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  • Salvisa Baptist Church
    to host spring craft and vendor fair
    Salvisa Baptist Church will host a spring craft and vendor fair as well as a pancake, sausage and biscuit breakfast on April 13 starting at 8 a.m.
    The craft and vendor fair will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The pancake, sausage and biscuit breakfast, hosted by the church youth group, will be held 8-10 a.m.
    There will also be silent auction tables with many items to bid on, according to event organizers.
    Proceeds from donations for the craft and vendor booths will support Relay for Life.

  • A story is told of an event that took place in the villages of northern India where a missionary was preaching in a marketplace.
    As he finished, a Muslim gentleman came up and said, “You must concede we have one thing you have not, and it is better than anything you have.”
    The missionary smiled and said, “I would like to hear what it is.”
    The Muslim said, “You know when we go to Mecca we at least find a coffin. But when you Christians go to Jerusalem, which is your Mecca, all you have is an empty grave.”

  • Brittany and Daniel Burke of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Bella Reece Burke, born Feb. 27, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 8 pounds, 7 3/4 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.
    Big brother Carson, 3, welcomed Bella home.
    Maternal grandparents are Jean and Rick Abell of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Patricia Abell of Lebanon, and the late Richard Abell.
    Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Christy Burke of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are Danny and Alma Darnell of Bloomfield.

  •  Steven and Amber Cox of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Kayleigh Grace Cox, born March 21, 2013, at St. Joseph East in Lexington.
    She weighed 5 pounds, 10.02 ounces, and was 18 inches long.
    Big brothers Dylan, 9, and Jordan, 4, welcomed Kayleigh home.
    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Mary McMahon of McLeansboro, Ill. Paternal grandparents are  the late Hollis Ray Cox and Mary Ann Ward of Lawrenceburg.

  • Amanda Kelly Hainsworth Cardwell and Wallace “Wally” B. Cardwell II of Lawrenceburg were married Feb. 1, 2013, at 3 p.m. in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    Mike Smith officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of the late William “Bill” and the late Charlotte H. Hainsworth of Lexington.
    Grandparents of the bride are Helen Hardgrove and Charles Hardgrove, William L. Hainsworth Sr., and Hazel Carpenter Hainsworth, all of Danville.
    The groom is the son of Wallace and Charlotte Cardwell of Lawrenceburg.

  • Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.
    Helping Hands — Heart of Community to hold fundraiser

  • The Lawrenceburg Business and Professional Women’s Club will host the north central regional meeting on April 6 at First Christian Church on Main Street in Lawrenceburg.
    Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast and box lunch will cost $15. The meeting will feature a guest speaker and a “speak-off” competition, according to a press release.
    “Please join us to network and fellowship with other professional women,” event organizers said in a press release.

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  • Methodist Church hosts egg hunt
    The Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church hosted a community wide Rock-N-Roll Easter Egg-stravaganza and egg hunt March 24.
    “With almost 250 from the Anderson County community and God 1st Athletic League in attendance, the children were delighted with face painting, crafts, carnival style games and prizes, a photo booth and sweets shop,” according to event organizers.

  • Dr. Bryan Chapell tells the story of two brothers who were playing on the sandbanks by the river in his hometown.
    He writes, “One ran after another up a large mound of sand. Unfortunately, the mound was not solid, and their weight caused them to sink in quickly.