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Today's News

  • Pike's bond reduction denied

     Laura Susanne Pike will have another two months to decide who will represent her at a trial currently scheduled for May 5, 2015.

  • Bedford man charged with Campbellsburg robbery

     

    Kentucky State Police report troopers charged a Trimble County man for a June 10 robbery at the Marathon station in Campbellsburg.

    KSP Post 5 dispatchers received an emergency call at 10:49 p.m. that someone had just robbed the store and then fled on foot, according to a news release by Trooper Brad Arterburn. The worker told troopers that the subject demanded money but did not brandish a weapon.

    Authorities set up a perimeter in the area, but did not find the subject.

  • Sisters cook up new Pleasureville restaurant

     A new eatery, Main Street Bakery & Cafe, owned by the Yoder family, opened May 30 in Pleasureville. 

    Sisters Rachel and Clara Yoder operate the new business. 

  • Campbellsburg Day to go full steam ahead

     

    Campbellsburg officials have planned a big city celebration June 21, but opening the community center has been separated from this event.

  • Eminence wants to catch park vandals

     Eminence officials will offer a reward leading to the conviction of vandals of the city park after an incident at the bathroom there over the weekend, according to a discussion at the June 9 council meeting.

  • Relay for Life fast approaches

     

    Henry County’s Relay For Life is coming up on June 20 and, according to Event Chairperson Lori Brewer, this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than previous years.

  • Kentucky River locks to re-open

     

    An effort to refurbish the locks and dams on the Kentucky River will open 64 miles of the waterway to recreational users no later than next spring.

  • Master Clothing Volunteer recruitment deadline soon

    Thanks to shows like “Project Runway,” sewing is enjoying newfound popularity. More and more people are interested in learning how to design and make their own unique style of clothing, but have little resources to do so. Individuals with basic knowledge of garment construction, who want to perfect their craft and help others learn to sew, may find participating in the Master Clothing Volunteer program very enjoyable and fulfilling. Recruitment for the Master Clothing Volunteer Class of 2014 is ongoing through the end of June.

  • Upcoming activities throughout the county

    Cattlemen’s Association to meet

    The Henry County Cattleman’s Association will meet Monday, June 23, at 7:00 pm, at the Henry County Extension Office. Featured speaker will be Dr. Gregg Rentfrow, Muscle Meats Specialist at the UK College of Agriculture. Dr. Rentfrow will be demonstrating butcher techniques for breaking down large primal parts of a beef carcass. Also on the program will be the usual brief business meeting and the Veterinarians, FSA, FFA, and Phase I reports.

  • Yount to attend state agricultural leaders program

    Henry County’s Justin Yount will join 45 other students from across Kentucky at the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders at Murray State University June 15-19.

    Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but for ninety-two high school juniors the emphasis on education continues.

    These students, from 60 counties across the state, have accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 29th annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL), held in two locations this month, according to the organizers.