Local Buzz for the week of Oct. 26

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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

  • Revival services will be held at Pleasant View UMC, featuring Larry Rhodes, evangelist, Special Music, Ashley and George Frederic, Oct. 28-30. Night services at 7 p.m. and Sunday service at 11 a.m. Pot luck lunch following.
  • Providence Baptist Church will he having Trunk or Treat following a chili supper at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 For more information please call (502) 532-6321.
  • Henry Christian Church will be hosting a Trunk-or-Treat celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30. The event will held in the church’s parking lot and is open to the public.
  • Lunch will be provided at noon Sunday, Oct. 30, immediately following worship services at Port Royal Baptist Church. Soups, sandwiches and desserts will be served. Donations will be accepted. Fundraiser for Joy Class for Christmas project. All kids attending will receive Halloween treats.
  • 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 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 their Lodge Hall, 105 Main St., Pleasureville.

Community Services

  • 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. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the school library.
  • HCMS will have its SBDM council meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the conference room.
  • The Eminence SBDM council meeting is held the last Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.

Farmers 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.


Benefit for Tim “Roadie” Clark will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Scribers in Eminence. $5 cover, live music featuring Robby Cox Band and auction. Proceeds will benefit Roadie to help with medical expenses from his recent diagnosis of throat cancer.

The Henry County Toy run is Sunday, November 6. Registration is 12 noon, kickstands up 1:30 p.m. Meet at Marathon Station in Penleton at corner of KY 146 and 153. Donation is one new toy for driver, one new toy for extra rider. All donations stay in Henry County to help provide less fortuate children with Christmas presents. For info call Vern 718-0024.

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

  • Triad-Senior’s Day Out  will be held on from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in the Tri-County Community Action Agency Fitness Room/Gymnasium, 1015 Dispatchers Way, La Grange. Lunch, door prizes, Bingo, Movie, popcorn and more! Call 502-222-1349 for more information.
  • The Henry County Diabetic Coalition will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon and from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 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

  • Henry County Library will offer a free computer class using Microsoft Publisher at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26.  Some computer experience required.
  • Teen Parent Support Group will be offered at the Henry County Library at 6 p.m Thursday, Oct. 27.  Open to new and expecting moms and dads.
  • Baby and Me will be held at Henry County Library at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28.
  • A Teen Halloween Party will be held at the Henry County Library at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Registration is required.
  • Family Halloween Party at the Henry County Library from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
  • Story Time for ages 2 to 5 at the Henry County Library at 10 a.m. Monday, October 31. From 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31. Stop by the Henry County Library for a Halloween Craft and treat!
  • Senior Club will meet from 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Henry County Library. Bingo, Crafts, games and fun!
  • New Movie Tuesday will be held at the Henry County Library at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1. Snacks are provided and movie is “Water for Elephants.”

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, Oct. 28. This group, along with Al-Anon will meet Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Eminence Methodist Church. Both meetings start at 8 p.m. 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, Oct. 28, at First Baptist Church, Eminence.
  • AA meeting at 8 p.m. at Pleasureville Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 29. These meetings will be non smoking.
  • AA meeting  at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 31, 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.