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Today's News

  • Public Record for the Week of Feb. 26

    Sheriff Arrests

    David Webster, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/18.

    Justin Rankin, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson 2/20.

    KSP Arrests

    John W. Nichols, 25, of La Grange was arrested on 2/17 on I-71 at mile marker 32 southbound in Campbellsburg by Trooper Hindman and charged with DUI 1st; speeding 20 MPH over the limit; failure to produce insurance card.

    Tonya L. Simpson, 35, of Bedford was arrested on 2/18 at Pendleton Road in Sulphur by Trooper Lauck and charged with dUI 1st-aggravated; no registration plates; improper equipment.

  • Forum: Awareness about heroin problem

    By Kenny Colston

    Landmark Community News Service

    A coalition made up of school, criminal justice and health professionals are hosting a forum to increase awareness of heroin in Oldham and surrounding counties.

    Heroin Hits Home: Our Community’s Response will take place on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. in the North Oldham High School Auditorium.

  • Black History: Schoolhouse’s future uncertain

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Eight black schoolhouses once operated in Henry County and now only three of those structures survive.

    The Campbellsburg schoolhouse on First Street doesn’t function, like the remaining two, as a residential property and its future remains uncertain.

  • Snow days impact EIS Board’s amendment to calendar

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    Lessons learned during this year’s inclement weather will be applied to planning for next year’s school calendar, according to Eminence Independent Schools Superintendent Buddy Berry.

    “Eminence Schools will be better off in the future due to the snow days we’ve had this year,” Berry said at the district’s most recent school board meeting.

  • Drug arrest roundup

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Law enforcement officers arrested James McFarland, 31, of Sulphur Wednesday, Feb. 19 as part of a four-month undercover drug investigation.

    The U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force, Kentucky State Police, Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and the Carrollton Police Department arrested McFarland in a drug roundup spanning Henry, Trimble, Carroll and Oldham counties. Officers served 24 arrest warrants for indictments on drug trafficking charges involving prescription narcotics, heroin and methamphetamine.

  • P’ville man threatens center

    By Tom Barr

    Landmark Community News Service

    A domestic dispute has led to the arrest of a Pleasureville man.

    Randall Eugene Carman, 43, was taken into custody on Wednesday without incident by the Kentucky State Police and the Christian County Sheriff’s Department.

    The arrest came after Carman had allegedly made threats directed at the staff of the Bullitt Alternative Center, located behind Bullitt Central High School.

  • Trusting Life

    By Brad Bowman
    editor@hclocal.com

    Ethan Zoeller will celebrate a two-year anniversary this Thursday. Not for his birthday, but for receiving a transplant that saved his life.

    When Shane and Carmine Zoeller looked at the results of an ultrasound and they knew something wasn’t right with their unborn child. Their son’s stomach wasn’t processing material and blockage was occurring somewhere.

  • Fiscal Court gets boost of excess fees despite budget disagreements

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Despite differing opinions on the Henry County Sheriff’s Budget, fiscal court received excess fees over the budgeted amount from the sheriff’s office in addition to excess fees from the Henry County Clerk in February’s meeting.

    Henry County Clerk Juanita Lashley’s office reported $3,176,394.57 total generated revenue for 2013 and presented the court with $96,846.14 in excess fees.

  • Enough talking, let’s do something

    By Joe Yates

    I am issuing a challenge. Instead of simply talking about Black History month, let’s do something about it.

  • Lady Cats Crush Seneca 61-22

    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Seneca on Saturday afternoon and were clicking on all cylinders as they ran away from the Red Hawks for a 61-22 victory.

    The game opened with Henry County going on a 10-0 run led by four points from Haley Bramblett and a basket each from Cheyenne Clark, Colleen Coomes and Shelby Mullins.

    Seneca finally got on the scoreboard on a putback with 4:36 left in the opening period. The Lady Cats led after one period by a score of 14-3.