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Today's Features

  • Where in the Constitution of the United States does it give the government control of public toilets?

    When did we give up the rights of 98 percent of the population of this country to protect the preferences of the 2 percent of the population that claim to be homosexual or trans-gender?

    Whatever happened to common sense, respect for others, and common human decency?

    I sometimes feel that I have lived to be too old. I have seen changes take place in our country that I would have never thought possible only a few years ago.

  • The Inspirations, The Kingsmen will play

    at Sand Spring

    The Southern gospel groups, The Inspirations and The Kingsmen, will play at Sand Spring Baptist Church on May 19 at 7 p.m.

    Doors open at 6 p.m.

    A love offering will be taken.

    The church is located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.

    Mt. Pleasant to honor

    firefighters May 22

    Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church will have a special service to honor firefighters at 11 a.m. on May 22.

  • The warm weather is finally here.

    Any day now there will be fresh produce on at the local farmer’s market on U.S. 127 and the one in Frankfort. Gone are the Christmas cookies, and sadly the Girl Scout cookies I hid in the back of my freezer, devoured.

    This is the time of year I look forward to working in my kitchen; it’s a new beginning, a fresh start, eat healthier, walk more, get in the garden, drink more water.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 5, 1966

    Mrs. R.E. Booker suffered a severe injury to her thumb and index finger of her right hand when she caught it in the wringer of her washing machine. About 16 stitches were required to close the wound. She was taken to Frankfort hospital for treatment.

    Carol Hanks, 8-year-old twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Hanks, fell while skating at her home and broke both bones in her right wrist.

    Women’s blouses were $1.99 at the Ben Franklin Store. Seamless nylons were 98 cents a pair.

  • May 11

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center

    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Sew Day at the Anderson County Extension Office

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks with Phyllis Wells at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:45 a.m. — Corn hole tournament with Chasity at the Anderson Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Gentle yoga, card club, games, pool, and exercise room open at the Anderson Senior Center

  • Who are you in Christ?

    I appreciate Mr. Thompson’s focus on that question in last week’s column. No doubt about it that is an extremely important discovery to grasp. But, there is another side of the coin you equally need to grasp — who is Christ in you?

    Why is this other side so important?

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 21, 1966

    Garvice Gibson suffered a severe cut on his left arm April 10 while servicing a power shaft of a truck at his home. He said his shirtsleeve caught in the shaft. The wound required a large number of stitches.

    The home of Mrs. Maurice Miller, known as the Hol Martin property on Waterfill Street, sold at public auction to Carl Gene Peak for $4,050.

    Thursday, April 28, 1966

  • May 4

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Gospel music with Darrell Gabhart (formerly of Patriot Quartet at the Anderson Senior Center

    Noon — Mother’s recognition at the Anderson Senior Center