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Today's News

  • Smith-Berry Winery wins awards at California competition

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Chuck Smith celebrated another successful year at a recent competition with one of Smith-Berry Winery’s wine winning Best in Class.

    Smith celebrated the showing of his Blackberry Wine, which won Best in Class at the San Francisco Chronicle’s competition.

  • Take 5 with Alethea Coffee

    Basic bio

    Chicago, Illinois native

    Family Liaison for Eminence Public Schools

    Lives in Shelby County

    How did you come to be in your position with Eminence Schools?

     

  • Kentuckians rushed to the last minute to get health coverage

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    As the March 31 deadline approached for Kentuckians to sign up for health coverage, kynect reported more than 350,000 state residents enrolled.

    According to numbers from the kynect site, the number of enrollees averaged about 4,000 a day with one-fourth of them occurring in the last month.

    Executive Director of kynect, Carrie Banaham who urged Kentuckians to sign up, said those who didn’t have coverage could have consequences.

  • P’ville looks at updates

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Pleasureville City Council has been heading an effort recently to update the town’s infrastructure. This effort has evolved into a full-blown beautification project. At the heart of the issue, though, is the desire to make Pleasureville more inviting, as well as more up to date.

    According to Mayor Rodney Young, two sections of sidewalk have already been completed.

  • Brits lead the way at soccer camp

    sports@hclocal.com

    Jamie Walsh and Chris Gartside traveled a long way to share their passion for soccer with young Henry County soccer players this week.

    Walsh, from Cardiff, Wales and Gartside, from Manchester, England, are teaching soccer skills across the country this summer as part of the Challenger Sports Program.

  • Inspiration abounds

    Inspiration abounds for the old guy

    A few weeks ago I mentioned that a couple of stories I did on local athletes combined with the pain I experienced refereeing some middle school basketball games had motivated me to get back on my bike and start exercising again.

    Well, almost a month later I have ridden about 10 times with most of the rides being only 10 miles long.

    At this point I’m sure some of you are thinking, “Only 10 miles. Are you kidding?”

  • Barrows steps down

    sports@hclocal.com

    Stephanie Barrows, who took over the EHS volleyball program five years ago and rebuilt it almost from scratch, has resigned.

    Barrows led the team from a record of 3-20 in her first year in 2009 to a record of 22-3 last year when the Warriors reached the semifinals of the regional tournament.

  • Pfeiffer new Lady Cat soccer coach

    sports@hclocal.com

    Shelby Pfeiffer will take over the reins of the Henry County High School girls’ soccer program this year. Pfeiffer replaces Brandie Stivers, who led the team to their first district title last year.

    Pfeiffer played for the Spencer County High School soccer and basketball teams for four years. She went on to be a four-year starter at Campbellsville University before graduating with a degree in education.

  • Hadden wins tour, Klempner 4th

    sports@hclocal.com

    Alex Hadden and Isaac Klempner finished the Mussleman-Dunne Junior Golf Tour in the Tour Championship at Big Springs Country Club in Louisville with a first and third place finish respectively, July 14 and 15.

    Hadden shot a 40 on the first day to trail Daniel Love by two strokes while Klempner shot 41.

    Hadden came back with a 38 on the second while Davis had a 42. Hadden’s two-day total of 78 was good for a two-stroke victory over Love. Klempner shot 43 on the second day to finish tied for third with Hudson Hummel.

  • Sports Brief-Butler named Pre-season All-American

    Former Henry County High School football player Erick Butler has been named to the 26th USA College Football Division III Preseason All-America first team.

    Butler will be a junior defensive lineman for the Thomas More Saints this fall.

    Last year Butler was named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference All-Conference first team as he led the Saints in sacks and tackles for loss and was third on the team in total tackles.