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Today's News

  • Aquaculture on tap

     

    Aquaculture will be the theme for the July Third Thursday Thing. Held at the KSU Mills Lane farm just south of Frankfort, beginning at 10 a.m. this Thursday, the 17th, participants will be able to learn about many different aspects and enterprises relating to fish production.

    Topics will include Catfish production, Marketing all Aquaculture Products, Largemouth Bass Production, Aquaponics, Pondside Water Quality Testing Demonstration, Koi and Koi/Goldfish Hybrids, and Pond Weed Control and Disease Management.

  • Henry County’s Biggest Losers are Winners

    7th Annual Biggest Loser to Begin July 20-21

    Be getting your teams together for the Biggest Loser Contest which will be running from July 20th through September 22.

    Teams should be at least three people and there is a $20 entry fee per person which will be payable at the initial weigh-in and $5 weight management fees for not showing up for a weigh in or for gaining weight.

  • Public record for the week of July 16

    EPD arrests

    Kayla Ann Puckett, Turners Station — arrested July 11 at 10:14 p.m. at Elm Street for a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charge.

    KSP Arrests

    Keegan Berry, 25, arrested July 7 by Trooper Phelps on the execution of a bench warrant.

    Jeffery Acree, 40, arrested July 10 by Trooper Stucker for possession of Marijuana; Possession of drug paraphernalia; No registration receipt; Failure to produce insurance card; Speeding 10 MPH over the limit

  • Outlet mall is nearly ready, opens July 31

    By ASHLEY WILKINS

    The Shelbyville Sentinel-News

    With less than three weeks until opening day for The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, construction workers on the property are hard at work.

    The 365,000-square-foot retail center located just south of Interstate 64 in Simpsonville is scheduled for a VIP opening on July 30 and the grand opening July 31.

  • Life gets complicated, so schedule the rest of summer

    Life gets complicated, and we do not always get everything done. This article will hopefully help you fill in your calendar with many fun things to do right here in Henry County this summer.

    Think how nice it is to have a staycation at home and enjoy local happenings with friends and relatives.

  • Shari Price: Henry County's Ironwoman

    sports@hclocal.com

    Shari Price is arguably the best female athlete that Henry County High School has ever produced. The Campbellsburg native has a list of athletic accomplishments that makes it hard to refute that claim.

     In basketball from 1974 to 1978 she was a four-time all-conference and all-district, two-time all regional, two-time honorable mention all-state and two time all-American player.

    She was named to the Kentucky East-West All-Star game and was a key contributor on the Kentucky team in the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star series.

  • Peyton wins tourney; Commits to South Alabama

    sports@hclocal.com

    MacKenzie Peyton traveled to Birmingham, Alabama last week to compete in the Birmingham Junior Open golf tournament on June 30 and July 1.

    Peyton shot an even par 72 on the first day to lead by a whopping nine strokes going into the final round.

    Peyton started the second day a little wobbly when she double-bogeyed the second hole.

  • Howard great; USA, not so much

    sports@hclocal.com

    Tim Howard, the United States National Team goalkeeper, gave one of the great performances in the history of the World Cup in the team’s 2-1 loss against Belgium on July 1.

    It doesn’t say a lot for the rest of the team that the goalkeeper had to make a mind-boggling 16 saves and we still lost 2-1.

  • Henry County Fair Motor Sports

    People came out in droves for a variety of tractor pulls, horse pulls and mud sports last week.

    A large crowd turned out for the Mud Run and Mud Bog races on Thursday night to watch the mud fly and to see if the trucks could stay on the right track. The Mud Bog went on into the wee hours of Friday morning.

    The tractor and truck pulls featured some old fashioned deadweight pulls and antique tractors as well as modern tractors and trucks.

  • Sports Briefs

    Ray, Mertz in softball tourney

    Shelby Ray, daughter of Robbie and Denise Miskell of Port Royal and Savannah Mertz, daughter of Steve and Peggy Mertz of Eminence competed in the “Kings Island College Showcase” in Milford, Ohio the weekend of June 28-29.

    They competed in the 16U division, which had 24 teams from across the United States. Shelby’s team, Louisville Select, represented girls from five different school districts and placed eighth in the tournament. Shelby has racked up 19 RBIs so far this season for the Select.