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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, August 12, 1965

    Breaks collar bone

    Kay Baxter, 14, fell from a horse Wednesday afternoon and suffered a broken collarbone. She was treated at the Frankfort hospital.

    Thursday, Aug. 19, 1965

    Chosen for honor

    Master Sergeant James I. Robinson was selected Outstanding Noncommissioned Officer of the month in his U.S. Air Force unit at Blytheville AFB, Arkansas.

  • One of my favorite meals to make with my kids is breakfast. Maybe I’m more patient with them after we’ve all had a good night sleep, maybe the smell of bacon and eggs makes me happy, or maybe it’s my strong cup of coffee. Either way, it’s one of my favorite times to get in the kitchen with my little ones and let them freely make their little messes and then proudly announce to daddy that, “breakfast is ready!”

  • Gwen Phipps of Frankfort and Daniel Fuqua of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter Emily Fuqua to Sam Crossfield.
    The groom is a son of Robert and Carla Crossfield of Lawrenceburg. He is a 2006 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2011 graduate of the University of Kentucky. He is employed by state.
    The bride is a 2009 graduate of Anderson County High School as well as a 2014 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed as a Registered Nurse at Saint Joseph Hospital.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Aug. 5, 1965

    Perfect attendance

    There were 184 students in Anderson County who had perfect attendance for the 1964-65 school year, according to Willard Gillis, director of census and attendance.

    Gillis said this number is less than the previous year but said the epidemic of mumps and chicken pox this year was the cause.

    Those having a perfect attendance record were:

    Anderson High

  • Upcoming Events

    Wheels of Time Cruise-In: Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m., Main Street

    Summer Concert Series: Concept and Inception at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Lawrenceburg Green

     

    Birdwhistell Estate Auctions: Aug. 15 at 9:30 a.m., 1145 Alton Road

    Rotary Club-Rotary Fest: Aug. 15 at 6 p.m., Lover’s Leap Winery

    Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk: Aug. 15 at 8 p.m., Main Street

    8th Annual Lawrenceburg Ladies Pamper Night: Aug. 18 at 6 p.m. to 8p.m., Eagle Lake Expo Center

    Anderson Public Library

  • Just the other day coming back from Lexington an RV passed me and on the back window was the familiar quote: “I’m spending my children’s inheritance!”

    It got me to thinking about our inheritance as a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ.

    You know that if you are a Bible-believing Christian you have two inheritances. The question for a believing Christian is “Whose inheritance are you spending?”

  • Back to schoolservice at Farmdale Baptist

    Farmdale Baptist Church will host a back to school student worship service Sunday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m., the church announced.

    The guest preacher will be Brian Hinton, Baptist Campus Missionary at Kentucky State University.

    The musical portion of the service will be led by Lexington Road, a student-led worship band from Boyce College.

    A pizza fellowship will follow the service. The event is free, but RSVP to brian@farmdalebaptist.com with the number of students and adults that will be attending.

  • Donate underwear, get some BBQ

    A cookout titled “Outback BBQ for Down Under” will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrenceburg.

    The event is a fundraiser for the school district’s Family Resource Center.

    Admission is a package of underwear, child’s sizes 6 to 12, a pair of sweat pants or pair of shorts, organizers said.

    The church is located at 101 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg.

    Reservations are requested by calling 839-4195.

    Student blessing offered

  • Generally when my friend Tara and I get together food is both talked about and consumed.

    I taught her my secret to amazing stir-fry vegetables (season them with onion powder and dried red chili flakes), and she introduced me to pad thai and satay at a Thai restaurant.

    Last Saturday, to celebrate her birthday, she and I and our husbands went to a seafood, prime rib and sushi buffet where we, as always, both talked about and consumed incredibly delicious food.