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Society

  • Cooking is a joyous expression of labor and love

    By Ashley Brooks, Cooking columnist

    “When I grow up, my maid will do my cooking!” Yes, that’s what I would proudly and regularly exclaim to my mother when she would ask me to come into the kitchen and cook with her.

    Of course that was just the ranting of an immature teenager with grandiose ideas but very green to reality. Needless to say, I’m almost 35 years old and do not have a maid.

  • Edington-Nicholson

    Robert and Regina Edington of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Ramsey Marie Edington, to Thomas Corey Nicholson of Lawrenceburg.

    The wedding is scheduled for 4:25 p.m. April 25 at Fox Creek Christian Church in Lawrenceburg, followed by a reception at American Legion Post 34 in Lawrenceburg. Family and friends are welcome.

    The groom is a son of Jennifer Nicholson of Pewee Valley and Eli and Susan Nicholson of Betsy Lane. A 2007 graduate of Anderson County High School, he is employed by Jim Beam Brands of Frankfort.

  • 60th Anniversary
  • Most Distinguished winner performs for club

    From staff reports

    The March meeting of the Pierian Woman’s Club included a salad buffet shared with Beta Sigma Phi.

    McKenna Lewis, Distinguished Young Woman of Anderson County, provided musical entertainment.

    The business meeting followed, during which the devotional was presented by Rose Cunningham in memory of her late sister, Pearl Allen.

    Members discussed increasing this year’s scholarship awards by adding two $1,000 scholarships.

  • Theater group announces auditions for ‘Snow White’

    From staff reports

    Anderson County Community Theatre will have auditions for its upcoming production of “Snow White” on April 6 at the Anderson County High School Theater.

    Catherine Partlow, who adapted the script from the original Brothers Grimm story, said she is interested in theater veterans as well as newcomers.

    Partlow said there are roles for males and females ranging from 5 to 55 (and beyond).

  • Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion
  • ENGAGEMENTS

    Ralph and Peggy Ortt of Versailles announce the engagement of their daughter, Candise Annette Ortt of Paris to Paul Cody Burke of Georgetown.

    A wedding is planned for 1 p.m. (CST) July 11 at Charity Baptist Church in Eddyville.

    The bride is a preschool teacher at Woodland Early Learning Center and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in elementary education and Spanish. Her grandparents are Ishmel and Verna Ortt and the late James Noel and Joan Noel.

  • 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.