Today's News

  • One dead, one injured in 146 wreck

     Based on evidence found at the scene of a single-vehicle wreck Aug. 30 that resulted in a Campbellburg man’s death, Kentucky State Police believe drug use may have been involved, according to a KSP spokesman. 

  • Family makes memories at Kentucky State Fair

    Brenna and Braden Perkins of Turners Station made memories by showing livestock at the Kentucky State Fair and earning ribbons, according to family members. Brenna earned second place with her bull and heifer, as well as showing two lambs. Braden earned a third place with his heifer.

  • Gibson shows the kentucky proud champ for dairy

    Kadyn Gibson of Eminence exhibited the Kentucky Proud champion dairy cow at the Kentucky State Fair on Aug. 19 in Louisville. Editor’s note: This corrects an earlier submission of a photo thought to be Gibson.

  • Farmers market didn’t wither in the heat

    Under the shade of oak trees on the Henry County Courthouse lawn, customers who arrived on a recent Wednesday could stay relatively cool, before the temperatures got up into the 90s.

  • Labor Day marks end of summer and so much more

    At their core, the major American holidays are bound by a common thread: They remind us of who we are and what we stand for, each and every year.

    While the Fourth of July celebrates our founding and freedom, Memorial Day and Veterans Day call on us never to forget the high price paid for those enduring gifts.  Thanksgiving gives us a moment among loved ones to appreciate the many good things in our lives, and on Labor Day, which arrives this weekend, we pay tribute to the hard work that made our nation what it is today.

  • Investing in a town's past better positions it for the future

    When 18 S. Main Street in New Castle was still up for grabs, I seriously considered buying the classic commercial core building.

    I stumbled upon the auctioneer one day, sat in the first floor commercial space, shooting the breeze with him about real estate. With his blessing, I glanced around the still-equipped business with all the fittings and fixtures set to go with the building, and then climbed the stairs to make a more careful study of the apartment on the second floor.

  • Local Buzz, Aug. 31, 2016

    Church Activities

    Homecoming 2016 at Point Pleasant Christian Church, 4724 South Property Road, will be held Sunday, Sept. 11. Potluck from 5 to 6:15 p.m., music from 6 to 8 p.m. by Miller’s Folly Bluegrass Band and Tim Harper. Activities for children will include hula hoops, face painting and bubbles. There is a giveaway and a yard sale but everything is free with donations accepted for PPCC.  

  • Public Records, Aug. 31, 2016

    Grand Jury Indictments, August 2016

    Joseph Blandford, DOB 08/08/1975, Eminence – three counts wanton endangerment, fist degree, police officer; wanton endangerment, first degree; assault, fourth degree, domestic violence; leaving the scene of an accident; and reckless driving

    Ricky Lee Penick, DOB 12/14/1964, Edgewood – burglary, first degree; assault, second degree; assault, fourth degree; and persistent felony offender

  • Wildcats pounce on Panthers early for win


    The Henry County Wildcats scored on three of their first four possessions and then used a stifling defense to beat the host Carroll County Panthers Friday night.

    Carroll County received the opening kick and failed to make a first down when they were thrown for a 10-yard loss on a sweep play on fourth and five.

  • Pirates walk the plank vs. Warriors


    The Eminence Warriors played with a running clock in the fourth quarter for the second consecutive week as they overwhelmed the host Berea Pirates Friday night to run their record to 2-0 on the season.

    A combination of good defense giving them good field position and a mix off running and timely passing led to six Warrior touchdowns.

    The Warriors rushed 26 times for 200 yards and threw four times for 132 yards.