Today's News

  • Ride to benefit baby Madison

    Last Days Motorcycle Ministry will hold a benefit bike ride on June 18 in an effort to support a Henry County family facing serious medical issues, according to a news release.
    Madison Grace, the month-old baby of Stephanie Mertz and Charles Miller, was born with a rare disease that affects one in 6,000 babies. A diagnosis of Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards Syndrome, usually results in death, but Madison is battling the disease.

  • DAV Auxiliary officers

    The Fourth District of the Kentucky Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary recently elected Jerry Cavanaugh to the post of district commander, according to a news release. Doug Noel was elected senior vice commander.  The Fourth District is comprised of Henry County and Northern Kentucky units.  Both men are members of the Henry County Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. For more information call (502) 222-4365 or visit Facebook/Henry County Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.

  • King: Crime in New Castle is ramping up

    About an hour before the most recent city commission meeting in New Castle, Bobby King saw a man peek into a neighbor’s windows then try to break into his garage.
    “In broad daylight, looking into people’s windows. I ran him off, but I know who he was and I called the police, too,” King told commissioners later that same day. “There’s no security. People I’ve talked to feel like we’re getting raped here in town, because we have no protection. What are you going to do for us?”

  • True Red, White and Blue

    By Jesse Harp and Melissa Blankenship

  • Lodge wants project to last for an eternity

    The New Castle Odd Fellows lodge wants new members to see the 144-year-old fraternal organization remain active well into the future.
    Known for its Homecoming parade and picnic each August, the Washington Lodge 1513 has another long-running project to protect — the operation and maintenance of a cemetery that dates back to October 1901, according to information from Margaret Daniel, a historian for the lodge.

  • Gunnell made Ali’s funeral arrangements

    By Jesse Harp


  • Arson charge draws an Alford plea

    By Jesse Harp


  • School briefs for June 15, 2016

    Ray will perform as a music ambassador
    One June 25, more than 200 student musicians will gather at the University of Louisville for five days of rehearsal and performances prior to departing to seven European countries for a 16-day tour as Kentucky Ambassadors of Music.
    Among them will be Hayley Ray, of Louisville, who is the daughter of John Nelson II, granddaughter of John and Gwen Nelson and great granddaughter of Martha and McCoy Tarry and LaVerne and J.W. Nelson.

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