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Today's Features

  • The “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas Exhibit” is sponsored by the Kentucky Historical Society and will open at 5 p.m. during Frankfort’s Candlelight tradition, according to a news release.

    The exhibit will feature costumes, props and other items associated with the movie “White Christmas” displayed like the public never before has seen them.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Nov. 4, 1965

    Tobacco stolen

    Lattis Cornish, who lived near Fairview in the southwestern section of the county, reported the theft of 300 cut sticks of tobacco from a barn on his farm sometime Saturday night.

    Cornish said the remainder of the crop was damaged when the tobacco was moved from the barn.

    Sheriff John Birdwhistell and Deputy John W. Carlton were investigating.

    Kentucky Colonel

  • The following activities will be taking place at the Anderson County Senior Citizens Center located on Township Square.

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 4

    10:30 a.m. Balloon volleyball

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Cards and games

     

    Thursday, Nov. 5

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

    9:00 a.m. Exercise, shopping and errands

     

    Friday, Nov. 6

    10:30 a.m. Hometown Manor Corn Hole Tournament

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Bingo

     

  • New Hope Baptist to host Trinity Heirs

    The New Hope Baptist Church located on Tyrone Pike in Woodford County will host the Trinity Heirs Gospel Group on Nov. 15. The music starts at 6 p.m.

    On Nov. 22 there will be a church-wide traditional Thanksgiving meal at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited.

    Central Baptist annual holiday craft bazaar Saturday

    Central Baptist Church will have its annual holiday craft and bazaar sale on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

  • Local, state and federal politicians got a first-hand look last week at the meal program offered at the Anderson Senior Center in Lawrenceburg.

    “We invited them to visit the center so we could show them how important the meals program is to seniors in Anderson County,” said Steve Carmichael, the center’s director.

    “It was an effort throughout the state by senior centers to share information with those making budgetary decisions that would include continued support of our seniors and the services that are so desperately needed.”

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 9, 1965

    Real estate sales

    Three tracts of real estate belonging to the late Robert E. Taylor was sold at public auction for $17,350. The property was located five miles west of Lawrenceburg on U.S. Highway 127 at the Nevins Road.

    One tract containing 12 acres and a home was purchased by Clarence Cottrell for $9,525; the second tract of nine acres was sold to Carl Chilton for $3,575 and the third tract of nine and a half acres was purchased by Mrs. Ruby Chilton for $4,250.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 28

    10:30 a.m.: Embracing Life/Brain Health

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12:30 p.m.: Rook Club

    1 p.m.: Yoga with Jenny

     

    Thursday, Oct. 29

    8:30 a.m.: Breakfast Club

    9 a.m.: Exercise

    9:30 a.m.: Shopping and errands

    11 a.m.: Lunch Bunch at the Cookout

     

    Friday, Oct. 30

    10:30 a.m.: Ghostly Bash Halloween Party

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12:30 p.m.: Hocus Pocus on the Big Screen

    Monday, Nov. 2

  • A new charitable organization called The LIGHT Center opened earlier this month at 700 West Broadway, Suite 3, in Lawrenceburg, according to a news release.

    In addition to helping people deal with their daily living necessities, the center serves as a community hub that coordinates services provided by other charities, churches, organizations and charitable individuals, the news release states.

    The center has served approximately 40 people, families and other charities multiple times since its inception in June, organizers said.

  • Claylick UMC to kick off series Nov. 1

    Claylick United Methodist Church will sponsor a special series of discussions intended to provide help and hope to people who struggle during the holiday season, the church announced.

    The series is called “Season of Hope” and is geared toward those who have lost loved ones, are dealing with family illnesses, or are experiencing difficulties within their families.

  • By Ciara Hyatt, Cooking columnist