Local Buzz, October 12, 2016

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Berea Christian Church, located at 685 Franklinton Road in Pleasureville, will hold its homecoming Oct. 16 with worship at 11 a.m. and a meal at noon. Bring a dish, meat and drink provided. There will be a singing at 1:30 p.m. RSVP on Facebook at Berea Christian Church in Henry County.

Eminence Baptist Church will have its annual Trick or Truck Oct. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m..  There will be games, food, safe trick- or-treating and fun.

The sanctuary of Eminence Christian Church at 5333 South Main Street is open each Wednesday from 12 to 12:30 p.m. for quiet prayer and meditation. 

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

The Eminence Fire clay shoot, a fundraiser for the Crusade for Children in memory of Gary Lucas, will be held Oct. 15 at the Steel Technologies range, 1363 Elm St., Eminence. The donation is $25 per person. There is also a $5 fun shoot for five birds.

On Oct. 15, KSP Trooper Endre Samu will perform at the CityPlace pavilion #2 located at 112 South First Avenue, La Grange, as Elvis. Samu has been performing for the past 25 years throughout the U.S. for numerous charitable organizations. The fundraiser will support Kentucky State Police Post 5 Shop with a Trooper and the Crossroads Pregnancy Crisis Center in La Grange.  If you have any question or wish to sponsor this event, contact Samu at (502) 532-6363.

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, you are welcome to join us. Please call 845-0675 for additional information.

Community Events

The Bookstore at the Berry Center, in collaboration with the Henry County Historical Society, presents author Ann D’Angelo reading from her new nonfiction book titled “Dark Highway: Love, Murder, and Revenge in 1930s Kentucky.” The book tells the story of the trial of former lieutenant governor Brig. Gen. Henry Denhardt who was accused of murdering his girlfriend Verna Garr Taylor. It’s a fascinating story that directly impacted Henry, Oldham and Shelby counties and was one of the first national news sensations. A reception will be held at The Bookstore at the Berry Center, 129 S. Main St. New Castle on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m. A reading and signing will be at The Heritage House, 137 S. Main St., New Castle at 6:30 p.m. 

Campbellsburg Community Center will host a Trunk or Treat Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m., with a costume contest at 6 p.m. at the best trunk contest at 8. Hot chocolate, apple cider and popcorn will be available. For more, call (502) 532-0070 or email cccdirector@cityofcampbellsburg.org. The event is free.

The Washington Lodge 1513 will host a community forum Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon, featuring speaker Miguel Hampton, F5 Enterprises, LLC, on “doing business with black companies.”

The Living, Loving and Enjoying conference, presented by the health and wellness coalitions of Henry and Shelby counties, is set for Oct. 29 at the Shelby Cooperative Extension Office at 1117 Frankfort Road, Shelbyville, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. It will include breakout sessions, motivational speakers, a free healthy lunch, health screenings and immunizations and vendors. For more information, contact Mona Huff at 845-6849 or monahuff616@gmail.com or Amanda Stoess at 633-1243 or AmandaN.Stoess@ky.gov.  

Cognitive Training: Can you Train the Brain, Oct. 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Henry County Extension Office.  This video conference will provide an educational session that explores the latest research on cognitive training to promote memory and thinking. This program is offered through an interactive telemedicine system to connect with persons who are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders, providing education and supportive services across the state of Kentucky. Please register for this free event by Oct. 20. Contact Hardin Stevens at (859) 323-2997 or hardin.stevens@uky.edu.

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.

Community Service

Celebrate Recovery, which will meet Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the New Castle Baptist Church, needs certified child care providers as volunteers to take care of children while their parents attend class. To help, contact Melvin Shilts at (502) 667-2262 or melshelts@yahoo.com.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Campbellsburg Community Center Nov. 18. For more information, call 532-0070. 

The Tri-County Community Action Agency regular and senior 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 Cindy at 845-7808.

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

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

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) 777-0970 for information.


The Eminence Alumni 115th Reunion will be Nov. 5.  The event will begin in the new Eminence Edhub with doors opening at 5:45 p.m. Tickets are $25 if purchased before Oct. 20 and after that will be $35.  To purchase tickets, please mail check to the Eminence Board of Education (ALUMNI), 291 West Broadway, Eminence, Ky. 40019. For more, call (502) 845-4788.   

Henry County Adult Education GED classes are offered at Eminence Christian Church.

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.

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 — 7:30 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.

Political Groups

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 executive committee meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Courthouse Annex.

Support Groups

Celebate Recovery, which addresses all addictions, meets each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at New Castle First Baptist Church. 

A monthly 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 will be meeting at the Henry County Sherriff’s Office located in New Castle. All honorably discharged veterans and their extended family members are invited to attend. For more information on the DAV Auxiliary call (502) 2376-6165.

There will be an open meeting for gamblers anonymous and gameanon for family members. The meeting will take place 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 10:30 a.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds 4-H building. For more information call Mona Huff at 845-6849 or for p.m. group call Fran Leonard 845-2850. 

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

Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction.  Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. Call 800-431-1754 or visit Prescription-abuse.org.

Relay For Life


The Henry County Relay for Life Shopping for a Cure Bazaar will be Sat. Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the 4-H Center at the Henry County Fairgrounds. For more information call, 845-4181.