Today's News

  • Thanksgiving smorgasbord

    With a Thanksgiving feast at my in-laws’ house in mind, I’ve decided to provide a smorgasbord of thoughts on sports this week. While the focus is mainly on hoops, I will start with the Louisville Cardinals’ win over Notre Dame and what it meant to that football program.

    I was a little taken aback by the hyperbole emanating from the Louisville media over this game.

  • HCHS cheerleaders regional champs

    The HCHS cheerleaders won the large school, all girls division of the 8th Region cheerleading competition held at Shelby County High School Saturday. They will compete at the state tournament, Dec. 13 in Lexington.

  • Thankful for some technological advances


    As I was driving to work last week on one of those particularly cold mornings, my car beeped at me and alerted me to the fact I only had enough gas to get ten more miles down the road.

  • Understanding health insurance costs and benefits


    Life is full of the unexpected, but insurance can help you somewhat prepare for those unplanned events. 

  • Slippery surfaces can lead to fractures and breaks



    As Mother Nature continues to give us more snow and ice there will be plenty of opportunity for falls.  

  • Meeting medication challenges as you age


    According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 75 percent of people older than 65 have more than one chronic health problem. So, at this stage of life, it’s common to take many different drugs. 

  • Public Record for Nov. 26


    November Grand Jury Indictments

    Curtis Sanford, Shelbyville – Burglary, second degree and Criminal attempt to commit rape, first degree

    Charles Thomas Hagan, Pendleton – Sexual Abuse, first degree, four counts

  • A fall season to remember


    It’s time to look back at the highlights of the 2014 high school fall sports scene and determine the best moments for our local teams.

    Peyton wins regional tournament

    MacKenzie Peyton’s win in a playoff at the regional tournament may have been as impressive as her runner up finish at state last year. Peyton had to face two of the best players in the state in Madison Thomas of Shelby County and Maddie Hamilton of Sacred Heart at the regional tournament.

  • Sharpshooters excel at state


    Thirty-two Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Wilmore and Berea the weekend of Sept. 19-21 to compete in the 4-H State Championships and came home with three individual state champions and seven team champions.

    The 9-11 age group won first place in Bowhunter Archery with three first-time competitors. They also won the third place team award in Air Pistol. Carrie Booth, in her first year of competition, took second place in Target Archery with a near perfect score of 75 with 7 x’s.

  • Peyton signs with Jaguars


    MacKenzie Peyton committed to play golf for the South Alabama Jaguars several weeks ago but she made it official Nov. 12 when she signed a letter of intent.

    The signing ceremony was held in front of a large crowd of friends and family at the Henry County Country Club where Peyton has spent countless hours honing her skills.

    Before the signing her high school coach and grandfather William Peyton talked about Peyton’s many accomplishments throughout her high school career.