Today's News

  • Dragons slay Wildcats

    After 11 days without a game due to the frigid, snowy weather, the South Oldham Dragons could not have been blamed if they had come into the Roy L. Winchester Gymnasium in New Castle on Friday night a little cold, but that was not the case. They lit up the Henry County Wildcats with hot shooting and tenacious defense in their 81-54 win.

  • Wishful Thinking

    This ridiculous weather has left me with a lot of extra time on my hands this week. Local teams played only two games this week out of the six that were scheduled. So I have had more than enough time to think and that is always dangerous.

    I am going to share some of these thoughts with you. I know you didn’t ask, but here it is anyway.

    Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge

  • HCHS Homecoming Royalty
  • Butler Honored
  • Baldwin arraigned in Pendleton woman's murder case


    Landmark News Service

    Robert Louis Baldwin III was arraigned in Trimble County Circuit Court on Thursday, Jan. 16, on charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence. Baldwin is accused in the brutal killing of 24-year-old Angela Long, whose remains were discovered Nov. 27, in the mobile home residence of her father at 34 Kenlee Drive south of Bedford.

  • New Castle to purchase parking lot

    By Brad Bowman


    New Castle City Commission has entered an agreement to purchase the parking lot by Starvin’ Marvin’s Restaurant in New Castle for $50,000.

    In a special meeting Wednesday, Jan. 22, the commission met and decided in a four to one vote to buy the property before anyone else did after it was put on the market. New Castle Mayor Dennis Benham thought the acquisition vital for New Castle’s future.

  • Hall of Famer

    By Kenny Colston

    Landmark News Service

    Jerry McCandless typically isn’t seen.

    Whether it’s his business, often represented by “guys in white suits” cleaning up after traffic accidents or his work in higher education, McCandless typically eludes the spotlight.

    But in March, McCandless will be center stage as one of 27 inductees into the new Kentucky Veteran’s Hall of Fame, located in Frankfort.

  • Fairness ordinance fails


    There will not be a fairness ordinance in the City of Campbellsburg.

    The proposed ordinance died for lack of a motion to adopt it at the city’s monthly meeting last Tuesday night.

  • Couple charged for sexual abuse of minor

    By Brad Bowman


    Kentucky State Police arrested a Spencer County couple Friday, Jan. 24, for sexual abuse charges involving an 11-year-old female family member while living in Henry County.

  • Snow doesn’t stop Senate’s progress

    By State Sen. Paul Hornback

    After observing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, the legislature went back to work.

    Tuesday was a significant day as Senate President Pro Tem Katie Stine became the first female legislator to preside over the joint session of the Kentucky General Assembly during which Gov. Beshear presented his proposed budget.