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Today's Features

  • Though the reenactment that will close down Main Street in Shelbyville begins with Henry Denhardt’s shooting, the telling of what happened to the Garr brothers afterwards will eschew the sensationalism that gripped the nation from 1936 to ’37, according to organizers from the Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery.

    Every year, the non-profit auxiliary group puts on a reenactment to help preserve and maintain the cemetery. 

  •  Susie Troxell of Eminence raised these green beans in her backyard garden. The beans just kept growing and growing until they reached 32 inches. She also grew pole beans, cabbage, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers, which all reached normal sizes, she reported. Troxell expected to can and eat the green beans.

  • A Henry County student was among those honored during the “Great Neighbor’ essay contest at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 17, according to a news release.

    Open to Future Farmers of America and 4-H members, the contest encouraged youth to submit a short essay detailing how their participation in these organizations has empowered them to be a better neighbor. 

  • Church Activities

     

    Campbellsburg Baptist Church Kid’s Kickoff will be Aug. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more, contact the organizers at 532-6026 or go www.cdcky.net

    Point Pleasant Christian Youth will have a yard/bake sale Aug. 24, 25 and 26 from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. All proceeds will be used for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox postage.

  • Need to shed 15 or 25 pounds? Try this trick: Pick up a 15- or 25-pound turkey in the grocery store or a bag of soil at the nursery. Then carry it around for a few minutes. 

    Did you find it tough to do? Extra pounds take a toll, don’t they? 

    But weight gain is often such a gradual process that you might not even realize it’s happening.

  • Church Activities

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford will host the annual Assembly of the Lord Jesus Christ (ALJC), The Kentucky District, Foreign Mission Rally, 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug.  19.  The Rev. Timothy Gill of Medora, Ind. will be the speaker. All are welcome. Call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510 for more information.

    Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Her house set just off the hard-packed dirt road. (All the roads in the small village were dirt except for the main road, which was gravel.) 

    A woven-wire fence separated the yard from the road. 

  • Church Activities

    Pleasureville United Methodist Church will host a car show and fish fry on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 12 to 5 p.m. Meal includes fish, bake beans, coleslaw, dessert, and a drink for $10.