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Today's News

  • Martin hearing to focus on hard drives

    A suppression hearing in the case of a Turners Station man charged with rape will include testimony about evidence found on computer hard drives.

    In 2011, Joseph Martin, 39, was charged with illegally having sex with a minor over the course of three years.

    In February, Commonwealth’s Attorney Courtney Baxter indicated in a Henry Circuit Court hearing that she would bring new charges against Martin based in part on child pornographic images found on computer hard drives.

  • Clubb switches to prosecutor

    Josh Clubb always knew he wanted to be an attorney, but didn’t know he would one day serve as Henry County’s first assistant commonwealth attorney.

    Kentucky Commonwealth Attorney Courtney Baxter hired Clubb as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney of the 12th judicial district. Judge Karen Conrad swore him in on Feb. 28. Clubb officially started his position on March 1.

  • Comer: Hemp is not controversial

    Ag in Kentucky is economic development.

    That’s Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer’s position.

    “Ag is the perfect industry to look at as we plan for the next 20 years of economic development in Kentucky,” he said during the annual Rotary-Farm-City lunch Monday.

  • A quick snow shower

    Parts of Central Kentucky were hit with a brief snow storm Sunday afternoon. A snowy scene from a farm on Bethlehem Road.
    Kentucky State Police worked 19 noninjury accidents Sunday, including one on U.S. 421 north of New Castle and three injury accidents.
    By Tuesday, most of the snow had melted.

  • Take 5

    Basic bio

    Loyal Pittsburgh Steelers fan since the 1970s.

    Campbellsburg Elementary Principal for nine years.

    Played football, basketball, baseball and track in High School.

    EKU bachelor’s in physical education and health.

    Georgetown University for master’s in secondary education.

    EKU Rank 1 for principal.

    Johnson’s dad also served as a principal of Sulphur and Campbellsburg Elementary.

     

    Tell me about your evolution of dance video on YouTube?

  • A work in progress

    Bobby and Janet King want to bring the past to the present.

    The couple purchased the Main Street building in New Castle where the Tumble Time studio was located in December as a present to each other. The Kings  renovated the upstairs 1,100 sq. ft. apartment to its former 19th century splendor along with modern amenities that could compete with any downtown Louisville loft. Janet King said this is just stage one.

  • Fields of Dreams

        Anyone who played on the Henry County High School baseball field in the late 1970’s can tell you that it was not an ideal place to play the game.

    Randy Berry was a pitcher and infielder for the Wildcats in the late-70’s. He said, “It was just a hayfield. It was pretty rough. I remember me and Kenny James bringing our tractors to work on it back in the day.”

  • Ah, the 'good' old days

     

     

    Working on the feature story for this week sent me down memory lane.

    It was interesting comparing memories with other people. It is amazing what time can do to your memories. Talking to Stan Olsen, Donnie Williams, my high school baseball coach and Randy Berry, a former baseball teammate, helped me remember some of the days when I played centerfield for the Wildcats. 

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Week-Lyndsay Craigmyle

    Lyndsay is a freshman on the Warriors’ basketball and softball teams.

    What are your hobbies?

    Playing guitar.

    What about non-school activities?

    For my 8th grade service-learning project I collected over 900,000 can pull tabs.

    How about school clubs?

    Junior Beta

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    English.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    I can listen to just about anything./Justin Bieber.

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Week-Seth Williams

    Seth is a senior on the Wildcats baseball team.

    What are your hobbies?

    Hanging out with friends, playing basketball, going out to eat and bowling.

    What about non-school activities?

    Work with dad sometimes-Highway community services.

    How about school clubs?

    Pep Club.

    What’s your favorite school subject?

    P.E.

    What’s your favorite music style/artist?

    Country/Blake Shelton

    Rap/Lil’ Wayne.

    What’s your favorite sports teams/athletes?