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Today's Features

  • Sports these days have become a year-round endeavor.  
    There is more and more pressure for our children to be the best.  This often means starting organized sports at the age of three or younger and a push to “specialize” or choose a single sport at a young age.  
    As a pediatrician I get a variety of questions from parents on the best way to help children master skills, build strength and prevent injuries in sports. This discussion often leads to the question “When can my child start lifting weights?”

  • By Jennifer Grove

  • The Henry Central Class of 1955 celebrated their 60th reunion together at Our Best Restaurant on Saturday, June 27.   Those present included, from left, back row, W. T Bennett, James Foster, Gene Garrett, David Jones, Lewis Jones, C. M. Browning and John Owen Adams; and, front, teacher Jane Thurman, Patsy Sevier and June Smith.

  • When we were children, my sister Carolyn and I played church. She led the singing and I preached.
    During the preaching, she would be the congregation.
    At the end of most sermons, she “got saved.” What a successful preacher I was!
    I always wanted to become a spiritual giant — to really be somebody in the world of spirituality.
    Instead, I was born with clay feet. There is much I’ve wanted to do that I have not accomplished.
    There was much I was going to be that I have not become.

  • Roy and Judith Jackson

    Roy and Judith Jackson of Campbellsburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 26, 2015.
    They were married at Bethel Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio and now attend New Castle First Baptist Church in New Castle.
    The couple has farmed for more than 50 years and raise Angus and Sim/Angus cattle on Reality Farms LLC with their son.

  • Pvt. Dylan Wathen, formerly of Henry County, graduated from United States Marine boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, on Friday May 29, 2015. He is currently stationed at Camp Geiger, North Carolina, in Marine Combat Training. His mother is Martha Smith from New Castle.

  • Former Henry County Middle School math and science teacher Jason Harris was ordained as a priest of the Catholic Church this past weekend at the Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville. 

    The celebration was the culmination of six years of study and service. The Local first wrote an article about Harris and his decision to change his career from teacher to priest one year ago.

  • Norma and Harrison Robinson will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 18.
    Norma and Harrison were married on June 18, 1955. The couple has four children: Sharon Bright, Vickie Ireland, Kim Patterson and David Robinson. They have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Norma and Harrison were the owners of Robinson’s Farm Equipment in Eminence for over 50 years.
    A reception will be held on June 14, 2015, at The Dutch Meeting House in Pleasureville from 2 to 4 p.m.

  • By Jennifer Grove

  • Church Activities and Services

    There will be an old time camp meeting at Crossroads Lighthouse Church, 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence,  Aug. 2-7 at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Rev. Paul Harvey is the pastor. For more information call 655-2332.