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Society

  • Carlton wedding anniversary

    Mary Ann and Marvin Carlton of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 2.

    They were married Oct. 2, 1948.

    They have five children Mary Jo Houchins, Rita Adams, Roger Carlton, Marvin Lee Carlton and the late Darlene Disponett.

  • Class of 1954 celebrates 60th reunion
  • Woman’s Club makes holiday candy

    From staff reports

    Members of the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club have been busy making candy for the upcoming holiday season, according to a news release.

    For the past several years, the sales of chocolate-covered bourbon balls and buckeyes (peanut-butter balls) have raised funds for scholarships and other community-service projects. Colorful holiday-themed tins containing 12 pieces of either type of candy are $12 for Bourbon Balls and $7 for Buckeyes. Call Fern Edgett at 839-9329 or Maria Cataldi at 598-3173 to place an order.

  • Anderson Public Library calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes during the coming weeks.

    The library at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1:00

    Doctor Who

    When: Friday, Nov. 7

    Time:  6-8 p.m.

     

    APL Book Club

    When:  Monday, Nov. 10

    Time:  6-7 p.m.

    Writers’ Group

    When: Wednesday, Nov. 12

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

  • Evans-Hanks wedding

    Cory Hanks, 29, and Michelle Evans, 36, of Lexington were married Oct. 5, 2014 at Waveland State Historic Site.  

    The ceremony was officiated by Eric Bolander of Universal Life Ministries. The wedding party consisted of mutual friends of the bride and groom, Derek (Doc) Feldman of Lexington and Michael Jett of Louisville.  

    Bridal support was also provided by Jessica Scarberry of Lexington.

    The bride is a daughter of John and Gwendolyn Evans and granddaughter of  

  • Holly’s Place offers spay/neuter assistance

    From staff reports

    Through November, Holly’s Place, a non-profit its operators say is dedicated to helping solve the problem of homeless dogs and cats, is accepting spay/neuter assistance applications from Kentucky residents who would like to get their dogs or cats spayed/neutered, but cannot afford to do so on their own, according to a news release.

    A small co-pay is required, but Holly’s Place will cover the majority of the cost, the news release said.

  • Engagement: Handy-Ripy

    Rodney and Allison Handy of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Peyton Handy, to Cole Aidan Scilley Ripy, son of John B. Ripy Jr. and Ann Ripy of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Evansville with a degree in music therapy.

    She is a granddaughter of Don and Jayne Wells and Margarette Handy.

    The groom-to-be is a grandson of Gwen and Larry Scilley; Wilma and John Burton Ripy Sr. and Dr. John and Laura Heit.

  • Births: Steven Henry Anderson

    Jay and Natalie Anderson of Harrodsburg announce the birth of their son, Steven Henry Anderson, at 5:55 p.m. on July 11, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Cathy and Gary Sloan and the late Henry Bruce Morgan of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Earl McGaughey and the late Jane McGaughey.

  • Friends of Library make $2,500 donation

    Photo furnished

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library donate $2,500 to Anderson County High School Book Fund to be used for purchasing textbooks. Saundra Sutherland is shown presenting the check to Marla Seraji, librarian. Also shown from left are students Elizabeth Jones, Tyler Brothers, Hallie Laswell and Emily Couch. Friends’ members shown are Gail Gilpin, Patricia Yates, Carol Hunsinger, and Brenda Daniels.

  • Wildlife Rescues Unite

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    Local wildlife rehabilitator Robin Thompson, left, of Nature’s Haven, a non-profit wildlife rescue, and Chris and Nicole from Broadbent Wildlife Sanctuary greet people at their Burgoo Festival booth. Both rescuers were accepting donations for the care of the animals they receive and bringing public awareness to wildlife rescues. Nature’s Haven primarily receives wild/native/mammals and serves the surrounding counties, while Broadbent travels the state. Nature’s Haven currently has received over 186 animals for 2014.