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Today's News

  • New Harvest Showcase events include pig kissing

    Get your teams together for the Biggest Loser Contest, which runs July 28 through Oct. 7.  Teams should have at least three people and there is a $20 per person entry fee, payable at the initial weigh-in and $5 weight management fees for not showing up for a weigh in or for gaining weight.

  • Simpson

    Trish L. Medlin and Glenn Simpson, both of Shelbville were united in marriage on June 13, 2013 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
    The bride is the daughter of Anthony Reynolds of Shelbyville and Patty Adams of Eminence. She is currently employed at Ficosa Corporation in Shelbyville.
    The groom is the son of Charles and Charlotte Simpson of Eminence. He is currently employed at Eminence Speaker, Inc.
    The maid of honor was Paula Long and the best man was Leo Mason.
     

  • Sydney Armstrong
  • Rashaad Goodloe

    Rashaad Jamaal Goodloe, a 2008 honor graduate of Shelby County High School, graduated from University of Louisville on May 11, 2013. He received his bachelors of science degree with a major in biology and psychology and a minor concentration in cellular and molecular physiology.
    He is the son of Oliver and Melody Goodloe of Shelbyville.
    Grandparents are Mrs. Dicey White Cochran, Shelbyville; Delores Lindsay, Louisville; Mr. William H. Goodloe, New Castle; and the late Mare E. Goodloe.
    His future plans are to attend medical school.

  • Gabe Adams

    Gabe Adams, son of Jon and Sarah Adams of Bethlehem, was one of 20 seventh grade students selected across the U.S. to attend the Summer Science Sleuths at Duke University in Durham, N.C. He was awarded a full camp scholarship to attend a two-week residential camp focusing on science from June 16-29. Summer Science Sleuths at Duke is presented by the Duke Center for Science Education through a grant from the Hartwell Foundation.

     

  • Christina Walker takes meth plea

    Christina Walker will be the first sentenced out of a meth lab case involving her family: her husband, two daughters and a son.

    Walker signed an offer from the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Henry County Circuit Court Thursday, pleading guilty to 1st degree possession of a controlled substance 1st offense and unlawful possession of a meth precursor, 1st offense, both class D felonies.

  • HCHS band are Cards for a day

    Henry County High School marching band students will appear in a 2014 movie based on a book about University of Louisville graduate Patrick Henry Hughes.

    Hughes wanted to play in a marching band, but couldn’t fulfill that dream until he met UofL Marching Band Director Dr. Greg Byrne.

  • PR Baptist celebrating 200 years

    When Port Royal Baptist Church celebrated its 100th  anniversary in 1913, an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 attendees filled the churchyard and streets.

    The church community invites the public to the 200th anniversary celebration on July 21 with the same enthusiastic capacity and hospitality.

    In 1913, the church was known as Cane Run Baptist Church and provisions for the potluck dinner to feed such a multitude included tables constructed in a nearby maple grove and a wire surrounded the tables.

  • Take 5 with Bobby Foree

    Bobby Foree Take 5

    By Brad Bowman

    news@hclocal.com

     

    Quick Bio

    7th generation family farmer

    1971 HCHS graduate

    BS in animal science UK, 1975

    MS agriculture education

    UK law degree

    Beef cattle farmer

     

    Why did you want to study law since farming was such a big part of your family?

     

  • Farm Bill amendment will allow hemp research

    Agriculture officials say they are pleased with newly passed legislation that will allow colleges and universities to grow hemp for research purposes in states where hemp production is allowed by state law.

    The measure was an amendment to the farm bill that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.

    U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Vanceburg) was one of three co-sponsors of the amendment and has filed a bill that would remove hemp from the federal definition of marijuana.