For the first time in its long history, the Sligo Baptist Church in Pendleton is to have a parsonage. The groundbreaking for the seven-room building with a full basement was held Sunday, May 20. The parsonage will cost $9,000 to build.
Etta Lois Lemay of Campbellsburg was winner of a third prize, a five-gallon cream can, in a radio contest over WHAS titled “Name the Calf.” The winner, J. Russell Ross, 9 years old of Beaver Dam, was awarded a calf.
200 Years Ago
Richard Roberts was appointed guardian to John Moore, Polly Moore and Lucy Moore, the orphan children of Thomas Moore. Adrain Aten signed his guardian’s bond as surety.
David Adams married Nancy Lemasters on June 22, 1811. The marriage bond was posted on June 12, 1811 and co-signed by James Lemasters.
The Henry County Court apprenticed out David McCaslin, orphan of Richard McCaslin, to George King to learn the occupation of wheelwright (repairer or maker of wheels and/or wheeled vehicles).
Connor Arthur-Martorano is 6, and a student in Ms. Guthrie’s Kindergarten class. Principal Lane Morris said Connor is a good kid who’s made a lot of progress. “He’s just, wise beyond his years, as in, things that are going on in the classroom, and how he’s handling different scenarios,” Morris said. “(He’s) just a joy, he’s just contagious. It’s been a blessing to have him as part of our family here.”
Submitted by Merlyne Brewer
On May 13, 54 students from Eastern Elementary School, Henry County Middle School and Henry County High School attended the state Student Technology Leadership Program competition. These students competed in both individual and team events in categories such as website design, programming, digital art, and video production. The following students received awards:
This year HCHS has 38 students who have been offered approximately $838,150 in scholarship money. With the KEES money added to this the 2011 seniors will have about $1 million to be used over the next four years.
Jessica Booher – Eastern KY University Academic; NHS Young Minds Change Lives Educational Scholarship Program
Luke Clark – Sullivan College of Tech and Design
Dylan Doll – Campbellsville University Heartland Award; Athletic Letter of Intent - Football
The first in a series of four pasture walks hosted by the Eden Shale Grazing Network Initiative will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., June 2, at the Eden Shale Research Farm in Owenton. The grazing network, overseen by a committee of forage experts, is designed for participants who have an interest in managing their forages and pastures for improved profitability. The walks provide an opportunity to see how others manage their forages, pastures and livestock while providing a chance to critique and question the operator.
Angela Lea Adcock, Pleasureville, to Carl Thomas Hedges, 49, Pleasureville.
Ashley Marie Lucas, Turners Station, to Christopher Allen White, 29, Turners Station.
Amber Ann Zabala, 26, Eminence, to Christopher L. Blust, 25, Eminence.