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Society

  • BIRTHS: Karson Isaac Cornish

    Karson Isaac Cornish was born Jan. 21, 2015 at Baptist Health in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth.

    He is a son of Chad and Jehna Cornish of Lawrenceburg.

    His grandparents are David and Janeffa Pate and Adrain and Debbie Varner and Steve Cornish, all of Lawrenceburg.

    His great-grandparents are Sharon and the late Charles Pate; Brenda and the late Donald Stansbury; Vernae Mae and the late Billy Boggess; and the late Clay and Margie Cornish.

  • Pets of the week

    Sammy, a 9-month-old cat that was dropped off because its owner was moving, and Lily, a 2-year-old Aussie mix who got in trouble for chasing horses, are among the pets available for adoption through the Anderson Humane Society, located on Versailles Road near the county’s animal shelter. Call 839-8339 for more information.a

  • Society news briefs

    Legion to host oratorical contest

    Want to hear high school students speak about the Constitution?

    You can this Sunday when the American Legion Post 34 in Lawrenceburg hosts the Area B High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest.

    The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. at the American Legion, located on Broadway across from the high school. Refreshments will be provided by Auxiliary Unit 34.

  • Celebrating 100 years of happiness

    By Dalton Cook

    News intern

    Last Tuesday was a special day for Rhetta Mountjoy — so special that by the time it was nearly over, the date will forever more in Anderson County be named for her.

    Family, friends and even Anderson County’s elected leaders helped her celebrate her 100th birthday at her home at 1481 Fox Creek Road.

  • 50th Anniversary
  • For the Clark family, the walls actually do talk

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    While the garage is often not a centerpiece of a home, Janice and Darrell Clark made theirs into real conversation piece, adorning the walls with old family photos and memorabilia.

    Darrell Clark said they had boxes of old photos and antique farm tools and decided they wanted to find a better way to display it, allowing everyone in the family to enjoy it.

  • BIRTHS
  • Shawl ministry allows women to share God’s love

    The ladies of Nimble Fingers, a knitting and crocheting ministry based out of First Christian Church, know firsthand how comforting a prayer shawl can be during a person’s time of need.

    More than 20 women make up the group, which knits and crochets with a mission. Each prayer shawl is blessed by a pastor before they are distributed. The group meets once a month to chat and build up its supply of prayers shawls, allowing anyone who needs it to stop by and grab one for free.

  • 1-14 Extension Calendar

    From staff reports

    The following are free classes offered by the Anderson County Cooperative Extension Office, according to a news release.

    For more information, call 839-7271.

    Jan. 15

    Taking control of your diabetes: This is six-part series on managing diabetes. The class starts at 10 a.m.

    Jan. 22

    Planning for later life: This class starts at 10 a.m. and will feature information on long-term care, wills and the orderly transfer of property.

  • State Rep. Tipton takes oath