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Today's News

  • Local Buzz, July 15, 2015

    Civic Organizations

    Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the West End Building, Jackson Road, Eminence. 

    The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle. 

  • Public Record, July 15, 2015

    KSP arrests

    John W. McClellan, 35, Bedford — arrested July 6 at 10409 Campbellsburg Road, Campbellsburg, by Trooper Phelps for DUI 1st; possession of controlled substance 1st-meth; possession of drug paraphernalia; tampering with physical evidence; careless driving; speeding 25 MPH over the limit

    Robert C. Barnes, 30, Smithfield — arrested July 6 at 489 Pendleton Road, Sulphur, by Trooper Dykes for execution of three warrants

  • College Update: 'Coach' Karie Powell

    sports@hclocal.com

    Karie Powell finished her softball career at Midway College this spring as a student assistant coach for the Eagles. Powell, who played for the Eagles for four years, enjoyed her stint as a coach but would have rather been on the field. “I was first base coach for every game,” Powell said. “Some of them were players I had played with before and some were new players but everyone got along and it was a good experience.

  • Busch wins at Sparta

    By Elliott Pratt

    Landmark News Service

    In the weeks leading up to NASCAR’s triple-header race weekend at Kentucky Speedway, all the talk was about the new package deal that would increase the competitiveness for position that has been lacking at the one-and-a-half mile oval.

    NASCAR got its wish with that change, but there’s no change in who dominates the track.

    Kyle Busch led a race-high 163 laps and took the lead from Joey Logano for good with 18 laps to go to win the Quaker State 400 Saturday night.

  • Strom fall to Bucks, 14-6

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Kentucky Storm took to their new home field at Bicknell Park in New Albany Saturday in a game with important implications for the postseason. The Storm, 3-2, took on the Indiana Bucks, 3-2, for a chance to grab third place in the Kentucky Football League.

    The Storm dominated offensively and defensively, according to coach Richard Smith, but two big plays by the Bucks and red zone futility for the Storm saw the Bucks pull out a 14-6 win.

  • Archers shine at Washington County

    Submitted

    The Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to Washington County June 6 to compete in the Washington County Invitational. The Sharpshooters dominated in every archery class and age division.

    9-11 age group:

    Bowhunter Archery - 1st Place:  Kelli Booth, 2nd Place:  Grace Adams, 3rd Place:  Holly Hosey.  First Place Team:  Kelli Booth, Grace Adams, Holly Hosey, Jenah Peyton.

  • Henry County T-balls Teams
  • Stanley play in All-Star game
  • Sports Briefs

    Hadden wins tourney in Tennessee

    Henry County Middle School student Alex Hadden won the Tennessee Summer Classic at Willowbrook Golf Club in Macnhester Tenn. Over the weekend.

    Hadden, 13, was in second place after his first round score of 76 left him one stroke behind the first round leader, Ethan Rimmer of Knoxville.

    Hadden shot a 3-over 75 in the second round while Rimmer shot 77, giving Hadden the one-stroke win.

    Infinity Cheer fundraiser

  • Harvest Showcase scheduled for July 25

    Bring the whole family to this event that is free and open to the public at the Henry County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 25.
    The day will open with a live broadcast with Reed Yadon and the Chamber of Commerce Breakfast of old ham and fresh farm eggs that starts at 7:30 a.m. and runs until it is gone.
    A full locally raised breakfast is available for only $8 and includes eggs and country ham, biscuits, gravy and a beverage.  
    The musical entertainment will begin at 9 a.m. with the Henry County High School Band marching through the event.