Today's News

  • Eminence Independent Schools EdHub recognized for design, functionality

    The Eminence Independent School EdHub designers, Studio Kremer Architects, won recognition at the 2018 Kentucky Society of the American Institute of Architects annual ceremony recently for the open, windowed space.

    Kremer won in the Community Impact Excellence in Architectural Design under $5 million category.

    Included in the citation for the EdHub project are landscape architect CARMAN, structural engineer Slesser Engineering, mechanical and electrical engineer Kerr-Greulich Engineers and construction manager EH Construction.

  • 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.

  • Dickens Christmas Festival strolls into the past
  • 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

  • Local history: the Thomas Smith house

    By Corey Beatty

    Disclaimer: If you’ve started reading this article to hear the lurid tales of ghosts and murder often associated with this historic home, this won’t be the story you expected.

    At the request of the current owner of the Thomas Smith house, Tom Carpenter, I am going to focus on the deep, rich history of the home and how it came to be, which is a much deeper, more meaningful story than just a Halloween tale.

  • Secret Santa baskets to be given to special senior citizens; donations still needed

    By Taylor RIley


    Seniors are sometimes the most overlooked group of needy persons during the holiday season.

    Isolated, older men and women find that they are lonely during the colder months but with donations from a charitable cause, they might not feel so forgotten.

  • New Castle commissioner-elect charged with assault

     A New Castle commissioner, elected earlier this month, was charged with assault last week at the La Grange Walmart.

    Charles Sevier, 49, was charged on Nov. 17 with assault, fourth degree with no visible injury after an incident involving his mother happened at the retail store in Oldham County.

  • One more weekend of ‘White Christmas’ at Theatre Downstream

    The opening weekend of the Irving Berlin musical, “White Christmas” has come and gone, but you still have a chance to watch The Theatre Downstream’s production this weekend.

    The essential story is the same as the movie, with new characters and new songs, according to co-director Ashley Raymer-Brown. She, along with co-director Kevin L Whitt, have brought the beloved holiday musical to life at the Henry County High School auditorium.

  • Campbellsburg man charged with abuse of corpse, forgery

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 arrested a Campbellsburg man on charges of abusing a corpse and forgery after his girlfriend was found dead inside her home.

    Police say they received information of a dead female inside the residence of 251 Melody Lane in Campbellsburg on Oct. 21. When the department was dispatched they found Loretta M. Rusatsky, 65, in an unattached out-building on her property.

  • Campbellsburg to collect donations for local kids

    A charitable drive will be giving one city’s kids a very, merry Christmas.

    The City of Campbellsburg has partnered with the Marine Corps Toys For Tots for a third year to collect new toys for the children of the area.

    Chief of Police Tony Rucker, a Marine Corp League member and Marine for 42 years, has spearheaded the initiative that will make sure needy children in Campbellsburg receive a gift this holiday season.