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Today's Features

  • Judah Sebastian, 5, left, and Grace Schweighardt, 3, show off their library projects during the summer reading program last week. The two were excited to turn their assignments in.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 14, 1966

    John E. Tracy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Tracy, returned home after receiving his discharge from the U.S. Air Force. Tracy spent four years in the service. He came home from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

    Whew! The most talked about subject in Anderson County this week was the weather. It had been a scorcher with temperatures going to near record heights.

  • Hope you all had a happy and safe Fourth of July.

    It’s been hot, and it’s about to get hotter. Just the thought of turning on the grill, let alone the furnace (also known as the oven), on a hot day makes us sweat.

    The temptation to eat out, order take-out or just skip dinner altogether is enormous.

  • The family of the late William B. Brown had its annual family reunion June 25 at Fairview Christian Church.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 7, 1966

    Sue Cole, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Cole, won the title of Miss Fox Creek R.E.C.C.

    Billy Caldwell suffered a severe cut on his hand while using a chain saw. He was admitted to the Central Baptist Hospital.

    Gov. Edward Breathitt named Lee Rucker, a farmer of the southwestern section of Anderson County, magistrate of the fifth district. Former magistrate Elbert Stinnett resigned when he moved out of the district.

  • July 6

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:45 a.m. — CareSource bingo at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11 a.m. to noon — Tom Sparough, space painter at First Baptist gym (Part of Anderson Public Library 2016 Summer Reading Program)

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Gentle yoga, card club, and games at the Anderson County Senior Center

  • Waddy Church of Faith homecoming planned

    The Waddy Church of Faith homecoming begins at 10 a.m. July 10.

    Lunch will follow the service.

    The annual camp meeting is set for July 11 through 15, with services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

    Breakfast and lunch will be provided by the church.

    Food can be purchased following evening services.

    Events include visiting ministers and special music each evening.

    Sunday school is at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m.

  • If you happen to read this article with any frequency, you would know that I like to point out the cultural shifts, and what I see as challenges for society (our children) going forward.

    Tim Challies said, “The gospel was not given to a world without sin, without confusion, without difficulty and persecution — that world needs no gospel. The gospel was given to a world like this one, a world marked by every kind of pain and perversity.

    This world needs a gospel, and praise God, he gave us one. He gave us the gospel of his son.

  • The Fourth of July is almost here and you’ve likely been invited to someone’s house for a cookout.

    You’re probably thinking of something to bring, but you don’t want to be that person with the tray of sliced watermelon, or the sheet cake decorated with blueberries and strawberries in a flag pattern. You want to do something different, be creative, wow them.

  • Mason Alexander and Aiden Michael Scott were born June 23, 2016, at 8:26 a.m. at Norton Women’s Hospital in Louisville.

    Mason weighed 3 lbs 15 oz and measured 16 inches long at birth. Aiden weighed 3 lbs 9 oz and measured 16 inches long at birth.

    The twins are the sons of Alison and Michael Scott of Louisville.

    They are the grandsons of Mike and Vicky Barch of Lawrenceburg, and Al and Roseanne Scott of Niles, Michigan.

    They are the great-grandsons of Sandra Scott of Largo, Florida, and the late Clyde Scott, Anthony and Delores Sergio.