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Today's News

  • Crusade awards grants to help students with disabilities

    Thanks to the firefighters who held out their boots and those who dropped their donations in, more than $65,000 will help local students with disabilities from the WHAS Crusade for Children, local educators say.
    All of $5,674,721 raised in the Crusade will support 191 organizations including schools and hospitals through 217 grants, according to a news release.

  • Local woman dies in crash on Hwy. 146

    A New Castle woman was killed in a single vehicle accident the morning of Friday, July 3, on Highway 146 near Safety-Kleen.
    According to the preliminary investigation, Sonya Justice, 47, was traveling from New Castle toward Pendleton when her vehicle left the right side of the road. Her car struck a tree stump, causing it to overturn. The vehicle came to rest upside down in the creek in front of Safety-Kleen near the facility’s entrance.

  • Same-sex marriage licenses will be issued

    While no same-sex couples have yet applied for a marriage license in Henry County, they will not be turned away when and if they do.
    Henry County Clerk Shanda Archer said that aside from a phone inquiry asking if her office would issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple, she, like other county clerks across Kentucky, was simply trying to get a handle on the changes and potential issues generated by the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that homosexual couples have a constitutional right to marry.

  • Wreck kills 10-year-old girl

    A July 1 crash on Interstate 71 involving multiple vehicles at the 36 mile marker southbound claimed the life of a 10-year-old girl from Houghton, La., according to the Kentucky State Police.
    State police identified Bailey Spreights as the victim of the 1 p.m. accident that involved three commercial vehicles and three passenger cars, according to Trooper Josh Lawson, Post 5 spokesman. Earlier reports had said nine vehicles were involved.

  • News briefs: Campbellsburg Day rescheduled for Aug. 22

    Campbellsburg reschedules events

    Campbellsburg officials have rescheduled Campbellsburg Day and the official opening celebration of the community center, which were both rained out June 20.
    The grand opening is now set for July 11 at 4 p.m. with community center tours to follow. Campbellsburg Day will be held Aug. 22.

    Noyes earns honors at McKendree

    James Noyes, of Eminence, has been named to the McKendree University Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester for earning a grade point average of 3.60 or higher.

  • Ethan Daniel Bruther

    Ethan Daniel Bruther

    Chris and Leslie Bruther, Campbellsburg, would like to announce the birth of their son, Ethan Daniel Bruther, born Saturday, March 27, 2015, at Baptist Hospital East. He weighed 7 pounds 13.8 ounces and was 20.25 inches long. He has one brother, Will and one sister, Briana.
    Grandparents are David and Linda Young, Turners Station, Tom and Joy James, Bethlehem, and Danny Bruther, Eminence.

  • Chamber honors Wallace, introduces Cole

    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce networking dinner and annual meeting, held June 30 at the Henry County Extension Office, was a time of transition. Many attended to pay tribute to retiring Director Pat Wallace’s 16 years of service. Chamber officials have attributed many advances in the local agency to Wallace’s tenure. State Rep. Rick Rand attended and presented a recognition from the Kentucky House of Representatives. Attendees of the chamber meeting could also get to know Paul Cole, who was recently hired as the new director.

  • Nashville singer to raise money for Meals on Wheels July 8

    Nashville performing singer-songwriter Scott Southworth will be singing songs and raising money for the local Tri-County Meals on Wheels program July 8 at the The Loft from 8 to 9:30 p.m.
    Meals on Wheels is a program of the Tri County Community Action Agency.
    Southworth performs regularly at Nashville venues like the Bluebird Café and Douglas Corner as well as all over the country and at songwriter festivals abroad, sharing his easy wit, original songs and quick humor with his audience, according to a news release.

  • Local Buzz, July 1, 2015

    Church Activities   and Services

    Point Pleasant Christian Church will host Vacation Bible School July 6-10, beginning at 6 p.m. each night, for ages 3 to completed seventh grade.Visit Hometown Nazareth, where Jesus was a kid and explore what it was like to live in the town where Jesus grew up. Each evening begins with a light supper. 

  • Public Record, July 1, 2015

    Grand Jury Indictments, June 2015

    Alexander Delgadillo, Carrollton, DOB 01/02/1997 – Burglary in the third degree

    Matthew F. Williams, Bagdad, DOB 09/30/1983 – Burglary in the third degree and persistent felony offender in the first degree