Today's News

  • ‘Cutest cows’ named for world milk day

    New Castle Elementary School celebrated World Milk Day and the cutest cows determined by 198 Facebook likes were sisters, Carami and Alanah Marrillia. Mrs. Marrillia, a fourth grade teacher and the cutest cow’s aunt, also dressed up for this special occasion to honor cows.

  • Campbellsburg Elementary Energy Team Recognized
  • New Castle has a club that’s on the run

    The New Castle Elementary School Running Club recently held its first race. According to Jenna Ashby, the running club coach, the race winners included Kennedy Brown in the girls’ mile, Dallon Fitzgerald, first in the boys’ mile and Jonah White, second in the boys’ mile.

  • It’s important to embrace each day

    By Michael Duncan

    Pastor, Eminence Baptist Church

  • KSP promotes White

    Kentucky State Police Lt. Col. Chad White, a New Castle resident (left), received his promotional certificate from KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders (right) on Sept. 16. An 18-year veteran of the agency, White is director of the Administrative Division at KSP headquarters in Frankfort. A native of Shelbyville, White is a 1992 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 1996 graduate of Georgetown College. He is the son of James and Velma White of Shelbyville.

  • Historic tax credits explained
  • Public Records, Oct. 5, 2016

    KSP arrests

    Dwight D. Williams, 43, Akron, Ohio — arrested Sept. 26 at Interstate 71, north bound, by Trooper Brewer for failure to appear

    Terry Netherton, 47, Richmond — arrested Sept. 26 at Highway 421, New Castle, by Trooper McCormick for a bench warrant

  • Local Buzz, Oct. 5, 2016

    Church Activities

    Berea Christian Church, located at 685 Franklinton Road, Pleasureville, will hold its homecoming Oct. 16 with worship at 11 a.m.; a meal at noon ( bring a dish, meat and drink provided; a singing at 1:30 p.m. RSVP on Facebook at Berea Christian Church in Henry County.

  • Improvements in education

    Not long after the start of each school year, Kentucky begins getting report cards on the overall progress our students are making.  These annual updates give the public the chance to learn if we are still heading in the right direction academically.

  • Hensley returning to state


    Halfway through her round at Midland Trail Golf Club Sept. 26, Maddie Hensley must have felt the pressure of qualifying again for the state tournament as she has done since sixth grade. Hensley shot 43 on the front nine to put her streak of state qualifications at risk heading to the back nine.

    But she turned it around in the wet and windy conditions and shot 35 on the back nine to finish with a 78 that was good for a tie for sixth place overall and the third of four qualifying spots for individuals.