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Today's News

  • PSA, silent film earn STLP awards for Henry County media students

    Henry County media students won State Student Technology Leadership Program awards after sharing their cinematic vision in the educational contest.
    Izabelle Miller and Justice Kirk entered their haunting public service announcement against teen drinking and driving and took first place.
    Terralynn Smith, Bo Wagner, Frankie Taylor and Rachel Vegh won second place in features for “The Vamp and The Falcon,” a silent film homage that follows a gangster-and-moll couple who victimize an unsuspecting bartender.

  • Marching On

    The top family team from the 2014 March for Babies in Greater Louisville will take steps to have an even greater impact on the March of Dimes fundraiser again this year.
    The Perrys of Eminence will participate in the May 9 event at the Big Four Lawn in Louisville’s Waterfront Park. This signals Aimee Perry’s ninth year of participating in many March of Dimes activities, after her first son, Ryan, was born prematurely in 2006.

  • Barring a miracle, post office could close

    The most famous U.S. Post Office in Henry County will close, but at least one person is holding out for a miracle.
    Many holiday revelers from near and far have sought out the special Christmas postmark from Bethlehem, Ky., since it started in the 1940s. That’s only one of the ways the community post office is special, said Charles Spencer Wood, who serves as postmaster relief there.

  • New Castle may hike fees for some

    Business owners in the city of New Castle may soon be asked to pay a little more for their annual business licenses, but certain types of businesses may be required to pay considerably more.

  • It's time to legalize industrial hemp
  • In recognition of local 911 dispatchers

    National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, April 12-18, was established by the United States Congress in 1991 to recognize the dedicated professionals who link the public to emergency services.  

     The Kentucky State Police-Post 5 is taking this opportunity to create public awareness of the important services delivered 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year by our emergency communications personnel. 

  • Consider adoption for your next furry friend

    For as long as I can remember, we’ve had a dog in our home. 

    Hobo, a small, fluffy mixed breed dog, is the first dog I can remember in my life. We lived in Campbellsburg across the old wooden bridge, and Hobo would walk to town with us to the store for a soda during the summer.

  • Local Buzz, April 15, 2015

    Church Activities

    Sligo Baptist Church, North 42 Loop in Pendleton, will host Handshakes and Pancakes on April 18 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast of coffee, juice, milk, eggs, cheesy grits, pancakes, bacon and sausage will be served free until 10:30 a.m.

  • Public Records, April 15, 2015

    EPD Arrests

    Michael M. Durman, 32, Eminence — arrested April 7 by Officer Jones at North Penn for alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offence, and violation of condition of release April 8

    Richard Holcomb, 25, Eminence — arrested April 8 by Officer Jones at Short Street  for trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree (heroin)

  • Wildcats squeeze by Moore

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were slated to host a weeklong tournament last week but ended up settling for one day of games as rains wiped out the rest of the Wildcat Spring Break Classic.

    In the final game of the day on April 6 the Wildcats pulled out a victory in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Moore Mustangs.