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Today's News

  • More stores open on Main

     

    The Pleasureville Economic Development Council welcomed two new businesses to Main Street with two ribbon cuttings June 2.

  • News briefs for June 7, 2017

     

    Blood drive set for June 12 at EIS

    Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need.

  • News briefs for June 21, 2017

    Campbellsburg Day is set for June 24
    Campbellsburg Day, set for June 24, will offer a full day of fun for the community to celebrate, according to city officials.
    Public events will begin at 11 a.m. with the parade on Main Street, as well as a car show.
    Music and entertainment will kick off at noon with the Calvary Heirs Band, followed by the County Kickers at 2 p.m., the Cross River Band at 2:30 p.m., Mr. Mustache the Magician at 4:30 p.m. and at 5 p.m. Red Eyed Charlie Band.

  • Efforts to combat substance abuse

    Someone abuses drugs every hour in Kentucky. But just how people are addicted to drugs in Kentucky is hard to quantify. 

    The reason for that is not every addict seeks treatment and many die as a result. A record number of 1,248 people died from overdoses in 2015 alone, according to the state. 

  • Town has power to decide park's future

    Not long ago, the Eminence City Council made a commitment to citizens to provide a recreational amenity and to enhance Coach D Park, and now they’re making an appeal that everyone help protect this public investment.

    The sprayground cost about $110,000 to install. About half of that came from the state, and Eminence city officials put aside about $60,000 for the required match for the state funds.

  • Local Buzz, June 21, 2017

    Church Activities

    Drennon Christian Church will host two Bible studies through the summer: “Women of the Bible” for the ladies, based on the book, and “Western Superstars” for the men, based on seven classic western movies, Wednesday nights at 6 p.m., with potluck.

  • Public Records, June 21, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Carrie Walling, 45, La Grange — arrested June 12 at 651 Manor Drive by Trooper Middleton for two warrants

    Joshua Myers, 35, Lexington — arrested June 12 at Campbellsburg Road by Trooper Smith for two warrants

  • Former Lady Cats have fun, help out

    By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County High School softball program held an alumni game as a fundraiser Saturday with 16 former Lady Cats participating. The home team scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to win the game 11-10. More importantly, everyone had a great time and nobody got hurt.

    HCHS Coach Zack Mings said that plans are in the works to hold the game again next year and possibly make it a Warrior-Lady Cats alumni game.

    He hopes that with more notice, the game will grow next year.

  • Wildlife can be hazardous to cyclists' health

     This has been a good year for me in my never-ending quest to fight off old age through aerobic exercise. Thanks to my wife, I have logged more miles this year cycling than any year since I retired from teaching and took up the pen as an occupation.

  • Hadden and Klempner are busy on the links

     By Greg Woods

    sports@hclocal.com

    Rising Henry County High School sophomores Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner are staying busy this summer honing their games for the upcoming high school golf season.

    Hadden has played in multiple events on the Hurricane Junior Golf tour as well as a handful of other tournaments.