Today's Features

  • Second Christian Church will celebrate Pastor R.E. Smith’s 34th pastoral anniversary at 11 a.m. June 5.

    A luncheon celebration in the fellowship hall will follow morning worship.

    Smith and his wife Verna will be honored.

    The celebration is being hosted by the Second Christian Church Usher Board. Minister Carr, associate pastor at High Street Christian Church in Mount Sterling, will be the guest speaker.

    The public is invited to attend.

    The church is located at 106 Church Street, Lawrenceburg.

  • The rest of the world is figuring out what Southerners have known for hundreds of years. Eat your greens.

    Kale is the latest trendy thing to eat. Kale is a “superfood,” cholesterol-lowering champion, cancer-fighting hero, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powerhouse. Okay, so maybe southerners didn’t know all of those things, or the fact that kale is rich in vitamins A, K, C, magnesium and fiber, neither did the rest of country until recently.

  • Ellery and Julie Milburn are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Maribeth, to the Rev. Kyle Franklin, son of Sharon and Ricky Thompson and Rick Franklin of Adair and Taylor counties.

    Maribeth graduated from Anderson County High School and Campbellsville University and is employed as a teacher at Taylor County Elementary School.

    Franklin is a graduate of Taylor County High School and Campbellsville University and is the pastor of Pellville Baptist Church in Hancock County.

  • Wesley and Michele Watts announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Chelsea Taylor Watts, to John-Tyler Walling, son of Angie and Steve Walling.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. May 28 in Versailles.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 21, 1965

    The farm of the late Mrs. Harrison Hurst, containing approximately 103 acres, sold at a Master Commissioner’s sale at Van Buren to Lester Sparrow of Spencer County for $10,600.

    Approximately 96 acres in the southwestern section of Anderson County owned by the late Otha Lawrence was sold at public auction to Richard Case for $7,775.

  • May 25

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

    10:30 a.m. — Penny Toss performs at the Anderson Senior Center

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

    12:30 p.m. — Card room open at the Anderson Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson Senior Center

    2 p.m. — Wii games and snacks at the Anderson Senior Center

    May 26

  • What do you believe?

    Is what you believe important?

    Is it possible to be very sincere, and very wrong in what you believe?

    God chose you before the beginning of time. He knitted you together in your mother’s womb. Men, by there very nature, reject God. Perishing humanity and limitless love.

    God provided a rescue plan for sinful condemned men. He did for us what we could not do for ourselves. He sent his son — a rescue plan of love.

  • Medical testing planned at Sand Spring

    Sand Spring Baptist Church is offering basic medical testing and information from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 28.

    Nurses will be available to check blood pressure and blood glucose.

    A pharmacist will be available to review medications and answer questions.

    Bring prescription bottles or a list of medication, including any over-the-counter medicines.

    Soles4Souls in need of final push

    Central Baptist Church is in it’s final week of collecting new and used shoes for Soles4Souls.

  • Some of you out there will be able to relate to my recent experience in the supermarket. I was heading down the rice and grains aisle and I could not believe the variety of grains available.

    I thought, “Surely there can’t be 30 different kinds of rice and five varieties of quinoa. It felt like my brain went through the mill.

    Time to sift through all of this. Enough grain puns.

    Here are some of the more popular grains and their uses:

  • William “Bill” and Glenna White Stivers will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, May 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Graefenburg Christian Church.

    The reception is being hosted by their son, Mark Stivers; his wife, Cindy; daughter, Lisa Smith; her husband, Brooke; and their four grandchildren, Abby and Elise Stivers, and Ethan and Adam Smith.

    The Stivers’ were married May 20, 1966 at Graefenburg Christian Church by the bride’s uncle, Robert Watson.