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Today's News

  • Safe Side Security offers video surveillance, access controls

    By Jesse Harp

    news@hclocal.com

  • So much left to do before summer ends

    By Paul Cole

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • Hats Off Day offers free entry to the Horse Park event and activities

    The 14th annual Hats Off to Kentucky’s Horse Industry Day – featuring free, family-friendly events designed to celebrate the horse – is Saturday, July 30, from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, according to a news release.
    The 2016 Hats Off Day theme is “Horses in Hollywood” and features a red carpet walk for costumed horses as well as look-alikes mimicking famous horses such as Seabiscuit.

  • Peniston named to University of Alabama dean’s list

    A local student has received honors from the University of Alabama after being named to the spring 2016 dean’s list, according to the office of the president.
    University officials congratulated Brennen James Peniston of New Castle for earning a GPA of 3.5 or better with at least 12 credit hours of course work.

  • Meaning of feminism is a full life

    By Jesse Harp, Intern

    “There’s nothing wrong with women having children, taking care of their homes and being domestic. That’s what they were created for, after all.”

    Something shattered inside of me when I heard these words come from a girl in one of my classes my first year of college. Suddenly every nuance of sexism I’ve experienced in my life was tossed onto the shore of my conscience by a new wave of passion.

  • Local buzz July 13

    KSP arrests

    Michael O’Brien, 46, Campbellsburg — arrested July 4 at Interstate 71, 32 mile marker south bound, by Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Newberry for DUI, first, aggravated

    Cameron Rogers, 20, Crestwood — arrested July 5 at Interstate 71, 32 mile marker south bound, by Trooper Brown for DUI; failure to wear seatbelt; reckless driving; driving too fast for conditions; and possession of open alcohol container in vehicle

  • Public Records for the week of July 13

    KSP arrests

    Michael O’Brien, 46, Campbellsburg — arrested July 4 at Interstate 71, 32 mile marker south bound, by Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Newberry for DUI, first, aggravated

    Cameron Rogers, 20, Crestwood — arrested July 5 at Interstate 71, 32 mile marker south bound, by Trooper Brown for DUI; failure to wear seatbelt; reckless driving; driving too fast for conditions; and possession of open alcohol container in vehicle

  • Henry County Fair Pageants
  • Baird relives Olympic torch memories

    sports@hclocal.com

    Growing up in Eminence, Jason Baird played sports from the time he was a small child, but he probably never expected to play even a small role in the Olympics. That all changed when he was selected to be an escort for the 1996 Olympic Torch Relay as it wound its way through Kentucky on route to Atlanta.

  • Another season just around the corner

    It seems almost impossible that the high school fall sports season is almost underway, but high school teams across the county started practices this week in preparation for the 2016 season.

    For many of the coaches of the local football, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country teams, it is a time of optimism, anticipation, preparation, anxiety and questions.

    Questions range from personnel decisions to formations to what new faces will show up to when are the new uniforms coming?