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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Lady Cats have fun in the sun

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats finished their spring break trip to Destin with three wins and one loss after splitting their first two games on April 5 with Barren County and Apollo.

    HCHS 20 Corbin 2

    On April 6, the Lady Cats pounded out 20 hits and took advantage of five Corbin errors and six walks to score their highest run total of the year.

  • College update: Austin Young

    sports@hclocal.com

    Former Henry County Wildcat basketball player Austin Young recently finished his first season with the Thomas More Saints. Young played in 22 of the Saints’ 27 games this year and started in nine games during the middle of the season.

    Young’s freshman season started inauspiciously against Capital University. The Saints won the game 76-64 but Young did not see action.

    Young was struggling to adjust to college life and college basketball.