•  While wintery weather interfered with travel outside, especially on nearby Interstate 71, organizers proceeded with the Snowflake Pageant as part of Campbellsburg Light Up Dec. 9 in the comfort of the community center. 

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  • When my sister and I were young, we played church. 

    Church was what we knew. We went to church twice on Sunday and again on Wednesday. 

    Most of our friends were from church, and almost all the parties we attended were parties connected with church. 


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    Players at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair regailed attendees at the Dickens Christmas Festival with the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a cold-hearted miser who hated the holiday, but who changes after a visit from his late business partner, Marley, and three ghost in the classic 1843 novella.  

  • Showtimes for the Theatre Downstream’s production of “Annie” during its final weekend include Dec. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m., as well as Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. Tickets available at www.TheTheatreDownstream.com or at the box office at the Henry County High School auditorium, which opens one hour prior to the show. 

  • The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has declared an outbreak of acute hepatitis A with cases in multiple counties in Kentucky. 

    In total, 31 cases of acute (rapid onset with symptoms of illness) Hepatitis A  have been reported throughout Kentucky in 2017, a 50 percent increase above the average of 20 cases per year reported over the past 10 years.

  • By Holly Kinderman

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    How time flies….

  • In the summer of 1969, I was working for Sears in Jackson, Tenn. The year before that, Martin Luther King had been assassinated 80 miles away in Memphis; and a few months later in 1968, Robert Kennedy was assassinated in California. 

  • Henry Christian Church will serve as the local drop-off site for the Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, according to a news release.

  • Librarians would appreciate everyone making a brief visit to the Henry County Public Library to Drop Your Drawers for a good cause, according to a news release.  

  • It’s really tough to stay on top of all the health news these days. Since the flu season is right around the corner, here’s a snapshot of recent news stories about the flu vaccine. 

  • The narrative of the beautiful widow, Verna Garr Taylor, murdered in 1936; the shooting of her alleged murderer, Henry H. Denhardt; and the trial of her three brothers charged with Denhardt’s murder, will come to life 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27 and 28, according to a news release.

  • Zelma Winchester will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 210 Woods Pike in Bethlehem from 2 until 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. No gifts please.