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Today's News

  • Health department tips for dealing with bedbugs

    With bed bugs continuing to cause infestations in Kentucky, the North Central District Health Department recommends a heightened level of awareness and action to get rid of the pests.
    Bed bugs are recognizable as having reddish-brown, oval-shaped, flattened bodies about a quarter of an inch long, according to information from the health department. Easily mistaken for ticks or roaches, bed bugs feed mostly at night on the blood of people and animals.

  • JROTC tackleS emergency medical aid scenario
  • AT&T gives to iLead ‘Maker Space’

    By Tim Hendrick
    Landmark News Service
    The AT&T Foundation and the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative have teamed up to extend the economic benefits of the maker movement across Kentucky’s I-71 corridor through the iLEAD Academy.

  • Leslie’s Pub to serve BBQ in NC

    Along with barbecue and hospitality, the founders of Leslie’s Pub hope the new business will help serve up more commerce to New Castle.
    Janet King came up with the idea to open the tavern at 18 S. Main Street with the full cooperation and support of Smoke Doctors’ Tony Moffett, who will supply the barbecue.

  • Troopers arrest 1 in pot bust

    A 47-year-old New Castle man was arrested on drug-related charges at his home Sept. 24 after the Kentucky State Police received an anonymous tip, according to a news release from KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg.
    Following up on the tip, troopers went to a home on Fallen Timber Road and that led to them obtaining a warrant to search inside.
    “During the search of the residence, approximately six pounds of processed marijuana, hundreds of imported seeds, scales, packaging and 25 mature marijuana plants were located,” according to the news release.

  • Interest building in Eminence

    Development and property management company Woda Group is seeking assistance from the Kentucky Housing Corporation to pursue a 40-unit apartment complex for seniors in Eminence. Vice President Tammy Stansbury says if Woda can land the state tax credits that could lead to a $5 million investment in the city.

  • Farm Bureau tips to avoid an unsafe fall

    As the seasonal harvest of row crops gets into full swing across the state, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) reminds farm workers to keep their combine engines clear and well-maintained before firing them up and heading out to the field, according to a KFB news release. Combine engine fires, while usually avoidable with regular upkeep and cleaning of these essential machines, are both dangerous and expensive.

  • Sports Briefs

    Bengals down Raiders

    The Campbellsburg Bengals JV team defeated the Trimble County Raiders 31-13 Saturday to move to 6-0 on the season.

    Nathan Corum, who rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns, led the Bengals offense. Ray Matthews also scored two touchdowns and Craig Cole scored on a conversion run.

    The offensive line of Wyatt Stivers, Vinny Linville, Kaleb Bullock, Lane Hancock, Alex Prewitt, Craig Cole and Bodey Lyons played well in the absence of starting quarterback Jordan King who broke his arm at school on Friday.

  • HCHS boys soccer falls to Rock Creek in PKs

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats soccer team was back in action with three games last week after a long layoff.

    On Sept. 21 the Wildcats visited Carroll County and played the Panthers on their new turf field. The Panthers defeated the Wildcats 10-0.

    The Panthers went on the attack early and often to get four goals in the opening half.

  • HCHS boys golf finish fifth in tourney

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County boys golf team traveled to Lindsey Wilson University Saturday to take part in the Indian Cup golf tournament. The Wildcats rebounded from a tough loss to Carroll County earlier in the week to finish fifth in a field of 12 teams.

    The Wildcats finished with a score of 359. Thomas Nelson won the tournament with a score of 324.

    Individually, Alex Hadden had a good day, shooting 76 to finish tied for third place in a field of 60 golfers.