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Today's News

  • S. Walker enters plea

    Sabrina Walker has entered a plea deal in a 2012 case involving a meth lab in her family’s home.

    Walker pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana in Henry County Circuit Court Thursday, Sept. 13 and was released from monitored conditional release. Charges for manufacturing meth, three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, unlawful possession of a meth precursor and unlawful distribution of a meth precursor were dismissed as part of her plea.

  • Past towns swallowed by history

    The method of transportation for goods, services and the general population shaped the birth of towns, cities and county regions.

    The Kentucky River, horse and buggy, the railways, and the interstate have contributed to a town’s prosperity and its disappearance. Larger towns with different names have absorbed micro-communities that once flourished with their own history and landmarks of commerce whether it be a general store, a blacksmith shop or just a riverboat’s stop on its way to or from Frankfort. Henry County has several of these type of towns.

  • Henry County Help Center will open in November

    Joe Durbin’s father told him if he could help someone and didn’t it was immoral.

    After 22 years in the Navy as a hospital administrator and staying actively involved in community service, Durbin decided he wanted to do something for Henry County residents.

    With the support of New Castle United Methodist Church, Durbin will open the Henry County Help Center at the Eminence United Methodist Church in November.

  • Celtic Fest

     

    The Central Kentucky Celtic Festival and Highland Games started with a commanding opening ceremony performed by multiple pipe and drum bands from Louisville and as far away as Illinois.

    Aside from pipe and drum competitions, attendees watched the heavy athletic competition involving the caber toss and hammer throws or the open archery contest.

    Children attending the festival enjoyed visiting the Faewood Fairie Grove and were entertained by Oakley the Fairie and the Faewood Faemily fairies.

  • Take 5 with Sue Frazier

    Basic bio

    Henry County Native

    20+ years at Campbellsburg Elementary

    2 sons Josh and Owen

    Why did you come to Campbellsburg Elementary to work?

  • Kentucky considered nation’s top trophy producing state

    By Ben Carlson

    Landmark News Service

    For hunters, it’s a day to rejoice.

    For the deer they’re trying to shoot? Not so much.

    Saturday, Sept. 7 marked the opening of the archery deer season in Kentucky, a day when thousands of eager hunters wielding bows and wearing camouflage will climb tree stands or hunker down in ground blinds hoping to harvest a “shooter” buck — or at least fill their freezers with quality red meat.

  • Continuing improvement at park, fairgrounds

    By Judge Executive John Logan Brent

    Over the course of the next several weeks I will discuss some of the current happenings in county government. I plan to highlight various Fiscal Court responsibilities including: roads, EMS, parks, animal services, solid waste, economic development and the county budget. We will start this first week with an update on the parks and animal services programs.

  • Separating Obamacare fiction and reality

    By Joseph Yates

    I’m sure it’s not news to you that Obamacare (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) kicks in soon.

    Many people have questions about the new law but, sadly, the misinformation machine never sleeps. These scare tactics make it hard for folks to get accurate information, particularly when we see rallies of hoodwinked people toting placards that say ”Get your government hands off my Medicare!” on our television news. But let’s go behind the curtains and confront some of these myths.

  • Eminence Elementary School Student of the Week: Alexis Robey

    Alexis is a third grader at Eminence Elementary School.

     

    What  is your favorite subject?

    Reading. It explains things like when you are doing word math problems.

    What do you want to be when you grow up?

    Maybe a 5th grade teacher. When I pass the 5th grade, I can learn to be one.

    Do you have any pets?

    Two labs Holly and Guinness and a baby rottweiler named Bear.

    What kind of music do you like?

    I like hip-hop.

    What do you like to read?

  • New Castle Elementary School Student of the Week: Maddy Monroe

    Maddy is a kindergartener at New Castle Elementary School.

    What is your favorite subject so far?

    Math. We add and subtract things. I like recess where we get to play outside. I get to play with friends.

    Do you have any pets?

    3 baby cats: Tanner, Lex and Rex, and one mommy cat Roxy.

    What do you do for fun at home?

    I like activities where you learn. I play outside and on the swings and slides. I play with my toys in my room like my fairy Jewel. I like to color.

    Do you have a favorite food?