Today's News

  • Bad driver report leads to drug bust

    An April 26 report of a reckless driver on Lake Jericho Road led to a New Lexington, Ohio, woman being arrested on theft and drug-related charges, according to a Henry County Sheriff’s deputy.
    The license plate number reported to law enforcement matched that issued in an attempt to locate notice for theft from authorities in Oldham County, Deputy Kyle Stewart said. He responded and stopped the blue Jeep on Interstate 71, at the 30 mile marker.

  • EES team maps out STLP win

    The Eminence Elementary School Student Technology Leadership Program team earned the titles of champion and best in state for competitors for their “Create Your Own Street View” entry, according to a news release.
    STLP participants came from 502 schools and 129 districts. Organizers estimated that 14,000 students, educators and parents converged in Lexington for the state championship April 12.

  • Postal service food drive to make the rounds on May 13

    Postal carriers and patrons can deliver assistance right to the Henry County Help Center’s door through the Stamp Out Hunger food drive May 13.
    While collecting on their normal mail routes, postal workers will also pick up donations of non-perishable food items to benefit those in need here in Henry County, according to Postmaster John Donnelly. This gives everybody involved a chance to serve their community.
    “To remember those who are less fortunate and hope we can help them,” he said

  • Bell honored for volunteerism

    Henry County Help Center recently named Bernie Bell the Volunteer of the Quarter for his dedication to the food distribution effort. Nominees also included Cynthia Dare and Chandler Dills.

  • HCSO takes back unused drugs

    In conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) participated in a drug take back day this weekend. Pictured, Henry County Sheriff Danny Cravens and Sgt. Chase Dewitt prepare to transport the 134 pounds of drugs collected in Henry County Saturday. The unwanted drugs will be properly disposed of at a regional facility in Lexington.

  • Torrey Smith Realty celebrates new location
  • News briefs for 5-3-2017: Acting seminar

    Curtain goes up on acting seminar
    Acting alumna from the Theatre Downstream will host a full-day school of acting seminar May 13, with registration beginning at 8 a.m.
    For $30, participants can join sessions led by James Russell Cooper, Elizabeth Irvin, Ashley Raymer-Brown, Kevin Whitt, Sharla Whitt and Brian Douglas Barker.

  • One suspect pleads guilty in Hall’s death

    Landmark News Service

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  • Martin will return to circuit court with child porn conviction

    A jury in the U.S. District Court in Frankfort found a 43-year-old Turners Station man guilty of three child pornography related charges, stemming from his videotaping sex acts he performed with a young teenage girl over three years, according to court documents.
    In an April sentencing hearing, Joseph David Martin received punishment of 40 years in federal prison for producing, distributing and possessing child pornography, according to court records.