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Today's Features

  • Valentine’s Day event set
    at Pigeon Fork Baptist
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will have a Valentine’s Day lunch Feb. 14 following the morning worship service that begins at 11 a.m.
    This will be a time to celebrate God’s love and meet the new Pastor Vernon Carpenter and his wife Lois, organizers said.
    The church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road in Waddy.
    For more information, contact Vernon Carpenter at 502-223-2756.

    Salvisa Christian Church marking Lent

  • The Lenten season in the Catholic and other Christian churches means a time of preparation for Easter.
    In Lawrenceburg, it also means good food and fellowship at the Friday night fish fries at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    People from all over Anderson and surrounding counties pack the Family Life Center at St. Lawrence every Friday, except Good Friday, during lent to enjoy Alaskan cod fillets, fried and baked with sides of potato wedges, slaw, baked beans, homemade hush puppies and desserts.

  • Feb. 10
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center
    10 a.m. — Coloring for Grownups at the Anderson Public Library
    10:30 a.m. — All About Computers at the Anderson County Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center
    12 p.m. — Pilates Plus at the Anderson Public Library
    1 p.m. — Gentle Yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center
    2 p.m. — Wii games and refreshments at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Feb. 11

  • Ricky and Bea Coke and Barbara and Tim Bond, all of Lawrenceburg, announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Coke, to Nicholas Crouch.
    A wedding ceremony is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 2016 at Berry Hill Mansion in Frankfort.
    The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Anderson County High School and is employed as a human resources administrator with the Department of Corrections, Probation and Parole.

  • From one of our readers
    I just wanted to say that I love The Way We Were Page. It’s my favorite page of the weekly paper. the picture in this week’s edition (Feb. 3), was especially cool. My family moved here from Versailles in 1985. I was just a young boy. We  lived on Forrest Drive. In the picture you can see how that entire end of Forrest Drive was just farmland 20 years prior. It was neat to see that. Thanks, and I look forward to more old photos in the future.
    — Shawn Crowe

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Feb. 3, 1965

  • Sure-fire hits for this Sunday’s Super Bowl bash
    Next Sunday night is one of my favorite Sunday nights of the year. I get to make lots of yummy snacks and not even feel guilty about them because it’s Super Bowl Sunday! Ahh, the food, the drinks, the new commercials, oh, and I think there’s a football game, too.
    Here are some of my favorite super bowl snack ideas.
    Reuben Pigs in a Blanket
    Ingredients:
    1/2 cup sauerkraut, drained and chopped
    1 tube crescent roll dough
    1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Oct. 21, 1965
    Injured in game
    Three Anderson High students were injured in last Friday night’s game at Harrodsburg. Eddie Huffman was a patient at the Haggin Memorial Hospital with a chipped left knee. Gayle Warford received a back injury and was taken to the hospital for x-rays. Hank Hatfield re-injured his neck, however, his injury was not believed to be serious.
     
    Thursday, Jan. 27, 1966
    Moffett to be on TV

  • Feb. 3
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club/Yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center
    10:45 a.m. — Fall Prevention at the Anderson County Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center
    12 p.m. — Pilates Plus at the Anderson Public Library
    12:30 to 2:30 p.m. — Games and hot cocoa at the Anderson County Senior Center
    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center
    7 p.m. — Rook at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Feb. 4

  • Which do you want first: good news or bad
    When someone says, “I have good news and bad news,” which one do you prefer to hear first?
    Joe went to his doctor who posed that question to him.
    “Give me the good news first,” Joe said.
    “You have 24 hours to live,” the doctor told him.
    Clutching his chest, Joe said, “If that’s the good news, what’s the bad news?”
    The doctor said, “I meant to tell you yesterday.”
    Ba dump bump. (Groan.)

  • The Southern Gospel Group, The McKameys, from Clinton, Tennessee, will be in concert on Friday Night, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.
    A love offering will be taken and all are welcome.
    —from staff reports