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Today's News

  • Cancer survivor thankful for Relay

    Staff Writer/Photographer

    “It seems like everyone in Henry County has been touched in some way,” Brenda Raake said quietly.

    A long-time participant in the American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life, Raake found herself in need of the group’s support after being diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2005.

  • Possible tower location debated

    General Manager

    After several months and turnover in personnel representing Verizon Wireless, the Henry County Fiscal Court again is considering county property for placement of a cell phone tower.

    Initially, the site proposed for the location of the tower was 50 feet away from youth athletic fields.

    The new site, according to Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent, is 150 feet away from the fields.

  • Nationals come from bottom bracket to claim HCYBL

    The Nationals erased four earlier losses to the Renegades with two surprising wins at New Castles field Monday night to claim the championship in the Henry County Youth Baseball Leagues 11- and 12-year-old division.

    The Renegades beat the Nationals to win the title last summer, then followed with a perfect season that included four more wins over the Nationals two in the regular season, one in the annual Spring Fling Tournament and one in post-season action that dropped the Nationals to the losers bracket.

  • Idea for stories, anyone?

    Im at a crossroad. I can either write about past athletes, teams or coaches like Ive done the past three summers or choose another un-thought-of topic that I just cant grasp yet. Im hoping you can help me out a bit.

  • Henry County makes its return to All

    For the first time since the turn of the century, Henry County High School will get its chance to shine against some of the smaller schools across the state in the All “A” Classic, which includes tournaments held annually in most of Kentucky’s high school sports.

  • Kasten resigns as HC softball coach

    Shortly after winning his 100th game on the diamond, Jon Kasten decided to step down from his coaching position for Henry County’s softball team.

    Kasten will back away from the program after leading the Ladycats to a 17-14 season, the 31st District title and a third straight appearance in the 8th Region tournament, where the squad lost to Shelby County (8-5) in opening-round action.

  • New KSP Post 5 captain brings 22 years of experience

    News Intern

    When he was young, Dean Hayes had two goals.

    “The first goal was to be a major league baseball player and the second goal was to be a state trooper,” Hayes said.

    After 22 years with the Kentucky State Police, Hayes was named the new commander at KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg.

  • Be wary of the four footed hitchikers

    I tried something new a few weeks ago: carpooling to work. It was a new experience for me, especially since my passenger was a complete stranger.

    The night before my carpooling escapade, I had been driving around Louisville with friends. It was so relieving that the weather finally felt like summer and we rolled down the windows, opened the sunroof and enjoyed the warm wind against our faces.

  • Crusade for Children money returns to county

    Staff Writer/Photographer

    Now that the money’s been raised and counted through the WHAS-11 Crusade for Children, organizations hoping to receive grants through the program must decide just what to put on their wish lists.

    This year, area fire departments raised more than $75,000 for the charitable cause.

  • Council resumes annexation discussion

    General Manager

    Nearly a month after tabling discussion on annexation, the Campbellsburg City Council again will consider expanding the city’s boundaries.

    During the council’s meeting Monday night, Mayor Carl Rucker indicated that events at Kentucky Motor Speedway could mean big things for the city.