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Today's News

  • Kentucky River locks to re-open

     

    An effort to refurbish the locks and dams on the Kentucky River will open 64 miles of the waterway to recreational users no later than next spring.

  • Patriot Guard Riders journey to Eminence to mend veteran’s heart

     

    The person who slashed a disabled veteran’s flag on South Main Street in Eminence June 7 also inflicted pain on the man who had the banner proudly displayed, but a contingent of Kentucky Patriot Guard Riders have showed up to repair the damage.

  • Bedford man charged with Campbellsburg robbery

     

    Kentucky State Police report troopers charged a Trimble County man for a June 10 robbery at the Marathon station in Campbellsburg.

    KSP Post 5 dispatchers received an emergency call at 10:49 p.m. that someone had just robbed the store and then fled on foot, according to a news release by Trooper Brad Arterburn. The worker told troopers that the subject demanded money but did not brandish a weapon.

    Authorities set up a perimeter in the area, but did not find the subject.

  • Relay for Life fast approaches

     

    Henry County’s Relay For Life is coming up on June 20 and, according to Event Chairperson Lori Brewer, this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than previous years.

  • Eminence wants to catch park vandals

     Eminence officials will offer a reward leading to the conviction of vandals of the city park after an incident at the bathroom there over the weekend, according to a discussion at the June 9 council meeting.

  • Campbellsburg Day to go full steam ahead

     

    Campbellsburg officials have planned a big city celebration June 21, but opening the community center has been separated from this event.

  • Sisters cook up new Pleasureville restaurant

     A new eatery, Main Street Bakery & Cafe, owned by the Yoder family, opened May 30 in Pleasureville. 

    Sisters Rachel and Clara Yoder operate the new business. 

  • Judge throws out Smith's lawsuits

    A federal court judge has dismissed lawsuits against Henry County and Animal Control Officer Dan Flinkfelt filed by a woman who had more than 200 animals seized on her property in December 2011 during an animal cruelty investigation.
    The Dec. 12, 2011, raid on Terri Smith’s home led to Flinkfelt charging both her and her husband Kenneth with 218 counts of second-degree animal cruelty.

  • Henry County could crack down on trashy homes

    Henry County Fiscal Court approved an expanded nuisance ordinance in order to go after more ramshackle properties at its May 20 meeting.
    The current ordinance defines as a nuisance those properties in residential-, commercial- or agricultural-zoned areas that have gotten to conditions that “render such premises or building dangerous or detrimental or adverse to the health and welfare of occupants of the premises or surrounding premises.”

  • Heroin on the rise in county

     

    Henry County has been largely spared from the heroin use and abuse that’s gripping other areas of Kentucky so far, according to local law enforcement and court officials. But they also see the demand for heroin increasing in the county.