Local Buzz for Aug. 30, 2017

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 Church Activities

Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 10076 Hwy. 421 N. in Milton.

Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room. 

Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive in La Grange.


Civic Organizations

Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.

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. 

Pleasureville Masonic Lodge No. 410 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Lodge Hall, 105 Main St., Pleasureville.

Pleasureville Economic Development Council meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at city hall. 


Clubs & Organizations

Henry County Amateur Radio Emergency Service meetings are the third Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Henry County Public Library, 172 Eminence Terrace, Eminence. 

The Second Wind Dreams committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Extension Office in New Castle. If you are interested in helping the residents of Providence New Castle Healthcare, please join us. Please call 845-0675 for additional information.

The Henry County Rod and Gun Club will meet at 7 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month. For more info call Tom Eldridge (502) 257-4188 or Sambo Jennings at (502) 706-1972


Community Events

Henry County Communities in Action Coalition will present an adolescent substance use forum, featuring speaker Charlie Baker, who has 40 years of experience working in drug and alcohol prevention, school safety and student behavior, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Henry County Extension Office. The event is open to the public, and parents and students are encouraged to attend. For more, call Joan Miles at (502) 845-7808 or Stephanie Benson at (502) 418-4212. 

The 18th  annual Henry County Arts and Crafts Guild Arts and Craft Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds. It will feature paintings, drawings, wood items, pens, jewelry, painted furniture, needlework, leatherwork and more 

The organizers of Pleasureville Day, to be held Saturday, Sept. 9, are seeking vendors to set up there. Interested parties can contact Mike Grimes at 461-9134 or at Grhymes@outlook.com for more information.

There will be Family Game Night at Campbellsburg Community Center every other Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. All school age kids are invited but anyone under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Contact (502) 532-0070 for more information.


Community Service

The Tri-County Community Action Agency drive-through commodities are offered on the third Tuesday of each month, starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds. Need identification. For additional information, please call Joan or Stephanie at 845-7808.

Tri-County Community Action COMPASS Substance Abuse Resource Program is providing services to parents whose students are potentially using substances. Parents can schedule a screening that can help determine what services might be the most helpful and may receive a take home drug test with that screening service. To find out about all the COMPASS services or schedule an appointment call Joan or Stephanie at 845-7808.

The Henry-Trimble County Animal Shelter will host a monthly meeting on the second Tuesdays of every month.

The mobile food pantry visits Henry County from 3 to 6 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month. The gates at the Henry County Fairgrounds open at 2 p.m. Please bring ID or recent mail to confirm address — must live in Henry County.

Bundle up your newspapers, aluminum, plastics, etc., and take to County Road Barn at 714 Property Road, seven days a week.

The Henry County Help Center will have open registration at the Eminence United Methodist Church from 1 to 2 p.m. on Fridays, at the Lockport Baptist Church from 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays, at Sulphur Christian Church 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Drennon Christian Church from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sundays and Franklinton Baptist Church Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at New Castle Christian Church Mondays from 9 to 11 a.m. You must be a resident of Henry County to qualify. Volunteers are needed Mondays and Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Call (502) 297-4388 for information.



New Castle Elementary SBDM meetings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month starting at 4 p.m.

Henry County Adult Education GED classes are offered at Eminence Christian Church. For more, call (502) 686-0724.

Eastern Elementary School SBDM council meets on the first Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. in the school library. 

The Campbellsburg Elementary School Site Based Council will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. in the school library.

Eminence SBDM meetings will be the second Wednesday of the month at 3:15 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

The Henry County Middle School SBDM meetings will be held on the second Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. in the conference room.


Government Meetings

Campbellsburg City Council — 7 p.m., third Monday of each month at Campbellsburg City Hall.

Eminence City Council — 6:15 p.m., second Monday of each month at Eminence City Hall.

New Castle City Commission — 7 p.m., first Monday of each month at the New Castle City Hall.

Pleasureville City Commission — 7 p.m., first Monday of each month at Pleasureville City Hall.

Smithfield City Commission — 7 p.m., first Thursday of each month at Smithfield Baptist Church.

Henry County Fiscal Court — 6 p.m., third Tuesday of each month in the District Court Room.

Henry County Board of Education — 7 p.m., third Monday of every month at various locations.

Eminence Independent Board of Education — 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday of every month at the Board of Education Office unless otherwise announced.

Henry County P&Z Board of Adjustments – 7 p.m., fourth Monday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.


Political Groups

The Henry County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

The Henry County Democratic Party will meet the last Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.


Support Groups

Women Walking in Recovery, an open Alcoholics Anonymous group for women, meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the First United Methodist Church of Campbellsburg, 8043 Main Street in Campbellsburg. Call Laura at (502) 220-8098 for more information.

In connection with the Celebrate Recovery meeting held at New Castle First Baptist Church on Tuesday nights, a 12-step study group has begun meeting at First Presbyterian Church in Eminence on Thursday nights. This open meeting begins at 7 p.m. and attendees will work through the 12 steps of recovery. For more information, contact Terry Johnson at 845-4132.

The second session of Grief Share grief support has concluded. The third session will begin on Monday, Sept. 11 and end on Dec. 4. The meeting is at Eminence Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays. For more information or early registration call Bonnie Ethington 878-4788 or Barbara Minton 667-3092.

Celebrate Recovery, a support group that addresses several kinds of addictions, meets each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at New Castle First Baptist Church. Childcare is available from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

A monthly family support group for those affected by addiction meets every second Sunday at Second Baptist Church in Campbellsburg at 3 p.m. Families, friends and those in recovery are all welcome. You are not alone.

The Henry County Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary meets the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at Eminence Christian Church, 5333 South Main Street in Eminence. All honorably discharged veterans and their extended family members are invited to attend. For more information on the DAV Auxiliary call (502) 376-6164.

Gamblers anonymous and gameanon for family members meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road, Port Royal.

AA meeting at 8 p.m. at Eminence Methodist Church on Tuesdays. 

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon meet at 8 p.m. Fridays, at Eminence Baptist Church. All meetings are nonsmoking.

A New Direction in Life, a Christian support group for alcohol/drug or other addictions, will meet from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Fridays, at First Baptist Church, Eminence.

The Health and Wellness Coalition of Henry County and support group meets the third Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds 4-H building. For more information call Mona Huff at 845-6849 or email monahuff616@gmail.com. 

Communities in Action (CIA) meets the third Tuesday of every month at 9:15 a.m. at the Tri-County Community Action Agency.  Contact Jo Brewer at 845-5546 or mentor45@bellsouth.net. 

Life Church has a marriage and family Life Group every Thursday at 5 p.m. 302 First Street in Campbellsburg. For more information call Joy Willoughby at  410-4263.



Henry County High School Class of 1987 30-year reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 9 starting at 5 p.m. at Smith Berry Winery, 855 Drennon Road, New Castle. Tickets are $22.95 each and include your meal and the concert; wine and beer sold separately.   A tent, tables and chairs will be provided for the class.  You will need to call (502) 845-7091 or go online two weeks prior to the event to  reserve a ticket  as ticket.  Events tickets are limited and do sell out.  Please log on to Facebook for more information about the event or to the Smith Berry Winery site for more information about the venue and entertainment. For questions, feel free to call Linda McClellan (502) 974-0965.

The Louden Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. at 1474 LaGrange Road, New Castle (Paula’s House). Bring your favorite dish, some drinks, your fishing poles, chairs for your family and come on out for a fun family day. Call Linda with any questions. (502) 974-0965.

The E.B. Ricketts family reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 10 at the Trimble County Recreational Park, Bedford. Potluck lunch will start at noon. All family and friends invited.