Today's News

  • Briefs: Lisa's Christmas Closet opens Dec. 16

     Planners need local information for survey

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    The University of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging needs input from Henry County residents to plan future services, according to a news release.

  • HCPS details weather closing information

    The decision to cancel school for inclement weather follows careful consideration by many representatives of Henry County Public Schools over an extended amount of time in conjunction with neighboring school districts, city, county and state road departments, local meteorologists and sometimes national weather experts, according to a news release.

  • Campbellsburg holds snowflake pageant during wintery snap

     While wintery weather interfered with travel outside, especially on nearby Interstate 71, organizers proceeded with the Snowflake Pageant as part of Campbellsburg Light Up Dec. 9 in the comfort of the community center. 

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  • Skills from a steel mill transfer well to a long arm quilter

     Having a precise skill from working at a steel mill for four decades transferred well to Roy Lee Lewis’ recent endeavor, Shooting Star Quilts, in which he shares duties with wife Barbara.

  • Young honored for 50 years with PFD

    The Pleasureville Fire Department recently christened its station after a volunteer who has responded to emergencies for five decades.

    A brand new, bright red sign bolted over the garage bays spells out in yellow letters the facility will now be known as the Wm. Rodney Young Fire Station.


  • Going to Rosine

    A local artist began painting the father of bluegrass music because her family history intertwined with his. Now, Malissa Beatty will contribute a mural to the Bill Monroe Museum to help commemorate his legacy.

    An organizer of the museum saw previous pieces Beatty painted of Monroe and reached out to her with a request to create a mural featuring the famous musician with his extended family at his homeplace in Rosine.

  • Volunteers make sacrifices to serve their community

    A few community members typically carry the water for the rest of us. I’m thinking specifically about the community’s need for volunteers to “staff” local fire departments.

    At the risk of repeating myself in praise of firefighters, here I go again.

    There’s no need to pose a hypothetical question about why so few folks step up to protect their friends and neighbors.

  • Getting and giving the best Christmas present

    When my sister and I were young, we played church. 

    Church was what we knew. We went to church twice on Sunday and again on Wednesday. 

    Most of our friends were from church, and almost all the parties we attended were parties connected with church. 

  • Public records for Dec. 13, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Samantha Wilson, 22, Sulphur — arrested Dec. 4 at Eddie Road, Sulphur, by Trooper Smith for a warrant

    Melissa Woods, 32, Paris — arrested Dec. 4 at Phillip Avenue, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Smith for a warrant

    Melissa Young, 32, Paris — arrested Dec. 4 at Phillip Avenue, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Smith for a warrant

  • iLead Academy sets up a holiday-themed pop-up shop on Dec. 14

    iLEAD Academy is hosting its first-ever pop up shop on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m., according to a news release.
    For the past several weeks, students have been creating a variety of hand-made, holiday-themed items that will be available for purchase the night of the pop up shop.
    All proceeds from sales will go towards students’ expenses for various educational field trips at iLEAD.
    Faculty and staff came up with the idea when brainstorming ideas for a winter fundraiser.