Today's News

  • Warriors fall to Carroll in All A Classic


    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Trimble County High school Jan. 8 to take on Carroll County in the first round of the All A Classic Eighth Region tournament and came away on the short end of a 70-42 score line.

    The Panthers held Eminence to just 2 points in the first period while scoring 12 themselves. By halftime the lead had grown to 33-11.

  • Public Records - Jan. 16, 2019


    Yaya Soumare, 34, Louisville — arrested Jan. 7 for failure to appear

    Michael Thornton, 34, Covington — arrested Jan. 8 for criminal mischief and DUI, second, aggravated

    Michael Tharp, Campbellsburg — arrested Jan. 10 for failure to appear

    Chancellor Morris, 18, New Castle — arrested Jan. 12 for menacing and resisting arrest


  • Local Buzz - Jan. 16, 2019

    Church activities

    Sulphur Christian Church meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday.

    Drennon Christian Church meets from 6 to 8 p.m. most Wednesdays. Check the Facebook page for the current schedule.

    Life Church will hold Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.

  • Miniature toys, momentous idea: Company signs to move into commerce park

    Henry County natives, who made their living by owning a farm toy company, are bringing their successful business back home.

    Christopher and Alissa Burnett, owners of Burnett’s Farm Toys, signed an option agreement Jan. 9 with Henry County Fiscal Court to build a warehouse and showroom on Lot 2 at the Henry County Commerce Park in Campbellsburg.

    The 1.038-acre lot was sold to the couple, who lives in Bedford, for $15,000 and will be located across from The Milkhouse Creamery.

  • Pleasureville Dollar General Store to open in February

    Editor's note: A previous version of this story had an incorrect opening date for Dollar General. We apologize for the error.

    Pleasureville will soon reap the benefits of having a new dollar discount store in their own back yard.

    Dollar General, which broke ground in November on Castle Highway next to Limestone Bank, will open at 4 p.m. on Feb. 13, according to Mike Thompson, general manager. The first full day of service will be Feb. 14.

    The store will offer an expanded food section, to include produce, said Thompson.

  • Plea deal on table for man accused of kidnapping

    Timothy Lynn Baer received a reprieve of sorts last Thursday.

    A newly appointed public defender represented Baer at a pretrial conference in Henry County Circuit Court.

    Elizabeth Curtin, previously a public defender (PD), represented the defendant before her recent retirement, and the new PD asked for more time to review his client’s file.

    A plea deal of 35 years is on the table, which was not addressed at this hearing.

  • Newly-elected New Castle mayor takes his seat

    Two familiar faces new to New Castle government attended the first New Castle Commissioners meeting of the year Jan. 7.

    Newly-elected Mayor Bobby King and Commissioner Charles Sevier took their seats on the commission to a standing-room-only audience.

    King replaced Denny Benham. The new mayor defeated Benham by the narrowest of margins—one vote, and Sevier unseated Dr. Donna Gatewood in the November election.

  • Local law firm best in elder law, client satisfaction


    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


    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.

  • Open Records inform public, increase accountability

    As the editor of this news organization, and a longtime journalist in my own right, I have to admit I’ve been feeling really anxious lately.

     No, it wasn’t because of the demanding deadlines I have — not only every week for the paper, but in my graduate program I took on simultaneously. And no, it wasn’t the day-to-day anxiety I feel due to my diagnosed anxiety disorder.