Today's News

  • Authors tell how to ‘defeat the raptors’

    Calling all lovers of film, literature, kittens and dinosaurs, especially Jurassic Park, Ashley Raymer-Brown and Rachael Yeager, part of the production team behind the international film, “No Lost Cause” will be appearing at the Sixth and Main Coffee House in Shelbyville, Saturday, June 13 from 2 to 4 p.m., according to a news release.
    They will be signing copies of their newly released memoir, The Why Not Philosophy: Or How We Learned to Let Go, Trust God, and Defeat the Raptors.

  • Fire departments dedicate Crusade totals to Lucas

    Local fire departments collected just over $70,000 for this year’s Crusade for Children. While Campbellsburg Fire and Rescue made the trip to Louisville to drop their donations, other departments traveled as a group to a satellite site at Shelby County High School to drop off and announce their totals.

    Henry County departments lined up and provided the following totals:

    Campbellsburg Fire Department $9,365.20

  • EIS puts in bid on DeliPlus

    In the midst of an historic renovation, Eminence Independent Schools received new information that might drastically change its scope of work for one aspect of the project.
    Recently, EIS Superintendent Buddy Berry learned the proposed 2,200 square-foot expansion and renovation of the Warrior Activity Center would require the installation of a firewall to the tune of an additional $50,000.
    “There are unforeseen parts of a job,” Berry said. “Change orders like that happen.”

  • Portrait of the artist

    Filmmakers plan to paint an inspiring portrait of the artist who, after he left Campbellsburg, created a new form of art from his personal struggles.
    “Lineillism” resulted from the toll a stroke and shingles took on Jim “J.C.” Hall’s health, which impaired his vision for a time, causing him to see everything in lines.  

  • Campbellsburg Day signals center’s launch

    Attendees of Campbellsburg Day on June 20 will have additional cause to celebrate with the official opening of the city’s community center.
    With the completion of work on Campbellsburg Station and the pavilion, the community center’s launch will mean increased activities for citizens young and old. It seemed appropriate to recognize this milestone at the city’s big summer celebration.

  • CES and WaterStep fight disease, save lives

    With dirty water causing illness and death in developing countries, students at Campbellsburg Elementary have stepped in to help find a solution.
    Partnering with WaterStep.org in Louisville, an organization which has helped bring over 46 million gallons of safe water to 23 countries, the students collected 182 pairs of shoes to donate to the cause. Fifth-grade members of the Campbellsburg Student Council turned over several bags of shoes to WaterStep volunteer Bob Holden of Sulphur May 29.

  • Animals for Learning held at Henry High

    Henry County High School agriculture students in grades 9 through 11 became the teachers when they presented information from their own projects to sixth-graders from the middle school at Animals for Learning on May 29. According to ag teacher Lindsey Davie, her students must have a project with an animal at home. The ag students set up 1.5-minute presentations with horses, dogs, chickens, turtles, goats and more. Each of the stations posed a simple question to the sixth-graders, such as how many eggs can a chicken lay a year, or how many babies can a rabbit have?

  • Patriotic Festival to honor WWII vets

    Though the New Castle Patriotic Festival will offer a parade, food, arts, crafts and music on June 13, the real attraction will be the 25 World War II veterans in attendance.
    Organizers hope that people will come out and use the opportunity to honor these veterans on this 70th anniversary year of the end of the second World War, according to Jeff Thoke, New Castle’s Main Street manager and one of the festival’s organizers.

  • KSP Honors Lyell

    La Grange resident Whitney Lyell (center) received a valedictorian certificate from Kentucky State Police Lt. Col. Brad Bates (right) and Law Enforcement Training Instructor Jason Long (left) during graduation ceremonies for the sixth class of the KSP Telecommunications Academy in Frankfort on May 22. A telecommunicator at KSP 5 in Campbellsburg, Lyell completed the six-week course with an overall grade point average of 99 percent. She is the daughter of Darrel and Cami Lyell of Sulphur.

  • DAVA Elects new officers