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Today's Features

  • Paisley Lane McCourt
    Lanessia and Cole McCourt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a daughter, Paisley Lane McCourt, born Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Shawn and Candy Caldwell and Sondra Kay Wilson, all of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Betty Baxter, Aileen Caldwell and Don Hill of Lawrenceburg and the late Garland Baxter, James (Wop) Caldwell and Carol Hill.

  • Betty Hatter emailed some information about the photo of the boys shoveling snow that ran recently on the Way page.
    The picture was of Jacky and Robby Hatter, Curtis Sutherland and James Ritchey. The boys were shoveling the sidewalk in front of the house Betty and her husband, Bobby, rented from the Ritchey brothers on North Main.

  • Wednesday, March 16
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check/Nurses Registry
    10:30 a.m., Arnold Clark and friends
    Noon, Potluck lunch
    1:30 p.m., Grief support
    1:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, March 17
    9 a.m., Exercise
    10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. AARP tax aid
    Shopping and errands
    6 p.m. yoga
    Friday, March 18
    10:30 a.m., Price is Right
    11:15 a.m., St. Patrick’s Day
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Movie

    Monday, March 21

  • Harold and Ruby Akins of Bardstown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary March 2.
    They were married March 2, 1951 in Anderson County at the home of the Rev. Don W. Kruschurtz. They have lived in Bardstown since April, 1956.
    He is retired from the US Post Office. She is retired from NuKote International. They are members of Bardstown United Methodist Church.
    They have two daughters, Jacque Keith of Westchester, Ohio, and the Rev.  Harriett Akins-Banman of Little Rock, Ark.
    They have two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

  • J.W. and Thelma O. Whitaker celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 25.
    They were married at the First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg on Feb. 25, 1951.
    Soon after their marriage, they moved to Lexington and lived there until 1968. They spent the rest of their working years in South Dayton, Fla.
    J.W. worked in the automotive industry and Thelma worked at General Electric.
    After they retired, they relocated to the St. Johns River and pursued their love of fishing, boating, flea markets and yard sales.

  • Wednesday, March 16
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    City/county government

  • 30 YEARS AGO
    February 12, 1981
    Bluegrass Ultra Transit Service (BUS) became available to all Anderson County residents.

    Dale Wright filed as a candidate for his second term as county attorney.

    Teresa Kincer, University of Kentucky sophomore, was selected as one of 19 members of the UK Tour Guide Corps. A business administration major and member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, Kincer is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kincer.

  • There’s a bit of a civil war breaking out in eastern Shelby County, and the first shot wasn’t even heard.
    This is about Waddy and Peytona – or is it Peytona and Waddy? – neighbors along Highway 395, which crosses Interstate 64 about 10 miles west of Lawrenceburg.
    You may not have noticed, but if you travel eastbound on I-64, new signs placed there by the state now list the exit for “Peytona/Waddy” rather than giving Waddy the top billing it has had since the exit opened in the late 1950s.

  • NEED SOME HELP
    Kim Waldridge is seeking some information on Elizabeth Satterly. She was a school teacher and member the Daughters of the American Revolution.
    Elizabeth’s mother was Amanda Moore, who married Pendleton Satterly.
    This little bit of information was found in some letters they wrote to Kim’s grandfather.
    She would like more information and photos if possible.
    Another request is for information concerning a residence on South Main.

  • Fourth-grader Ashleigh Williams brought home a first place trophy in the junior division of the Kentucky District Pentecostal Church of God talent competition late last month in Lexington.
    The 10-year-old sang “What Faith Can Do” as her selection for the female vocal solo. Her strong faith kept her from being nervous despite a large crowd, family members said.
    Excitement rose for the Emma B. Ward fourth grader as her name was called that she had won, they said.