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Today's Features

  • In the poem, “Trees,” Joyce Kilmer spoke the truth: “I think I shall never see/A poem as lovely as a tree.”
    Of all the living things I see, trees are my favorite. I mourn when one dies, and I cringe when someone cuts a living one down.
    One of my favorite trees was a large mulberry that grew in the backyard of my childhood home.
    It had perfect limbs for a climbing boy, and climb it I did. From high up in its branches, I could see forever. Of course for a boy, “forever” was not as far as it is for the man the boy became.

  • Henry Christian Church will serve as the collection site this year for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, according to a news release.

  • Eminence-resident Samantha Thompson (center), a dispatcher at Kentucky State Police Post 12
    in Frankfort, received her KSP Telecommunications Academy diploma from KSP Deputy Commissioner
    Alex Payne (right) and Blake Smith, KSP Post 16-Henderson Telecommunications Shift Supervisor and KSP Telecommunications Academy adjunct instructor (left), on Oct. 21 in Frankfort. The training included 236 hours of instruction during a six-week period. A 2014 graduate of Eminence High School, Thompson is the daughter of Dennis and Melissa Thompson of Eminence.

  • Church Activities

    AP Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, is holding a three-day revival Friday Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, starting at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, W.Va. will be the speaker. For more information call Rev. Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.

  • Church Activities

    Bethlehem Baptist Church is hosting a hayride, soup supper and outdoor family movie (weather permitting) on Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair. This event is free.

    Eminence Baptist Church will have its annual Trick or Truck Oct. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.  There will be games, food, safe trick-or-treating and fun for everyone.   

  • The Henry County Public Library recently announced that library staff members Natalie Jeffries and Leslie McBride have completed the Public Library Institute (PLI). The Institute is offered yearly through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.
    PLI is an intensive two-week library science experience. During the Institute public library training was conducted and included hands-on and role-play activities. Topics such as customer service, library marketing, youth and adult services, cataloging, collection development and technology were covered.

  • Church Activities

    On Saturday, Oct. 22 from 4 to 6 p.m., Providence Baptist Church will host a fish fry. On Saturday, Oct. 29, Providence will host truck-or-treat at the church at 5:30 p.m.

  • Berea Christian Church, located at 685 Franklinton Road in Pleasureville, will hold its homecoming Oct. 16 with worship at 11 a.m. and a meal at noon. Bring a dish, meat and drink provided. There will be a singing at 1:30 p.m. RSVP on Facebook at Berea Christian Church in Henry County.

    Eminence Baptist Church will have its annual Trick or Truck Oct. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m..  There will be games, food, safe trick- or-treating and fun.

  • Scott and Dianne (Woods) Adams will celebrate their 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary on Oct. 15. They married on October 15, 1966, in Jamestown,Tenn.
    Scott Adams retired from Arkema in Carrollton and Dianne Adams is retired and a homemaker.
    The couple have five children, Billy Adams, Campbellsburg, Terry Adams, St. Louis Mo., Kenny Davenport, Shelbyville, Betty Rodgers, La Grange and the late Mary Ann Herrell.