Today's News

  • Suter 60-year anniversary

    William E. and Lois J. Edens Suter will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at their home in New Castle on Thursday, November 5, 2015. They were married at Judge Herrington’s home in Eminence on November 5, 1955. They have seven children, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

  • Maeve Ann Hope

    Jerry and Joyce Powell would like to announce the birth of their granddaughter, Maeve Ann Hope, born September 6, 2015.
    Parents are Nick and Jordan Hope of Louisville. Great-grandparents are Bobbie Powell, the late Owen Powell and the late John and Mary Marcum.

  • Henry County On the March

    Henry County Marching Band, consisting of students from seventh to twelfth grades, placed 15th in the state at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Class 2A semifinals Saturday morning, according to Sharla Whitt, band booster president. The show, entitled “Wait,” featured a clock theme. The original work was composed by John Fannin, assistant director of bands at Murray State University.

  • Good Reads

    New Castle Elementary School’s Reading Night Oct. 20 really brought out the crowds with 350 students and families in attendence. Participants rolled through four activity stations including Community Reader Theater; Karaoke, where using lyrics works to increase fluency; dinner; and a Scholastic Book Fair. Readers at the event included Henry County Public Schools Superintendent Tim Abrams.

  • Oil change ministry can help change lives, organizers say

    Changing oil can change lives, said organizers of the second annual oil change ministry, held Oct. 24 by the Henry County Baptist Association, or HCBA, according to a news release.
    Organizers called the effort to treat single parents and guardians to a free oil change a huge success, the news release said. Baptist association representatives asked local churches to provide ideas for those from their areas who could be helped through this ministry, with 13 recipients participating.

  • News briefs for Nov. 4, 2015

    Two new troopers join KSP ranks
    The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 45 new troopers at ceremonies held in Frankfort on Oct. 29, including two new troopers at Post 5 in Campbellsburg — Jared Payton of New Castle and Ricky Newsom of Harold.
    Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 880 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth.
    The new troopers are part of the agency’s 93rd cadet class.
    They reported for duty on May 24 in a class that consisted of 70 cadets.

  • Rotary recognizes Yeary’s years of community service

    Recognizing years of community service, the Rotary Club honored Dennis Yeary with an Andy Anderson Award at Henry Christian Church Monday.
    The award gets its name from the long-time Rotary member who came here from Shelbyville after becoming a manager for Kentucky Utilities, according to Rev. Michael Duncan, one of the presenters at the lunch meeting. Anderson became known for his generosity and his service, giving freely his donations, time and wisdom to missions both local and international through his church and Rotary.

  • Henry County Goes to the Polls

    Henry County voters hit the polls Tuesday morning to vote for several state offices. Results of Tuesday’s voting will be available after the polls close Tuesday online at www.hclocal.com and on our Facebook page. Full results will be reported in next week’s Local.


  • Local Buzz, October 28, 2015

    Church Activities

    The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church will be held at Campbellsburg Baptist Church on Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be Todd Trebuna, and worship leader will be Peggy Rumer. For more information call Jeff Howard at (502) 991-1729.

  • Public Record, October 28, 2015

    KSP Arrests

    Mark Jarboe, DOB 01/07/85, Louisville – arrested Oct. 22 by Trooper Brewer on I-71 northbound at the 35 mm for a warrant

    Ethan Campell, DOB 09/10/89, Sulphur – arrested Oct. 23 by Trooper Brewer on Pendleton Road for speeding; open alcohol container; DUI first; and failure of owner to maintain insurance/security, first offense