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Today's News

  • CFR mourns loss of McBride

    By Kristen Lowry

    KLowry@hclocal.com

    A Campbellsburg firefighter died in what officials say is the first line-of-duty death of a firefighter in the county. 

    Thomas McBride, 60, died of an apparent heart attack while participating in search and rescue training in Campbellsburg Thursday night. 

    McBride had spent 14 years serving as a firefighter for three different departments, including ten years at Campbellsburg Fire and Rescue.

  • Man suspected of luring local teen for sex

    A 36-year-old St. Matthews man has been charged with trying to procure a minor for sex, after a citizen intervened in a recent situation at Coach D Park in Eminence, according to Eminence Police Chief Kevin Kemper.

    Vien Chi Lam is being held at Oldham County Jail while the investigation continues.

  • Honoring firefighters for their willingness to serve

    There’s lots going on in Henry County, but I wanted to take a few moments to talk about the sacrifices that volunteer firefighters make for their communities.

    I didn’t know Campbellsburg Fire Department volunteer Thomas P. McBride, so I’m poorly qualified to discuss his life.

  • Local Buzz for Aug. 30, 2017

     Church Activities

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 10076 Hwy. 421 N. in Milton.

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Public record for Aug. 30, 2017

    Grand jury indictments

    Telsa A. Owens, DOB 8/16/1992, Smithfield — possession of a controlled substance, first degree, fentanyl; and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Building bridges in education
  • Perfect record: McIntosh recognized for habitual attendance

    He didn’t always want to get up and go to school, but Devin McIntosh understood how important his attendance would be in the classroom, as he applied to colleges and as he prepares to move into the workforce, according to a Henry County Public Schools news release.

  • FBLA members staff the Henry County booth at the state fair

    Henry County High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members Caitlin Beutel and Nikki Perkinson staffed the Henry County booth for the Pride of the Counties exhibition at the Kentucky State Fair last week. Along with FBLA sponsor and HCHS business teacher Barney Sutley, Beutel and  Perkinson greeted visitors to the booth and provided information about Henry County to all who stopped by.

  • A creative use for apples

    As summer comes to a close and as September approaches, the Henry County Farmers Market sees a shift in fresh produce. Not only does fall bring corn mazes, squash and pumpkins, it is also a perfect time to visit the farmers market for fall produce like apples. 

  • Time for a review of grain bin safety

    Grain crop harvest is just around the corner. I love seeing the combines and grain carts working hard to have all grain out of the field. In many cases, a large sum of grain is stored in large grain bins until shipped for sale. Grain bins are extremely beneficial, but can be extremely dangerous.