In June, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi successfully forced passage of controversial cap and trade legislation (H.R. 2454) that will cost American families thousands of dollars each year in new energy costs. This legislation creates a national energy tax that is expected to increase utility bills, raise the price of a gallon of gas, push food prices to new heights and generally increase the cost of nearly every consumer product, including health care.
Even before school starts, traffic on Cardinal Drive in front of Campbellsburg Elementary School has become a headache.
Officials expect that headache could worsen once school starts.
Tuesday morning HCPS Superintendent Tim Abrams met with project engineers and local officials to discuss Campbellsburg Elementary School traffic problems due to bridge construction on U.S. 421/Kentucky 55.
The Kentucky Department of Highways District 5 Office advises motorists to be aware of construction on U.S. 421/Kentucky 55 in front of Henry County High school. A contract recently was awarded to construct a left turn lane at the school entrance. Construction was scheduled to begin July 21, and continue for at least a month.
Lindsey Bevill dominated the field and Vincent Vaughn squeezed past it over the weekend at the Henry County Country Club Championships.
Bevill, a high school regional champion for Carroll County a few years back, held a six-stroke lead after the first day on Saturday, then stretched it to nine on Sunday for a 10-over-par 154. Paula McGlothin finished second at 163 and Samantha Woods — an upcoming senior at Henry County High School — was third at 166. Carolyn Adcock, who has won the club championship eight times dating back to 1999, finished tied for fifth at 170.
The Henry County Fairgrounds will be alive Saturday with the smells, sights and sounds of locally grown and produced food, crafts and art.
The 10th annual Henry County Harvest Showcase officially kicks off at 10 a.m. Early birds can catch breakfast with the Henry County Chamber of Commerce starting at 7:30 a.m. After that, the activities abound until at least 4 p.m., when the antique tractor pull gets underway.
Choctaw Jim’s on U.S. 421 has been a suburban Campbellsburg fixture for many years. The store is packed to the rafters with Native American jewelry, western wear, motorcycle gear and handcrafted furniture.
Last Saturday, Choctaw Jim Thompson stepped out of the box to bring a whole new dynamic to the store by introducing Perry Joe “P.J.” Gabbard, a 34-year old Cherokee entertainer to Henry County.
The Henry County High School cross country team will start practice on Monday, July 20, at Harry Hill Park. Practices start at 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday with each runner having the option of which practice to attend. Elementary runners will not start practice until the first week of school, while it is optional for middle school runners.
Biggest Loser contestants keep trying. They persevere. Sometimes everything flows perfectly. They are amazed at how well their eating and exercising stay on track. Other weeks are frustrating, yet they do not accept defeat but valiantly keep striving. Through all challenges, Biggest Losers must discover how to stay balanced and keep their eyes on the goal of healthy weight loss. Here is an inside look at the agony and the ecstasy of their ten-week commitment as heard from remarks at weigh-in.
With the top contenders back and two titles on the line, the Henry County Country Club will host its annual club championship this weekend on it’s 18-hole, par-72 golf course just north of New Castle.
Last year’s winners — Brad Gross and Lindsey Bevill — will try to defend their titles. The 36-hole tournament, which is open to all club members, starts at 11 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday with 18 holes each day.