Today's News

  • Goodwin appointed to Family Court vacancy

    After a four-month vacancy, the judicial nominating committee has decided La Grange attorney Doreen Goodwin will fill the position of 12th Judicial Circuit, District Two Family Court Judge until November’s election.  
    Goodwin has been practicing law for 26 years. She said she seeks to be strong, kind and consistent in administering the law.

  • Truck wreck blocks Hwy. 146 for hours

    No hazardous waste got into the waterways Tuesday when a commercial truck tipped over in an afternoon storm, according to Henry County emergency management officials.
    At approximately 2:45 p.m., a truck headed to Safety Kleen overturned onto its side on Highway 146 near Rose Hill Estates, according to Jody Rucker, Henry County Emergency Management director. One of the drums out of 94 leaked and fuel spilled from the truck.

  • New Castle still needs more police protection, citizen says

     Just over one year ago, Danny Holcomb approached the New Castle city commission to voice his concerns about crime in the town. At the March 2015 meeting, Holcomb asked the commission to consider additional police protection by hiring an officer.
    “That’s nothing to do with Danny [Cravens, Henry County Sheriff],” Holcomb said at that meeting in regard to the hours of service the sheriff’s office provides the city. “I’m concerned about our citizens. We need someone dedicated to our city.”

  • Henry County Grads receive $3.2 million in scholarships

    Among the Henry County High School graduating class, 64 seniors received $3.2 million worth of scholarships, $3.5 million including the KEES money. This does not count the scholarships the students turned down.

  • Brown-Beverly engagement

    James Beverly and Candice Brown recently announced their engagement and plans to be married in Crestwood this fall.
    James Beverly is the son of Wesley Sr. and Karen Beverly of Port Royal, a 12-year member of the Campbellsburg Volunteer Fire and Rescue and a graduate of Henry County High School.
    Candice Brown is the daughter of Gregory Sr. and Carolynn Brown of La Grange. She is an Army Reserve veteran and is studying for a bachelors degree in business management. She graduated from Oldham County High School.

  • Jumping overboard to save one's life

    After preaching a particularly challenging sermon, I received the following text from a church member: “Your sermon made me uncomfortable today. Think I’m gonna have to switch churches so I can feel better.” 

    I understand my church member’s sentiment. Sometimes things hurt so badly and life is so stressful, we long for escape.   

  • Local Buzz, May 11, 2016

    Church Activities

    “This Hope,” a gospel a cappella group, will be in concert on Sunday, May 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Henry Christian Church. A love offering will be received.

    First Presbyterian Church is hosting a Bible study each Wednesday at 1 p.m. using the old Andy of Mayberry T.V. show. For more, contact Terry Johnson at onepres@bellsouth.net or call 502-845-4132.

  • Public Records, May 11, 2016

    KSP arrests 

    Jacenda L. Winburn, 29, Campbellsburg — arrested May 2 at 1479 Lake Road, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Sturgill for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Milestone moments just days away for grads

    In anyone’s lifetime, there are only a handful of milestone moments — your wedding day, birth of a child, starting your own business, the first day of retirement.

    But for about 200 young people in our county, the milestone moment of graduating from high school is only a few days away. They’ll be taking their first wobbly steps into adulthood by heading off to college, starting full-time jobs or packing for basic training in the military.

  • Lady Cats clinch top seed with four wins


    Inclement weather made last week very important for the Henry County Lady Cats as they played four games against district foes that would ultimately decide the seeding of the 31st District tournament.

    The Lady Cats took care of business by sweeping a doubleheader from Gallatin County on May 2, coming from behind against Carroll County on May 4 and winning versus Eminence Friday at home.

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