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Today's News

  • Lady Cat golfers open with two tourneys

    The Henry County Lady Cats golf team opened the season July 30 with a trip to Weissinger Hills in Shelbyville to play in the Shelby County Lady Rocket Invitational.

     

    It was a tough day for golf with hot weather and a two-hour rain delay that left the course with running water in places.

    The Lady Cats finished 11th out of 17 teams in the tournament with a four-person score of 416.

  • Michael Brent still inspires FFM organizers

    The Friends for Michael Spinal Cord Injury Organization had humble beginnings. The group came together to help a local person who suffered a severe spinal cord injury after an accident on I-71 near Buckner.

    Michael Brent was 18 years old at the time and about to begin his college career as a student-athlete at Campbellsville College.

  • Taking Kentucky's temperature: How we rank in U.S.

    Kentucky received some welcome news last month when a national study found that no state had a smaller gap when comparing the high school graduation rates of students from low- and higher-income families.

    The average gap across the country stands at 15 percent, but it’s just 1 percent here in the commonwealth.  In fact, our low-income students graduate at a higher rate than the overall national average, something only five other states can say.

  • Value-added ag venture adds to economic prosperity

    Even as tobacco has declined, agriculture still seems to be a major area of growth for Henry County and its economy.

    The afterglow of the Henry County Fair and all the hustle and bustle behind the recent Harvest Showcase probably contributed to this impression, but it seems like most of the favorable attention the county receives stems from agriculturally related topics and products.

  • Local Buzz, August 10, 2016

    Church Activities

    The Point Pleasant Christian Church Youth annual ice cream social will be held Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. with music at 6 p.m. by Brandon Watkins. A love offering will be accepted.

  • Public Records, August 10, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Thien Do, 25, Louisville — arrested Aug. 4 at Interstate 71, 36 mile marker northbound, by Trooper Hedges for DUI, first

    Jody Downey, 20, Pleasureville — arrested Aug. 5 at Main Street, Pleasureville, by Trooper Hunter for DUI under 21

    Adler Derossett, 50, Pleasureville — arrested Aug. 6 at Bethlehem Road by Trooper Sturgill for assault, fourth, domestic

  • Zoeller pleads to having sex with minor

    Leo Zoeller admitted he had sexual intercourse and engaged in oral sex with an 11-year-old victim when he pleaded guilty to amended charges last Thursday in Oldham County Circuit Court.
    In March of 2014, Zoeller was arrested and charged with three counts of incest, rape in the first degree, two counts of first-degree sodomy and two counts of sexual abuse in the first degree, all with a victim under the age of 12, Class A felonies.

  • NCES meet and greet hailed as a success

    New Castle Elementary School held its meet and greet Aug. 1, and Prinicipal Tara McMahan called it a complete success with more than 400 in attendance. “It was a perfect start to the school year,” she said. Students went back to school for the year Aug. 10.

  • Kinderstart helps new students make the transition to NCES
  • Brewer recognized for safety efforts

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) recently honored 146 law enforcement officers from 125 agencies across the Commonwealth, including a trooper from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg, for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles, according to a news release.
    The honoree from the sixth district was Trooper Barrett Brewer.