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Today's News

  • EHS Student Athlete of the Month-Trevor Payton

    Trevor is a junior on the Warriors’ football, basketball, baseball and track teams.

    Parents-Mark and Tiffany Payton

    What do you do for fun?

    Attend church, spend time with family, watch sports and attend school.

    How about school clubs?

    Beta, Pep, Student Council president, Voice Team.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    History, because I like learning about how events shaped our country.

    Favorite TV shows:

  • HCHS Student Athlete of the Month-Shelby Mullins

    Shelby is a senior on the Lady Cats’ basketball team.

    Parents-Kristy and David Mullins

    What do you do for fun?

    I enjoy playing X-box, which most people are surprised to learn, and I like to go shopping, which most people expect from a girl.

    How about school clubs?

    Beta Club.

    Favorite school subject and why:

    Peer tutoring, because when I go into that room – no matter how my mood has been all day, those kids put me in a good mood.

    Favorite TV shows:

  • Spots Brief-Peyton Captains Kentucky Team

    MacKenzie Peyton was honored by her teammates at the Hurricane Cup when they elected her captain of the team for the tournament that was held at Sea Island, Ga., from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1.

    Team Kentucky finished sixth in the coed tournament that was played with a Ryder Cup-type format. Team Florida won the tournament.

    According to the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour website the first round consisted of nine holes of alternate shot and nine holes of best ball. The second round was a traditional 18-hole singles competition.

  • Hartsell, Spencer Honored
  • Diet and nutrition’s role in disease prevention

    Evidence is mounting that a healthy diet can help protect you from some diseases. What you eat--or don’t eat--may help prevent heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes. Here’s some information from the University of Kentucky on how to use your diet to help reduce your risk of disease.

    Heart disease

    To help prevent heart disease, you need to keep your blood cholesterol, blood pressure and weight under control. Healthy eating habits can help you accomplish this, as well as reduce your risk for stroke.

  • Agriculture receipts set new record

    Hundreds of Kentucky farmers traveled to Louisville last week for the Annual Farm Bureau Convention, and the UK Ag Economics team discussed the economic data for the present year, with an outlook for 2014.

  • Kentucky State Troopers arrested a Pendleton man Tuesday during meth bust in Bedford.

    Kentucky State Police received information that meth was being cooked at Estelle Lane in Bedford. Troopers obtained a search warrant and entered the residence and found ingredients allegedly used for meth production and drug paraphernalia.

    Nathaniel Townsend, 33, of Pendleton was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine; possession of methamphetamine and meth precursor; possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Police also charged Charity Purvis, 34, of Milton and Joseph Turner 38, of Carrollton for the same offenses.

  • KY leaders write DEA a letter

     

    Kentucky farmers may soon know whether there is any backlash from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency about the state making hay for hemp.

    Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, Brian Furnish, chairman of the Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and U.S. Representatives Thomas Massie and John Yarmuth put their signatures on a letter addressed to the U.S. Department of Justice and Michele Leonhart, administrator of the DEA.

  • 911 call ends with murder charge

    By Brad Bowman
    editor@hclocal.com

    Kentucky State Police at Post 5 in Campbellsburg took a man into custody early Wednesday morning after he told dispatchers he had outstanding warrants — and he hurt someone who was possibly dead.

  • New Castle woman held on charges of murder solicitation.

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Henry County woman after she allegedly solicited a murder-for-hire of her ex-husband from an undercover Kentucky State Trooper.

    Kentucky State Police charged Shirley Truman, 68, of New Castle on Dec. 3, with murder solicitation.