Local Buzz, June 21, 2017

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Church Activities

Drennon Christian Church will host two Bible studies through the summer: “Women of the Bible” for the ladies, based on the book, and “Western Superstars” for the men, based on seven classic western movies, Wednesday nights at 6 p.m., with potluck.

Henry Christian Church will host a day of praise, worship and music June 25 at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. with “The Noblemen” with special guests “The Commonwealth Quartet” at 136 Castle Highway, Eminence. For more information, call (502) 845-4728.

Community Service

The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children will offer a “CASA 101” meeting at the Henry County Public Library at 172 Eminence Terrace in Eminence Aug. 8 beginning at noon and 5:30 p.m. Learn more at www.casarr.org/casa101. 

Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, June 22, at 10 a.m. at the Tri-County Community Action Agency office, located at 125 Park Road, New Castle. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties. 

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. To find out about all the COMPASS services or to 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.

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 at 7 p.m., a 12-step study group has begun meeting at First Presbyterian Church in Eminence on Thursday nights. For more information, contact Terry Johnson at 845-4132.

A second 13-week session for Grief Share, a grief support group, is held at Eminence Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays. Activities include a video seminar and group discussion. For more information, call (502) 878-4788.

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 at 7:30 on 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  410-4263.

Library News

Wed., June 21, 2 p.m.: Summer Movie Matinee.  All ages welcome, snacks are provided by library.

 Wed., June 21, 6 p.m.: Family Story Time with songs, activities and more for the whole family.

Thur., June 22, 10 a.m.:  Baby and Me for infants, toddlers and their caregivers.

Thur., June 22, 11 a.m.:  Story Time for ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers.

Fri., June 23, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream Two-Person Tour” presented by Kentucky Shakespeare.  All ages are welcome.

Sat., June 24, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.:  Sting Ray Encounter presented by the WAVE Foundation of the Newport Aquarium. All ages are welcome. 


 Tue., June 27, 1 to 5 p.m.:  Tinkerer Tuesday recommended for elementary school children.  Younger children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.