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Today's News

  • Henry County Fair blue ribbon exhibits

     If you didn’t take the opportunity to see the exhibits at the Henry County Fair Exhibit Hall, there were hundreds of top quality arts, crafts, home baked goodies and produce entered by over 100 different individuals.

    If you did miss the Fair be sure to plan to attend the Henry County Harvest Showcase scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

    For more information call us at 845-2811.

    Below is a listing of the Blue Ribbon Winners in the Henry County Fair Open Class:

    Arts & Crafts:

  • Wreck in Oldham kills two teens

    Oldham County Police say that two teens have died after a wreck at Highway 53 and Old Sligo Road July 5 at approximately 4:30 p.m., according to a news release.

  • Blade found success through hoops

    sports@hclocal.com

    Vance Blade returned to his hometown a few weeks ago to deliver the commencement address to the Eminence High School class of 2014. For Blade it was a full circle moment.

    Blade grew up in Eminence in the 1970’s and was a key figure in arguably the best run of basketball teams in school history.

  • Sharpshooters use girl power

    Submitted by Jeanie Campbell

    Shooting is typically considered a ‘male’ sport, but several young ladies from Henry County are proving that false. On June 7, the Henry County Sharpshooters traveled to the Washington County Invitational, where the girls won a large number of awards.

  • Stanley injured in East-West All-Star Series

    sports@hclocal.com

    Aly Stanley was named to the Kentucky West Junior All-star team that participated in the 2014 East/West All-Star Series played the weekend of June 13-15.

    Stanley’s team went undefeated in the series that pitted East Senior All-Stars, West Senior All-Stars, East Junior All-Stars and West Juniors All-stars against each other in a round robin format.

  • Suarez biting incident taints World Cup

    sports@hclocal.com

    Ardent American soccer fans want so badly for their fellow Americans to catch the fever that they are sometimes obnoxious about it.

    I try not to go there but when I’m in a casual conversation with another sports fan and they start the usual condescending spiel about not ‘getting’ soccer or how can a goalless game be entertaining or, the worst of all, it’s a sissy sport, well it’s hard to hold back.

  • The Honeybees
  • Sports Briefs

    Peyton competing in summer tournaments

    MacKenzie Peyton, the 2013 state high school golf championship runner-up has been busy this summer playing in tournaments.

    Peyton traveled to Bardstown’s Maywood Golf Course on June 17 and 18 to play in a Junior PGA Qualifier where she shot 78-74 for a 152 total that was good for fifth place.

    On June 25 Peyton played in a USGA junior qualifier at Champion Trace Golf Course in Nicholasville where she shot 77 to finish fifth again.

  • EIS signs uniform deal with ADIDAS

     

    Eminence Independent Schools will be entering into a partnership with sports equipment manufacturer ADIDAS this coming school year to provide uniforms and coaching attire for the schools’ various sports, according to school officials. 

  • Historical society still going strong

     

    The Henry County Historical Society continue a steady stream of community outreach, even as it undergoes a reorganization at the history center in New Castle, officers said.