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Today's Features

  • 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

    Franklinton Baptist Church will have a community picnic and entertainment at the Franklinton Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 29. Entertainment will be provided by Eminence Singers and Magician Terry Kelly. The meal will begin at 5 p.m. and the entertainment at 6 p.m. 

  • Arts & Crafts

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

     

    Church Activities  and Services

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will celebrate Choir Appreciation Day on Sunday, Aug. 23, during the 11 a.m. service. The speaker will be Minister Brenda Higgins, Associate Minister of Bethesda Church, Shelbyville.

  • Church Activities and Services
    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, Bedford, will celebrate their 16th anniversary service and the district fellowship meeting of the ALJC, Saturday, Aug. 15, at 6 p.m. Steve Williamson of Louisville will be the guest speaker. The public is invited. For more info, contact Pastor Bobby Wade at (502) 255-7510.

  • Kayleigh Tallent would like to announce the birth of her brother, Christopher “Luke” Tallent. He was born July 4, 2015, and weighed 8 pounds and 10 ounces.
    His parents are Shane and Bobbie Tallent.
    Grandparents are Donna Riley, Drennon; Larry and Aleshia Tallent, Shelbyville; and Lloyd Riley, Lockport.