – theft by unlawful taking under $10,000, controlled substance

    Lisa McGaughey, DOB 04/26/1976 - theft by unlawful taking under $10,000, controlled substance

    Randy K. Hedges, DOB 07/09/1981, Crestwood – possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (methamphetamine)

  • Prepare to defend yourself against ticks this season

    By Levi Berg, Agriculture Agent, Henry County Extension

    I hope everyone had an excellent first week of turkey season, but I’m sure a few hunters had the same experience as me on opening day. 

  • What you need to know if you get a letter from the IRS

    Each year, the IRS mails millions of notices and letters to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. If you receive correspondence from them here are some tips that they want you to be aware of:

    Don’t panic. You can usually deal with a notice simply by responding to it.

    Most IRS notices are about federal tax returns or tax accounts. Each notice has specific instructions, so read your notice carefully because it will tell you what you need to do.

  • Junior historians obtain flag
  • At session's end several new laws hit the books

    Legislative sessions tend to be remembered for just a handful of new laws, and this year’s, which ended April 15, is no different.

    The budget was understandably the most prominent, with its chief highlight being the significant amount of new money the General Assembly put toward the unfunded liabilities of our public retirement systems.

  • Not all medications can or should be stopped 'cold turkey'

    By Drane Stephens, Eminence Apothecary

    I often get question about the proper way to stop taking a medication. 

    How to stop a medicine isn’t always clear-cut and generally depends on dose, duration of therapy, reason for stopping, etc. 

    But using a “start slow to go low” approach can usually help limit discontinuation symptoms or other problems for patients. 

  • HCHS track competes at NCKC, St. X


    Cameron Johnson won the long jump and triple jump to lead the Henry County track team to a third place finish at the North Central Kentucky Conference Championships at Walton-Verona April 19.

    Johnson set a personal record in the long jump with a leap of 20 feet, 6.5 inches, which put him nearly a foot ahead of his closest competitor.

    In the triple jump Johnson beat Owen

    County’s Carson by six inches with a leap of 40 feet, seven inches.

  • Student recognized
  • News Briefs, April 27, 2016

    KSP Encourages Citizens to Turn in Unused RX Drugs During National ‘Take Back’ Program

    Kentucky State Police (KSP) is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on April 30 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets.  Collection activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in every KSP Post area across the state.