Today's News

  • Public Records for the week of July 21, 2010

    District Court


    Monday, July 12

    Judge Diana E. Wheeler

    James A. Bowlin, 1947, charges from 5/1: leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance, merged/dismissed; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, BAC .08, 1st offense, guilty, fines and costs $968, apply $300 bond, balance due 10/18, 30 day loss of license, attend and complete alcohol/drug education program, proof due 7/26.

  • Public Records for the week of September 15, 2010


    Katherine I. Wright, 41, Pleasureville, to Larry L. Harp Jr., 20, Pleasureville.

    Zoning permits

    Elizabeth Heudecker, 437 Main Street, Pleasureville, 8/4, storage building, fee $23, value $300.

    Greg Gatros, 2444 Mt. Olivet Road, La Grange, 8/6, garage addition, fee $29, value $500.

    Greg Wilhite, 739 Fox Creek Road, Pendleton, 8/6, pole barn, fee $180.

  • A weekend night at the White Cottage

    Staff Reporter/Photographer

    Once upon a time, it was the focal point at Pendleton Road and U.S. 42 in Sligo.

    Henry County historian Hammer Smith said anybody over 50 years old should remember something about the White Cottage Restaurant.

    The business was a combination gas station and restaurant, and at times even a nightclub of somewhat questionable legality.

  • Are you ready for some politickin?

    It’s almost that time. Yard signs are populating yards like bunny rabbits.

    That can only mean one thing — it’s election time. The big day is less than 60 days away. Are you ready?

    At that time, we’ll cast our votes for nearly all of our county offices as well as for U.S. Senator.

    I consider it an honor, privilege and a duty to go to the polls.

  • Public Records for the week of July 28, 2010


    Stacey Lynn Brewer, 27, Campbellsburg, to James Dennis Martin, 33, Campbellsburg.


    Dennis Benham, 62, New Castle, and Kathy Dean Cowherd, 57, New Castle.

    Thomas Eugene Chappell, 49, Bedford, and Tara Sue Chappell, 40, Bedford.

    Mark James Rabourn, 25, Bedford, and Casey Osborn Raborn, 25, Turners Station.

    Property Transfers

  • Column - Geoff Davis

    Last week, I had the honor and privilege of participating in the dedication ceremony for the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup County, the Commonwealth’s fourth State veterans cemetery.  The new cemetery, which will serve veterans and their families in northeastern Kentucky, demonstrates the Commonwealth’s profound appreciation for the sacrifices made by brave men and women to protect our freedom.

  • County issues burn ban

    General Manager

    After almost a month without substantial rain, it’s more than a little bit dry outside.

    As a result, on Monday Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent issued an open burning ban. The ban will remain in effect until the county receives substantial rainfall or until further notice.

  • Portion of Transcript from Fiscal Court-Roger Hartlage discussion

    The transcript begins at the 00:01:15 point of the recording of the June 20 Fiscal Court meeting.

  • KSP invites residents to Citizens’ Police Academy

    Society has always been interested in police work and finds the issue of crime a fascinating topic. Television programming has included shows about crime and police work from every angle and context throughout its history. The Kentucky State Police have developed a new program which taps into that same fascination and curiosity that people have with crime and police work. This new initiative, dubbed the Citizens’ Police Academy, will provide an opportunity for community members to feed their interest with reality.

  • To Campbellsburg, with love

    Staff writer/photographer

    The “A & J” in the new and evolving A&J Family Restaurant in Campbellsburg easily could be carved inside a heart on the bark of a tall shade tree.

    The restaurant’s unassuming name comes with a side dish of romance.

    When asked what had lured him to the area some 11 years ago, owner Arne Fenstad  answered in his lilting Norwegian accent. “I’ll give you one guess,” he said.

    The answer was love and marriage.