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Today's Features

  • J. Hill and Ruth Ann Hamon of Frankfort announce the marriage of their daughter, Kristen Ruth to Andrew Scott Wooldridge, son of Kim Wooldridge and Scottie and Faye Wooldridge of Frankfort. The ceremony took place May 24 at the Bridgeport Christian Church with  reception following at the Frankfort Country Club.

    Mrs. Wooldridge is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in psychology.  She is employed by Buffalo Trace Distillery as the public relations assistant manager.

  • The Kentucky Personnel Board recently conducted an election to fill two seats for state merit employees.

    The other five members are appointed by the governor. Ballots were sent to approximately 26,000 state employees, and included 23 candidates with the top two elected to the Personnel Board.

    Larry Gillis, of Lawrenceburg, finished first in the balloting and will return to the Personnel Board for the next four years.

  • Heather and Chris Groothedde announce the birth of their son, Connor Robinson Groothedde born July 8, 2014 at 5:05 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Hopsital in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

    Connor weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

    Sibling Ryleigh Faith, 3, welcomed Connor home.

    Maternal grandparents are Billy and Amy Fint of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Maternal great-grandparents are Gordon and Pinkie Clark; Bill and Bessie Fint.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    There were some questions about names in the photo that ran June 18 of the Civil War veterans. The photo was taken about 100 years ago in front of the old Anderson County Courthouse.

    One of the names questioned was Tolle or Toll.

  • Katelyn Elizabeth York, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth York of Lawrenceburg, and Michael Edwin Fryar, son of Alan Fryar and Carol Ruthven of Lexington, were married at 7 p.m. on June 7, 2014.

    The bride is a granddaughter of Jim York, the late Vicki Shelburne York; the late Dr. Lewis Wash and Doris Wash.

    The groom is the grandson of William and Mary Alice Fryar; Amy Ruthven and the late Melvin Ruthven.

    The wedding and reception took place at the home of the bride’s parents in Lawrenceburg.

  • Alicia Bren Scrogham, daughter of David and Sherri Scrogham of Lawrenceburg, and Jason Bush, son of Terry and Patsy Bush of Lawrenceburg, announce their engagement.

    The wedding date is set for for Saturday, Oct. 11, at 2:30 p.m. at the Downtown Green in Wilmore.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Aug. 13,1964

    Brown accepts scholarship

    Gary Brown, a 1962 honor graduate at the Lincoln Institute, graduated from United Electronics Institute in Louisville.

    Following completion of a course in basic electronics he qualified as an electronics technician and accepted a position with the American Telephone and Telegraph Company in Memphis.

    He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Brown.

    Severe cut on head

  • A part of my morning routine is picking up my iPhone and, after silencing the alarm, opening Facebook and Twitter, checking for any news updates that may have been released overnight. The dim light pierces the darkness as I scroll the newsfeeds, reading the headlines from the various sources I follow. It can often lend itself to prayer for these people, places and circumstances.

  • Calvary Baptist to host Jay Stone Singers

    The Jay Stone Singers will be in concert on Thursday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 2193 Cornishville Road, Harrodsburg. Everyone welcome.

    The concert is free but love offerings will be accepted.

    Sand Spring Baptist to host Shireys, Jay Stone Singers

    The Jay Stone Singers and The Shireys will be in concert Aug. 22 at 7p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church, located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road in Lawrenceburg.