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Today's News

  • Kentucky Heritage Council honors two organizations

    The New Castle Grand United Order of Odd Fellows and New Castle Main Street, Inc., received a Grassroots Preservation Award at the 2018 Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation presentation on May 30 at the Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort.

    Richard Smith, Grand Noble for the lodge accepted the award on behalf of the group.

  • Who do you relay for?

    Most, if not all, of us have someone we know that has been touched by cancer. If you’d like a way to remember your loved ones lost, honor surviors and raise money to help the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life is a good way to show your support.

    Relay for Life is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in thousands of communities and 27 countries. Volunteers give their time and effort to take action against cancer.

  • Historical society picnic brings the past home

     The Henry County Historical Society will hold a family-friendly event to share the history of Drennon Springs with the community.

    Drennon Christian Church will host the free event, which will begin with a picnic.

    The star of the evening is Drennon Springs, known for its salt flats and sulfur springs ‑ and its interesting past.

  • Local 4-Hers win at state competition

    Henry County 4-Hers grabbed up several awards at the Kentucky 4-H Horse Show recently. Landen Tingle 1st place, Hunter Under Saddle 2nd place, Showmanship Taylor Sexton 1st place, Cross Rails 2nd place, Equitation 3rd place, Walk/Trot Under Saddle

  • 19th annual Harvest Showcase July 28
  • Local Buzz - July 18, 2018

    Church activities
    Sulphur Christian Church meets 5:30 to 6:30 each Wednesday.
    Drennon Christian Church meets 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.
    The Church of St. John Chrysostom will offer the “Rite of Christian Invitiation of Adults (RCIA)” class this year. If interested in learning more about the Catholic church, call Father Mike Tobin at (502) 257-7557 or Deacon Butch Kinsella at (502) 257-7561.

    Civic organizations

  • Local Buzz - July 18, 2018

    HC SHERIFF ARRESTS
    Timothy Lafollette — arrested July 1 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a vehicle
    Catherine Fultz — arrested July 2 for cotempt of court
    Timothy Perkins — arrested July 5 for assault, fourth, domestic, no visible injury
    Justin Price — arrested July 5 for an indictment warrant
    Zachery Ethington — arrested July 5 for an indictment warrant
    Andrew Blevins — arrested July 5 for an indictment warrant
    Danny Morganette — arrested July 5 for menacing
    Nancy J. Rainey — arrested July 6 for failure to pay

  • Public Records - July 18, 2018

    HC SHERIFF ARRESTS
    Timothy Lafollette — arrested July 1 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a vehicle
    Catherine Fultz — arrested July 2 for cotempt of court
    Timothy Perkins — arrested July 5 for assault, fourth, domestic, no visible injury
    Justin Price — arrested July 5 for an indictment warrant
    Zachery Ethington — arrested July 5 for an indictment warrant
    Andrew Blevins — arrested July 5 for an indictment warrant
    Danny Morganette — arrested July 5 for menacing
    Nancy J. Rainey — arrested July 6 for failure to pay

  • Ag commerce park becoming a reality

    By John Logan Brent
    Henry County Judge-Executive

    Fiscal Court recently approved two option agreements that would move the county owned Commerce Park toward my personal vision of an Ag Commerce Park.

    The two businesses with plans to locate are The Milkhouse Creamery and Rabbit Hole Distillery. They will join Trackside Butcher Shoppe as an occupant and be a neighbor to Victory Hemp which is located next to the park.

    One thing that all of these businesses have in common is that they support local farms and add value to their crops and livestock.

  • Henry County woman, 72, dies in Shelby County wreck

    By Ashley Sutter

    Sentinel-News

    Just hours into Sunday morning, the Shelby County Fire Department responded to a possible injury accident with a vehicle fire around the 3200 block of Eminence Pike.

    When they arrived on scene, they discovered a fully involved vehicle fire.

    Engine 3331 extinguished the fire to find the driver, 72-year-old Jerry Acox of Henry County, deceased inside the vehicle.