Local Buzz for the week of May 30

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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

Vacation Bible School will be held at Union Baptist Church June 6-8, 6 to 8:30 p.m. each night For more information please call (502) 878-4870, (502) 667-2450 or (502) 667-0976.

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 them 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.

Grubridge Community Church annual homecoming will be Sunday, June 3 with potluck lunch served at 12:30 p.m.  Regular services will be held after the meal.

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 Elza Roberts 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.


Henry County Historical Society presents, Maggie Delaney, the story of an indentured servant on June 18 at New Castle Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP by June 14 by calling the History Center at (502) 845-0999

Community services

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 yournewspapers, aluminum, plastics, etc., and take to County Road Barn at 714 Property Road, seven days a week.

Fund raisers

Tee Up for Football, a fundraiser for Henry County Wildcat football will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday June 2, at the Henry County Country Club. Entry fee is $65 day of event. Please call Felicia Baker at (502) 550-9299 for more information.

Poker Run will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16, with sign ups beginning at the Henry County High School in New Castle.  Kick stands up at 12 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting Henry County High School football.

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 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.


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. 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, June 1. This group and Al-Anon will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 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, June 1, at First Baptist Church, Eminence.

AA meeting at 8 p.m. at Pleasureville Methodist Church on Saturday, June 2. These meetings will be nonsmoking.

AA meeting  at 11 a.m., Monday, June 4, 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 1-877-224-1349, Ext. 140 for info.