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Society

  • Francis ‘Buddy’ Edwards birthday

    Francis “Buddy” Edwards is turning 70 years old and the family is hosting a celebration in his honor from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Salvisa Fire Department on Main Street in Salvisa.

    The family requests no gifts, please.

  • Fall into some new recipes from the orchard

    Tomorrow is the first day of fall. Hard to believe. It’s still plenty hot out and I still have tomatoes and cucumbers in my garden. I want to go to the orchard in Versailles but I can’t get in the mood.

  • Cobb-Preston engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. David (Sherri) Lyons and Mr. Danny Cobb of Owenton, Ky. are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Katey Susan Cobb to Steven Daniel Preston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis (Shelley) Sutherland and Mr. Steve Preston of Lawrenceburg.

    The wedding will be at the First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1.

    Family and friends are welcome.

  • Beasley anniversary

    Samuel E. and Peggy Ann Ellis Beasley of Lawrenceburg celebrated 60 years of marriage Sept. 8, 2016.

    Both Anderson County natives, Sam and Peggy were married in Indiana in 1956.

    Sam is a veteran of the United States Navy and a retired truck driver. Peggy is retired from Rand McNally and has worked part-time for several years as a medical records clerk at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. They are members of First Baptist Church.

  • Harley anniversary

    James A. and Judy Harley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 10, 2016.

    The couple was married on Sept. 10, 1966 at Kirkwood Baptist Church.

    James was a pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church in Harrodsburg for more than 30 years. Jusy worked for Anderson National Bank in Lawrenceburg, where she retired as the vice president of the bank.

    The couple have two children Kent (Michelle) Harley of Harrodsburg, and Pam (Troy) Young of Bowling Green. They also have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Revisit childhood with retro desserts

    This week I’d like to take a trip back in time. After reading this I want you to say, “My mom made that!”

    So many desserts are not made any more for various reasons. Some were too time-consuming, messy, and hazardous to our health. Cakes made with lard, baked Alaska, cherries jubilee, I wonder how many avocado, green curtains went up in smoke due to flambé?

  • Harley anniversary

    James A. and Judy Harley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 10, 2016.

    The couple was married on Sept. 10, 1966 at Kirkwood Baptist Church.

    James was a pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church in Harrodsburg for more than 30 years. Judy worked for Anderson National Bank in Lawrenceburg, where she retired as the vice president of the bank.

    The couple have two children Kent (Michelle) Harley of Harrodsburg, and Pam (Troy) Young of Bowling Green. They also have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Praising God
  • Tomatoes are taste of summer

    Today, Aug. 31, in a small town called Bunol in Valencia, Spain, 20,000 people are launching ripe tomatoes at each other. They are celebrating the end of the season in style with more than 100 tons of mushy, juicy, red tomatoes. This annual food fight is called La Tomatina and lasts for one hour. It sounds tempting, I can probably think of a few people that would wear the pulp well however, I have a couple of better ideas, tastier too.

    Tomatoes go so well with cheese — grilled cheese, mac and cheese, cheese omelets.

  • Birth — Amelia Rose Sansom

    Amelia Rose Sansom was born Aug. 12, 2016, at 5:17 p.m. at Baptist Hospital Northeast.

    She weighed 8 pounds and measured 21 inches long at birth.

    Amelia is the daughter of Homer and April Sansom of Lawrenceburg. She has two older brothers, Bentley, 5, and John, 4; and an older sister, Maliah, 7.

    She is the granddaughter of Dale and Jackie Spinks of Lawrenceburg, and Vacie Sansom of Louisville.