Today's Features

  • Campbellsburg Second Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor E.B. Higgins Jr.’s 34-year pastoral anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Second Baptist Church, 9338 Main Street, Campbellsburg.

  • Major General Douglas Carver, U.S. Army, retired, highly decorated and former head of all chaplains, U.S. Army, will serve as the guest speaker at Smithfield Baptist Church on Sept. 17 through 20 at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17, and 6:30 p.m. nightly from Sept. 18 through 20, according to a news release.

  •  Church Activities

     Smithfield Baptist Church will host a revival from Sept. 17 to 20. The revival begins at 11 a.m. Sept. 17 and at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 to 20. Chaplain Major General Doug Carver will be the guest evangelist.

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 10076 Hwy 421 N. in Milton.

  •  Church Activities

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 10076 Hwy. 421 N. in Milton.

    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.

  • Though the reenactment that will close down Main Street in Shelbyville begins with Henry Denhardt’s shooting, the telling of what happened to the Garr brothers afterwards will eschew the sensationalism that gripped the nation from 1936 to ’37, according to organizers from the Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery.

    Every year, the non-profit auxiliary group puts on a reenactment to help preserve and maintain the cemetery. 

  •  Susie Troxell of Eminence raised these green beans in her backyard garden. The beans just kept growing and growing until they reached 32 inches. She also grew pole beans, cabbage, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers, which all reached normal sizes, she reported. Troxell expected to can and eat the green beans.

  • A Henry County student was among those honored during the “Great Neighbor’ essay contest at the Kentucky State Fair Aug. 17, according to a news release.

    Open to Future Farmers of America and 4-H members, the contest encouraged youth to submit a short essay detailing how their participation in these organizations has empowered them to be a better neighbor. 

  • Church Activities


    Campbellsburg Baptist Church Kid’s Kickoff will be Aug. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more, contact the organizers at 532-6026 or go www.cdcky.net

    Point Pleasant Christian Youth will have a yard/bake sale Aug. 24, 25 and 26 from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. All proceeds will be used for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox postage.

  • Need to shed 15 or 25 pounds? Try this trick: Pick up a 15- or 25-pound turkey in the grocery store or a bag of soil at the nursery. Then carry it around for a few minutes. 

    Did you find it tough to do? Extra pounds take a toll, don’t they? 

    But weight gain is often such a gradual process that you might not even realize it’s happening.