Today's News

  • Fast Stop robbed at knife point

    Staff writer/photographer

    A 29-year old Crestwood man has been charged with robbing a Pendleton gas station at knife-point.

    Curtis Morris, 29, of Crestwood turned himself in to state police in Campbellsburg Sunday after footage from the robbery was aired on area television stations.

    At around 10 p.m. on Oct. 21, a buck-knife-wielding man allegedly demanded money from the lone clerk at the gas station.

    The employee handed over around $900 cash.

  • New team emerging

    You know how the Eminence volleyball players know they have reached that level, the one they’ve been aiming for all season? Their reaction to a loss. Yes, a loss.

    It took the final game of the regular season to get it out of them. The Lady Warriors have arrived, and them being upset following a 2-1 loss to Trimble County last Thursday night broke the news. They expected to win, played to win, and came up just short.

  • Newspaper delivery delayed

    Because election returns were late, the paper was late coming off the press. As such, delivery has been delayed in Henry County, but we are working on getting your papers to you as quickly as we can. We know that right now, those readers on the Campbellsburg and Pendleton routes may not receive their papers today. We sincerely apologize for the delay.

    In an effort to let you know who won yesterday's elections in Henry County, the winners are posted below.

    U.S. Senator - Rand Paul (2992); Jack Conway (2,551)

  • Public Records for the week of October 20, 2010


    Timothy Wayne Wilson, 46, New Castle, and Wilma Jean Frost, 35, Taylorsville.

    Property Transfers

  • Eminence loses big to Frankfort in its finale

    Following a disappointing 66-8 loss to Frankfort in Saturday’s quarterfinals of the Division 3 State Playoffs, Eminence Middle School coach Larry Montgomery was stern in saying the finale was not a reflection of his team this season.

  • Council ‘gun shy’ on accepting Fletcher’s recommendation

    General Manager

    After months of tension and dissent in Campbellsburg City Government, Graham Whatley will no longer serve as the city’s attorney.

    In a special meeting Monday night, Mayor Jan Fletcher introduced New Castle-based attorney Bill Brammell, and recommended the council approve a contract for Brammell’s services.

    Fletcher said he’d “been talking with (Brammell) the last couple of weeks,” and that he would like Brammell to replace Whatley.

  • Public Records for the week of October 27, 2010


    Desiree Nicole Scott, 25, New Castle, to Christopher Scott Presley, 28, New Castle.

    Tiffany Lynn Brightwell, 28, Eminence, to Brian Scott Nation, 30, Eminence.

    Kristina Bishop, 38, Turners Station, to Bryant Eugene Bishop, 41, Turners Station.

    Delena Lynn Plemmons, 37, Eminence, to Lawrence Dale Raisor, 37, Eminence.

    Kelsey Elise Maloney, 18, Pleasureville, to Gustavo Escobar Lopez Jr., 18, Pleasureville.

    Megan Marie Fisher, 25, Lockport, to Cody Wayne Snider, 21, Lockport.

  • XC teams race at DeSales

    Led by Cassey Fischer’s sixth-place finish, both Henry County and Eminence cross-country teams competed at the DeSales Invitational at McNeely Lake Park in Louisville on Saturday.

    Henry and Eminence will have runners compete at the Meet of Champions this Saturday — the elementary and middle school races are considered the official Kentucky championships for those age groups — and the regional races will be held the following Saturday at various sites across the state.

  • Cats drop district opener

    In what was the District Four opener for Henry County’s football team, the Wildcats lost to visiting North Oldham on Friday night, 24-9.

    Playing against former coach Billy Martin, the Wildcats finished with three interceptions, two fumbles and gave the ball to North on downs at the tail end of another drive in a game the Cats could never get going.

  • Thanks for help with Fall Fling

    I would like to thank everyone who recently came out to the 11th Annual New Castle Fall Fling on Saturday, Oct. 2.  It was a tremendous success.

    I would like to thank everyone who brought their cars, trucks, and tractors to our car show.  It was enjoyed by everyone.  I want to thank the many vendors who came and set up all around the Courthouse. Thank you’s also go out to our entertainment of LA Entertainment, Six Miles South, and TumbleTime.