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Today's News

  • HCHS honors veterans

    On Thursday, Nov. 11, Henry County High School paid tribute to the county’s veterans. In its annual ceremony, the school presented the veterans with letters written by students in an old fashioned mail call.

  • BIRTH: Jett Stuart Seligman

    Dagan Michael Seligman announces the birth of his brother, Jett Stuart Seligman born September 17, 2010, at Baptist Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long.

    Parents are Delia and Michael Seligman.

    Grandparents are Sue Roberts and Phil Bowersock both of Pikeville; and Brenda and Donald Seligman of Campbellsburg.

  • Judge spots DUI suspect with beer

    Just hours after entering a not guilty plea to charges stemming from an alleged driving under the influence incident, a Carrollton woman was spotted purchasing beer... by the judge who arraigned her.

    Brenda K. McGuire, 43, of Carrollton, appeared before Henry County District Court Judge Jerry D. Crosby II on Monday, Nov. 8. She entered a not guilty plea to the charges of DUI, driving without insurance, careless driving, having an open alcohol beverage container in the car and one charge of 1st degree wanton endangerment.

  • Grandma found asleep at the wheel

    A Milton woman has been charged with driving under the influence in Henry County after she was found passed out in her car early Monday morning.
    Kathy Thornton, 44, was found passed out in the driver’s seat of her car by Kentucky State Police.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Tim Moore responded to a 3:15 a.m. report of a woman described as unconscious in a running vehicle that was stopped in the middle of the road on Pendleton Loop.

  • New castle man shoots intruder

    A Lockport man is in serious condition at University of Louisville hospital after being shot in the shoulder by an ex-girlfriend’s father on Monday.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Doug Moore, 44, broke into a home at 1417 S. Property Rd., where his ex-girlfriend, Dena Valentine, 44, and her current boyfriend, Richard Horvath, 36, were staying.

    There, Moore allegedly assaulted both Valentine and Horvath, who were asleep when he broke in. Someone at the home dialed 911 at 2:06 a.m., and Moore fled.

  • Police: kids thrown from mom’s ATV

    General Manager

    A Pleasureville woman has been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged drunk driving incident in August.

    Elizabeth A. Owens, 36, was arrested Aug. 14 by Henry County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Perry and initially chargd with 10 counts of 1st degree wanton endangerment, driving under the influence – fourth offense, and resisting arrest.

  • Board of Ed candidates discuss priorities

    Staff Writer/Photographer

    District 2 candidate Miranda Clubb is a 2001 Henry County High School graduate who returned to the county following college, and said she would bring a new perspective to the school board.

    “I’m young and was recently a student,” she said. “I know what it takes to be competitive.”

  • Courage with a Vision

    It’s that time of year again when children and children at heart alike will dress up in celebration of Halloween and while some of them will attempt to cause the biggest fright reaction, all of them will go back to being normal the next day. What’s really scary is the lack of vision and courage our current jailer presents.

  • Wreck claims toddler’s life

    General Manager

    A three-year-old Smithfield girl died from injuries sustained in an accident on Old Jericho Road last week.

    Kentucky State Police said 36-year-old Robin Wynn of Smithfield was eastbound on Old Jericho Road when her 2003 Ford Taurus dropped off the right shoulder of the road at around 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 14.

  • Public Records for the week of November 3, 2010

    Marriages

    Virginia Dee Smith, 25, Louisville, to Robert Benjamin Aguilar, 24, Louisville.

    Laura Elizabeth Jackson, 55, New Castle, to Richard Brown Wright Jr., 66, Eminence.

    Samantha Lynn Macon, 22, Turners Station, to Jason Nathaniel Calhoun, 27, Turners Station.

    Davida Gwenn Bailey, 31, Eminence, to Jeremiah Isac Nichols, 27, Eminence.

    Property Transfers