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Today's News

  • Back in the saddle

    The Henry County Saddle Club hosted a horse fair and show Saturday at the fairgrounds. The event drew riders and enthusiasts from around the region.

  • Backyard Politics

    Scott stands out as other GOP gubernatorial candidates struggle to distinguish themselves during anOldham Co. debate.

    By Rae Hodge
    Landmark News Service
    LA GRANGE — Only hours after Kentucky’s junior Sen. Rand Paul, announced his bid for the U.S. presidency April 7 from the lavish perch of Louisville’s historic Galt House, the wooden pews of La Grange Baptist Church were filled with the faithful.  

  • Craft Guild Hosts Spring Art Show

    The Henry County Arts and Crafts Guild hosted its first ever Spring Craft Show on Saturday at the fairgrounds.

  • ‘Elvis’ has left Providence’s building

    When Elvis tribute artist Don Goodfleisch appeared at Providence New Castle on April 10, some people couldn’t resist the music. Twin Oaks nursing home resident Bonnie Key for one, at right in red, grabbed a partner and started dancing, but other residents took a more laidback approach. Goodfleisch visited New Castle as part of Second Wind Dreams activities, a Henry County group designed to boost the quality of life of seniors. Second Wind Dreams has made more than 300 wishes of Henry County people come true.

  • Pleads guilty, feels targeted

    Before his sentence for drug trafficking offenses involving methadone, Steve Edward McFarland told the Henry County Circuit Court Thursday he felt ill-treated by authorities after helping others through drug addictions.  
    McFarland appeared in court Thursday before Judge Karen Conrad for sentencing.
    He was charged with four counts of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance for the methadone, one count of second degree trafficking in a controlled substance for Buprenorphine and one count possession of a defaced firearm.

  • Grim Reality

    As prom approaches, Henry County High School students heard a sobering message about personal responsibility when getting behind the wheel.
    Throughout the school day April 13, the Grim Reaper grabbed 12 students out of class, not be be seen again until an assembly in the gym. Then, the Grim Reaper snuffed out 11 of their lives, like so many candles, due to poor decisions by drivers using alcohol or drugs in different dramatic scenarios.

  • IAA plans polished look for Eminence

    Insurance Auto Auction, the nationwide company responsible for helping in the recovery of usable materials from about half of the 3.5 million vehicles totaled every year, will take steps to harmoniously blend its new facility into the Eminence community.

  • Saddle club on the trail for members

    As the Henry County Saddle Club trots out more activities in 2015, they continue rounding up new club members.
    Those interested in getting involved in the equestrian community can experience what the saddle club has to offer during the April 18 Henry County Horse Show to be held at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

  • Henry County GOP hosts Lincoln-Reagan Dinner
  • April 20 is the deadline to register for primary election

    The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming May 19 Primary Election is Monday, April 20, according to a news release from the office of Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.
    County clerks’ offices throughout Kentucky will accept voter registration cards until the close of business on that date. Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked by April 20.
    In order to be eligible to vote, individuals must:
    • Be a U.S. citizen,
    • Be a Kentucky resident for at least 28 days before Election day,