• Requesting your support

    The Henry County High School Class of 2016 would like to invite you to their Ford Drive 4 UR School fundraiser May 16 at the high school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

    There will be vendors of all assortments and food from the Smoke Doctors. This fundraiser is unlike any fundraiser you have probably participated in before because it requires no money and no purchasing of items you will never use.  

  • Message to thieves

    To the thieves who took the roll of wire mesh with straw, used to cover graves when grass seed has been sown, please consider this:  Although you will consider your act as not a major theft, maybe you did it on a dare, maybe you had new grass seed you needed to cover, maybe you took it for the heck of it, but it is of major importance to us the Board of Directors of the Defoe Cemetery.

  • Proposed ordinance presents issues

    I’m not a resident of New Castle and thusly not a constituent of the elected officials, but I feel the need to comment on a recently proposed ordinance.  

  • In support of Grossberg

    On May 19, I will proudly cast my vote for Daniel Grossberg for State Treasurer and so should you.   

    Daniel is a realtor who lives in Jefferson County with his wife Erica.  He is the youngest candidate in this race, which is his most redeeming quality as he brings a set of new ideas and a fresh perspective for this office.  

  • Clerk needs election workers

    The Henry County Clerk’s Office is in need of precinct election workers and alternates for the primary election on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.  

    You must be a registered voter of Henry County and be 18 years of age by Nov. 2, 2015.  

    Please call 845-5705 for more information.


    — Shanda Archer, Henry County Clerk

  • Family connection to The Locker

    I can shed some light on the history of The New Castle Implement Company, featured in the Local edition of March 4. The gentleman on the left in the picture, A. Thornton Ellis, is my father, and in the middle is Harvey Stone Ellis, my grandfather. My father’s full name was Anthony Thornton Ellis and I am Anthony Thornton Ellis, Jr. 

  • Part 2: Are you ready?

    As I wrote in “Prepare for judgment,” there is more that you need to know.

    In the Bible, it mentions in Ezekiel, Chapter 38 and 39, Iran which was called Persia back then, and Russia, the far northern country, are acting up.

    I believe one day they will come together and attack the rest of the world, after the Rapture happens and the people who are left will do bad deeds and fight a small nation called Israel.

  • Road crews did a great job

    I would be remiss if I did not publicly thank the Henry County Road Department, the State Highway Garage and the New Castle Public Works Department for the outstanding job they did keeping our roads clear during the winter weather we have experienced the past three weeks.

    They have worked long hours and probably have received very little thanks for the job they have done.  

    After the last snow we received last week I expected to wake up Thursday morning and not be able to go anywhere. 

  • Well deserved

    I personally want to thank Debbie Hartford for everything she has done for my son down through the years. If I could have been at the assembly I would have thanked her in person. Our kids are in such good hands at our school with so many dedicated faculty. That’s why our school doesn’t take a backseat to anyone. Go Warriors!


    — Jimmy Goodloe, Eminence

  • The end of Harvest Showcase?

    The end of Harvest Showcase?

    For 15 years a small but dedicated group of Henry County citizens brought to life Kentucky’s largest all local agricultural festival right here in your own backyard.  The Henry County Harvest Showcase, held yearly on the last Saturday in July at the fairgrounds in New Castle is currently being planned for the16th year.  But, here’s the truth: it is not going to happen without your help.