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Today's News

  • Meth lab found in Lockport; two charged

    Two people are facing multiple charges after Henry County Sheriff’s deputies found evidence of a meth lab in their home last Friday afternoon.
    Following an anonymous tip reporting possible meth making and drug use, Henry County Sheriff’s Deputies Kyle Stewart and Chase Dewitt arrived at the home at 5454 Harpers Ferry Road in Lockport Dec. 2 at 1 p.m.

  • Christmas is Bethlehem’s time to shine

    Those who wish to celebrate in the true spirit of the Christmas season can find a special touch in Bethlehem.
    Two of Henry County’s most faithfully kept holiday traditions continue to have a place in the otherwise quiet community — the live nativity and the special manger scene postmark from the local U.S. Postal Service office.
    The Christmas season creates extra demand on the USPS as a matter of course and at the same time highlights the village that shares its name with the birthplace of Jesus Christ.

  • Light Up Campbellsburg
  • Loan puts New Castle closer to a utility project

    The city of New Castle is one step closer to its goal of funding a major sewer and water project that will keep the municipality in compliance with its permit requirements and prevent any additional fines from the Division of Water.
    The city recently learned its loan for $445,000 had been approved by the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority (KIA), an agency that administers low interest loans for the construction, improvement and acquisition of sanitary sewer and water facilities and other types of infrastructure.

  • Hall murder case to be set for trial in Trimble County

    By Dave Taylor

    Landmark News Service

  • Get encouragement on your New Year’s resolutions

    Are you trying to rescue a failed New Year’s resolution?
    It has been well documented that, when people monitor their behavior and measure how they are doing, they are often inspired to do better and achieve positive results.
    The Henry County Cooperative Extension Service is launching an online challenge called “Henry County Kentucky Small Steps to Health and Wealth On-Line Challenge.”  
    This free program is designed to help you improve both your health and personal finance behaviors and will last from Feb. 1 through 28.

  • Republican majority rushes to pass bills

    I fought hard during this first week of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly to protect the interests of Kentucky’s working families against a rising tide of wealthy corporate interests, but in the end, our best efforts were blocked by the new ruling majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives. 

  • Multiple acts of violence shock the county

    I have never been in a physical fight, never struck another human being in anger.

    The closest I came to doing so was when I was in middle school. I had a crush on a boy that rode my bus. He was older and I had no chance with him, but at the time, he was the love interest of my life.

  • Local Buzz, January 11, 2017

    Church Activities

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, will hold a concert at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, with gospel singer Mark Bishop. No admission fee, a love offering will be accepted. For more information call Pastor Bobby Wade at (502) 255-7510. 

    Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Public Records, Jan. 11, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Laurren Rose, 25, Bloomfield — arrested Jan. 2 at Sand Springs Road by Trooper Brewer for public intoxication

    Garnett Dulin, 44, Louisville — arrested Jan. 3 at Interstate 71, 34 mile marker south bound, by Trooper Phelps for operating on a suspended license

    Jason Webster, 42, Turners Station — arrested Jan. 4 at Hillspring Road by Trooper Phelps for DUI, first