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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Nov. 24, 1966

    First Lieutenant Chester G. Cox, son of Frank P. Cox, Route 1, and the late Mrs. Cox, received the Army Commendation Medal while serving with the 1st Calvary Division in Vietnam.

    The Alton Grocery was purchased by Haskell Gregory and his son Billy John Gregory of Sinai.

    Clarence Sparrow formerly owned the grocery.

    Mrs. Walter Smith suffered a severe cut over her left eye and numerous bruises all over her body when she fell down the basement steps at her Stringtown home.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Nov. 17, 1966

    Mayor John Giles received a check for $700 from 20th Century-Fox studio, payable to the city for 22 days of filming of “The Flim Flam Man” movie here.

    In a letter to the council, Lew Tate, location department head for the studio, said the check represented 22 days of filming at $25 a day plus six construction days for interfering with parking on the streets, loss of revenue and inconvenience to the city.

  • Randy and Susie Peyton announce the engagement of their daughter Sydney Duran Peyton to James Lucian Gulley, both of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride is a 2014 graduate of Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, where she was valedictorian of her class.

    The groom is the son of Jason and Lisa Perry. He is a 2015 graduate of Anderson County High School.

    The couple is planning a June wedding.

    Formal invitations will be sent out at a later date.

  • Retired Navy veteran Wallace Cardwell will celebrate his 70th birthday on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. Originally from Frankfort, Cardwell and his wife of 46 years, Charlotte, have two children: Wally the second and his wife, Kelly; and daughter, Rebecca and husband Robbie Barns, of Frankfort; and one grandson, Tucker Barns, of Frankfort.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Nov. 10, 1966

    Grand and petit jurors for the November term of Anderson Circuit Court were drawn from the jury wheel and were being summoned by the sheriff.

    They were: Marvin Edwards, Lawrence Armstrong, Eugene Stratton, Coy Davis, Guy Moffett, Ray Caldwell, Presley Cheak, Everett Elder, Clinton Hoskins, J.B. Davenport, Ben W. Gorham, Maurice Gregory, Stanley Martin, Victor Cox, Francis lee Herndon, Earl Sutherland, James Vernon Perry, George Thompson, Delbert Murphy, Bruce Willard.

  • Nov. 9

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks with Phyllis and living wills information with hospice at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Rook and Wii games at the Anderson County Senior Center

    5:30 p.m. — Friends of the Anderson Public Library meet at the library

    Nov. 10

  • Vince Lombardi famously said, “Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing.” Striking comment. But I wish to take Mr. Lombardi’s comment in a different direction; the gospel isn’t everything; it’s the only thing. What do I mean by that? Everything begins and ends with the gospel of Jesus Christ. So what is the “gospel?” The gospel is translated “good news.”

  • Sand Spring Baptist Church

    ‘Bringing Up Boys’ meets Sunday nights

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host a study group, ‘Bringing Up Boys,’ on Sunday nights in November.

    Tim Gray will lead the study.

    The group begins at 5:30 p.m.

    Sand Springers plan shopping trip

    A Christmas shopping trip is set for Nov. 15.

    Sand Springers will leave the church at 8 a.m. Breakfast will be eaten at Cracker Barrel.

  • The month of October is officially over and with that comes a lot of terminations and culminations. Marching band season ended with a bang; we made it to state finals and finished second. I’m so proud of our kids. Daylight savings is just four days away, no more 8 p.m. sunsets. The colder weather has slowly but surely started, at least in the morning, before sunrise at the bus stop.

    Like many of you, I am already planning Thanksgiving dinner. I try to cook one new thing every year while maintaining the core standards of turkey, stuffing, etc.