Today's News

  • Crestwood man indicted on 20 forgery counts

    Staff writer/photographer

    Two people have been indicted after they allegedly attempted to cash forged money orders in Henry and Shelby County businesses.

    Anthony J. Hewitt, 31, Crestwood, is charged with 20 counts of second degree forgery. Miranda Armstrong, 27, of Eminence, is charged with four counts of possession of a forged instrument.

    In July, Armstrong purchased 20 money orders for $2 each at the Eminence Post Office according to post office employee Angie Lantz.

  • Anonymous calls irk me

    Except for some problems I was having with my squinty right eye, I was set to have a good morning last Thursday — I ended up taking out one contact to the urging from my grossed-out coworkers, which left me feeling lopsided for the rest of the day.

  • Powell graduates University of Kentucky College of Design

    Jordan Powell, daughter of Jerry and Joyce Powell of Eminence, recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky College of Design with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Interior Design and minor studies in art history. She has been awarded a job with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as an Interior Designer in Louisville. She is currently residing in Jefferstown.


  • Squad needs to accelerate progression, coach Snider says

    Losing 4-1 to Frankfort last Wednesday night, coach Shannon Snider said afterwards that his Henry County girls’ soccer team needs to accelerate its progression.

    The Ladycats, in just their second season at the varsity level, dropped to 0-5 with the Frankfort loss and have three games this week — they played at Oldham County on Monday, host Owen County on Wednesday and travel to Kentucky Country Day on Thursday. So far this season, against a tough schedule, the Cats have lost to North Oldham, South Oldham, Fern Creek, Shelby County and Frankfort.

  • Henry Ladycats third at Anderson County Joy Invitational

    With the all-important regional championship less than two weeks away, the Henry County girls’ golf team traveled to the Anderson County Joy Invitational on Saturday and brought back to New Castle a third-place trophy out of a 19-team field. It was the last 18-hole outing the Ladycats play before the regional tournament on Sept. 28.

  • KSP seize 3/4 ton of pot

    Landmark News Service

    Kentucky State Police officers arrested a truck driver Monday after seizing almost 1,600 pounds of marijuana from his tractor-trailer on Interstate 71 in Oldham County.

    Sohrab F. Shamoil, 47, of Mesa, Ariz., was charged with careless driving and first-offense trafficking in marijuana over five pounds, a felony, according to a KSP news release.

  • HC girls play Ryder Cup style match

    In a change of events, the Henry County girls’ golf team hosted Oldham County at the Henry County Country Club last Thursday afternoon in a Ryder Cup style match.

    The two teams split into pairs for one-versus-one play. The winner of each hole won a point and the golfer with the most points after the nine holes was rewarded with one point for the team. There were four pairs.

  • Runners start XC season this Saturday at Shelby

    Both Henry County and Eminence cross-country teams start their seasons this Saturday at the Shelby County Invitational, which is held on grassy fields across the street from East Middle School in Shelbyville. They will not be short on competition.

  • Fall Fury is ‘good, clean family fun’

    General Manager

    Tommie Tingle wanted the children at his church to have a place to go and have fun.

    And several years ago, that’s how the idea for what has become Fall Fury got started. But the event took an unexpected turn.

    “The families came, which was really great,” Tingle said. “We wanted it to be a youth event ... last year, when all the families came, it was really nice.”

  • Crash results in murder charge

    General Manager

    A New Castle man is dead after the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a suspected drunk driver.

    According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police, Robert F. Nolan, 75, was riding north on Kentucky 55 about two miles north of Eminence when Alan R. Parrish, 42, of Smithfield, lost control of his truck in the south bound lane at around 3:56 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1.

    The accident shut the road down for several hours as law enforcement officials investigated the scene.