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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Close to Home: Lake may be the county's best kept secret

    By Erin Melwing

    News Intern

    Just a few minutes from I-71 and a short drive from anywhere in the county, Lake Jericho is one of Henry County’s best kept secrets, according to Larry Ramsey, general manager of Lake Jericho.

    “Of course I might be a little biased, but this place is beautiful,” Ramsey said. “The whole family can spend the day together grilling out, having a picnic or maybe even catching some fish.”

  • No one injured in Eminence house fire

    General Manager

    What should have been a fun, relaxing family vacation in Florida changed Monday morning when an Eminence family received word their home was on fire.

    The morning began with severe weather that included heavy rain and pea-sized hail in some parts of Henry County, but that storm also included heavy lightning.

    According to neighbors, and some city and fire officials, some of that lightning may have been responsible for igniting the fire at 120 Oak Drive, the home of Obie and Beth Newton.

  • Pearl Harbor veterans thankful for show of support

    We three Kentucky Pearl Harbor survivors and many more veterans would like to thank the citizens of Eminence for a great Veterans Day Parade on May 17. Many thanks to the merchants who donated items to this event. A lot of organization and work made this a great day. Even the little dog in the driveway wagging its tail greeted us as we drove by. To us, Eminence demonstrated what America is all about.

    Lee Ebner

    Kentucky Pearl Harbor Survivors Association Chairman