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Today's News

  • Student of the Week for Jan. 23:Campbellsburg Elementary School Harlie Webster

    Harlie is in the 5th grade at Campbellsburg.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Social Studies. I like seeing how life was back then. I like learning about how farmers worked then and the Indians. I am part Native American.  We just finished the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, the real story was he had to go and warn other Sons of Liberty.

    What would you like to do when you grow up?

  • Student of the Week for Jan. 23: Eastern Elementary School Isaac Logsdon

    Isaac is a 5th grader at Eastern.

    What is your favorite subject?

    Math. I like working with numbers. It’s cool to see all the patterns work out. How to multiply certain things. The math tricks: you can multiply straight across on fractions.

     

    What would you like to do when you grow up?

    Law enforcement like a wildlife agent. A game warden. I like hunting and I’m experienced with guns.

     

    Do you have any pets?

  • Be mindful of your eating habits

    One of the most common New Year’s resolutions we make is to lose weight. Eating the correct portions of nutritious foods and engaging in physical activity are two keys to successful weight loss. One way that may help you keep your portions under control is to be mindful of what you eat.

    Mindful eating means you eat slowly and enjoy your food with all your senses. When you are more mindful of what you eat, you may become more aware of when you become full, which prevents overeating.

  • Public Record for the week of Jan. 23

    Divorces

    Willie H. Tingle, 62, Campbellsburg, and Rosita D. Bowman, 70, Louisville.

    Corey Edward Whitaker, 30, Jacqulyn Renea Mahoney, 25, Turners Station.

    Property Transfers

    Charles D. and Mindy K. Lawrence, Campbellsburg, and Chester B. and Cathy F. Lawrence, Campbellsburg, to Angela M. Donner, Campbellsburg. Property in Henry County; $80,500.

  • Bartlett remains may be in Canada

    Two Kentucky war veterans may finally come home after 200 years.

    Canadian archeologists discovered two anomalies in Tecumseh Park in Chatham-Kent, Ontario, indicative of grave shafts.

    According to research done by a historian from the Kentucky National Guard, one of those proposed graves might contain the remains of Henry Countian Pvt. Foster Bartlett, who enlisted in the Kentucky Mounted Infantry and never returned home.

  • FDs request deed fee increase

    Henry County fire departments operate on budgets based on the price of equipment from seven years ago.

    Fire department officials from each county station met with magistrates Saturday in an effort to strategize a way to increase deed feeds and maintain compliance with safety regulations.

    “I guess from my point of view we need more money,” said Scott Bates, magistrate for District 1. “I honestly don’t know how we can sell a tax increase during these tough times. Everyone is scraping by.”

  • Airbag deploys in parked van

    Tommy Lanham, minister at New Castle Christian Church, had just parked the family’s 2003 Dodge Caravan in his driveway before he heard what he thought was an explosion.

    “I don’t think I had even one foot down on the driveway,” Lanham said. “I was in the process of getting out of the van and had my back to the passenger side when I heard the explosion. I actually looked to the front of the van to see what happened. Then I noticed the air bag on the passenger side had gone off.”

  • Local men recall King march

    It took two years after a Civil Rights march on Frankfort in 1964 to end segregation in the Commonwealth’s businesses and job force, but King’s speech, a version of the “I Have a Dream” speech,  inspired some Henry County residents for a lifetime.

  • Wildcats slip past Centurions

    Against one of the best teams they’ve faced this season, the Henry County Wildcats put together a complete game, and came away with a 4-point win.

    The Christian Academy of Louisville Centurions were coming off of a 4-point loss to St. Xavier, the 14th ranked team in the first Litkenhous rankings of the season.

    Strong inside play from towers Austin Young and Derek Jeffries, along with strong floor games from the Cats’ guards, allowed the team to take control in the third quarter, and hold off the Centurions.

  • Role Reversal

    In front of their largest non-tournament crowd, the Henry County Wildcats clawed their way out of a huge first-quarter hole to eke out a win over the Eminence Warriors

    It was a role-reversal from the teams’ previous meeting at Eminence, when the Warriors climbed out of their own first-quarter deficit to take the win on a last-second shot.

    This time, after falling behind 22-8 in the first quarter, the Wildcats fought their way back, and took a 5-point win on Jan. 8.