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Today's Features

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com


    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 8, 1964

    Winning roses

    Charles Ash, local rose grower and enthusiast, won awards at the Frankfort and Louisville rose shows.

    He had shown specimens many times at the local fair but this was the first time he had shown in Frankfort or Louisville.

  • It seems appropriate since this is a faith column to begin with the question, what is faith?

    Faith is something that every human being lives by whether they are an unbeliever, believing-unbeliever or believer. However, often when it comes to defining or explaining the meaning of faith, things get a bit hazy.

    About a year ago, I was presenting to a group of men. I told them that I had observed all of them walk into the meeting and my conclusion was that they were all men of faith.

  • Salvisa Christian to be featured on tour

    Salvisa Christian Church will be featured during the annual Christmas Holiday Homes Tour, according to a news release.

    The tour is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 6 p.m. Tickets are available through the Harrodsburg Historical Society or at other tour locations.

    The church’s sanctuary was built in 1880-1881. The church will be decorated in the period and photos of Salvisa through the decades will be on display.

  • Ann and Darrell Gabhart of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Nov. 16 at Goshen Baptist Church from 2 to 5 p.m.

    They were married Nov. 17, 1964 at Goshen Baptist Church.

    All friends and relatives are invited to the reception. The couple requests no gifts.

  • Sarah Lynn Schell, daughter of Tim and Janet Schell of Lawrenceburg, and AJ Snipes, son of Alvin and Carla Snipes of Frankfort, were married Oct. 4, 2014 at the Carter House at Lakeview Park in Frankfort.

    The wedding was officiated by Pastor Jerry Montgomery.

    The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her parents.

    Megan Schell, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor.

    Veronica Roland, sister of the groom, was a bridesmaid.

    Rayne Nickerson served as the flower girl and Carell Nickerson was the ring bearer.

  • Wilma and Marvin Grace of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Nov. 15 at the Anderson Room at Heritage Hall Nursing Home from 1 to 2 p.m.

    They were married Nov. 19, 1964 at Corinth Christian Church Parsonage.

    The wedding was officiated by Wm. Donald Miller.

    Mrs. Grace, the former Wilma Royalty, is a daughter of Francis Parrott Royalty and Cecil Royalty of Lawrenceburg.

    She is retired from Boone Hardware.

    Mr. Grace is a son of Anna Mae McMichael Grace and Clarence B. Grace of Lawrenceburg.

  • Joyce (Sea) and Billy Stratton will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 12. They were married in 1949 in Anderson County and have four children (Sandy Humston, Wayne Stratton, Anthony Stratton and Tamara Currens), eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She is retired from state government and he is retired from Square D. They are active First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.