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Today's News

  • Sligo Baptist helps Kentucky State troopers send kids to camp

    Kids in dire straits may only dream of luxuries like summer camp.

    To give children in need the same opportunity to play and get away from home, just like their classmates, the Kentucky State Police created Trooper Island Camp over 50 years ago.

    The break from stressful family issues or economic hardship gives these kids an opportunity to attend camp they could not otherwise afford, Trooper Steven Dykes, public affairs officer at Post 5, said.

  • News briefs - Dec. 5, 2018

    Parham receives award

    Henry Countian Alicia (Ali) Parham recently received the Kentucky State Police Administrative Services Award. Parham is an Internal Policy Analyst III in the Strategic Planning Branch at the agency’s Kentucky headquarters in Frankfort. She is spearheading the Angel program, an initiative to stem the drug crisis throughout the commonwealth at all KSP posts. Parham is married to Eminence Police Department officer Phillip Parham.

    KSP safety checks

  • Man charged with abuse of corpse evicted

    A Campbellsburg man who was arrested on charges of abusing a corpse and forgery after his girlfriend was found dead inside her home, is being forced from her home by her family, according to a court ruling this week.

    Patrick Hill, 57, was reportedly still living in the shed behind deceased Loretta M. Rusatsky’s property, although an eviction notice was issued on Nov. 20 by City Attorney William Brammell on behalf of Loretta’s brother and administrator of the estate Eugene Rusatsky, of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

  • Charges upgraded and added in Lockport murder case

    Two Henry County men allegedly involved in the death of a man whose body was found in a burned vehicle in Lockport have been indicted on upgraded and additional charges.

    Gregory Heightchew, 20, of Smithfield, was charged in October with one count of murder, with a supplementary code of attempt and one count of wanton endangerment, but after a court hearing on Nov. 30, his charges are now listed as murder, first degree arson, attempted murder and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Eminence schools approves plan to build $5M gym

    Eminence Independent School Board members unanimously approved a $5 million building project at its regular meeting Nov. 20.

    EIS plans a new gym, adjacent to the current 80-year-old gym. On the wish list is a regulation high school gym, locker rooms, classroom space, concessions, offices and expanding the existing gym lobby.

  • Baby it’s cold outside: Keep firewood insects out of your home

     It is starting to feel a little more like winter. The temperature is dropping, and we have even had a few hard frosts.

    Back home in West Virginia, the cold temperatures meant one thing; start wheel barrowing firewood to our wood burning furnace in the basement garage. No matter what, we would find a few insects hitchhiking on the firewood and crawling from the firewood.

    Looking back, every load of firewood was potentially opening wood-infested insects into our home.

  • New tourniquets awarded to Kentucky State Police

    Kentucky troopers, as all law enforcement, face the specter of danger every time officers respond to a call.

    When bullets fly or a fugitive rams a cruiser, seconds count.

    Troopers understand that a tourniquet on scene can save their own life and others before paramedics arrive.

    Routine calls, such as domestic abuse and traffic stops can escalate, and law enforcement officers never know when they are entering a volatile situation.

  • Ditch technology to enjoy holiday break more

     

    The holidays are a wonderful time for family togetherness, but after a few days, everyone, no matter their age, begins to look for distractions. In a world of smart phones, tablets and laptops, our attention often turns to technology. But it is possible to keep young people active and engaged without technology.

  • Ditch technology to enjoy holiday break more

     

    The holidays are a wonderful time for family togetherness, but after a few days, everyone, no matter their age, begins to look for distractions. In a world of smart phones, tablets and laptops, our attention often turns to technology. But it is possible to keep young people active and engaged without technology.

  • Ditch technology to enjoy holiday break more

     

    The holidays are a wonderful time for family togetherness, but after a few days, everyone, no matter their age, begins to look for distractions. In a world of smart phones, tablets and laptops, our attention often turns to technology. But it is possible to keep young people active and engaged without technology.