Today's News

  • Local history

    May 1951
    Local readers will observe that not one arrest was recorded in the May 7 issue. Sheriff Gilbert Carder, in reporting the lack of activity, stated that it appears folks are getting better. He added, however, with the fine weather this week the farmers are rather busy - too busy to get in trouble.

    Mr. and Mrs. George S. Ditto will be weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Quarles in Louisville and will attend the Derby as their guests.

  • Years ago in Henry County

    by Hammer Smith

    200 Years Ago
    On May 6, 1811, Samuel Tanner sold four head of horses, four head of cattle, twenty-six head of hogs, three feather beds,  bedsteads and furniture to his son John A. Tanner for the sum of $50 plus the affection he held for his son. 

  • Memories of Drennon Springs Chapel

    Submitted by Eleanor Sharp

    The Methodists formerly built the Drennon Springs Chapel as a meeting house in 1862.

  • Local Students of the Week: Violet Scott

    Violet Scott is 5 and in kindergarten.
    Principal Mike Doran said Violet is a hard-worker and loved by everyone. She is one of four girls and loves her sisters, too.

  • Local Students of the Week: Alex Hadden

    Alex Hadden is 9 and in third grade.
    Principal Lane Morris said he chose Alex because of his testing performance. “He really took his time, reread the questions and double-checked his answers,” he said.

  • Campbellsburg Students of the Month
  • BIRTH - Carly Mae Evans

    Troy and Cheryl Evans of New Castle announce the birth of their daughter, Carly Mae Evans born March 18, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed 8 pounds 8.6 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long.

    She has three siblings: Chase, Cydney and Carson.

    Grandparents are Dennis and Terri Vaughn, New Castle; William Smith and Kelly Mathis, Eminence; and Kenny and Sandy Evans, Port Royal.

  • BIRTH - Evelyn Victoria Evans

    Kenny and Amy Evans of Holly Ridge, North Carolina announce the birth of their daughter, Evelyn “Evie” Victoria Evans born March 2, 2011 at Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Wilmington, North Carolina.

    She weighed 6 pounds 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    She has one sibling, Austin.

    Grandparents are Robert and Kathleen Hallstrom, Pittsburgh, PA; and Kenny and Sandy Evans, Port Royal.

  • BIRTH - Dallas Michael Anthony McGuire

    Aury and Michael McGuire  announce the birth  of their son, Dallas Michael Anthony McGuire born March 15, 2011. He weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    He has two siblings, Erica and Cloie.

    Grandparents are Angie Puckett, Carrollton and the late Michael Puckett; and Michelle McGuire, Carrollton.

    Great-grandparents are Celine Aaron, Texas and the late Roger Aaron; Norma Puckett, Carrollton and the late Charles Puckett and Betty McGuire, Carrollton.

  • BIRTH - Karissa Dawn Murphy

    Kevin and Tammy Murphy of Crestwood announce the birth of their daughter, Karissa Dawn Murphy, born March 8, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    She has four siblings: Shawn, Chris, Devon and Katelyn.

    Grandparents are Darlene Winiecki, New Castle and Thelma Murphy, Louisville.