Today's News

  • The ongoing fight against addiction

    “If this could happen to my family, this could happen to any family,” said Kim Hinkel of her experience with drug abuse. “Addiction can happen to anyone at anytime.”

  • New poultry restrictions

    In the last few weeks, avian influenza was detected twice in Tennessee and once in Kentucky, and because of this the Kentucky State Veterinarian has placed movement restrictions for poultry within the state and coming into the state. 

    Below is the information that was sent to the agriculture extension agents from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture Office of the State Veterinarian.

  • Help others dream, spring clean and pack a pistol

    Second Wind Dreams

    Our local Second Wind Dreams program has been in existence since 2006 and has provided 390 dreams for residents of New Castle Nursing and Rehab.  

    We are currently doing a program called Music and Memory that provides personalized music to the residents, and we are in need of gently used or new iPods and also iTunes cards.  

  • Test your agriculture knowledge

    Spring has a lot of different meanings to people including the season’s first flowers, awakening of the trees and an overall sense of renewal. 

    It’s also the time farmers and gardeners across the United States begin planting some of the season’s first crops. 

  • Local Buzz, March 29, 2017

    Church Activities

    Lifetouch will be at Cropper Baptist Church Christian Life Center offering family portraits for the community.  Everyone will get a free 8 by10 photo with the option of placing orders for additional portraits.  This will take place on April 11 and 12 from 2 to 9 p.m.  Contact Sandy Powell at (502) 220-3322 for more information or to set up and appointment time.

  • Public Records, March 29, 2017

    Grand Jury Indictments, March 2017

    Jason D. Webster, DOB 07/14/1974, Turners Station – possession of a controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine); public intoxication; and criminal trespass, third degree

    Randall E. Carman, II, DOB 08/20/1994, Pleasureville – manslaughter, first degree

  • What do you want to be when you grow up?


    On March 24, Campbellsburg Elementary School hosted a career day with 17 different speakers to enlighten students about their choices of employment when they grow up. Careers represented included emergency medical technicians, a blogger, a horticulturalist, a dog trainer, a hairdresser, a social worker, a police officer, a forensic pediatric nurse, an eye doctor, a dentist, a college administrator, an animal control officer, a family court judge, a CT tech and a banker.

  • School briefs, March 29, 2017

    Free GED testing

    The Henry County Adult Education center will officer free GED testing to Henry County residents until May 31, according to a news release. 

    For more information or to sign up, call (502) 686-0724 or visit the adult ed center at Eminence Christian Church.  

    The center is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to  7 p.m.


    Hawkins wins scholarship

  • Local restaurant employees recognized for performance
  • Henry County winning the numbers game

    Please excuse the following column as I see an opportunity to indulge my numbers nerd side.

    The Kentucky State Data Center recently sent out updated population estimates based on the work of the U.S. Census Bureau, and it points to a continuing resilience in Henry County. 

    Exactly half of Kentucky’s 120 counties shrank population-wise and Casey County remained the same. Henry County can count itself among the 59 counties that gained population between 2015 and 2016.