Today's News

  • The Burrows family prays for a miracle

    The Burrows family hopes for a miracle with father David’s esophageal cancer similar to the steady improvement they’ve seen with son Noah’s leukemia treatment.
    In case something happens to him, David made plans to keep his family as financially secure as he can while hoping for the best at the same time. He wants to see Noah through to the end of his chemotherapy regimen and daughter Jessica graduate from Murray State University soon and get married this fall.

  • Joyful Noise

    The Henry County High School choir members recently distinguished themselves in the Sing ‘n’ Joy competition in Princeton, N.J., while competing against other college and high school choirs from around the world.

  • Energy savings are adding up for Henry County Public Schools

    Small changes have added up in a big way for Henry County Public Schools (HCPS). Superintendent Tim Abrams calculates a savings of nearly $1 million since 2010 due to the district’s dedication to energy efficiency.

  • Jaehnigen ready to do some heavy lifting

    Richard Jaehnigen, 29, of New Castle put his back into a new endeavor recently when he competed in his first strong man contest.
    He attended the Mammoth Strength Challenge, held at the Total Fitness Connection gym in Bowling Green, thinking he’d just watch, but after joining in, Jaehnigen walked out with a personal best in deadlift.

  • Messy Science continues to fascinate EIS students
  • Campbellsburg prepares to transfer sewer system to Carrollton Utilities

    Campbellsburg and Carrollton Utilities seem on the verge of transferring the sewer system from the city to the utilities provider, 10 years after conceiving the project, according to discussion at the busy Feb. 20 council meeting.
    Mayor Shelley Noe reported that she and council member Lorraine Hawkins met with Carrollton Utilities officials Terry Roach and Bill Osborne to discuss finalizing the requirements to close the deal.

  • County clerk, sheriff turn over excess fees to fiscal court

    Rounds of applause greeted two elected officials who turned in a combined $137,000 worth of excess fees to Henry County Fiscal Court Feb. 21.
    County Clerk Shanda Archer contributed $106,000 of the total while Sheriff Danny Cravens handed over a check for $31,000.
    Despite several unexpected challenges, such as the impending closure of the Henry County Historical Society museum where old county records had been stored and the need to store voting machines locally, Archer said her office worked with the goal of holding down expenses as much as possible.

  • Circuit court clerk’s office earns recognition from Trust for Life

    The Henry County Circuit Court Clerk’s office earned “gold status” in the 2016 Legends Campaign by going the extra mile to support the lifesaving mission of organ donation, according to a news release.

  • Charter schools bill on way to governor's desk

    This has been a year for early arrivals at the State Capitol.

    Within a week of the 2017 legislative session’s start in January, bills started arriving in the governor’s office to be signed into law, an extraordinarily quick start for a session of the General Assembly.

    We’ve had more early arrivals at the Capitol in recent weeks as hundreds of the tulips in the Capitol gardens have already started blooming, a couple weeks ahead of their usual schedule.

  • Local Buzz, March 22, 2017

    Church Activities

    Lifetouch will be at Cropper Baptist Church Christian Life Center offering family portraits for the community.  Everyone will get a free 8x10 photo with the option of placing orders for additional portraits.   This will take place on April 11 and 12 from 2 to 9 p.m.  Contact Sandy Powell at (502) 220-3322 for more information or to set up and appointment time.