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Today's Features

  • I prefer a great rhubarb mixed with strawberries in a flaky crust for that undeniable sweet, tart happiness that comes with long summer days.

    Rhubarbs true season is April through June, but you can find it in early spring and thru the summer months.

    When buying rhubarb always look for deep red stalks and leaves that are not wilted. You won’t ever use the leaves because they’re poisonous, but they’re a good indicator of freshness.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, June 2, 1966

    Fannie Leathers fell in the garden at her home on North Main and broke her leg. She underwent surgery at St. Joseph Hospital.

    William Fall Gabhart was appointed as a member of the Fox Creek Cemetery official board.

    CLASSIFIED AD — 14-foot Elgin fishing boat, motor and trailer, $150. Benton Armstrong.

  • June 1

    By appointment only — Computer tutoring at the Anderson Public Library

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

    10:30 a.m. — Ice cream with Caresource at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    12:30 p.m. — Rook, games, cards, pool table, exercise room open at the Anderson County Senior Center

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

    June 2

  • In last week’s article, I commented that “I have to remind myself daily, that God is in control, even in the chaos.”

    Last Sunday, a preacher friend of mine — Terry Cooper gave a great explanation for what I, along with many, are feeling as we see events unfolding that are difficult to understand.

    Terry explained it like this, “This thing looks totally out of control. Events in America are seemingly spiraling totally out of control. The culture has shifted. The church is our source for truth.

  • Salvisa Christian

    offering free clothes

    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a free clothes day from 10:30 to noon on June 6.

    Adult and children sizes (newborn and up) will be offered.

    The church is located at 155 Sugar Street.

    For more information, contact Pam Votaw at 502-839-5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226.

    Vacation bible school set at Glensboro Christian

  • Second Christian Church will celebrate Pastor R.E. Smith’s 34th pastoral anniversary at 11 a.m. June 5.

    A luncheon celebration in the fellowship hall will follow morning worship.

    Smith and his wife Verna will be honored.

    The celebration is being hosted by the Second Christian Church Usher Board. Minister Carr, associate pastor at High Street Christian Church in Mount Sterling, will be the guest speaker.

    The public is invited to attend.

    The church is located at 106 Church Street, Lawrenceburg.

  • The rest of the world is figuring out what Southerners have known for hundreds of years. Eat your greens.

    Kale is the latest trendy thing to eat. Kale is a “superfood,” cholesterol-lowering champion, cancer-fighting hero, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powerhouse. Okay, so maybe southerners didn’t know all of those things, or the fact that kale is rich in vitamins A, K, C, magnesium and fiber, neither did the rest of country until recently.

  • Ellery and Julie Milburn are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Maribeth, to the Rev. Kyle Franklin, son of Sharon and Ricky Thompson and Rick Franklin of Adair and Taylor counties.

    Maribeth graduated from Anderson County High School and Campbellsville University and is employed as a teacher at Taylor County Elementary School.

    Franklin is a graduate of Taylor County High School and Campbellsville University and is the pastor of Pellville Baptist Church in Hancock County.

  • Wesley and Michele Watts announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Chelsea Taylor Watts, to John-Tyler Walling, son of Angie and Steve Walling.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. May 28 in Versailles.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 21, 1965

    The farm of the late Mrs. Harrison Hurst, containing approximately 103 acres, sold at a Master Commissioner’s sale at Van Buren to Lester Sparrow of Spencer County for $10,600.

    Approximately 96 acres in the southwestern section of Anderson County owned by the late Otha Lawrence was sold at public auction to Richard Case for $7,775.