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  • Local law firm best in elder law, client satisfaction

    Submitted

    The American Institute Of Legal Counsel has recognized the exceptional performance of Kentucky’s Elder Law Firm, Brammell & Clubb, PSC as 2018’s 10 Best Legal Firm for Client Satisfaction.

  • The Theatre Downstream: You’ve been summoned for jury duty

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    As the final show of their fifth season, The Theatre Downstream is proud to present 12 Angry Jurors. The show, written by Reginald Rose, has been adapted from the classic “12 Angry Men” by Sherman L. Sergel. The play follows the story of 12 jurors and their discussions following a perplexing murder trial. As written by Rose, it originally aired as a teleplay for Studio One on CBS in 1954. The film, released in 1957, was nominated for three Oscars and four Golden Globes.

  • Felony charges passed to grand jury for Campbellsburg man

    irlfriend’s corpse was back in Henry County court on Monday to discuss his pending felony and misdemeaner charges.

    Patrick Hill appeared in front of Judge Diana Wheeler to first discuss his felony charges of receiving stolen property and criminal trespassing.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Chad Johnson took the stand for the prosecution, County Attorney Jennie Harrod, against Hill and his public defender.

  • Berry Center receives $2.5M grant for college ag program

    The Berry Center, in New Castle, received some tremendous news last week for its Wendell Berry Farming Program (WBFP).
    The center announced on Jan. 8 that it will receive a $2.5 million grant and a $500,000 fundraising challenge from the NoVo Foundation.
    Supporters of Sterling College in Vermont and The Berry Center introduced the NoVo Foundation to the WBFP, according to Dr. Leah Bayens, Dean of WBFP, Sterling College.

  • Henry County constable allegedly stole drugs from EMS

    Henry County Constable Richard W. Jaehnigen was arrested Jan. 2 by the Kentucky State Police on a warrant issued from the Henry County District Court.

    The constable, who serves District 4, was charged with burglary, second degree, and illegal possession of a prescription drug.

  • Long pleads guilty to amended charges, sentenced to 10 years in jail

     BY JACOB BLAIR

    Landmark News Service

    A New Castle man accepted a plea bargain Thursday in Oldham Circuit Court in connection with the November 2015 death of Angela Hall.

  • HOPE Center revises plan, buys old Dollar General Store building

    The agency that orchestrated that is bringing the HOPE Center, a comprehensive resource center, has revised its plan to use the Theiss building in Eminence.

    Tri-County Community Action’s board of directors voted recently to pursue the purchase of the old Dollar General Store building in Eminence for the Hope Center.

    The 7,200-square-foot building is quite a bit smaller than the 11,000-square-foot previous facility, but Judge-Executive John Logan Brent insists it’s a better choice.

  • Federal shutdown may affect loans, taxpayers

    NOTE: This report is as noon on Jan. 8. No deal had been reached at that time.

     The current partial federal government shutdown has reached its 19th day with no end in sight. 

    Most other recent shutdowns lasted a few days, except for a 1995-96 instance, which lasted three weeks.

    And Henry County is not immune to one closure in particular. The only office in the county directly affected by the shutdown is the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) FSA (Farm Service Agency), Judge-Executive John Logan Brent said. 

  • Lost and found

    At first, Sparky was skittish. The homeless mutt hung around the crossroads at Highway 22 and Highway 421 in Eminence.

    Motorists dodged the canine as he watched cars along the highway and searched out food, moving from one field to the next, until the homeless canine claimed a sinkhole in a field across from Southern States next to Dollar General on Elm Street.

    But when bulldozers invaded the dog’s territory for a new storage facility, the weathered pooch moved to the Southern States parking lot.

  • Man accused of abusing a corpse caught trespassing

    A Campbellsburg man, facing abuse of a corpse charges, was arrested again for being on the property of his dead girlfriend.

    Patrick Hill was arrested on Dec. 19 by Kentucky State Police after they received a call saying Hill was on the Melody Lane property from which he was evicted.

    When KSP arrived, an officer found Hill sitting outside of the out building in the backyard working on some tools, according to a citation.