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Today's News

  • Henry County couple arrested after son calls KSP about meth lab

    A Henry County couple are in jail after their 16-year-old son called the police on their meth lab.

    Kelly Jones, 42 and Karl Jones, 53 were arrested in the early morning hours Thursday at their residence on Port Royal Road.

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 said they received a call from the couple’s son who lives in the residence, according to an arrest citation obtained by the Local. He said when he arrived home, he started to feel sick and nauseous as a result of his parents possibly manufacturing methamphetamine inside the home.

  • Linda Berry receives prestigious Bell Award

    Linda Berry recently received the WLKY Bell Award for her work with Friends For Michael (FFM),the charity she and Cindy Norton co-founded after an accident paralyzed Berry’s son Michael Brent. 

    The Bell Awards recognizes individuals “who have demonstrated the true ‘spirit of Louisville’ through selfless volunteer efforts and seeks to inspire all residents to engage in community service,” according to a press release.

  • McDonalds’ Archways to Opportunity sends employees to college

     

    Fast food restaurants nationwide are having a hard time filling positions. McDonalds isn’t an exception.

    But a nationwide initiative may draw more workers to consider the Golden Arches as a career path.

    The Saliba-Kasselmann family owns 14 restaurants in Kentucky and Indiana, including in Eminence and Pendleton, and another in La Grange, and are touting the nationwide Archways to Opportunity at every location.

  • Local hotdogs come to UK Wildcats’ Kroger Stadium

     

    A Henry County farmer has brought his hemp hotdog craze to a larger audience–fans flocking in to the University of Kentucky’s Kroger Stadium.

    David Neville, owner of Kentucky Dawgs, LLC, is a life-long Henry Countian who made his entrepreneurial debut in 2016 when he made a healthier version of the school system hotdog.

  • Still no trial date for couple accused of sexual abuse

     

    Almost five years after a couple, both charged with sexual abuse, were first in court, a trial date is still not set. 

    Appearing before Judge Karen Conrad in Henry County Circuit Court on Thursday, Brett Smith and Laura Pike were uncuffed.

  • Angel’s Envy has one more step before arrival

    Citizens of Henry County have until Sept. 29 to appeal the zoning change proposed by Louisville Distilling Company to the Henry County Circuit Court.

  • Grief turns to fellowship at Daybreak pavilion dedication in Eminence

     

    September is a time of great emotion for Bob Dyer.

    He met his wife Sharon Shaw Dyer in September 1987, during their first week at the University of Kentucky, where Sharon attended law school. He likes to remember perfect September days with hope and fondness.

  • One day at a time

     

    A moment can change a life. Any moment.

    For Ricky Doyle, that moment happened on April 21, 2017. 

    As he loaded equipment on an 18-wheeler for his business, Doyle’s Excavating, he slipped getting off the flatbed and lost his grip, falling face first onto gravel. 

  • New flagpole dedication honors Henry County vets

    Community leaders, veterans and Henry County residents gathered at the Henry County Recreational and Services Park in New Castle on a hot, sunny September 4 day to salute veterans.

  • Hope Center plans gala to raise building funds

    A new event could put a roof over a new building that hopes to heal and change lives of families in the community.

    The Hope Gala, planned for October 20, is scheduled to support the Henry County Hope Center renovation. The Hope Center is a site that will focus on “healing and equipping people to live productively and support their families,” according to a flier.

    The Hope Center is a project that’s been Judge-Executive John Logan Brent’s pride and joy; he hopes it will be dedicated to helping the addiction crisis in Henry County.