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Today's News

  • New Castle still needs more police protection, citizen says

     Just over one year ago, Danny Holcomb approached the New Castle city commission to voice his concerns about crime in the town. At the March 2015 meeting, Holcomb asked the commission to consider additional police protection by hiring an officer.
    “That’s nothing to do with Danny [Cravens, Henry County Sheriff],” Holcomb said at that meeting in regard to the hours of service the sheriff’s office provides the city. “I’m concerned about our citizens. We need someone dedicated to our city.”

  • Henry County Grads receive $3.2 million in scholarships

    Among the Henry County High School graduating class, 64 seniors received $3.2 million worth of scholarships, $3.5 million including the KEES money. This does not count the scholarships the students turned down.

  • Brown-Beverly engagement

    James Beverly and Candice Brown recently announced their engagement and plans to be married in Crestwood this fall.
    James Beverly is the son of Wesley Sr. and Karen Beverly of Port Royal, a 12-year member of the Campbellsburg Volunteer Fire and Rescue and a graduate of Henry County High School.
    Candice Brown is the daughter of Gregory Sr. and Carolynn Brown of La Grange. She is an Army Reserve veteran and is studying for a bachelors degree in business management. She graduated from Oldham County High School.

  • Jumping overboard to save one's life

    After preaching a particularly challenging sermon, I received the following text from a church member: “Your sermon made me uncomfortable today. Think I’m gonna have to switch churches so I can feel better.” 

    I understand my church member’s sentiment. Sometimes things hurt so badly and life is so stressful, we long for escape.   

  • Local Buzz, May 11, 2016

    Church Activities

    “This Hope,” a gospel a cappella group, will be in concert on Sunday, May 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Henry Christian Church. A love offering will be received.

    First Presbyterian Church is hosting a Bible study each Wednesday at 1 p.m. using the old Andy of Mayberry T.V. show. For more, contact Terry Johnson at onepres@bellsouth.net or call 502-845-4132.

  • Public Records, May 11, 2016

    KSP arrests 

    Jacenda L. Winburn, 29, Campbellsburg — arrested May 2 at 1479 Lake Road, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Sturgill for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Milestone moments just days away for grads

    In anyone’s lifetime, there are only a handful of milestone moments — your wedding day, birth of a child, starting your own business, the first day of retirement.

    But for about 200 young people in our county, the milestone moment of graduating from high school is only a few days away. They’ll be taking their first wobbly steps into adulthood by heading off to college, starting full-time jobs or packing for basic training in the military.

  • Lady Cats clinch top seed with four wins

    sports@hclocal.com

    Inclement weather made last week very important for the Henry County Lady Cats as they played four games against district foes that would ultimately decide the seeding of the 31st District tournament.

    The Lady Cats took care of business by sweeping a doubleheader from Gallatin County on May 2, coming from behind against Carroll County on May 4 and winning versus Eminence Friday at home.

    HCHS 11 Gallatin Co. 0

  • Wildcats shut down Bearcats again, 8-1

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats had another week of rained out games but managed to play well in the one game in between weather systems last week. Henry County defeated the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats 1-0 on April 25 in Louisville when Jaydon Berry pitched a shutout. Berry was back on the mound again Thursday and gave up one unearned run as the Wildcats had an easier time with the Bearcats this time around.

    Henry County allowed the Bearcats a run in the top of the first inning on a single, a two-base error and another single.

  • Warriors' comeback falls short

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Fort Knox May 2 to take on the Eagles and lost by one run after falling behind early and coming back to make it a close game.

    Fort Knox jumped on the Warriors for four runs in the bottom of the first and two more in the bottom of the second to take a 6-1 lead. The Warriors’ only run in that stretch came in the top of the second when Trey Gregory singled and came home on a hit by Alec Spraybury.