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Today's News

  • Motorcycle accident kills Sulphur woman

    Troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg responded to a fatal collision at 9:38 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Trimble County.

    Investigation revealed that Patrick Moore, 27, Sulphur, was operating a motorcycle near the Lions Acres clubhouse on U.S. 421 in Milton when he lost control of the motorcycle in a curve, and crashed into a nearby guardrail. Both Moore and his passenger, Catherine Nicole Straw, also 27 from Sulphur, were thrown from the motorcycle during impact.

  • ‘Final exams on steroids’

    Henry County Public School administrators are enthusiastic about a new testing program that replaces the state’s Commonwealth Accountability Testing System and better helps them track the academic progress of individual students throughout high school.

  • ‘Reading is fun’

    Henry County High School students celebrated “Literacy Week” on Tuesday with a special speaker.

    Sharon Draper – author of the 2010 book “Out of My Mind” – said she tells the story of how she became a writer to students all over the country, hoping to emphasize the importance of reading and literacy and to help young people see “how books are cool.”

  • Edelen, Kemper vie for state auditor

    On Nov. 8, two candidates will vie to replace outgoing Kentucky State Auditor Crit Luallen.

    Adam Edelen, the Democratic candidate, and John T. Kemper III, the Republican candidate, will go head-to-head to see who will fill that vacancy.

    Adam Edelen

    At 36, Adam Edelen may be young, but he’s had a lot of experience in both business and government.

  • Alcohol sales petitions hit a snag

    A movement aimed at legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink in Henry County and in the city of New Castle may have hit a snag in the form of a state statute.
    County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent said Monday that County Clerk

    Juanita Lashley had verified signatures on a petition filed with her office earlier this month. The petition included the required number of eligible signatures needed to put the issue on the ballot there.

  • Saving with coupons – are you ready?

    Allow me to introduce myself, if you will. My name is Darby Dugan, a.k.a. The Coupon Goddess, a moniker bestowed upon me by one of my friends after seeing the many postings that I put on Facebook of my coupon savings.

  • We must take control of our words

    I confess to being a Facebook fan.  While I don’t spend a lot time on Facebook, I do find it an interesting place to visit.  Recently, a friend posted the following: “If you didn’t hear it with your own ears or see it with your own eyes, don’t invent it with your small mind and share it with your big mouth.”

  • Conference is a chance for women to grow

    Kentucky farm women can get together to compare notes, listen to nationally prominent speakers, and enjoy a delicious Kentucky Proud meal at the 12th annual Kentucky Women in Agriculture Conference Oct. 26-28 at the Crowne Plaza-Campbell House in Lexington.

  • Field Day is Oct. 13 at MacLean Tree Farm

    The Angus MacLean Tree Farm in Oldham County will be the site of this year’s Tree Farmer of the Year Field Day. The farm has been under active woodland management for more than 50 years, and the MacLean family has managed it to promote high-quality timber and wildlife habitat.

  • Generation Rx? Teens and prescription drugs