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Today's Features

  • A couple of weekends ago, my wife and I went to my son’s home in Somerset to handle three days of grandparenting responsibilities.
    My son, Brian, and his wife were skiing in West Virginia so Grammy and Granddaddy took care of the children.
    On Saturday, we took the boys to their Upward basketball games. I sat with the minister of youth from their church who, in between bouts of live conversation, kept texting Brian to let him know how well my youngest grandson was doing on the court.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 26, 1961
    Mrs. C.M. Edwards fell at Punta Gorda, Fla., where she was vacationing and broke her left wrist.
    She was reported to be fishing and had hooked a big one and in trying to land it fell in the boat.

    Lawrenceburg City Attorney Walter Patrick announced he would be a candidate for the office of State Senator for the 20th district. He planned to make a formal announcement at a later date.

  • This article appears on a page on which a list of churches in the area is provided with the encouragement to “Worship At The Church Of Your Choice This Week.” I appreciate that the newspaper provides this service to the community, but I wonder how many know what the word “worship” actually means.
    The word ‘worship’ is a difficult word to define. Our English word comes from the Old English, which was originally ‘worthship,’ which means to ascribe worth to something or recognize something as worthy.

  • Cameron Duckwall and Chris Rearden of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Carter Glenn Rearden, on Dec. 31, 2010 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Terry and Leslee Duckwall of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Larry and Loretta Maddox and Bub Hyatt and the late Nina Hyatt.
    His paternal grandparents are Bill and Yann Rearden of Lawrenceburg. His paternal great-grandparents are Larry and Jan Bradford and HC and Shirley Rearden.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 19, 1961
    A very large and interesting “bushel” gourd grown by J.S. Kinder near Ballard was brought to the News office could be seen in the News window.

  • Westside Community Church recently announced its events and services for the month of February.
    Every Monday, the church will host a healing day of prayer and fasting. Prayer team leaders will be at the church from 5 to 8 p.m.
    Mail prayer requests to Westside Community Church, P.O. Box 713, Lawrenceburg, Ky. 40342.
    Brother Gene Young will preach at 6 p.m. on Feb. 6 and every other Sunday evening.
    On Saturday, Feb. 12, the church will take a children’s trip to Monkey Joe’s. The group will leave the church at 10 a.m.

  • Brittany and Johnny Metcalf of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Lucas Gavin Metcalf, on Dec. 3, 2010 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

  • Monday, Jan. 31
    10:30 a.m., Games day
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Bingo
    7 p.m., Rook club

    Tuesday, Feb. 1
    9 a.m., Exercise/Tai Chi
    10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., AARP Tax Aides
    Shopping and errands

    Wednesday, Feb. 2
    10:30 a.m., Don Atha
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

  • Monday, Jan. 31

    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.9 to 10:30 a.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    Tuesday, Feb. 1

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 12, 1961
    R.C. Colvin, 47, Willisburg, was injured fatally while working at Brown Motors Company at Springfield.
    He was pinned against the rear of a truck when Mrs. Rosa James, who was having her tires checked at the garage, accidentally stepped on the accelerator.
    The accident occurred about noon. Colvin died of abdominal injuries an hour and a half later as he was undergoing surgery at the Lebanon hospital.