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Today's Features

  • Graefenburg United Methodist Church, located on U.S. 60 at Crab Orchard Road, one mile west of Hwy. 151, recently announced its new pastor is Matthew Kimmons.
    “His passion for discipleship and developing leaders within the church is very evident in Pastor Matthew’s sermons and his daily communication with his congregation,” a news release from the church said.

  • 40 YEARS AGO
    February 18, 1971
    J.C. Penney, 95, died Feb. 12, 1971 of a heart attack in New York.
    Starting with one store in the era of the bustle, Penney kept peace with the changing fashions of the century and in the age of the miniskirt his chain numbered 1,700 stores.
    He had voiced the hope that he would live to be 100. Until recently he spent five days a week at his desk in the 45-story Penney building on Manhattan’s Sixth Avenue when he was not out in the field visiting his stores.

  • Paul Harley and Jerelene Chapman Harley celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 23, 2010.

  • Robert Tackett and Misty Wells of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Carly Elizabeth Tackett, on Dec. 21, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    She was welcomed home by a sister, Morgan Wells, 7.
    Her maternal grandparents are Sherry and Kevin Walker and Wayne Best, all of Lawrenceburg.
    Her paternal grandparents are Clevie Tackett and the late Debbie Daugherty of Georgetown.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 23
    10:30 a.m., Brain games
    11 a.m., PVA office — Homestead Act
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, Feb. 24
    9 a.m., Exercise
    10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., AARP Tax Aide
    Shopping and errands
    6 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, Feb. 25
    10:30 a.m., Price is Right
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Monday, Feb. 28
    10:30 a.m., Music

  • Wednesday, Feb. 23
    5 to 6 p.m., Spaghetti supper at First Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome. Cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children. The menu includes spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, garlic bread and dessert. All proceeds go to Anderson County Relay for Life.

    Saturday, Feb. 26
    8:30 to 11:30 p.m., Night of music and fun at Wild Turkey Trace. Kick’n It Up will provide the music. Appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be available.

  • Farmdale Baptist Church voted to hire Joseph Gould as associate pastor with children’s ministry emphasis, during its business meeting Feb. 2, the church announced in a news release.

  • Riding for the Son, the Central Kentucky chapter of Equestrian Ministries International, will host its Third Annual Used Tack and Equipment Sale on Saturday, March 12.
    This is the club’s annual fundraiser and all the proceeds from booth rentals will go to charity, according to a news release.
    This year’s sale will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 12 at 1340 KY Hwy 127 Bypass in Harrodsburg. The Kentucky Buckskin Association will sell lunch to vendors and shoppers.

  • Sand Spring Baptist Church will host Darrell Young of “Focus on Jerusalem” on Sunday, March 6. He will speak in the evening service at 7 p.m.
    Young’s ministry is the only full time Bible prophecy ministry in Kentucky, according to a news release.
    Young’s ministry includes studying and teaching about Bible prophecy and proclaiming the imminent return Jesus Christ, the news release said.
    “Sand Spring invites you to join us on March 6 for this interesting evening,” organizers said.

  • I love baseball. I love books. I love books about baseball. Naturally, I was interested in a book about arguably the greatest player in baseball today, Albert Pujols.
    The St. Louis Cardinal star has set himself apart from the class in every major area of statistical analysis for offensive production. Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth have written a book that certainly makes the case for Pujols’ baseball greatness, but also asserts that for Albert there is something bigger than the game.