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Today's Features

  • 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. 

  • July, 1951

    In spite of threatening skies and weather reports of showers and humidity, the largest crowd in history turned out Wednesday for the 50th Annual I.O.O.F. Picnic and Henry County Home-Coming at the I.O.O.F. Park near Eminence.

    The crowd was slow to gather in comparison to 20 years before. The executive committee secretary, Carl Wade, reported late in the afternoon that 200 more adult tickets had been sold this year than in the history of the celebration.

  • Arts & Crafts

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

    Church events

    Henry Christian Church will be having Sophia Foree and family at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 10 sharing their photos and experiences of their recent visit to the “Beautiful Land” of Israel.
    Port Royal Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school beginning July 11-15, 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly.

  • Arts & Crafts

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

    Church events

    Henry Christian Church will be having Sophia Foree and family at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 10 sharing their photos and experiences of their recent visit to the “Beautiful Land” of Israel.
    Port Royal Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school beginning July 11-15, 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly.

  • Arts and Crafts

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

  • Nadine Glenrose Roberts Wilson celebrated her 93rd birthday on June 13, 2011, with family and friends at Homestead Nursing Home.  She was born June 13, 1918, to W.B. and Lou Lily Roberts of Shelby County. She had four brothers and five sisters. She was married to Harry Lee Wilson for 60 years. They had three children, six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

  • Arts & Crafts

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

    Blood Drive
    Blood Drive at New Castle Christian Church, 260 S. Main St, New Castle, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 28.

  • Amy Michelle Lee of Pleasureville and Christopher Glenn Bohannon of Pleasureville were united in marriage on May 27, 2011. The wedding took place at 1 p.m. in New Castle and was officiated by John Logan Brent.

    The bride is a 1998 graduate of Henry County High School, a 2005 graduate of The Hair Design School and 2009 graduate of Pj’s College of Cosmetology. She is currently employed as Co-Director and Instructor at Pj’s College of Cosmetology in Crestwood. She is the daughter of James and Dana Lee of Bethlehem.

  • Arts & Crafts

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

    Blood Drive
    Blood Drive at New Castle Christian Church, 260 S. Main St, New Castle, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 28.