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Today's Features

  • 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  

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

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    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 8, 1964

    Sparks named to Georgetown staff

    Mike Sparks, 1964 graduate of Anderson High School was named to the editorial staff of The Georgetonian, student newspaper on the campus of Georgetown College.

    Mike was a columnist for the Anderson High School paper his senior year.

  • In the summer of 2010 author and atheist Christopher Hitchens was diagnosed with cancer. In an article he wrote for “Vanity Fair,” with his customary brusqueness, Hitchens described his battle with the disease that would eventually take his life:

  • Fall Festival at Farmdale Baptist

    Farmdale Baptist Church will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct.18 from 3 to 6 p.m.

    The event will include games, a hayride, a cake walk, pumpkin decorating and pony rides, the church announced.

    Door prizes and candy will be given to children, and food will be provided at no cost.

    “Wear your favorite country outfit and come on over,” organizers said in a news release.

    Benefit concert planned

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 1, 1964

    Homecoming candidates

    The eight candidates for the coveted title of Anderson High School Homecoming Queen were: Rita Lynn, Donna Shields, Christy Brown, Jenny Green, June Ripy, Linda Lyen, Barbara Sparrow and Wand Drury.

    Pirated music

  • Fish Fry at Pleasant Hill

    Pleasant Hill Christian Church will host a fish fry, Sunday, Oct. 12.

    The meal will be at the fellowship building at 5:30 p.m. After the meal, the Joymakers are scheduled to sing at the church, which is located at 3316 Mt. Eden Road.

    For more information, call 502-738-5454.

    Bowlin in concert at Antioch Christian

    Antioch Christian Church will host Victoria Shirey Bowlin in concert Friday, Oct. 10.

  • Earlier this year, the MIT Technology Review released its list of 10 breakthrough technologies for the year 2014.

    These are innovations that have the capability of effecting significant change in our world. Among these high-tech advances is the neuromorphic chip, which is described as a “microprocessor configured more like brains than traditional chips [which] could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.