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Today's Features

  • Kristie Lynn Hawkins of Lawrenceburg and William Reid Kelley of Lexington were married Feb. 2, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in Madeira Beach, Fla.
    Vicki Goonon officiated the ceremony.
    Parents of the bride are Gary and Kelly Hawkins of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the bride are Dennie and Bonnie Hawkins and Dorita Stinnett. Great grandmother of the bride is Rhetta Mountjoy.
    Parents of the groom are James and Cecilia Kelley of Ashland. Grandparent of the groom is Mary Kelley.

  • Bonnie Jean (Norvell) Hawkins and Dennie Hawkins of Lawrenceburg recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1.
    Bonnie’s parents are the late Gilbert and Ada Norvell of Harrodsburg. Dennie’s parents are the late Logan and Ruby Hawkins of Lawrenceburg.
    Bonnie is retired from the revenue cabinet, and Dennie is retired from the Laborers International Union of North America.
    The couple has two sons, Gary (Kelly) Hawkins and Darrell (Pam) Hawkins, both of Lawrenceburg.

  • Clarification
    In the Wedding Day photo on last week’s Way page, Marshal Williams and Wilma Kathleen Best were married in 1931, three months before she died of scarlet fever on Nov. 20, 1931.

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Jan. 30, 1963
    The Anderson Exploration Association began gas and oil drilling operations on the farm of Mrs. Alma Smith on the Hammonds Creek Road Monday, according to Dr. Fred S. Barber.

  • Sand Spring to host Kingdom Heirs, Common Bond
    The Kingdom Heirs from Pigeon Forge, Tenn. (Dollywood) will be in concert at Sand Spring Baptist Church on Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.
    Also appearing will be Common Bond from Mt. Sterling, Love offering accepted.
    Sand Spring Baptist is located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road in Lawrenceburg.

    Lawrenceburg resident begins Lexington ministry

  • Valentine’s Day has been celebrated in form or fashion since Pope Gelasius declared Feb. 14 as a special day for honoring Saint Valentine in the late 5th century, but it wasn’t until sometime in the 14th century that it became associated with love.
    Since then it has turned into the greeting card industry’s second most profitable holiday (Christmas being first), with some 150 million cards and gifts sent each exchange each year in the United States alone.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Feb. 6, 1964
    James D. Phillips retired from Kentucky Utilities Company where he had been an employee since Aug. 10, 1922.
    Prior to that he was an employee of the Shelbyville Water and Gas Plants.
    “Pop” as many associates knew him was presented a shotgun and fishing rod and reel by personnel of the Tyrone plant.
    He received the Safety Achievement Award for 41 years without a chargeable employee lost time, motor vehicle or public accident.

    Carlton cow story goes worldwide

  • Shannon Wayne and Bobbi Jo Hall announce the birth of their son, Ezekiel Joseph Wayne Hall born Jan. 21, 2014, at Frankfort Regional.
    Ezekiel weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    Siblings Kacey Hall, Malachi Davis, Marcus Brown and Austin Hemze welcomed Ezekiel home.
    Maternal grandparents are Lisa Garrison of Lexington and Robert Cloyd Jr. of Harrodsburg. Paternal grandparents are Daisy Hall and Roger Hall.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Mark Warford of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Lee Warford, to Casey Lawrence Edge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Edge of Owensboro.
    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Anderson County High School, the University of the Cumberlands and the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.
    She is currently employed as a law clerk for Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the western district of Kentucky.
    The groom-to-be is a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School.

  • 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