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Today's News

  • Alleged counterfeiter arrested after trying for a second round

    Even as police studied security camera footage that showed the faces of suspects allegedly passing counterfeit bills at the Eminence McDonald’s to identify those involved, one suspect returned to the fast food restaurant May 8 to try again, according to Eminence Police Chief Kevin Kemper.

  • Bus monitor pleads to sex acts charge

    A former Henry County Public Schools (HCPS) employee entered an Alford plea in Henry County Circuit Court Thursday to resolve the sex abuse charges against her.
    Tara Nutter, who was employed by HCPS as a bus monitor beginning in August of 2015, was accused of engaging in sex acts with an 18-year-old male student. However, the charges did not stem from that relationship, which was allegedly consensual, but from the fact that Nutter and the student engaged in those sex acts while on the school bus where other students under the age of 16 could have witnessed them.

  • Public Records, May 10, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Robert John O’Connor, 49, Pewee Valley — arrested May 2 at Hillsboro Road by Trooper Brown for DUI, first; possession of an open alcohol beverage container in motor vehicle when prohibited; and failure to maintain required insurance

    Dylan J. Hale, 22, Madison, Ind. — arrested May 3 at 160 Citation Lane by Trooper Lauck for a non-payment of fines, fugitive warrant

  • Local Buzz, May 10, 2017

    Church Activities

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

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

    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

    Civic Organizations

  • Bills passed to protect first responders

    When a police officer, sheriff deputy, firefighter or emergency medical services worker dies in the line of duty, the entire community — indeed, the entire state of Kentucky — comes together to mourn the loss. 

  • Murray's grand slam propels Cats past KCD

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats were cruising at home May 2 against the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats when the wheels came off defensively in the top of the sixth inning. Fortunately, the Wildcats still had two at bats left and Daniel Murray made up for the defensive flaws with a grand slam home run in the bottom of the sixth to help his team to 12-8 win.

  • Lady Cats beat Simon Kenton, Lady Demons

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Independence May 2 to take on the Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers and came away with a 10-2 win.

    After a scoreless first inning the Lady Cats broke out for five runs in the second inning. They added two more in the third and three in the fourth to lead 10-0.

    Simon Kenton scored an unearned run in the fifth and another unearned run in the sixth.

  • Peyton finishes 7th in Sun Belt

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School graduate MacKenzie Peyton finished her sophomore season of golf at South Alabama with her best collegiate performance to date as she shot even par on the last two days of the Sun Belt Conference tournament to finish tied for seventh place.

    Peyton shot 76 on the opening day of the tournament and then recorded 72 on each of the two remaining days.

  • Shepherd signs with Midway

    sports@hclocal.com

    Henry County High School senior Kelsey Shepherd signed a letter of intent to play for Midway University’s softball team next season.

    Shepherd currently plays centerfield for the Lady Cats. Shepherd is batting .361 with 13 runs scored and 11 RBIs. She is four for four in steal attempts. Shepherd has not committed an error in 20 chances this season and has thrown out four base runners.

  • FCA visits Drennon Christian

    Students in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter at Kenwood Station Elementary School in Crestwood recently visited Drennon Christian Church, where one of their teachers, Corey Beatty, also serves as pastor. “A little over 20 of our kids came to lead worship,” Beatty said. “With them and their families, we had around three times our normal attendance, with a lunch afterwards.” The FCA group recently received the FCA Elementary Huddle of the Year Award, Beatty added. After three years, the FCA has a membership of 241 students.