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Today's News

  • Anonymous tip leads to Ethington’s capture

    An anonymous tip April 19 led to the capture of a 26-year-old Smithfield man after a pursuit from Cropper Road to McCoun Road, according to a Kentucky State Police spokesman.
    Police sought and the court indicted Zachery Ethington after he fled from a March 9 traffic stop in Campbellsburg at a high rate of speed, eventually wrecking outside Port Royal and then continuing on foot.

  • Bond revoked for woman charged in husband’s death

    Prosecutors have convinced a circuit court judge to hold Tasha Bentley, the 34-year-old woman accused of killing her husband at their Troutman Hill Road home, without bond.
    Tasha Bentley remains in the Carroll County jail in connection with the fatal shooting of Gary Bentley, 33, Dec. 10, and prosecutors note in court papers she could face the death penalty.

  • Franklinton native receives business education ‘Award of Merit’

    Eastern Kentucky University senior Landon New, of Franklinton, recently received the National Business Education Association (NBEA) Award of Merit for outstanding achievement in business education, representing the commonwealth, according to a news release.
    The NBEA Professional Awards Program recognizes high academic standards. New, a business and marketing education major, was nominated for the award by his faculty adviser, Dr. Faridah Awang.

  • Henry County homemakers scoop up awards at KEHA

    Nearly 600 members of the Kentucky Extension Homemaker Association from across the state converged on the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville recently to celebrate their achievements.

  • Public Record May 16, 2018

    KSP arrests
    Shelia Barnes, 50, Pleasureville — arrested May 9 on Ballardsville Road, Eminence, by Trooper Housley for speeding 26 mph over the limit, reckless driving and DUI, first, aggravated
    Barbara Yocum, 25, Glencoe — arrested May 9 on N. Main Street, Eminence by Trooper Smith for a fugitive warrant from another state
    Shane P. Walters, 29, Park Hills — arrested May 10 at I-71, mile marker 24, by Trooper Housley for reckless driving; DUI, first, aggravated; and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle

  • Fruit trees join other Kentucky crops

    Are your garden and fruit trees struggling? If they aren’t, you might be one of the lucky few in the state of Kentucky.
    Like many years, vegetable and fruit crops are fighting off viral, bacterial and fungal diseases.
    The wet, cool spring has created the perfect conditions for plant diseases.
    The Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic lab has been processing numerous samples, and released a report of the most viewed disease this year.
    Some of those diseases include anthracnose, common leaf spot, fire blight, leaf blight, cedar-apple rust, pythium root/crown rot and fusarium.

  • Public Record May 16, 2018

    KSP arrests
    Shelia Barnes, 50, Pleasureville — arrested May 9 on Ballardsville Road, Eminence, by Trooper Housley for speeding 26 mph over the limit, reckless driving and DUI, first, aggravated
    Barbara Yocum, 25, Glencoe — arrested May 9 on N. Main Street, Eminence by Trooper Smith for a fugitive warrant from another state
    Shane P. Walters, 29, Park Hills — arrested May 10 at I-71, mile marker 24, by Trooper Housley for reckless driving; DUI, first, aggravated; and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle

  • Fruit trees join other struggling Kentucky crops

    Are your garden and fruit trees struggling? If they aren’t, you might be one of the lucky few in the state of Kentucky.
    Like many years, vegetable and fruit crops are fighting off viral, bacterial and fungal diseases. The wet, cool spring has created the perfect conditions for plant diseases.
    The Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab has been processing numerous samples and released a report of the most viewed disease this year.

  • Henry County homemakers scoop up awards at KEHA

    Nearly 600 members of the Kentucky Extension Homemaker Association from across the state converged on the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville recently to celebrate their achievements.

  • Wildcats split a pair of pitching duels

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Bullitt Central Saturday and got another good pitching performance from Daniel Murray. Murray came into the game having not allowed a run all season. Bullitt Central finally snapped Murray’s streak of scoreless innings in the top of the fifth inning but the Wildcats were leading 3-0 after a big third inning.

    Murray allowed only one base runner through the first three innings before the Wildcats finally scratched across three runs.