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Today's News

  • Robotics winners
  • Workforce coaching available at library

    Kentuckiana Works offers a wide array of career coaching services at the Henry County Public Library on Monday mornings, according to Micah Howard, the workforce development agency’s outreach coordinator and facilitator.
    Kentuckiana Works officials encouraged locals to obtain certified production technician training last fall in order to qualify for high paying jobs at GE as part of an outreach effort here. After that, Howard set up shop to meet with Henry County job seekers on a weekly basis.

  • Junior Historians compete at U of L
  • Tips to avoid common accidents that lead to poisoning

    Ever accidentally brushed your teeth with pain relief cream? If so, you’re not alone.
    You might think it’s mostly kids who are victims of accidental poisonings, but adults actually account for nearly half of the 60,000 calls to the Kentucky Regional Poison Control Center each year. Ashley Webb, director of the Kentucky Regional Poison Control Center and a board-certified clinical toxicologist, said many of those calls are from Kentuckians age 65 and older.
    Of those calls, 85 percent are for medication mistakes.

  • Two caregivers arrested in cases involving children

    A member of a Campbellsburg family now faces a charge of abuse, just weeks after her husband was accused of rape in an unrelated incident, according to the Kentucky State Police (KSP).
    Kathy Heitzman was charged with abuse March 15, after authorities and child protective services responded to a report about a child living in the household showing signs of injury, according to KSP’s Trooper Josh Lawson. This was one of two incidents just one day apart from each other in which local police responded to a report with child protective services and charged a caregiver.

  • Public Records, March 16, 2016

    Circuit Court Arraignments, March 2016

    Richard Holcomb – pleaded not guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (heroin)

    Michael Way – pleaded not guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree, first offense (heroin)

  • Veteran visits Frankfort
  • Fourth quarter surge, still waiting for budget

    Not only did Friday mark the end to another busy week in the Kentucky Senate, it also was day 46 of our 60-day legislative session. We are now in the proverbial “fourth quarter” when the House and the Senate must come together to get a victory for the state of Kentucky by passing a responsible budget. After 10 weeks we are still awaiting a key “assist” from our colleagues in the House in the form of a budget bill that has yet to pass the lower chamber.

  • Don't put off screening for another day

    A predicted 2,200 Kentuckians will find out they have colon cancer this year and more than 800 will die from the disease. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to practice recognition and ask ourselves, “What can we do to save lives?”

  • Local Buzz, March 16, 2016

    Church Activities

    St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in Eminence will celebrate the Triduum (Holy Week) Mass–Holy Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m.; Passion Reading- Good Friday March 25 at 7 p.m.; Easter Vigil- Holy Saturday March 26 at 8:30 p.m.; Mass- Easter Sunday, March 27 at 9:30 a.m.