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Today's News

  • Public Record for the week of July 17

    Marriages

    Jennifer Gregory, 22, Eminence to Matthew Anderson, 23 Eminence.

    Property Transfers

    Maria Christina Tipton as executrix of the estate of Dorothy Yager James, deceased, Shelbyville, to Maria Christina Tipton, Shelbyville. Four tracts of land in Henry County; Fair market values total $543,500.

    GP Enterprises LLC, Louisville, to Sallie R. Hodge, Pleasureville. Tract No. 1 and house, in Hall Farm Division; $95,000.

  • The facts about lightning myths

    A couple of weeks ago, we presented some interesting facts about Kentucky’s Forests.  This week, our UK Meteorologist Tom Priddy sends us some neat information concerning lightning, something we’ve seen our share of so far this summer.
    Myth

    Lightning never strikes the same place twice.
    Fact

    Lightning often strikes the same place repeatedly, especially if it’s a tall, pointy, isolated object. The Empire State Building is hit nearly 100 times a year.
    Myth

  • 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.