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Today's News

  • Smith-Berry Winery wins awards at California competition

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Chuck Smith celebrated another successful year at a recent competition with one of Smith-Berry Winery’s wine winning Best in Class.

    Smith celebrated the showing of his Blackberry Wine, which won Best in Class at the San Francisco Chronicle’s competition.

  • Take 5 with Alethea Coffee

    Basic bio

    Chicago, Illinois native

    Family Liaison for Eminence Public Schools

    Lives in Shelby County

    How did you come to be in your position with Eminence Schools?

     

  • Kentuckians rushed to the last minute to get health coverage

    By Brad Bowman

    editor@hclocal.com

    As the March 31 deadline approached for Kentuckians to sign up for health coverage, kynect reported more than 350,000 state residents enrolled.

    According to numbers from the kynect site, the number of enrollees averaged about 4,000 a day with one-fourth of them occurring in the last month.

    Executive Director of kynect, Carrie Banaham who urged Kentuckians to sign up, said those who didn’t have coverage could have consequences.

  • P’ville looks at updates

    By Will Phillips

    news@hclocal.com

    Pleasureville City Council has been heading an effort recently to update the town’s infrastructure. This effort has evolved into a full-blown beautification project. At the heart of the issue, though, is the desire to make Pleasureville more inviting, as well as more up to date.

    According to Mayor Rodney Young, two sections of sidewalk have already been completed.

  • Shari Price: Henry County's Ironwoman

    sports@hclocal.com

    Shari Price is arguably the best female athlete that Henry County High School has ever produced. The Campbellsburg native has a list of athletic accomplishments that makes it hard to refute that claim.

     In basketball from 1974 to 1978 she was a four-time all-conference and all-district, two-time all regional, two-time honorable mention all-state and two time all-American player.

    She was named to the Kentucky East-West All-Star game and was a key contributor on the Kentucky team in the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star series.

  • Peyton wins tourney; Commits to South Alabama

    sports@hclocal.com

    MacKenzie Peyton traveled to Birmingham, Alabama last week to compete in the Birmingham Junior Open golf tournament on June 30 and July 1.

    Peyton shot an even par 72 on the first day to lead by a whopping nine strokes going into the final round.

    Peyton started the second day a little wobbly when she double-bogeyed the second hole.

  • Howard great; USA, not so much

    sports@hclocal.com

    Tim Howard, the United States National Team goalkeeper, gave one of the great performances in the history of the World Cup in the team’s 2-1 loss against Belgium on July 1.

    It doesn’t say a lot for the rest of the team that the goalkeeper had to make a mind-boggling 16 saves and we still lost 2-1.

  • Henry County Fair Motor Sports

    People came out in droves for a variety of tractor pulls, horse pulls and mud sports last week.

    A large crowd turned out for the Mud Run and Mud Bog races on Thursday night to watch the mud fly and to see if the trucks could stay on the right track. The Mud Bog went on into the wee hours of Friday morning.

    The tractor and truck pulls featured some old fashioned deadweight pulls and antique tractors as well as modern tractors and trucks.

  • Sports Briefs

    Ray, Mertz in softball tourney

    Shelby Ray, daughter of Robbie and Denise Miskell of Port Royal and Savannah Mertz, daughter of Steve and Peggy Mertz of Eminence competed in the “Kings Island College Showcase” in Milford, Ohio the weekend of June 28-29.

    They competed in the 16U division, which had 24 teams from across the United States. Shelby’s team, Louisville Select, represented girls from five different school districts and placed eighth in the tournament. Shelby has racked up 19 RBIs so far this season for the Select.

  • Henry County Hustlers