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Today's News

  • What's in a name anyway?

    By Guest Columnist Col. Mark Fassio

    Maybe it’s just me, but I have this visual of Joe Yates as the nosy old biddy next door who peeks through her window at what the neighbors are doing in their yard and mutters about what nuisances they are.

    Really, Joe: fussing over what the GOP calls its get-together? Here’s a news flash: no. one. cares. Let’s examine the rest of your previous article, shall we?

  • Spend money in February not just on valentines, but your own heart

    By Lindsey Seel

    February is a big month for hearts. We see them everywhere; on cards, made out of candy, scribbled on notebooks —all in preparation for February 14th. With so many reminders of love around, the one heart you may forget to care about is the one beating inside your chest.

  • Reduce your risk for kidney stones

    If you have ever had a kidney stone, you won’t soon forget the experience. Kidney stones can cause pain so intense some say it’s almost as bad as childbirth. It is estimated that one in ten individuals will have a kidney stone at some point in his or her life.

    Kidney stones are solid pieces of material that form in the kidney when there are high levels of certain substances in the urine. Urine is made in the kidney then passes through a small tube called the ureter and into the bladder.

  • Public Record for the Week of Feb. 26

    Sheriff Arrests

    David Webster, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson on 2/18.

    Justin Rankin, FTA, arrested by Rick Nelson 2/20.

    KSP Arrests

    John W. Nichols, 25, of La Grange was arrested on 2/17 on I-71 at mile marker 32 southbound in Campbellsburg by Trooper Hindman and charged with DUI 1st; speeding 20 MPH over the limit; failure to produce insurance card.

    Tonya L. Simpson, 35, of Bedford was arrested on 2/18 at Pendleton Road in Sulphur by Trooper Lauck and charged with dUI 1st-aggravated; no registration plates; improper equipment.

  • Forum: Awareness about heroin problem

    By Kenny Colston

    Landmark Community News Service

    A coalition made up of school, criminal justice and health professionals are hosting a forum to increase awareness of heroin in Oldham and surrounding counties.

    Heroin Hits Home: Our Community’s Response will take place on Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m. in the North Oldham High School Auditorium.

  • Black History: Schoolhouse’s future uncertain

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Eight black schoolhouses once operated in Henry County and now only three of those structures survive.

    The Campbellsburg schoolhouse on First Street doesn’t function, like the remaining two, as a residential property and its future remains uncertain.

  • Snow days impact EIS Board’s amendment to calendar

    By Melissa Blankenship

    publisher@hclocal.com

    Lessons learned during this year’s inclement weather will be applied to planning for next year’s school calendar, according to Eminence Independent Schools Superintendent Buddy Berry.

    “Eminence Schools will be better off in the future due to the snow days we’ve had this year,” Berry said at the district’s most recent school board meeting.

  • Drug arrest roundup

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    Law enforcement officers arrested James McFarland, 31, of Sulphur Wednesday, Feb. 19 as part of a four-month undercover drug investigation.

    The U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force, Kentucky State Police, Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and the Carrollton Police Department arrested McFarland in a drug roundup spanning Henry, Trimble, Carroll and Oldham counties. Officers served 24 arrest warrants for indictments on drug trafficking charges involving prescription narcotics, heroin and methamphetamine.

  • P’ville man threatens center

    By Tom Barr

    Landmark Community News Service

    A domestic dispute has led to the arrest of a Pleasureville man.

    Randall Eugene Carman, 43, was taken into custody on Wednesday without incident by the Kentucky State Police and the Christian County Sheriff’s Department.

    The arrest came after Carman had allegedly made threats directed at the staff of the Bullitt Alternative Center, located behind Bullitt Central High School.

  • Trusting Life

    By Brad Bowman
    editor@hclocal.com

    Ethan Zoeller will celebrate a two-year anniversary this Thursday. Not for his birthday, but for receiving a transplant that saved his life.

    When Shane and Carmine Zoeller looked at the results of an ultrasound and they knew something wasn’t right with their unborn child. Their son’s stomach wasn’t processing material and blockage was occurring somewhere.