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Local Buzz for the week of Feb. 15

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Arts & Crafts

The Henry County Arts & Crafts Guild will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Henry County Extension Building on U.S. 421. Anyone interesting in joining is welcome to attend.

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

Religious services

Quakers (The Religious Society of Friends, also known as “Friends”) meets for unprogrammed worship every Saturday at 4 p.m., 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 fifth grade are invited to participate in this fun and creative learning group.

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 Marlene’s Cozy Corner Restaurant 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.

Campbellsburg Women’s Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the home of Darlene Taylor. Please let hostess know if you can not attend.

Community Services

Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Eminence Independent Schools. It will be held in the gym at the Warrior Activity Center.

The mobile food pantry visits Henry County from 3-6 p.m. on the fourth 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.

Education

The Eminence Education Foundation will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, in the Board of Education conference room.

The Campbellsburg Elementary School will hold its SBDM at 4 p.m. Feb. 21, in the school library.

The Eminence Middle School and High School SBDM council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the school library.

The Eminence SBDM council meeting is held the last Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.

Fundraisers

A spaghetti supper/auction to benefit Patsy Wilson and her family will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Henry County Fairgrounds 4-H building. Tickets are $5 and includes salad, spaghetti, bread, drink and dessert.

Government Meetings

Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, meeting will be held at the Campbellsburg State Police Post meeting room, 160 Citation Lane in Campbellsburg. The public is invited to attend.

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 Fire Department.

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

Smithfield City Commission — 7:30 p.m., first Monday 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 Planning and Zoning — 7 p.m., second Wednesday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.

Henry County P&Z Board of Adjustments – 7 p.m., fourth 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 and from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first 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’s “Wednesday Walkers” meet 6-7 p.m. for anyone wanting to walk for exercise and not do it alone. Call Tammy for more information at (502) 667-2982.

Political Groups

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

Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at the Eminence Baptist Church on Friday, Feb. 17. This group and Al-Anon will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Eminence Methodist Church. All meetings are nonsmoking.

A New Direction in Life, a Christian support group for alcohol/drug or other addictions, will meet from 7:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, at First Baptist Church, Eminence.

AA meeting at 8 p.m. at Pleasureville Methodist Church on Saturday, Feb. 18. These meetings will be nonsmoking.

AA meeting  at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 20, 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 Alzheimer’s. Call (877) 224-1349, Ext. 140 for info.