https://www.hclocal.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en One day at a time https://www.hclocal.com/content/one-day-time <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rickyangiedoyle_dsc3534.jpeg" alt="Ricky and Angie Doyle" title="Ricky and Angie Doyle" align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">A moment can change a life. Any moment.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">For Ricky Doyle, that moment happened on April 21, 2017.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">As he loaded equipment on an 18-wheeler for his business, Doyle&rsquo;s Excavating, he slipped getting off the flatbed and lost his grip, falling face first onto gravel.&nbsp;</span></p> New flagpole dedication honors Henry County vets https://www.hclocal.com/content/new-flagpole-dedication-honors-henry-county-vets <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sm2017leadershipgroup_dsc3524.jpg" alt="2017 Henry County Chamber of Commerce Leadership class." title="2017 Henry County Chamber of Commerce Leadership class." align="left" hspace="6" width="115" height="85" /><p> <span style="color: black; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Community leaders, veterans and Henry County residents gathered at the Henry County Recreational and Services Park in New Castle on a hot, sunny September 4 day to salute veterans.</span></p> Hope Center plans gala to raise building funds https://www.hclocal.com/content/hope-center-plans-gala-raise-building-funds A new event could put a roof over a new building that hopes to heal and change lives of families in the community. The Hope Gala, planned for October 20, is scheduled to support the Henry County Hope Center renovation. The Hope Center is a site that will focus on “healing and equipping people to live productively and support their families,” according to a flier. The Hope Center is a project that’s been Judge-Executive John Logan Brent’s pride and joy; he hopes it will be dedicated to helping the addiction crisis in Henry County. New information details Henry County man’s sex abuse charges https://www.hclocal.com/content/new-information-details-henry-county-man%E2%80%99s-sex-abuse-charges <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0629.jpg" alt="Roderick Whitney with his attorney, Robert A. Riley. Eminence Police Department Det. John Bailey took the stand on Monday." title="Roderick Whitney with his attorney, Robert A. Riley. Eminence Police Department Det. John Bailey took the stand on Monday." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <em><span style="font-family: Galliard; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">Editor&rsquo;s note: This is a graphic story. Please proceed with caution when reading to young children or to anyone reading who could be triggered by stories of sexual assault.</span></em></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">An Eminence man was in Henry County Circuit Court again this week for a preliminary hearing on his sexual abuse and kidnapping charges.</span></p> Louisville man arrested after shooting into a parked KSP cruiser in Sulphur https://www.hclocal.com/content/louisville-man-arrested-after-shooting-parked-ksp-cruiser-sulphur <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bellaphant.jpg" alt="Elijah Bellaphant, 22" title="Elijah Bellaphant, 22" align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> UPDATE:</p> <p> A Louisville man was arrested by the Kentucky State Police after shooting into a cruiser parked in Sulphur.</p> <p> Elijah Malik Bellaphant, 22, was being held at the Jeffersontown Police Department after police suspected him of receiving a stolen 2016 Jeep and allegedly shooting two handgun rounds into a KSP cruiser in the driveway at KSP Trooper Jim Phelps.</p> NamUs hopes to connect families with missing persons https://www.hclocal.com/content/namus-hopes-connect-families-missing-persons <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/namus1.jpg" alt="Brian Michael Scott’s family sits around a table at an event sponsored by NamUs and the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg. His family hopes the program will bring their missing loved one home." title="Brian Michael Scott’s family sits around a table at an event sponsored by NamUs and the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg. His family hopes the program will bring their missing loved one home." align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">A Henry County family has been frantically searching for their 39-year-old since February and even though they feel they haven&rsquo;t had much help, they remain positive.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">And a program, new to the area, might be their saving grace.</span></p> Eminence students bring food and money to Help Center https://www.hclocal.com/content/eminence-students-bring-food-and-money-help-center <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/smcodybiggerskenyavargas_dsc3247.jpg" alt="Eminence students bring food and money to Help Center." title="Eminence students bring food and money to Help Center." align="left" hspace="6" width="102" height="85" />By Tammy Shaw news@hclocal.com Eminence Middle School held a celebration recently to honor nine eighth-graders who found a need — to feed hungry people — and created a campaign to collect peanut butter for the Henry County Help Center (HCHC) to distribute. The Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program recognizes students who excel in leadership. At the end of school in May, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit recognized the students’ leadership efforts and awarded their designated charity, HCHC, a $1,000 grant. Retirement for firefighter not an end to service https://www.hclocal.com/content/retirement-firefighter-not-end-service <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/smphilkayschaad_dsc3231.jpg" alt="Phil and Kay Schaad." title="Phil and Kay Schaad." align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /><p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Firefighters across the nation buck conventional wisdom. They run towards blazes, not away. Phil Schaad was one of those people for 45 years.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">For decades, he risked his life not for a paycheck, but to voluntarily help other families going through one of the toughest moments of their lives.</span></p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s1">Schaad&rsquo;s hunger to help others began at 6 years old when his own home caught fire after a lightning strike.&nbsp;</span></p>