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Regional

  • KSP investigating stabbing in New Castle

    New Castle, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a stabbing in Henry County on LaGrange road, according to a news release issued by Trooper Joshua Lawson, Post 5 public information officer. 
    At approximately 6:30 pm Wednesday January 4, Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg received a call from a residence on LaGrange Road outside New Castle. It was reported that Emmet Pendleton, 55 of New Castle, had been stabbed and the suspect had fled the scene.

  • Donation from the Rawlings Foundation makes history at Baptist Health La Grange

    La Grange, KY -- Christmas came early for Baptist Health La Grange. On Dec. 21, Chris Roty, president of the hospital and Julie Torzewski, director of the Baptist Health Foundation, received a $1 million donation from the Rawlings Foundation to use towards the hospital’s recent Women’s Center construction project. This is the largest donation in the history of Baptist Health La Grange.

  • Oldham man jailed after two shot in Sulphur

    Sulphur, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a shooting which occurred Sunday in Henry County on Hollow Tree Road. 
    At approximately 5:12 p.m. Sunday, January 8, Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg received a call from a residence on Hollow Tree Road in the community of Sulphur in Henry County. According to Trooper Joshua Lawson, it was reported that Gloria Campbell, 59 of LaGrange, had been shot in the leg and a second shooting victim had fled the scene.

  • Murder investigation underway in Pleasureville

    Pleasureville, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a fatal shooting in the community of Pleasureville in Henry County, according to a release from Trooper Joshua Lawson, Post 5 Public Information Officer. 
    At approximately 4:30 p.m. Monday, January 9, Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg received a 911 call of a shooting at an apartment complex on Main Street in Pleasureville.

  • Hanover grad selected to lead Indiana Economic Development Corporation

    Elaine Kops-Bedel, a 1974 Hanover College graduate, has been appointed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb ’90 to serve as president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.
    The IEDC is the state’s lead economic development agency, focusing its efforts on growing and retaining businesses in Indiana and attracting new business to the state.

  • Two arrested for cultivation and trafficking in marijuana

    Campbellsburg, Ky. – On Friday December 30, 2016, Troopers with the Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg made two drug seizures on Mulberry Street in Louisville, according to a press release from Trooper Joshua Lawson, KSP public affairs officer. 
    A cannabis suppression investigation in Louisville by State Troopers with Post 5 led to two separate residences on Mulberry Street and the seizure of money, drugs, guns, and drug paraphernalia, Lawson said.

  • Kentucky State Reformatory inmate dies in hostage situation

    LaGrange, Ky.  – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating the death of an inmate in reference to an officer involved shooting at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange on Friday, Dec. 27.

  • U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey announces resignation

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kerry B. Harvey, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, has announced his resignation, effective Friday, January 13, 2017. U.S. Attorney Harvey has served in office since May 14, 2010.

  • Butler golf course closing; alternative use sought

    By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service
    Kentucky State Parks announced Dec. 19, that it will solicit requests for three of its 9-hole golf courses, including General Butler State Resort Park.
    Requests for Proposals (RFPs) will be issued for the 9-hole golf courses at Carter Caves State Resort Park in Olive Hill and Kincaid Lake State Park near Falmouth. Kentucky State Parks is looking for a private concessionaire to operate these two courses.

  • Oldham museum features KSR exhibit

    When the Oldham County Historical Society’s Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum reopens on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, one of the exhibits will have special meaning to the inmates of the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex. They have made 200 teddy bears to give away to the first 200 visitors (limit one per family) to the Kentucky State Reformatory exhibit at the museum. Also on hand will be “staff who participated in the project to introduce visitors to the exhibit and to answer questions about KSR,” said Aaron Smith, Warden for KSR since May 1, 2014.