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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    April 27, 1961
    Curtis Baxter was elected commander of the Anderson Post No. 34 of the American Legion.
    Other officers to serve were: Billy Spencer, first vice commander; Paul Cottrell, second vice commander; Billy Goodlett, third vice commander; Herman Morris, adjutant; Ezra Sparrow, chaplain; Water Grace, historian; James Watts, master of arms; George Gilbert, service officer; Grover Beckett, child welfare; W.S.T. Johnson, publicity officer.

  • Farmdale Baptist Church will observe its 30th anniversary Sunday, May 22 with a special morning worship service at 10:45, dinner on the grounds and a special celebration service at 2 p.m.
    All those associated with the church in the present or past are invited to join us for this important day of commemoration, according to a news release.
    Former pastor Ross Bauscher (currently with the Kentucky Baptist Convention) will preach in the morning worship service.
    Malcolm Lunceford, former interim pastor at Farmdale, will participate in the afternoon service.

  • Thomas and Terri Hawkins of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a son May 6, 2011, at 9:11 a.m. at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    Thomas Allen Hawkins weighed 3 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 15 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Randy and Virginia Soard of Versailles
    His paternal grandparents are John and Kathy Hopper of Lawrenceburg.

  • Amy and Jimmy Wayne Glasscock II of Lexington, announce the birth of a son March 29, 2011, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
    Jake Austin Glasscock weighed 9 pounds and was 21 1/4 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by sister, Shelby Alexis Glasscock, 5; and Colton Chase Glasscock, 3.
    His maternal grandparents are Mike and Dianne Sparrow of Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Jimmy and Judy Glasscock of Perryville, and  paternal grandmother is Beulah Glasscock, also of Perryville.

  • Peggy Hawkins Ratliff and Bobby Peach, both of Lawrenceburg, announce their engagement.
    The bride-to-be is a daughter of the Rev. Oliver Hawkins of Springfield and the late Joy Hawkins.
    The groom-to-be is a son of the late Thomas and Henrietta Peach, formerly of Lawrenceburg.
    Both are retired from medical careers. Their children are Bobbi and Alan Darnell, Gretchen Crouch, Billy Joe Peach and Clay and Crystal Crouch.
    The wedding is planned for June 18 at 2:30 p.m. at Anderson County Community Park.
    All friends and relatives are invited.

  • Tony and Rhonda Lane of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement their daughter, Jessica Erin Lane, to Stedman Kyle Coleman, son of Steve and Donna Coleman of Frankfort.
    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Anderson County High School and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy. She is an optometric technician at Vision First in Frankfort. She is a granddaughter of Wayne and Dana Lane, and Wayne and Robert Baker, all of Versailles.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jon Winfrey of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Jeriann Louise Winfrey, to Benjamin Lee Kallin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Kallin of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2011 graduate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College. She is a paramedic student.
    The groom-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2011 graduate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College. He is an EMT for Rural Metro in Lexington.

  • Julie and Larry Duncan of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Mollie Brooke Duncan, to Cory Wade Quisenberry, son of Sharon and Vaughn Quisenberry of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride-to-be is an employee of the Labor and Delivery Unit at Saint Joseph East Women’s Care Center in Lexington. She is a graduate of Midway College, where she earned a nursing degree.
    She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Duncan, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Billiter.

  • The following events are planned at the Anderson Senior Center, located at 106 Township Square.

    Wednesday, May 18
    10:30 a.m. Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m. Arnold Clark and friends
    11:45 a.m. Saffell Street School “Annie”
    Noon Potluck lunch
    1:30 p.m. Grief support group
    1:30 p.m. Games and cards

    Thursday, May 19
    9 a.m. Exercise
    Shopping and Errands
    12:30-5 p.m. AARP driving class
    6 p.m. Yoga

    Friday, May 20
    10:30 a.m. Inspiration

  • Week of May 16-20
    Bake Sale, during business hours of Farmers Bank Main Street location.  All proceeds go to Relay for Life.
     
    Wednesday, May 18
    Coney/Hotdog Supper, 5-6 p.m., First Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome.  Cost $4 for adults, $2 for children.  Menu -- coneys or hotdogs, chips, dessert, and drink.  Proceeds go to Relay for Life.
     
    Saturday, May 21