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Today's News

  • Summer sun and fun at renaissance Faire

    By Jesse Harp

    news@hclocal.com

  • Reasons to celebrate and be thankful

    Levi Berg will soon celebrate his first anniversary as Henry County Ag Agent!  
    A year ago my article started with this… “We are very happy to be able to announce that the position of Henry County Extension Agent for Agriculture has been filled by Levi Berg, who will start on Aug. 3.”  
    It seems hard to believe that he has already been here for almost a full year, but we hope that he will stay many more.  

  • Manage to rid your pastures of this pesky critter

    By Levi Berg

    Henry County Extension Service

  • 4-H members take a walk in the woods

    By Cathy Toole

    Henry County Extension Service

  • First ABC license expected

    It appears Ben and Dana Freeman are on track to open the first package liquor store outside of Eminence after Henry County voted to go wet last December.
    They have already set up shelves, coolers, a cashier’s counter and a drive-through window at First and Last Korner, at Interstate 71 Exit 34 outside Campbellsburg. They prepared the space for when the beer cave gets installed in the newly renovated space next to their existing business, Kountry Korner Kafe.

  • Henry County Fair Pageant Contestants

    Miss Henry County Fair is Monday, July 4, 7 p.m.

    Contestant Kayla Marie is not pictured

    Miss Teen Henry County is Wednesday, July 6, begins after Miss Pre-Teen

    Miss Pre-Teen Henry County is Wednesday, July 6, at 7 p.m.

    Little Miss and Mister is Monday, July 4, held during the intermission of Miss Henry County

  • Motorcycle wreck kills Sulphur man

    A Sulphur man lost his life in a motorcycle accident last week.
    George Jaehnigen, 58, was traveling east on Fallen Timber Road last Monday at about 9:30 p.m. when the motorcycle he was operating left the road.
    Jaehnigen, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital in critical condition. He passed away the following morning.
    According to Kentucky State Police, alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the accident, and the investigation is still on-going.

  • ‘Sub par’ homes face new regs

    People will no longer be able to treat a portable shed, boat or recreational vehicle as a permanent residence, if Henry County Fiscal Court completes a process it started at its June 21 meeting.
    Magistrates heard from zoning official Jody Rucker and Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Josh Clubb on several proposed changes to county zoning regulations and building codes to deal with this and other issues.

  • Eastern to get playground updates
  • Campbellsburg premium payers to see higher insurance tax

    Working to avoid a shortfall while finalizing the fiscal year 2016-17 budget, the  Campbellsburg City Council has decided on a way to ensure new revenue comes in, according to a discussion at the June 20 meeting.
    Mayor Rex Morgan had expressed a concern during the city council’s May meeting that officials might have to start using cash in savings accounts and certificates of deposit to pay expenses in the upcoming budget.