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  • Apostolic Pentecostal Church
    Rev. James Maroney
    9255 Main St., Campbellsburg • 532-0200
    Sunday School, 6:30 p.m.; Worship 7:30 p.m.
    Ballardsville Baptist Church
    Gary French, Pastor
    4300 S. Hwy 53, Ballardsville • 222-9165
    Sunday Early Worship, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.
    Berea Christian Church
    Anne Gregory, Pastor
    685 Franklinton Rd., Pleasureville
    Sunday School 10 a.m.; Worship 11 a.m.

  • The Campbellsburg African American school got a new roof in 2010 after being listed in the Kentucky Historic Resources Inventory. The property is now under the care of Mrs. Jean Fields.

  • Submitted by
    Eleanor Sharp

  • Compiled by Cindy DiFazio and E.T. “Hammer” Smith

    March, 1931
    The Local is having trouble in getting the papers to Campbellsburg and Turners Station, due to the train schedules.
    March 2, 1951

  • Elijah Montero, 10, is a 4th grader.
    Principal Mike Doran said one of the things that makes Elijah student of the week is his participation in the principal’s vegetable club. He even eats the Brussels Sprouts.
    How do you show your Eminence Warrior pride?
    By playing football. I really want to win for the school. Elijah is a running back for the 2010 champion Redskins team.

    What’s your favorite school lunch?
    Pepperoni pizza, applesauce and spinach.

  • Part 1 of a series
    submitted By Eleanor Jones Sharp

    An amazing story begins with a scene which makes us proud of our heritage in a lifestyle that behooves us to hold onto a part of our past. To instill the view seen in these portrait prints and to recall many stories I have written in my journal does evoke images of bygone days. The pages on time spent in the days of our youth will scan and record an epitaph upon our life’s journey.

  • Compiled by Cindy DiFazio and E.T. “Hammer” Smith

  • Mr. and Mrs. Louis G. Suter of Campbellsburg are celebreating 50 years of marriage. The couple wed in 1961 and are life-long residents of Campbellsburg. Louis is the son of the late Webb and Sylvia Suter. Barbara New is the daughter of Pauline Hudgins of Carrollton.

  • Pictured above are five generations of the Rogers family. Left to right, mother, Catherine Rogers, daughter, Frances Rogers Nutgrass, grandson, Ed Nutgrass, granddaughter, Brittney Nutgrass Satterly and great-granddaughter, Bailey Satterly.

  • Sam Perry was recently named resident of the month for January at The Richwood facility in Oldham County. He was born in Shelby County to Sam and Berthie Perry. He married Carrie Lee and they had three boys and two girls. At the facility he enjoys playing Bingo, socializing with other residents and staff, parties and musical performances.

  • We hope you had a wonderful holiday!  2011 is off to a great start here at the library.

    January is National Blood Donation Month. The need is great, so stop by the library to donate from 2-6 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 6.
    Story time is back on Mondays at 10 a.m., featuring books, songs and crafts! 

    Lego Club will meet from 1-2:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 8.
    If you’re 13-18 years old, you won’t want to miss Teen Open Gaming from 6:30 to 8 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 13

  • All folks interested in enrolling in the 2011 Master Cattleman Class are encouraged to call the Henry County Extension Office at 845-2811.  This is for virtually everyone in the cattle industry, primarily beef cattle, regardless of experience.  We are putting the class together in the next couple of weeks, and the first session of the year will be at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Shelby County Extension Office.

  • If you have an interest in learning about fabrics, patterns, and sewing machines then the 4-H Sewing Club is for you.  The advanced club will be meeting from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 27, at the Henry County Cooperative Extension Service.  The advanced club is for members who have sewn with the group last year.  The beginning group will start on the following Monday, Jan. 31, at the same time and place.

  • Just in time to rescue failed New Year’s resolutions to improve health and personal finances, the Cooperative Extension system is launching an online Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ Challenge called “Winter 2011 SSHW Challenge.”  This free six-week program, open to anyone who enrolls online, runs from Sunday, Jan. 16, through Saturday, Feb. 26.  Prizes will be awarded for participants who report the highest point totals. 

  • Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Russell of Lexington announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Kyon Russell, born Nov. 15, 2010, at Central Baptist in Lexington. She weighed 6 pounds 7 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long.
    Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Mike Burchett, Paintsville and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Russell, Smithfield.

  • Wednesday, January 5
    Eastern Elementary SBDM will meet at 4:30 p.m. in the school library.

    Thursday, January 6
    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. until noon on Thursdays.

  • Garnet O. Brown, age 84 of Graefenburg, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at Bradford Square Care and Rehabilitation Center in Frankfort. He was the son of the late Leonard Cranford and Hallie Mae Engles Brown. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

    He is survived by his wife, Lura Edith Brown; three daughters: Garnetta Faye Barnett, Anderson County; Linda Antoinette Sanford, Pleasureville; Debra Kaye Jennings, Irvine; and his son, Leonard Carrell Brown.

  • Teamwork is an important skill to learn.  Fourth and fifth graders throughout the county have been developing those skills this past month in 4-H school enrichment clubs. 

  • Last week, we listed several conferences and winter meetings for those interested in fruits and vegetables, horses, tobacco, sheep and goats, forages, and cattle.  We hope that you will make a point to get to the programs which interest you.  If you need more details, please contact the Henry County Extension Office at 845-2811 when we open up Monday, Jan. 3.

  • One structure fire was reported every 66 seconds in the U.S. in 2009, according to the National Fire Protection Association. To maintain a fire-safe home and keep your family safe this winter, follow these tips.
    If you are using kerosene heaters, be sure your heater is in good working condition. Clean off the carbon that may have built up around the exhaust parts. Be sure the heater has an emergency shut off in case the heater gets tipped over.