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Today's Features

  • From staff reports

    Bro. E. Paul and Mary Lucille Hatchett Perry will celebrate 70 years of marriage April 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Heritage Hall Nursing Facilities, Lawrenceburg.

    The Perry’s were married April 27, 1946 in Stanton, with Minister C. Marion Railey (former minister at Corinth Christian Church) officiating.

    After a quick trip to Sky Bridge, they made their home at Alton Station in Anderson County, until entering the Christian ministry and Kentucky Christian College in Grayson from 1951-55.

  • Floyd W. Shely and Lorene Knight Shely (Bill and Lou) celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 20.

    The couple were married on April 20, 1946, after a three-month courtship.

    The couple met in Louisville, through a mutual friend, Eva Searcy of Anderson County. They lived in Louisville for 19 years, then moved to Anderson County in 1965, where they purchased a farm that had been in the Shely family since before the Civil War.

    The couple has three daughters, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 7, 1966

    Two Anderson County 4-H Teenage Club members were to leave with 225 other Kentucky students and leaders for a 4-H Citizenship Short Course at the National 4-H Center in Washington, D.C.

  • April 20

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

    10 a.m. — Arnold Clark Band at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:15 a.m. — Blood pressure with Amedysis at the Anderson Senior Center

    Noon — Potluck lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson Senior Center

    2 p.m. — Cards and games at the Anderson Senior Center

  • Family Fest set at Sand Spring Baptist

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host Family Fest at 6 p.m. April 27.

    This will be a time for food, fellowship and fun.

    Men are encouraged to bring a pot of chili for the chili cook-off.

    Women may enter cakes in the cake bake-off.

    Children are asked to enter the best decorated cake or cupcake contest.

    There will also be cornhole, board games, Legos and more.

    Quartet to perform

  • The fifth annual Pierian Women’s Art Show will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of the ACHS auditorium.

    The public is invited to attend.

    The show will be judged and prizes will be awarded to the students.

  • Donna and Terry Cunningham of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 15.
    Donna Thurman, daughter of Lee and Maxine Hawkins and the late Gilbert Thurman, married Terry Cunningham, son of Clarence and Dorothy Cunningham, at Antioch Christian Church on April 15, 1966. Brother Maynard officiated.
    The couple has three children; Teri Jean and Doug Stockton; Jill and Mike Goodlett; and Davy and Amy Cunningham, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, April 7, 1966
    Pvt. Paul Johnson, 19, son of Jailer Lucien Johnson and Mrs. Johnson was wounded in action in Vietnam and was in a Tokyo hospital. There were no details in the letter to his family except that he had undergone surgery on his left arm and the injury occurred March 24.

    Nancy Dean and Bobby Carmickle won excellent ratings in oratory and public speaking at the Speech Festival held in Richmond. They were students at Sand Spring School.

  • April 13
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Craft Attack and brunch at the Anderson County Extension Office
    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks with Phyllis Wells at the Anderson Senior Center
    10:45 a.m. — What’s Happening in Lawrenceburg with Pam Brough at the Anderson Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson Senior Center
    1 p.m. — Gentle yoga at the Anderson Senior Center