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  • Fire contained to porch in Bethlehem

    On March 12, the Pleasureville Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in the back porch of a residence in Bethlehem.
    The fire was caused by an electrical socket on the back porch of the home owned by Ray and Elaine Whitaker. Ray Whitaker was able to put the fire out using a garden hose just before the PFD arrived.
    “We had only been home about 45 minutes,” he said. “I had just gone to lay down when our dog started going crazy and I got up to see if someone was at the door. That’s when I saw the fire.”

  • Ticked off? Mild winter increases insect numbers this year

    Unfortunately, this cold weather hasn’t slowed down the ticks.
    They are out, and this year’s mild winter could have increased the amounts of ticks.
    Just remember, tick season is here, and you need to prepare yourself when in the outdoors.
    Ticks can be found anywhere from tall grass fields, woodland areas and your backyards.
    There are three common types of ticks in Kentucky; the lone star tick, American dog tick and blacklegged tick.
    These ticks will feed on humans, many mammals and multiple birds and can carry certain diseases.

  • DYI summer vacation or hired guns — choose wisely

    It may not feel like it yet but it is time to start thinking about summer.
    This season is a great time to relax and spend time with family.
    One of the best ways to spend time with your family is during summer vacations, but planning for those can be expensive and time-consuming.
    To begin planning for a summer vacation, it is important to make a budget.
    This will help you decide where to go, where to stay and how to get there.
    A budget can also provide you with a spending guideline for once you reach your destination.

  • Local Buzz April 25, 2018

    Church Activities
    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Drennon Christian Church meets most Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Check our Facebook page for the current schedule.
    Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.
    Port Royal Baptist Church will host a free, public Faith & Film event. “Of Gods and Men” will be shown Wednesday, May 2, and Wednesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. A meal and discussion are scheduled for May 16 at 6:00 pm. RSVP (502) 947-5892.

    Civic Organizations

  • Public Record April 25, 2018

    KSP ARRESTS
    Michael T. Hart, 22, Sulphur — arrested April 17 at Sulphur Road, New Castle, by Trooper Ferris for assault, fourth, domestic violence; and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon
    Reba E. Truman, 23, Campbellsburg — arrested April 19 at McCoun Road, Smithfield, by Trooper Johnson for hindering prosecution, first

  • Public record April 25, 2018

    KSP ARRESTS

    EPD ARRESTS

    HC Sheriff Arrests

    Heather Wentworth – arrested April 17 by Deputy Nelson for failure to appear

    Jeff Delahanty – arrested April 18 by Deputy Nelson for terroristic threatening, third

    Jennifer L. Key – arrested April 18 by Deputy Nelson for failure to appear

    Joseph Johnson – arrested April 18 by Deputy Raisor for failure to appear, Jefferson

    Shawn Law – arrested April 18 by Deputy Raisor for bond revocation
    Janiel M. Moberley – arrested April 19 by Deputy Nelson for failure to appear

    MARRIAGES

  • Murray no-hits Owen County

     sports@hclocal.com

    Daniel Murray followed his shutout game against Anderson County with an even better performance against district rivals Owen County on April 17.

    Murray struck out 12 of the 16 Rebels he faced in route to a 15-0 no-hit win. Murray walked one batter to prevent him from having a perfect game on the record books. Only three Rebel batters put the ball in play. 

    Meanwhile, the Wildcat offense heated up as the game went on.

  • Richards' no-hitter propels Warriors to victory over Gallatin

     sports@hclocal.com

    David Richards pitched a no-hitter for the Eminence Warriors against Gallatin County on April 17 as the Warriors defeated the Wildcats 2-1. Richards also had a two-RBI single that proved to be the game-winning hit in the second inning.

  • EHS whips Cov. Latin, Lloyd Memorial

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted Carroll County in a district seeding game Thursday night and fell to the Lady Panthers, 12-5.

    Carroll County scored four runs in the top of the second before the Warriors got two runs back in the bottom of the inning.

    Clarice Wilkerson led off with a base hit and stole second base. Aaliyah Bailey drew a walk and then executed a double steal with Wilkerson to put runners on second and third with no outs. Julia Dentinger followed with a groundball that scored Wilkerson.

  • Lady Cats defeat Carroll and Atherton

     sports@hclocla.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Carrollton April 17 for an important district seeding game and came away with a hard-fought one-run win.

    Henry County got on the scoreboard first in the top of the second inning. Jerika Randall doubled to right field to lead off the inning. With one out Randall advanced to third base on a passed ball. With two outs Gracie Golden laid down a bunt for a base hit that brought Randall home.