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Today's News

  • Bike course complete... e^s

    Eighteen days and counting.

    Really? Is that all that really remains? When this week’s paper hits the newsstands, there will be just 18 days left until the Louisville Ford Ironman. I’m still shaking my head in astonishment.

  • C’Burg attorney: CVFD owes city $52k

    General Manager

    According to a legal opinion issued by Campbellsburg City Attorney Graham Whatley, the Campbellsburg Volunteer Fire Department owes the city $52,000.

    Within the 20-page document, and at Monday night’s council meeting, Whatley indicated that the city should be compensated $52,000 by the fire department. He argued that amount is the difference between what the city paid for repair of the fire department and the amount of insurance on the building.

     

  • Please get me off this mailing list!

    Most would consider it out of the ordinary, to say the least, for a woman like me, who was having children 40 years ago, to be pregnant today. But someone, or someone’s database, is convinced that I am expecting.

  • Hartlage: ‘I thought it was okay’

    General Manager

    In a tense exchange with Magistate Nick Hawkins, Planning and Zoning Commissioner Roger Hartlage said he didn’t see anything inappropriate in the fill used to level off ground at SBH Properties in Pendleton.

    Hartlage and his supporters told magistrates during a special meeting last week that they didn’t have all of the facts when it came to the issue of Hartlage’s removal from the commission.

  • Don’t forget the Chamber of Commerce Car Show

    The Henry County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its fifth annual car show at the Harry Hill Park on Saturday. 

  • Handful of candidates file ahead of deadline

    General Manager

    With less than a week to go before the filing deadline for the Nov. 2 election, less than 20 people have filed for city and school board offices.

    Candidates have until 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10, to file for the non-partisan races. Independent candidates for county- and state-wide office also have until Aug. 10 to file.

  • Rivers are Kentucky’s oldest highways

    Kentucky’s oldest highway system – our 1,100 miles of navigable rivers – has been getting a closer look in recent months by the General Assembly.

    A year ago, a permanent legislative committee dedicated solely to waterways held its first meeting; and earlier this year, during the legislative session, my colleagues and I voted to create a new water transportation advisory board, to give us and others in state government a ready resource of information from those whose job is tied to that industry.

  • Willie Peyton back in charge of Henry golfers

    Replacing Steve Dent as the Henry County boys’ golf coach, Willie Peyton is back in charge of the same program he coached for four years in the 1990s.

    After a decade-long layoff, Peyton takes over the program from Dent, who retired from teaching in July and is ineligible to coach until mid-October. Peyton coached the squad to a North Central Kentucky Conference Championship in the late-1990s and is hoping to progress with the pieces Dent has left behind.

  • Magistrates did show true leadership

    I agreed when  Jonna Priester wrote “ True leadership means doing that which is  right, though it may not be popular.” I believe true leadership was shown at the June 20th Henry County Fiscal Court meeting.

  • B.O.A. demands meeting with court

    General Manager

    “I’m disgusted by the decision of the court.”

    On July 27, Henry County Board of Adjustments member Yvonne Moore expressed her dissatisfaction with the Fiscal Court’s 3-2 vote to not remove Roger Hartlage from the Planning and Zoning commission. Her comment came during a nearly hour-long, on-the-record discussion by the board, along with four members of the planning commission itself.