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Today's Features

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    Contralto Donna Phillips is scheduled to perform 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16 at the Senior Center, located at Township Square in Lawrenceburg.

    Admission is free.

    A native Kentuckian, Phillips is described as an accomplished singer, musician, playwright and composer of plays that include Sumbahdee, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Theatre Association’s new play contest, and Delightful Music, Murder at Shakertown, and Blow Ye the Trumpet, Blow!.

  • Pete and Tonia Chilton announce the birth of a daughter at the Women’s Hospital St. Joseph East on March 8, 2015.

    Gracie Ann Ajean Chilton weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger Hall of Lawrenceburg and the late Daisy Hall.

    Paternal grandparents are the late Leon Chilton and Connie Chilton.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 15, 1965

    To serve in Viet Nam

    Lt. Charles Leon Keithley left for a six to eight month tour of duty in Viet Nam. He was stationed on a U.S. Naval mine sweeper. Mrs. Keithley, the former Georgianna Hahn and two children were to spend time with Mrs. Keithley’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Hahn.

    Assigned to Maryland base

  • By Nancy Kennedy, Faith Columnist

    Recently, I met a young guy who told me about his faith journey with Jesus.

    He had grown up in church but didn’t want to follow Jesus once he got older. He didn’t go into details, but he said he was a knucklehead and did a lot of stuff he knew was wrong and didn’t really want to do what’s right.

    One day he was out driving and hydroplaned his car and it stopped just before going over a ledge.

  • By Ashley Brooks, Cooking columnist

    “When I grow up, my maid will do my cooking!” Yes, that’s what I would proudly and regularly exclaim to my mother when she would ask me to come into the kitchen and cook with her.

    Of course that was just the ranting of an immature teenager with grandiose ideas but very green to reality. Needless to say, I’m almost 35 years old and do not have a maid.

  • Robert and Regina Edington of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Ramsey Marie Edington, to Thomas Corey Nicholson of Lawrenceburg.

    The wedding is scheduled for 4:25 p.m. April 25 at Fox Creek Christian Church in Lawrenceburg, followed by a reception at American Legion Post 34 in Lawrenceburg. Family and friends are welcome.

    The groom is a son of Jennifer Nicholson of Pewee Valley and Eli and Susan Nicholson of Betsy Lane. A 2007 graduate of Anderson County High School, he is employed by Jim Beam Brands of Frankfort.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 8, 1965

    Fishing equipment taken

    Bert Shryock reported Monday the theft of about $150 worth of fishing equipment from his automobile while it was parked in Lawrenceburg.

    Shryock said one of the windows had been forced open and the reel, rod, tackle bag and hip boots were taken.

    Highest achievement

    William S. Bryant, a junior wildlife management major at Tennessee Tech at Cookville, Tennessee, was recognized for academic achievement.

  • The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in April.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

     

    Heirloom Tomato

    Workshop

    When: Saturday, April 11

    Time: 10 a.m.

     

    APL Book Club

    When: Monday, April 13

    Time: 6 p.m.

     

    Sand Candles

    When: Tuesday, April 14

    Time: 10 a.m.

     

    Writer’s Group

    When: Wednesday, April 15

  • By Nancy Kennedy, Faith columnist

    I can honestly say it was the best gefilte fish I ever ate, mainly because I’d never eaten any before.

    “Gefilte” sounds tastier than “ground up raw fish mixed with eggs, onions and matzoh meal then stuffed into the skin of a de-boned fish and poached.”

    I ate it as part of a Passover Seder as a guest of Congregation Beth Sholom Jewish Synagogue in Beverly Hills, Fla.