|Scott County Happenings|
|Written by Marty Randall|
|Tuesday, 21 December 2010 00:00|
-- News Brief--
Shelter for the Sheep Watch Night Service
The Shelter for the Sheep Church will have a night watch service on December 31, beginning at 8 p.m. with Oscar Oakley. The community is invited to attend.
Christmas Eve service at Bethel
The Bethel Baptist Church will be holding a Christmas eve service on Friday, December 24, at 6 p.m. The church is located at 3816 West Leota Road . The community is invited to attend.
Revival at Shelter for the Sheep in January
The Shelter for the Sheep Church will be holding a revival with Alan Hensley on Monday, January 3, starting at 7 p.m. On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 5-8, Kenny Johnson of London Kentucky will be ministering. Pastor Larry Hatton and the church invites everyone to attend these services.
Watch night service at New Frankfort Pentecostal Church Dec. 31
The New Frankfort Pentecostal Church will be holding a watch night service on Friday, December 31, from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight. Sacrament will be taken that evening as well.
Pastor Marvin McIntosh and wife, Carmen, along with the congregation invites the community is invited to come out and usher in the new year in together.
Christmas eve service Dec. 24
The Scottsburg United Methodist Church will hold its annual Christmas Eve worship on December 24, 9 p.m. at its location at 615 S Honeyrun Parkway in Scottsburg.
The service will feature music, scripture reading, a Christmas message, Holy Communion (open to all) and the traditional candle light service to close.
The public is invited to celebrate the wonderful birth of Jesus Christ with us.
Clearinghouse closing on December 23 for holidays
The Scott County Community Clearinghouse will be closed for the holidays from Thursday, December 23, through Sunday, January 2.
Normal hours will resume on Monday, January 3, advised Director Nelson Spaulding.
People in need of food, clothing, household items and general information on how to obtain help are welcome to visit the Clearinghouse Monday through Wednesday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 6 to 8 p.m.
The one-stop agency is normally open to receive donations from the public the first Saturday of each month. Because of the holiday period, the Clearinghouse will be open from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, January 8, to accept donations. No food or clothing distributions will be done that day.
The Clearinghouse is located at 1057 Community Way on the west side of Scottsburg. Call staff at 752-0123 for more information.
Lisa Herald in concert on Dec. 26 at New Frankfort
The New Frankfort Pentecostal Church will be holding be hosting a special concert with Lisa McIntosh Herald of Georgia on Sunday night, December 26, at 6 p.m.
There will be special concert, dinner in the fellowship hall, and is open to the community to attend.
Pastor Marvin McIntosh and wife, Carmen, along with the congregation invites the community is invited to attend.
C’ville UMC to hold Candle Light service and meal Dec. 22
The Crothersville United Methodist Church is having a Candle Light Meal followed by a Candle Light Service on Wednesday, December 22. The community is invited to both the meal and service. The meal will be catered so that both the church family and the community can fellowship.
The meal starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall and the service is at 6:30 p.m. in the church. Come and worship with the congregation and celebrate the arrival of our King and Savior.
Free book offer with Museum membership
Persons and families who join Preservation Alliance Inc. (PAI), the organization that operates the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum in Scottsburg, by December 31 will receive free copies of the book that tells the history of each of Scott County’s state historic markers.
Created by Melinda Lowry, the book recites known facts about the sites of the markers.
PAI memberships are reasonable; senior citizens pay $15 for a year’s membership. Families and individuals pay $20 per year. Members receive quarterly newsletters about museum activities and exhibits. Admission to the museum is free.
Persons may drop their checks in the mail to Scott County Heritage Center and Museum, P.O. Box 122, Scottsburg, IN 47170-0122 or visit the museum at 1050 South Main Street, Scottsburg. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Those joining who reside out of the county will have their copies mailed to them; others are asked to visit the museum to obtain their books.
Call museum staff at 752-1050 for more information.
Genealogical Society Research Rooms holiday hours
Holiday hours for the Research Rooms operated by members of the Scott County Genealogical Society Inc. in Scottsburg have been announced.
The facility will be closed on December 24 and 25 for Christmas and on December 31 and January 1 for New Year’s. It will reopen January 3. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the Research Rooms at 752-3388 if weather is bad or for more information.
The Research Rooms are located in the rear of the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum, 1050 South Main Street.
Chocolate ‘mice’ being sold for holidays
Christmas “mice” are now being sold by members of Friends of Hardy Lake to raise money for the Dwight Chamberlain Raptor Rehab Center there.
The cute little “mice” have chocolate-covered cherries for their bodies and tails with chocolate drop heads and almond ears. They’re good to eat as well as for decoration during the holidays.
Cost is still just 50 cents each or $6 for a dozen. They’ll be available through December 31.
For information or to place orders, call 752-2173 or 595-1879.
SWCD annual dinner meeting is Feb. 3
The annual dinner and meeting sponsored by the Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District. Dinner begins on Thursday, February 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Scottsburg High School Commons, 500 South Gardner Street, Scottsburg.
This year’s speaker is Hans Kok. He will be talking about the benefits of Cover Crops.
Tickets are $5.00 per person. Snow date will be February 10, 2010. For more information or to order tickets, please call 812-752-2269, extension 114.
PAI Board to meet January 4
Members of the board of directors of Preservation Alliance Inc. (PAI) will next meet to conduct business at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4.
Meetings are open to the public and are held in the Michael Smith Room at the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum, 1050 South Main Street, Scottsburg. Call the museum at 752-1050 for more information about the meeting or other events and activities planned at the museum.
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 December 2010 15:15|