Today's News

  • Rain holds off long enough for the Derby Hat Parade

    Despite an long stretch of rain that soaked everything during the days leading up to the Kentucky Derby, the precipitation ceased long enough on May 4 for the elementary students at Eminence Indepedent Schools to continue with the tradition of the Derby Hat Parade.

  • ‘The Mystery of the Silver Trays’ revealed

    There were four of us. We were boys on a mission of discovery. For more than a year, we had been trying to solve a mystery.
    We were as silent as mice as we hid behind the trees on the west side of the church parking lot.  
    The early dark of the evening aided us in hiding. Any minute we knew we would see them.  
    Jack had seen them go over and had called the rest of us to watch.  
    It was only a matter of time before they came back.
    They never stayed all that long, and they always came back.

  • Kinship care conference to share ideas with grandparents, guardians

    Family members raising a relative’s child may find the free Grandparents Raising Grandchild and Kinship Family Conference helpful, according to organizers with KIPDA.
    The conference is scheduled for Thursday, May 18, at the Southeast Christian Church, 920 Blankenbaker Parkway in Louisville. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

  • Lockport Masons participate in the Great Day of Service
  • State report: More Henry County residents are returning to the workforce

    A strengthening national and regional economy has created a healthy employment boost for Henry County residents, the executive director of Kentuckiana Works says.
    Employment appears to be rising pretty much across the board in the region surrounding Louisville with companies increasingly having to compete for workers, Kentuckiana Work’s Michael Gritton said.

  • Campbellsburg Elementary Students top off their derby week

    Younger students students at Campbellsburg Elementary School show their derby spirit through its Derby Hat Parade May 5 as the older children cheered them on.

  • Children eat for free in summer feeding program

    Kentucky State University officials, with help from local partners, hope to feed 400 Henry County youth in a summer feeding program.
    Gidgett Sweazy, director of KSU’s efforts, benefitted from the input from Henry County native Ashley Craigmyle, who’s working with KSU Extension Service, while reaching out to the community about the summer program.
    In the past, the feeding program has stayed on the KSU campus, serving summer camps there, but this time officials wanted to take it on the road to underserved communities.

  • Local survivor invited to Oaks

    Along with a special hat that a friend made for her visit to Churchill Downs, Bridgitte Raisor bought a pair of boots to walk in the Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade Friday.
    Though steady rain made the conditions less than ideal, Raisor took it in characteristic stride. After overcoming invasive ductal carcinoma, breast cancer, her experience confirmed that it’s important to always try to face adversity with positivity.

  • Library receives $2 million grant for new facility

    Years of planning by Henry County Public Library officials to build a new, larger, modern facility recently paid off by landing a $2 million grant from the state, according to Director Jessica Powell.
    This will allow construction on the $3.3 million, 12,400-square-foot facility on the east side of East Broadway to begin, probably in spring 2018, on property the library board bought five years ago. The grant will pay the debt service on the building for 20 years.

  • Public Records, May 3, 2017

    KSP arrests

    Richard Wisdom, 21, Bedford — arrested April 28 at 580 Lear Lane by Trooper Brown for giving officer a false name or address and a warrant

    Korissa Harp, 22, Bedford — arrested April 28 at Lear Lane by Trooper Johnson for a warrant