Today's News

  • Questions about shingles vaccine answered

    Most adults in the United States remember having chicken pox as a kid.  Some even recall neighbors having “pox parties” so all the kids would get sick at the same time. 
    Once one has the chicken pox, the virus continues to live in the nerves of the body.  The virus can rear its ugly head in the form of shingles (also known as herpes zoster). 
    Luckily there is a vaccine now available to help prevent shingles.  Often patients have many questions when trying to decide if they should receive this vaccine.

  • Ways to improve your cholesterol levels

    Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance in your blood. It increases your chance of heart disease, stroke and other problems. Many things may put you at risk for high cholesterol. You can’t control some of these risks such as your age, gender or family history. Fortunately, the list of things you can control is longer. It includes your weight, diet, exercise, blood sugar and smoking.
    Let’s take a look at what this might mean for you. 

  • Part of severed arm mystery solved


    Authorities have identified who the severed arm belonged to that washed up from the Kentucky River in Lockport after another grisly find upstream Dec. 6, according to the Henry County Coroner.

  • Guilty plea entered in dog torture


    Brandon Grant admitted that he beat two dogs to death with a baseball bat in Henry County Circuit Court last Thursday.

  • Campbellsburg man killed in train accident

     A 38-year-old Campbellsburg man died Dec. 12 after an accident on the railroad tracks in Turners Station, Kentucky State Police say.

    They have identified the victim as Edmond W. Smith, who was lying on the tracks near his residence when a train approached, according to a KSP news release.

  • Merry Christmas from Bethlehem


    Many mail patrons believe nothing says “special delivery” during the holidays like sealing their Christmas cards with the Bethlehem, Ky., postmark.

    The rural community’s name and its post office’s holiday postmark bring a special resonance for holiday greetings.

    While some celebrants ship big boxes or packages to the post office to have their mail stamped, others pay an in-person visit to Bethlehem.

  • EPD officer conducts lifesaving traffic stop


    A Nov. 29 traffic stop by an Eminence police officer may well have saved a young man’s life, according to his grateful parents.

    The Hebron couple has expressed great appreciation for the care and compassion shown by Eminence Police Officer John Bailey when their son suffered a severe allergic reaction recently.

    The family sent an appreciation letter to Police Chief Carey Duncan for the way that Bailey handled the medical emergency that occurred when their son was making his way home through Eminence.

  • Lisa’s Closet provides assistance in time for Christmas


    Lisa’s Christmas Closet, after a two-year hiatus, will open Dec. 20 to spread some holiday cheer.

  • Leadership class tackles park sidewalk project


  • Saving Perryville Relics


    A Henry County man has a hobby that allows him to hold history in his hands. Oftentimes, the artifacts that Darrell Moore unearths haven’t been touched in many generations.