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Today's Features

  • Tomorrow evening our streets will be abuzz with the sights and sounds of Halloween.
    Children will be dressed as their favorite super heroes, princesses, pirates and poltergeists.
    Tricks will be threatened, treats will be given and sugar-highs will abound.
    Little cowboys and ladybugs will sit among piles of sweet delights, counting their treasures as their parents cringe at the sight of the confection overload. Come Friday morning, Wal-Mart will have sweet deals (pun intended) for all the grownups (me included) who want to get in on the candy rush themselves.

  • Engle named
    assistant athletic director
    California Baptist University Director of Athletics Dr. Micah Parker named Bryan Engle to be assistant athletic director in charge of the Lancers’ facilities and game management on Sept. 16, according to a news release.

  • Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Laura Moore Stephens and Samuel Tyler Hagan, both of Lawrenceburg, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage Oct. 26, 2013.
    The bride’s parents are Terri Birdwhistell and Ben and Dolores Birdwhistell, all of Lawrenceburg. The groom’s parents are Larry and the late Gwen Hagan of Beattyville.
    The bride’s grandparents are Leroy and Amaryllis Cotton and Carl and the late Mary Lois Birdwhistell.
    The groom’s grandparents are Don and Boneva Hurst and Jr. and the late Betty Hagan.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 10, 1963

  • “I see the sun … it is beautiful.” These were the words of George Souliotes as he was walking out of a California prison a free man, after spending 17 years incarcerated for a crime he was innocent of.
    The 72-year-old Greek immigrant, who was convicted of triple murder, had his case taken up by an innocence project that worked to overturn his sentence, re-examining and disproving much of the forensic evidence that was used to condemn him.

  • Pigeon Fork Baptist Church
    to host ‘Trunk or Treat’
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will be hosting a ‘Trunk or Treat” event Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.
    There will be trick-or-treating for children along with games, food (chili, soup, hot dogs and desserts), a cake walk and face painting. “So, dress up in your favorite costume and join us,” event organizers said.
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road in Waddy.

    Alton Christian Church
    youth group to host ‘GodFest’