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  • KSP plans checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of April 23 - May 7, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • 2 arrested after chase

    A pursuit Tuesday, April 17,on I-71 that spanned three counties ended with two subjects being apprehended by the Kentucky State Police.

    Tpr. Zack Morris responded to a call of a possible DUI on I-71 North in Henry County at approximately 11:00 p.m. After observing the vehicle, Tpr. Morris activated the lights and siren on his cruiser in order to get the vehicle to stop.

  • Road plan, ‘pill mill’ measures pass in 5-day special session

    FRANKFORT - The headline this session-weary Friday is: Road Plan funding, ‘pill mill’ controls pass special session in minimum 5 days.

    Of course, a good newspaper editor would make it punchier and pithier and probably a whole lot snarkier; this has not been a popular special session in the public prints or airwaves, and few if any legislators themselves were happy about having it.

  • TCHS assistant coach is new golf pro at Perry Park

    A new face at Perry Park Golf Resort in Owen County will be familiar to many in Trimble and Carroll counties.

    Steven Wallace, currently an assistant basketball coach at Trimble County High School and a 2000 graduate of Carroll County High School, was recently hired as the golf pro at the resort; not bad for someone who did not become interested in golf until his senior year at CCHS.

  • Congressional debate set in Oldham

    The tri-county Republican Parties of Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties announce a primary election debate between all of the Congressional Candidates vying for the seat vacated by Geoff Davis in the US House of Representatives, where he has honorably served for the last 7 years.

  • General Assembly’s 2012 session leaves loose ends

    The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2012 session came to a close last week, marking the end of a session in which lawmakers approved the state’s next two-year budget and boosted efforts to stop the spread of methamphetamine labs.
    This was the 60th working day of the session and the final one allowed by the state constitution. The session started on January 3.

  • Terri Smith sentenced in Henry County ‘puppy mill’ case

    Despite a deal with the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Terri L. Smith will not be taking back ownership of the two dogs and two horses she’d asked for in exchange for a guilty plea to one count of second-degree cruelty to animals.

  • Entrepreneur Kim Brand to address business people at Madison event

    MADISON, Ind. – As part of its effort to strengthen local businesses, the Madison Main Street Program has invited Indianapolis entrepreneur Kim Brand to make a presentation at the Lanier-Madison Visitors Center on Tuesday, April 24.

    He’s calling his talk “Five Almost-Always Near-Fatal Mistakes to Avoid If You Run a Business.”

    Coffee and refreshments will be available at 8 a.m. and Brand’s talk will begin at 8:30 a.m. The Visitors Center is located at 601 W. First St.

  • Butler Park to host Mudathlon

    General Butler State Resort Park will host its first Mudathlon - a 3-mile, 40-obstacle course with a muddy terrain from start to finish - on Saturday, June 2.

    Participants can take part in Mudathlon as an individual or member of a team. Waves of 100 will start at 8 a.m. Participants will face obstacles such as the Mud Slide, Cargo Net Climb, Heaping Hay Bales, 40-foot Tunnel of Terror and other fantastic water obstacles. Mudathlon guarantees you will be dripping in mud from head to toe. General Butler State Resort Park offers a great area for a post-race rinse.

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