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Today's News

  • Sports Brief-Hadden finishes fifth in tour championship

    Alex Hadden battled a stomach illness on the second day of the Mussleman-Dunne Tour Championship tournament at Big Springs Country Club in Louisville July 15-16. He finished in fifth place with an 18-hole total of 85.

    His final score was 10 strokes higher than any other 18-hole tournament he played in this summer. Hadden shot 41 on the first day of the tournament but when he showed up for the second round, Hadden was suffering from a stomach illness. Combined with the oppressive heat of the day, it made for a rough round as he shot 44.

  • New biz for C’Burg

    Henry County residents can expect a new pharmacy in Campbellsburg by mid August or early September.

    The family owned and operated pharmacy Bluegrass Drug Center wants to be your neighbor and your pharmacy. Tom Beringer opened his own store in Covington in 1979, but moved his business to Warsaw in 1995. Beringer opened a pharmacy in Bedford in 2011 and plans to bring the small town, personal service to Campbellsburg.

  • A working dog’s life

    Adriana Plum wants everyone to have fun including her animals.

    Plum will bring her working Australian Shepherds and ducks to the Harvest Showcase Saturday for herding and agility demonstrations.

    Plum started training Certik, her Australian Shepherd, 10 years ago. Four championship titles later as the Most Versatile Aussie by the Australian Shepherd Club of America, Certik and Plum enjoy the tranquility of their Jackson Road farm.

  • One Tank Trip: Henry Clay’s Ashland

    Henry Clay’s house Ashland stands as a bridge between the Revolutionary War and the Civil War.

    As a child, Clay witnessed British soldiers raid his house and grew up in slaveholding Hanover County, W.Va., in the same county as Patrick Henry where Henry County gets its name.

    County residents can reach Ashland in an hour. It is 60 miles from Eminence to Lexington and takes less than half a tank of gas.

  • Take 5 with Maryellen Garrison

    Basic bio

    Originally born in Groesbeck, Ohio near Cincinnati.

    Graduate of University of Cincinnati, 1971.  Graduated on a Sunday and started working for the extension on a Monday 42 years ago. Degree in nutrition and dietetics.

    Why did you major in Nutrition and Dietetics?

    I started in American History it was called American Studies as a major. The only job opportunities was like in an ambassador’s office and it sounded like nothing I would be suited for.

  • Dirty business lets you get your Mud Madness on

    Bryan Snider saw something that could be successful when he opened Mud Madness on his relatives’ land.

    Snider revamped a business idea in eastern Henry County that is garnering attention from riding clubs in Louisville, Indiana and Cincinnati.

    With a sound business policy and 600 acres of trails full of switchbacks and inclines, Snider hopes his business will be something the entire county can be proud of and enjoy.

  • Why Trayvon Martin matters

    "Can I ask you a question about the Trayvon Martin thing?”

    Sure.

    “That happened in Florida. Why are they rioting in Los Angeles? Sometimes I think they just like to riot out there.”

    Why? Principle.

    Because had the tables been reversed, the shooter might still be sitting in jail.

    Because racism in this country still is very, very much alive.

    Because a kid went to the convenience store for iced tea and candy and didn’t return home.

  • Is KIPDA report the ghost of economic development future?

    By John Parks

    Growing up, my dad subscribed to Popular Mechanics. I loved going through the issues and seeing the things that would be around when I became an adult. The issues predicted things like hover cars, personal jet packs and condos on the moon. I’m still waiting for my jet pack.

    Something that is more startling, and grounded in reality, is what Henry County will look like in the year 2050.

  • Three men and a fish

    By Candy Clarke

    Some stories are just meant to be told. Some grow more outlandish each time they are repeated.  As listeners, we often are left wondering what to believe and what not to believe.

  • Congestive Heart Failure affects 5.7 million Americans

    By Katherine Jett

    Congestive heart failure is a chronic disease affecting about 5.7 million Americans. Kentucky has one of the highest CHF rates in the country.

    If you think about it, I bet that each of you can name at least one person with CHF. Many of you can probably name multiple people afflicted by chronic heart problems. Heart failure is responsible for 11 million physician visits each year and more hospitalizations than all forms of cancer combined.

    What is CHF?