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Today's Features

  • The Christmas Outreach Ministry is in its eighth year and has served 466 meals throughout the community on Christmas Day, the group announced.
    This ministry is to reach people who are alone or simply in need of a meal. The group likes for people to come in and joins it to help celebrate Jesus’ birthday and to the fellowship of other people, organizers said.
    The group also delivers meals to the people who cannot get out and provides transportation to those who don’t have a way.

  • LouKetta and Michael Woods of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary with a reception on Jan. 30 at the Anderson Senior Citizen Center building from 2 to 5 p.m.

  • Kyle and Tara Goodlett of Elizabethtown announce the birth of their daughter, Catherine Scarlett Goodlett, on Nov. 23, 2010 at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • Gordon Catlett and Tracy Catlett and Ronald and Dee Dee Harvey, all of Lawrenceburg, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Shea Alexis Catlett and Nolan Deon Harvey.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 19
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, 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.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

  • Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church recently announced a new ministry — Children in Action.
    CiA, set for Wednesdays at 6 p.m., is a missions program for boys and girls in first through fifth grades. Members of CiA, known as agents, learn what it means to be on mission for God and how they can make a difference in the world, according to a news release.
    “Come join us,” the news release said.

  • Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church is seeking a leader to direct its children’s ministry, the church announced in a news release. The church is looking for a leader “with a vision to grow a dynamic children’s ministry,” the news release said.
    Interested applicants may send their resume to Wayne Stratton, First Baptist Church, 111 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342, or they can e-mail it to wayne.stratton@lawrenceburgfbc.org.

  • The apostle James tells us in James 1:2 that we should “count it all joy” when we go through a trial. But, how can we do that?
    The key word is count. This was a financial term used by bookkeepers and means “to evaluate.” Christians are told to “count” our trials as occasions for joy. We can only do this when we know what God is doing in our trials.
    The 19th-century pastor, F. B. Meyer explained the valuable product of our trials in a way that, although dated, gets the point across:

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Jan. 5, 1961

    Tragedy topped the news for the first week of January 1961. A man was found frozen in a field in the Ninevah area and two children drowned.

    James Estill Jordan, 71, retired farmer and veteran of World War I was found dead about one mile from his home in the Ninevah community about 1 p.m. Tuesday.

    Coroner Maurice Sparrow said Jordan may have suffered a heart attack.

  •  Wednesday, Jan. 12

    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check

    10:30 a.m., What is this? with John Allen Perry

    11:30 a.m., Lunch

    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, Jan. 13

    9 a.m., Exercise

    Shopping and errands