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Today's Features

  • The atheists are recruiting.
    Let me explain. I absolutely love the Kentucky State Fair. It is something I typically never miss. The weird food, awesome displays of agriculture, the maze of flea market trinkets, etc.
    One thing that absolutely blew my mind this year was a sad and unusual booth I encountered. I was walking by this unattended booth and stopped as it had a statue of Mark Twain, and the back wall was covered with posters of celebrities.

  • Community
    Sept. 9: Movie Night on the Green, Toy Story 3

    Education
    Aug. 31- Sept. 2, Aug. 29 and 30: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Aug. 31: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Sept. 1: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • Angel Dawn Piatt
    Todd and Kimberly Piatt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Angel Dawn Piatt, born Aug. 5, 2011, at Franklin Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 8 pounds and 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    She was welcomed home by her two sisters Christa and Taylor Piatt.
    Her maternal grandparents are David Kinder and the late Vickie Kinder of Lawrenceburg. Her paternal grandparents are Owen and Brenda Piatt of Midway.

     

  • Pam (Wright) and Bill Cole of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1.
    Parents of the couple are Warren and Shirley Ivey of Lexington, the late Jimmy Wright, and Rollin and Jeanette Cole of Lawrenceburg.
    Pam is the executive director at The Lantern at Morning Pointe in Frankfort. Bill is an electrician at Quad Graphics in Versailles.
    They were married on Sept. 1, 1976, at the Assembly of God Church in Midway. The late Rev. Raymond Eyer officiated.

  • Allen and Sadie Davis and Daryl Nelson of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Denine Wainscott of Lawrenceburg to Timothy (TJ) Walker, son of Kevin and Sherry Walker and Pam Walker of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is currently employed as a title clerk at Import Cars R Us.
    The groom is currently employed as a forklift operator at CC Tool.
    The wedding is scheduled for Sept. 10, 2011, at 4 p.m. at Eagle Lake Reception Hall. All friends and family are invited.

  • Timothy Hardin and Michelle Kellar of Sadieville and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Collins of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Shea Hardin to Jerry Lee Florian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Florian of Salvisa.  
    The bride is a 2004 graduate of Anderson County High School, and is currently pursuing a degree in neurology.
    The groom is a 1994 graduate of Mercer County High School and is currently employed at Hitachi Automotive.
    The wedding is scheduled for Sept. 10, 2011, at 4 p.m. at Mary Francis Steele’s residence in Harrodsburg.

  • Keith and Desiree Bowman of Nicholasville announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney Elizabeth Bowman of Nicholasville to Brandon Lee Akins of Lawrenceburg, son of Barry and Lynn Akins of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2009 Jessamine County High School graduate and works admittance at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
    The groom is a 2005 Anderson County High School graduate and problem solver at Amazon.
    The wedding will take place Sept. 10, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg. All family and friends are invited.
     

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 31, 1961

  • Camp Calvary to host bow shoot
    Camp Calvary of Mackville will host a 3D Bow Shoot on Aug. 27 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at 475 Camp Calvary Lane in Mackville.  
    The categories include adult bow hunter, adult traditional, youth bow hunter and youth open sights. There will be a full set of trophies and door prizes.
    Cost is $12 per person for 36 rounds. There will also be a free cookout for shooters.
    All proceeds will go to Camp Calvary. For more information, contact Rusty Ruble at 502-600-1020.

    First Christian Church hosts retreat

  • First Baptist Church of Berea will observe the 32nd anniversary of their pastor, the Rev. S. K. Cunningham on Aug. 28.
    The guest at the 11 a,m. service will be the Rev. N. A. Kirby of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, according to a news release. The guest at the 3:30 p.m. service will be the Rev. L. A. Wilson of Bethel Missionary Baptist of Lexington.