Local Buzz for the week of August 31, 2011

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Arts & Crafts Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

Church services

Pleasureville United Methodist Church will have a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, at the church. The cost is $6 which includes sausage, drink and all you can eat pancakes.

“The Carolina Boys” Southern Gospel Quartet will be performing at Elmburg Baptist Church, 11307 Elmburg Rd, Pleasureville, at 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11. If you have any questions  please call Pastor David Crowther at (502) 689-8075.

Quakers (The Religious Society of Friends, also known as “Friends”) meets for unprogrammed worship every Saturday afternoon at 4, at Port Royal Methodist Church. This informal group is under the guidance of Lexington Friends Meeting. Contact Betsy Packard: dogbydog123@aol.com or (502) 529-1598.

Drennon Christian Church hosts The Andy Griffith Bible Study at 6 p.m., every Wednesday. Come join for dinner, fun and a laid back

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

New Castle Christian Church’s Adventure Club for Kids meets every Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Children through the 5th grade are invited to participate  in this fun and creative learning group.

Civic Organizations

Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at the Henry Christian Church (summer only) every Monday.

The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Marlene’s Cozy Corner Restaurant in New Castle.

Pleasureville Masonic Lodge #410 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at their Lodge Hall, 105 Main Street, Pleasureville.

Community Service

The Henry/Trimble County Animal Control and Rescue will hold an adopt-a-thon from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Henry County Library.  Puppies on site!

Low cost spay/neuter clinics for dogs, cats, rabbits will be held at the Humane Society of Oldham County in La Grange on Saturday, Sept. 10, and Saturday, Sept.24. All animals must be pre-registered. Call (502) 222-7537 to register.

The mobile food pantry visits Henry County from 3-6 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month. The gates at the Henry County Fairgrounds open at 2:45 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.
Eastern Elementary will have its SBDM council meeting at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7 in the school library.


The HCMS SBDM council meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Family Reunions

The family reunion of the late Charlie Mahoney and Rosie Downey Mahoney will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, at the home of  Karen Phillips, 6045 South Main St., Eminence.  Soup and sandwich potluck begins at 1 p.m. For more information contact Karen Phillips at (5025) 321-9230 or Barbara Ann Mahoney at (502) 845-5162.
The annual Clements Bottom reunion will be held at the Clements family home on Saturday, Sept. 10. Picnic lunch at noon. Everyone welcome. Call (502) 845-5093 for more information.
The James Family reunion will be held at the Henry County 4H building at the fairgrounds at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11. Bring a dish and old pictures.
Louden family reunion will be held at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11, at 1474 La Grange Road, New Castle. Please bring your own chairs, drinks and side dish. If you have any questions please call Linda McClellan at (502) 974-0965.

Farmer's Market

Henry County Farmers Market is open for the season and runs through the end of October, Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings at the Henry County Courthouse.

Government meetings

Campbellsburg City Council — 7 p.m., 3rd Monday of each month at Campbellsburg City Hall.

Eminence City Council — 6:15 p.m., 2nd Monday of each month at Eminence City Hall.

New Castle City Commission — 7 p.m., 1st Monday of each month at the New Castle Fire Department.

Pleasureville City Commission — 7 p.m., 1st Monday of each month at Pleasureville City Hall.

Smithfield City Commission — 7:30 p.m., 1st Monday of each month at Smithfield Baptist Church.

Henry County Fiscal Court — 6 p.m., 3rd Tuesday of each month in the District Court Room.

Henry County Board of Education — 7 p.m., 3rd Monday of every month at various locations.

Eminence Independent Board of Education — 6:30 p.m., 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Board of Education office unless otherwise announced.

Henry County Planning and Zoning — 7 p.m., 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.

Henry County P&Z Board of Adjustments — 7 p.m., 4th Monday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.

Health & Fitness

The Henry County Diabetic Coalition will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon, the second Thursday of each month, at the Henry County Fairgrounds 4-H building. For more information, contact Mona Huff at 845-6849.

New Castle Christian Church has started “Wednesday Walkers” for anyone wanting to walk for exercise and not do it alone from 6 to 7 p.m. Call Tammy for more information at (502) 667-2982 for confirmation and location.

Library Happenings

Library card sign-up month, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1. Live animal show, crafts and more!

Tween Movie Night, Prom (rated PG), for ages 9-18 at the Henry County Library beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2. Snacks are provided!

The Henry County Library will be closed in observance of Labor Day.
Senior Club will meet at the Henry County Library from 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Sept. 6. Bingo, crafts, games, snacks and fun!

Political Groups

Henry County Republican Party — 7 p.m., 2nd Tuesday of each month, at the Henry County Board of Education Building.

Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous meet at 8 p.m. at the Eminence Baptist Church on Friday, Sept. 2. This group, along with Al-Anon, will also meet at 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 4, at Henry County Public Library; and at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Eminence Methodist Church. All of these meetings are non-smoking.

A New Direction in Life, a Christian support group for alcohol/drugs or other addictions, will meet from 7:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2, at First Baptist Church, Eminence.

AA meeting at 8 p.m. at Pleasureville Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 3. These meetings will be non smoking.

AA meeting  at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 29, at New Castle Christian Church.  Please enter through the green door.

Caregiver support group will meet at 5:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month, for people taking care of someone with dementia or Alzheimers. Call 1-877-224-1349, ext 140 for info.