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Today's Features

  • Kelcey Stivers placed in the top 10 state finalists out of 120 girls at the pageant this summer.
    The National Pageant conducted in Anaheim, Calif., at Disneyland during Thanksgiving week. She represented Texas and had the opportunity to win her share of over $500,000 in cash and prizes.


  • Stephanie Miles Ucan and Marcos Corchado-Castaneda of Carrollton announce the  birth of their son, Denver Alexander Souix Corchado, born, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
    Marcos Alejandro Corchado 20, of Torreon, Mexico, helped welcome his little brother home.
    Maternal grandparents are  Phyllis and Larry Sculley of Port Royal and Tommy and Denise Miles of Owenton. Maternal great grandparents are James Dempsey of Carrollton, and Irene Duncan of Amelia, Ohio.

  • 200 Years Ago

    At the November term of the Henry County Court, Daniel Farley, Justice of the Peace, reported that

    he had received the following fines for breach of peace; Adam Cocandofer - $3,  Nelson Wright - $3, Foster Hensley - $2; and William Rice - $2.  He paid the total amount to the court.

    John Stubbins presented the Court with a claim of $5 for keeping the stray pen for one year.  The claim was paid by the court on Nov. 2, 1812.

  • Anna S. DiCarlo and Brad Bowman were married on Thursday Oct. 25 at the Henry County History Center by Henry County Judge-Executive John Logan Brent. E. T. “Hammer” Smith and Betty Sue “Granny” Duvall accompanied the couple as witnesses.

  • Devon and Angie Ellis will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Nov. 17, 2012. They were married in Louisville on Nov. 17, 1962.
    Devon was born and raised in Henry County. He is a U.S. Army veteran and son of Jaybird and Viola Ellis.
    Angie was born and raised in Louisville. Her parents are Edwin and Helen Johnson.
    The couple has three children, daughter, Evon and two sons, Devon Jr., and Wiliam Dale. 
    Devon and Angie Ellis live in Valley Station. They also have six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
     

  • Amber and Wayne Powell announce the birth of their daughter, Rose Lynn Powell born Aug. 30, 2012, at St. Josephs East Women’s Hospital in Lexington. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long.
     

  • Mike and Cathy Nichols Francisco of Pikeville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Anne Sydney, to Jesse Marvin Parrish, son of M. Lynn and Jessica Johnson Parrish, also of Pikeville. 

  • David and Mary Smith of Smithfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tara Smith of Smithfield to Justin Coombs of Jericho.
    The bride-elect is an office manager at Apex Phyiscal Therapy.
    The groom-elect is the son of Guy and Ginger Coombs of Jericho. He is a Diesel Mechanic at Oldham County Bus Garage.
    The wedding will take place on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in Shelbyville. The couple will live in Henry County.

  • When your child thinks about the doctor’s office he probably has memories of shots, swabs for strep throat, or being given yucky tasting medications. 

    While those tasks are necessary to keep children healthy, pediatricians also strive to focus on keeping the whole child healthy.  This includes encouraging language development and promoting childhood literacy. 

  • On Sept. 28, Henry County competed against Bullitt and Shelby Counties in the Tri-County Walk Against Diabetes. Dallas Milliner, a member of the KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition and the Henry County Group receives the trophy from Barbara Gordon, Director of Social Services for KIPDA.  The Henry County Community came in full force with 121 walkers and 784,591 steps to win the challenge between Henry, Shelby and Bullitt Counties.  This will be an annual event to promote awareness of the need for activity for all citizens, but especially those who live with diabetes.