Today's News

  • 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.

  • Campbellsburg recognizes students of the month
  • Authorities seeking hit-and-run driver who damaged Severn Creek bridge

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has closed the bridge over Severn Creek due to significant structural damage on several portions of the steel truss bridge due to an unidentified impact, according to a news release. 


    Alena and Garland Frazier of Eminence would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mariah Fennell of Bedford to Bradford Smith of Bedford, son of Janice and Wayne Smith of Bedford.

    The bride is a graduate of Eminence Independent Schools and Morehead State University. 

    The Groom is a graduate of Trimble County Schools and Jefferson Community College.


  • Wife charged with murder in Bentley’s death

    Kentucky State Police charged a 34-year-old Campbellsburg woman with the murder of her husband Dec. 11, as troopers say the scene was staged to look like a burglary, according to court records.

  • Wildcats whip Wolverines in overtime


    When the visiting Western Hills Wolverines hit a free throw with 2:52 left in overtime it was their first lead since going ahead 5-3 early in the first period.

    For the host Henry County Wildcats things looked grim as they lost a large second half lead and three starters were sitting on the bench with five fouls.

    It looked even worse for the Wildcats 20 seconds later when Western Hills blocked an outside shot, recovered the ball and scored on a layup to make it 64-61 with 2:32 left.