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Today's Features

  • Virgil and Mary Ann Parrish announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Parrish to Adam Franklin, son of Mark and Carren Franklin.

    The wedding will take place on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 4 p.m. at Whitehall Historic Home and Gardens in Louisville. A reception will immediately follow.  All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Arts & Crafts

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

    Church services
    The New Castle United Methodist Church will be having their Sun Harvest County Fair VBS Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. which will include supper, music, crafts and Bible stories. The commencement will be Sunday, July 24 at 11 a.m. This is for those age 2 through fifth grade.

  • While watching an episode of All in the Family, “Edith’s Crisis of Faith,” a few nights ago, I found myself thinking about Jesus.  Funny how that happens; but why shouldn’t Jesus show up in a sitcom?  Back in the day, he certainly showed up in lots of places considered odd by those who knew how a Messiah should act and with whom he should be found.

  • Arts & Crafts

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

    Church services
    The New Castle United Methodist Church will be having their Sun Harvest County Fair VBS Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. which will include supper, music, crafts and Bible stories. The commencement will be Sunday, July 24 at 11 a.m. This is for those age 2 through fifth grade.

  • Chris and Leslie Anne Bruther announce the birth of their son, William David Bruther, born April 27, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. He weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are David and Linda Young, New Castle; Danny Bruther, Eminence, and Tom and Joy James, Bethlehem.

  • David and Erin Orr of Smithfield announce the birth of their daughter, Campbell Adair Orr born June 10, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. She weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Dan and Theresa Bickers and Chet and Cathy Lawrence all of Campbellsburg; and Earl and Shirley Orr, Smithfield.
    Great-grandmother is Ruth Klingenfus.

  • Michael and Falena Perry, West Virginia, announce the birth of their son, Ezekiel Andrew Perry, born April 23, 2011. He weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    He has one sibling, Maxwell Benjamin.

    Grandparents are Harry and Denise Perry, Port Royal; Cathy Osborne, Mt. Vernon; Larry and Vicki Osborne, Bowling Green.

    Great-grandparents are Harold and Edna Tipton, Port Royal; Lena McHargue, Mt. Washington; Faye Brinegar, Mt. Sterling.

  • Ben and Cassie White of Defoe announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Gordon “Bennie” White, born Friday, May 6, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Eddie and Judy Gordon, Eminence; Bob and Connie Rawlins, Smithfield; and Steve and Debbie White, Campbellsburg.

    Great-grandmother is Joyce White of Louisville.

  • Submitted by Eleanor Sharp

    An excellent, noted carpenter, Will Tingle — a board member and deacon of the church — remodeled the chapel in 1926. When you look at the steeple at the front of the chapel, you would see what a superb builder he was. The hand carved circle, which was centered on this masterpiece proudly displayed these words, Drennon Springs Chapel — 1862.

  • 200 Years Ago

    Poindexter Thompson filed a claim for $9 with the Henry County Court for his services as a patroller.  Patrollers were appointed by the Court to serve as sentries or watchmen who were assigned for service in specific districts of the county.

    On July 17, 1811, Adam Cokendofer and Samuel Rice, his surety, posted a bond of 30 pounds for a license for Adam to marry Kitturah Rice. As Kitturah was under the age of 21 her father, William Rice, gave his signed consent for the marriage.