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Today's News

  • New castle man shoots intruder

    A Lockport man is in serious condition at University of Louisville hospital after being shot in the shoulder by an ex-girlfriend’s father on Monday.

    According to Kentucky State Police, Doug Moore, 44, broke into a home at 1417 S. Property Rd., where his ex-girlfriend, Dena Valentine, 44, and her current boyfriend, Richard Horvath, 36, were staying.

    There, Moore allegedly assaulted both Valentine and Horvath, who were asleep when he broke in. Someone at the home dialed 911 at 2:06 a.m., and Moore fled.

  • Police: kids thrown from mom’s ATV

    General Manager

    A Pleasureville woman has been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged drunk driving incident in August.

    Elizabeth A. Owens, 36, was arrested Aug. 14 by Henry County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Perry and initially chargd with 10 counts of 1st degree wanton endangerment, driving under the influence – fourth offense, and resisting arrest.

  • Board of Ed candidates discuss priorities

    Staff Writer/Photographer

    District 2 candidate Miranda Clubb is a 2001 Henry County High School graduate who returned to the county following college, and said she would bring a new perspective to the school board.

    “I’m young and was recently a student,” she said. “I know what it takes to be competitive.”

  • Courage with a Vision

    It’s that time of year again when children and children at heart alike will dress up in celebration of Halloween and while some of them will attempt to cause the biggest fright reaction, all of them will go back to being normal the next day. What’s really scary is the lack of vision and courage our current jailer presents.

  • Wreck claims toddler’s life

    General Manager

    A three-year-old Smithfield girl died from injuries sustained in an accident on Old Jericho Road last week.

    Kentucky State Police said 36-year-old Robin Wynn of Smithfield was eastbound on Old Jericho Road when her 2003 Ford Taurus dropped off the right shoulder of the road at around 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 14.

  • Public Records for the week of November 3, 2010

    Marriages

    Virginia Dee Smith, 25, Louisville, to Robert Benjamin Aguilar, 24, Louisville.

    Laura Elizabeth Jackson, 55, New Castle, to Richard Brown Wright Jr., 66, Eminence.

    Samantha Lynn Macon, 22, Turners Station, to Jason Nathaniel Calhoun, 27, Turners Station.

    Davida Gwenn Bailey, 31, Eminence, to Jeremiah Isac Nichols, 27, Eminence.

    Property Transfers

  • Thankful for kindness

    To the person that hit and killed our dog Zora and did not stop and tell us, we are thankful everyone is not like you.

  • Hartlage defeats Coombs 619-569

    Staff writer/photographer

    Beginning in January, two republicans will represent Henry County on the fiscal court.

    In the biggest upset of the night, Pendleton resident Roger Hartlage defeated incumbent Guy Coombs 619-569.

    Early in the evening Hartlage said that having run for office previously, he wasn’t going to guess at this race’s outcome.

  • Candidates for jailer discuss building jail

    Staff Writer/Photographer

    Two of the four candidates for jailer attended the election forum on Oct. 12.

    Incumbent J.C. Suter and write-in candidate Scott Southworth were present. Republican candidate Ronnie Stephens was unable to attend due to a death in the family, and a second write-in candidate, Richard Smith, did not attend.

  • Spencer win secures Henry home field game in playoffs

    Thanks to a 41-8 win over Spencer County on Friday night, Henry County’s football team has secured home field advantage in the opening round of the Class 3A State Playoffs.

    The Wildcats scored the game’s first 28 points en route to a big lead in the first half. It came on Senior Night, Homecoming and the final district outing of the season. The seniors made sure this would not be their final time at home — they will play Moore High School on Nov. 5 in the playoffs.