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Today's Features

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    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.

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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.

  • There’s a song by Waylon Jennings that says, “You think that you can say some words and take away the hurt…but when it ain’t working out we got a saying down south ‘baby that dog won’t hunt.’” Several years ago, I had a couple of hound dogs given to me. They were good for one thing – barking; hunters they were not. Oh sure, they would run and root around, but they never produced for me anything of substance.

  • Ole’ Time Tent Revival in Tyrone

    There will be a “Revelation on the River” Oct. 4 and Oct. 5.

    The revival will be held at 1833 Tyrone Main Street Lawrenceburg, Kentucky 40342. The location is past the Wild Turkey Distillery on the left and the property is down approximately a mile on left.

    Free clothes giveaway

  • Beth and Scott Wayne Willoughby of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Marie Willoughby, at 11:42 p.m. on July 7, 2014 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

    She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Anita Hatchell, Jerry and Lisa Hughes, all of Lawrenceburg. Her maternal great-grandparents are George and Betty Kinne and Rosemary Hughes and the late Buddy Hughes.

  • Jimmy and Caitlin Bedford of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Brian James Bedford, at 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 5, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long.

    His maternal grandparent is Annette Hammond of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Carole Keene of Lawrenceburg and Bill and Jean Hammond of Michigan.

    His paternal grandparents are Terry and Pam Bedford of Lawrenceburg. His paternal great-grandparents are Mattie Bedford of Lawrenceburg and Ken Dobrick of Louisville.

  • The National Football League is under fire in regards to the epidemic of domestic violence within its ranks; a culture that has gone on for some time and yet little, if anything, was being done about it. But once a video, or two, goes viral, their hand is forced and now the NFL must deal with the issue. It is sad that it has got to this point.

  • Salt River Independent Church upcoming events

    The Salt River Independent Baptist Church will host their seventh annual homecoming service on Sunday, Sept. 28.

    Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. and Sunday service starts at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served on the grounds at 1 p.m.

    Salt River Independent Baptist Church is located at 1126 Salt River Road in Lawrenceburg.

    •The Sammy Glass family will be bringing music and the message on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. to kick off their revival.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

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    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 17, 1964

    Sweepstakes winners

    Anderson County had the Grand Sweepstake winner in the Culinary Department of the State Fair and three other Sweepstakes winners in Candy, Meats and Marmalades and Preserves divisions judged last weekend.