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Today's Features

  • 40 YEARS AGO
    April 1, 1971
    Kitty Royalty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Royalty received superior ratings on her vocal solo and on her piano solo at the Junior Day contest of the Kentucky Federation of Music clubs. This was the second time she had received superior ratings in the contest.
    She and her cousin, Nina Belle Wilson, received a superior rating on their piano duet.

    Deaths
    Dr. Salathael Cole Gibbs, 96, veteran of the Spanish-American War, died at Veterans Hospital after a long illness.

  • 40 YEARS AGO
    February 25, 1971
    Beth Blakeman was crowned 1971 Homecoming Queen at Western High School. The junior student is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Blakeman. Albert Peach, sponsor of the Beta Club, crowned her. Members of the court included: Cindy Satterly, Bonnie Hawkins, Mary Emma Ashby, Donna Dial, Perry Hawkins, Janet Harley and Vickie Crouch.

  • Revival scheduled at Mt. Pleasant
    Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church revival starts tonight (Wednesday) with Bro. Robert Simmons, former pastor, as evangelist.
    It will continue through Friday night.
    There will be special singing each night at 6:45. The Calvary Trio will perform Wednesday night; Happy Valley on Thursday night; and Daughters of the King on Friday night.
    For more information call the church at 839-9904 or Ernie Drury at 604-0693.
    Bro. Bobby Chesser is the pastor at Mt. Pleasant and invites everyone to the services.

  • From the Garden of Eden where the first two human beings lived in constant communion with God, to the Tabernacle in the wilderness where God dwelt in the midst of the children of Israel in veiled fashion because of the problem of sin, to the incarnation of Christ, all the way to the new Heaven and Earth where God will once again dwell unveiled in the midst of his people, God has always desired to live among his people.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hoskins of Lawrenceburg announced the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Michele Hoskins, to William Cassidy Wilson IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Cassidy Wilson III of Henderson.
    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Anderson County High School and has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Transylvania University. She is a physical therapy technician at Oldham County Physical Therapy.

  • Upcoming Relay for Life Fundraisers

    Saturday, May 7
    Derby Day 5K, sponsored by Fitness Firm. All ages. Registration 8 a.m. with the 5K starting at 9 a.m. Cost $20 per person and $15 for each additional family member (must have proof of same address). Registration forms can be picked up at Fitness Firm. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life. For additional information, contact Fitness Firm at 502-859-3476.

    Saturday, May 14

  • 15 YEARS AGO
    March 20, 1996
    Greg Breeding was chosen as Citizen of the Month.
    He was the veteran dispatcher of Lawrenceburg Police Department county emergency organizations and coordinator of the county’s enhanced 911 system.
    It was for the work he did with 911 that he was nominated.
    The system was adopted just six years earlier and Breeding had personally driven every road in the county to get more detailed directions to each house.

  • Dr. and Mrs. Jeff and Julie Eaton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Laura Anne Eaton, of Lawrenceburg, to Tom Cannon, son of Alan and Jane Cannon of Bowling Green.
    The bride-to-be is a senior at Western Kentucky University with a major in Chemistry. She is a full-time student and a part-time certified pharmacy technician at Kroger Pharmacy.
    She is a granddaughter of Ted and Mary Alice Winn of Campbellsville, Margaret Eaton of Glasgow, and the late Rev. Thurman Eaton.

  • By Janie Bowen
    Staff Writer
    This will be the last entry from the papers brought to me by Raymond Peak.
    One of the papers is from 1977 and is a special edition we did when Anderson County turned 150 and The Anderson News was 100 years old. The rest are from the 80s.

    Centennial edition

  • It was in the third chapter of the Bible, Genesis 3, that God first makes this spectacular promise. But before we can understand this promise, we must first understand the problem of sin.