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Today's News

  • Dragons win Championship
  • Career academy planned

     It won’t be long before the best and brightest students at Henry County High School will be given the option to pursue a more specialized education at the Collaborative Career Academy, or CCA for short, according to the Henry County Schools Superintendent Tim Abrams. 

  • Landing zone

     

    As the United States’ military involvement in Vietnam grew from 1965 to 1975, not only were soldiers at war abroad, a kind of civil war between hawks and doves broke out here at home between anti-war protesters and those who supported the effort. 

  • CAIP funds restored

     

    Although a tobacco settlement arbitration that was not in Kentucky’s favor could have led to deep cuts to Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds, a new agreement with tobacco manufacturers will restore almost all of those monies, according to agricultural and state officials.

  • Support the local economy with the Henry County Farmers Market

    Have you seen those bumper stickers that say, “I farm. You eat.”?

    I started seeing them several years ago and thought it sounded like farmers were being a bit egotistical or self-important. But that was before I tried my hand at it.

    Before I stopped working full-time about six years ago, I was an avid and loyal customer of the Henry County Farmers Market. Working as many hours as I did prohibited me from having my own garden, but I desperately wanted fresh local produce in the summer, especially garden-grown tomatoes.

  • County Fair Exhibit Hall winners

    Submitted by

    Jordan Campbell

    Every year at the county fair there are a ton of entries in the exhibit hall, from crafts, to produce, to photography, paintings, and drawings.

    There is a whole section of the exhibit hall dedicated to 4-H with tons of great entries. Judges from the surrounding area come to review the entries and give ribbons based on quality, as well as a grand champion for each class.

  • Aquaculture on tap

     

    Aquaculture will be the theme for the July Third Thursday Thing. Held at the KSU Mills Lane farm just south of Frankfort, beginning at 10 a.m. this Thursday, the 17th, participants will be able to learn about many different aspects and enterprises relating to fish production.

    Topics will include Catfish production, Marketing all Aquaculture Products, Largemouth Bass Production, Aquaponics, Pondside Water Quality Testing Demonstration, Koi and Koi/Goldfish Hybrids, and Pond Weed Control and Disease Management.

  • Henry County’s Biggest Losers are Winners

    7th Annual Biggest Loser to Begin July 20-21

    Be getting your teams together for the Biggest Loser Contest which will be running from July 20th through September 22.

    Teams should be at least three people and there is a $20 entry fee per person which will be payable at the initial weigh-in and $5 weight management fees for not showing up for a weigh in or for gaining weight.

  • Public record for the week of July 16

    EPD arrests

    Kayla Ann Puckett, Turners Station — arrested July 11 at 10:14 p.m. at Elm Street for a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charge.

    KSP Arrests

    Keegan Berry, 25, arrested July 7 by Trooper Phelps on the execution of a bench warrant.

    Jeffery Acree, 40, arrested July 10 by Trooper Stucker for possession of Marijuana; Possession of drug paraphernalia; No registration receipt; Failure to produce insurance card; Speeding 10 MPH over the limit

  • Outlet mall is nearly ready, opens July 31

    By ASHLEY WILKINS

    The Shelbyville Sentinel-News

    With less than three weeks until opening day for The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, construction workers on the property are hard at work.

    The 365,000-square-foot retail center located just south of Interstate 64 in Simpsonville is scheduled for a VIP opening on July 30 and the grand opening July 31.