Today's News

  • Henry County Fair blue ribbon exhibits

     If you didn’t take the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall, there were hundreds of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by over 100 different individuals.

    If you did miss the Fair be sure to plan to attend the Henry County Harvest Showcase scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

    For more information call us at 845-2811.

    Below is a listing of the Blue Ribbon Winners in the Henry County Fair Open Class:

    Arts & Crafts:

  • Blade found success through hoops


    Vance Blade returned to his hometown a few weeks ago to deliver the commencement address to the Eminence High School class of 2014. For Blade it was a full circle moment.

    Blade grew up in Eminence in the 1970’s and was a key figure in arguably the best run of basketball teams in school history.

  • Sharpshooters use girl power

    Submitted by Jeanie Campbell

    Shooting is typically considered a ‘male’ sport, but several young ladies from Henry County are proving that false. On June 7, the Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to the Washington County Invitational, where the girls won a large number of awards.

  • Stanley injured in East-West All-Star Series


    Aly Stanley was named to the Kentucky West Junior All-star team that participated in the 2014 East/West All-Star Series played the weekend of June 13-15.

    Stanley’s team went undefeated in the series that pitted East Senior All-Stars, West Senior All-Stars, East Junior All-Stars and West Juniors All-stars against each other in a round robin format.

  • Suarez biting incident taints World Cup


    Ardent American soccer fans want so badly for their fellow Americans to catch the fever that they are sometimes obnoxious about it.

    I try not to go there but when I’m in a casual conversation with another sports fan and they start the usual condescending spiel about not ‘getting’ soccer or how can a goalless game be entertaining or, the worst of all, it’s a sissy sport, well it’s hard to hold back.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Peyton competing in summer tournaments

    MacKenzie Peyton, the 2013 state high school golf championship runner-up has been busy this summer playing in tournaments.

    Peyton traveled to Bardstown’s Maywood Golf Course on June 17 and 18 to play in a Junior PGA Qualifier where she shot 78-74 for a 152 total that was good for fifth place.

    On June 25 Peyton played in a USGA junior qualifier at Champion Trace Golf Course in Nicholasville where she shot 77 to finish fifth again.

  • Public record for the week of July 2

    KSP arrests

    Katherine Jett, 19, Florence — arrested by Trooper Dykes June 24 at 5375 Lake Jericho Road, Smithfield, for assault 4th-domestic violence, minor injury

    Justin T. Oak, 41, Carrollton — arrested by Trooper Brewer June 25 at 5799 Castle Highway, Pleasureville, for assault 4th-domestic violence, minor injury

    Peggy L. Ast, 53, from Amelia, Ohio — arrested by Trooper Stucker June 26 at I-71 28 MM SB, Pendleton, for possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia

  • New database could aid farmers
  • You are never too old to dream

    Second Wind Dreams® was formed in 1997. It’s name is derived from a novel of the same name by P.K. Beville, a geriatric specialist who wrote about the wonderful, colorful and sometimes hysterical people who live and work in nursing homes.