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Local Buzz for May 6

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

Church Activities
The Men of First Baptist Church has a Men’s Day Project, and will be hosting a barbeque / car wash beginning on Saturday, May 16 from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a bake sale and ice cream social sponsored by the Women of First Baptist. Donations are welcomed. Location is 5706 South Main Street, Eminence, Rev. Charles H. Duncan Jr., pastor. For more info, call (502) 845-5431
There will be a community wide National Day of Prayer Service at Henry Christian Church on Thursday, May 7. The service begins at 7:00 p.m. followed by a meal.
The church sanctuary at Eminence Christian Church, 5333 S. Main Street in Eminence is open each Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. for quiet prayer and reflection. All are welcome to come and go as time allows.
Grace Fellowship of La Grange will have midweek services at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Ramada Inn meeting room.
Sulphur Christian Church meets each Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Life Church will have Sunday service at 1 p.m. at LaGrange Presbyterian Church, 1931 Prestwick Drive. LaGrange.

Civic Organizations
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the West End Building, Jackson Road, Eminence.
Eminence Rotary Club meets at noon at Henry Christian Church every Monday.
The New Castle Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Buddy’s Place in New Castle.
Pleasureville Masonic Lodge No. 410 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Lodge Hall, 105 Main St., Pleasureville.
Pleasureville Economic Development Council meets the last Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Pleasureville City Hall.

Clubs & Organizations
The Campbellsburg Woman’s club will meet Tuesday May 12 at 1 p.m. at Campbellsburg City Hall. Please let the hostess, Delores Gatewood, know if you cannot attend.
The Second Wind Dreams committee meets the first Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Extension Office in New Castle. If you are a member, please come. If you are interested in helping the residents of Providence New Castle Healthcare (formerly Homestead), you are welcome to join us. Please call 845-0675 for additional information.
Henry County Rod & Gun Club meets the last Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Club House on Sunnyside Road, Smithfield. For more information contact Ron at (502) 845-7256.
Community Events
Henry County County-Wide Memorial Day Service will be held Monday, May 25 at 10 a.m. on the Henry County Courthouse Lawn. Featuring the Eminence Singers, and the Henry County EMS Color Guard and guest speaker  Colonel Haldane “Hal” Lamberton, Brigade Commander of the
238th Regiment, Kentucky National Guard. Rain location will be the New Castle Methodist Church. Sponsored by the Henry County Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. For more information contact, Linda Noel, 222-4365 or mktsvs@aol.com.
Elizabeth Turner Howard will present the Henry County Historical Society program on writing her award winning book, Collecting Kentucky 1790 – 1860, at 6:30 p.m. May 11 at the Henry County Extension Office. Call 845-0999 to register to attend.
Book Buddies Storytime, Saturday, May 16 at 11 a.m. for ages 2-6 at The Bookstore at The Berry Center in New Castle.
Henry County DAV Auxillary will hold an indoor yard sale on May 8 and 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 4851 Jackson Road in Eminence. Proceeds will support programming for local veterans. Refreshments will be available.
Cedar Lake Lodge has scheduled its ninth annual arts and crafts fair for Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3301 Jericho Road in LaGrange.  There is no charge to attend. All proceeds to benefit adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The EIS Unlock Class’s Run 4 Nicaragua: On Our Way 5K to be held May 9 at 9 a.m. on the grounds of the Kentucky Ren Fair. All proceeds will go toward students’ costs for a service trip to Nicaragua. Student price for the race is $15. Adult price is $30. Those interested can register online at www.eisunlock.org. Register by mail or in-person at Eminence Independent Schools, 254 W. Broadway, Eminence, Ky., 40019. Race day registration will be available from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m.
Chad Rosen of Hemp Foods America will set up a display, give out samples of hemp-derived products and talk about the potential economic impact of hemp on the community at the Henry County Courthouse steps for Hemp History Week June 1-7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The New Castle Patriotic Festival Committee members are making plans to honor World War II veterans with a parade, meet and greet and music and entertainment June 13. If you know a WWII veteran, contact New Castle Main Street Manager Jeff Thoke at (502) 645-5421 in order to include them in the day’s honors. Organizers want to bring together the largest group of World War II veterans as possible for the day’s events. More information will be available about the parade and food and craft booths at www.newcastleky.com.
Community Services
Tri-County Community Action Agency will hold a public election on May 12 for low-income board representatives in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties. Voting will be held at the local senior centers between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Anyone 18 years of age or older and living within the county is eligible to vote.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the River Region is recruiting and training community volunteers to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children in Henry County.  If you are looking for a rewarding experience in helping a child in crisis, call Carolyn Smither at (502) 647-2155 or visit www.CASARiverRegion.org to learn more about becoming a volunteer.
The Tri-County Community Action Agency regular and senior drive-through commodities are offered on the third Tuesday of each month, starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds. Need identification. For additional information, please call Cindy at 845-7808.
The Henry-Trimble County Animal Shelter will host a monthly meeting on the second Tuesdays of every month.
The mobile food pantry visits Henry County from 3-6 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month. The gates at the Henry County Fairgrounds open at 2 p.m. Please bring ID or recent mail to confirm address — must live in Henry County.
Bundle up your newspapers, aluminum, plastics, etc., and take to County Road Barn at 714 Property Road, seven days a week.
The Henry County Help Center will have open registration at the Eminence United Methodist Church from 1 to 2 p.m. on Fridays, at the Lockport Baptist Church from 6:30-7 p.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays, at Sulphur Christian Church 5:30-6:30 on Wednesdays, Drennon Christian Church from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sundays and Franklinton Baptist Church Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Education
Adult Education GED classes are offered at two locations in Henry County.  Eminence Christian Church - Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call the Eminence Center:  686-0724.   Campbellsburg Baptist Church Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call the Campbellsburg Center: 686-0719.
Eastern Elementary School SBDM council meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the school library.
The Campbellsburg Elementary School Site Based Council will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. in the school library.
Eminence SBDM meetings will be the second Wednesday of the month at 3:15 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

Government Meetings
Congressman Thomas Massie’s field representative for Henry County will hold mobile office hours May 19 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 19 S. Property Road, New Castle. Those who may require assistance in dealing with federal agencies or who wish to discuss matters related to the federal government are encouraged to visit. For additional information, please call (502) 265-9119.
Campbellsburg City Council — 7 p.m., third Monday of each month at Campbellsburg City Hall.
Eminence City Council — 6:15 p.m., second Monday of each month at Eminence City Hall.
New Castle City Commission — 7 p.m., first Monday of each month at the New Castle City Hall.
Pleasureville City Commission — 7 p.m., first Monday of each month at Pleasureville City Hall.
Smithfield City Commission — 7:30 p.m., first Thursday of each month at Smithfield Baptist Church.
Henry County Fiscal Court — 6 p.m., third Tuesday of each month in the District Court Room.
Henry County Board of Education — 7 p.m., third Monday of every month at various locations.
Eminence Independent Board of Education — 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday of every month at the Board of Education Office unless otherwise announced.
Henry County P&Z Board of Adjustments – 7 p.m., fourth Monday of each month at the Henry County Courthouse.
Library Happenings
Thursday, May 7, 6 p.m.: Live Animal Show presented by Animal Tales. All ages are welcome and Summer Reading calendars will be available at the event.
Saturday, May 9, 1 p.m.: Lego Club for all ages. This month’s challenge will be to build a working marble maze.
Tuesday, May 12, 6 p.m.: Crochet Club. Please bring your projects and materials from home. Beginners are welcome.
Political Groups
Henry County Republican Party — 7 p.m., second Tuesday of each month, at the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.
The Henry County Democratic Party executive committee meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Courthouse Annex.

Support Groups
There will be an open meeting for gamblers anonymous and gameanon for family members. The meeting will take place every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road, Port Royal.
AA meeting at 8 p.m. at Eminence Methodist Church on Tuesdays.
Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon meet at 8 p.m. Fridays, at Eminence Baptist Church. All meetings are nonsmoking.
A New Direction in Life, a Christian support group for alcohol/drug or other addictions, will meet from 7:30-8:30 p.m., Fridays, at First Baptist Church, Eminence.
The Henry County Diabetes Coalition and support group meets the third Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds 4-H building. There is also a support group meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at 4-H building. For more information call Mona Huff at 845-6849 or for p.m. group call Fran Leonard 845-2850.
New Castle Christian Church hosts a small group for survivors of any type of abuse. Right now, they’re meeting on Sunday mornings at 9:45 a.m. at 260 S. Main Street in New Castle (the church with the gym).   Leave a message at church office for more information. (502) 845-2511. You can also visit our website or find us on Facebook.
Life Church has a marriage and family Life Group in Campbellsburg every Thursday at 5 p.m. 302 First Street Campbellsburg. For more information call Joy Willoughby 410-4263.
Relay for Life
The second annual Relay For Life Hope Jam is scheduled for May 16 at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with Chase Skinner, Six Miles South and headliner Confederate Railroad. Advanced tickets are $15 and VIP tickets are $40. Go to www.kyrenfaire.com to buy your tickets online. Tickets will be available at local businesses. All proceeds will go to benefit Henry County Relay For Life.