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Today's News

  • Public Records, August 5, 2015

    KSP arrests

    Robert N. Dattilo, 31, LaGrange — arrested July 29 at LaGrange Road, Sulphur, by Trooper Ferris for DUI 1st; license to be in possession; operating a motor vehicle with one headlight

    Rodney Clark Jr., 28, Louisville — arrested Aug. 1 at I-71 36 MM NB, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Stucker for execution of a warrant

  • Crime report shows Kentucky remains one of the safest states in the nation

    For decades now, Kentucky State Police has annually compiled a comprehensive look at crime across the commonwealth, giving the public and law enforcement alike a much clearer picture of the challenges we face.

    The reports come out each summer and pull together data from local and state agencies, highlighting both short- and long-term trends.  

  • Why did the turtle cross the road?

    I was in a hurry to get somewhere, as usual. I was waiting rather impatiently for the light to change so I could get on my way. Little did I know I would witness the happy ending of a life and death situation.

    I was sitting in the coveted pole position at the light of a four-way intersection. From my vantage point, I could see that when the turning traffic cleared the next light, I would have smooth sailing to my destination.

  • Local Buzz, August 5, 2015

    Church Activities and Services

    Sulphur Christian Church will throw a “Back2School Bash” Aug. 7 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with free food, games, prizes and music to kick off the new school year. This event will double as a Blessings in a Backpack food and fundraiser to benefit Campbellsburg Elementary students. The event is free but, donations will be accepted. 

  • Maddie Hensley wins HCIT golf tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Lady Cats’ golf team hosted the Henry County Invitational Tournament Monday at the Henry County Country Club after opening the season Saturday in the Lady Rocket Invitational. The team showed dramatic improvement on their home course just two days after teh first tournament.

    Maddie Hensley improved by 15 strokes to win the tournament with a 71.

  • College Update: Fischer thrives at Campbellsville

    sports@hclocal.com

    Former Henry County High School track athlete Cathryn Fischer continued her career this year at Campbellsville University where she ran the 400-meter hurdles for the Tigers.

    Fischer, who ran the 300-meter hurdles in high school as well as competing in the long jump and the 4x400-meter relay, finished second in the Mid-South Conference Championships in her inaugural season of running the longer distance.

  • Storm Down Spartans

    sports@hclocal.com

    After three consecutive close losses, the Kentucky Storm got back to winning ways Saturday as they defeated the visiting Kentucky Spartans at Bicknell Park in New Albany in a game that was closer than the final score indicated.

    The Storm got a huge break to open the game when the Spartans fumbled on their first play from scrimmage. But they couldn’t take advantage and the Spartans made them pay on their second possession.

    The Spartans drove down field and scored on a five-yard pass play to make it 6-0.

  • Keeping it in the family

    sports@hclocal.com

    Savannah Bramblett will be at the helm of the Eminence Warriors’ volleyball program this season. Bramblett was an assistant coach with the team last season.

    She graduated from Eminence High School in 2011.

    After graduation, Bramblett worked at Joy’s Learning Center where she started as an assistant teacher and worked her way up to head teacher of a preschool class before the Center shut down this spring.

    “I truly have a passion for working with kids,” Bramblett said.

  • 4-H members win state communications awards

    By Cathy Toole

     

  • Aug. 2 to 8 is National Farmers Market Week

    USDA Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 2 through Aug. 8, 2015, as “National Farmers Market Week.” This year marks the 16th annual National Farmers Market Week in honor of the important role that farmers markets play in local economies. Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate thousands of our nation’s farmers markets, the farmers and ranchers who make them possible and the communities that host them.