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Today's Features

  • Family Worship Center to host 60-year anniversary homecoming

    Family Worship Center will celebrate its 60th anniversary 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. The church was started in a home on Ballard Street by the Rev. Emma Cammuse in 1954.

    The guest speaker will be former pastor Kenneth Greene, and the musical guest will be the Rogers Family from Georgia. A potluck dinner will follow the service along with fall festival activities for the kids.

    For more information, contact the church at 839-1856.

     

  • Travis Freeman is well versed at handling adversity with grace. He recently shared his story about how he became the first blind American football player and recently visited First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.

    Freeman said his story has opened doors through his book “Lights Out: Living in Sightless World,” a recently released movie “23 Blast” and speaking at churches to share the Gospel.

  • Faith, family and fall week

    Mount Vernon Baptist Church will host a Faith, Family and Fall Weekend from Friday, Oct. 31 through Sunday, Nov. 2.

    •Friday, there will be a Trunk or Treat starting at 6 p.m.

    There will be plenty of food, fun and candy.

    •Saturday, there will be a Turkey Shoot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shooting categories are for men, women, boys and girls. There will also be a chili cook-off.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

     

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 15, 1964

    Taking course

    Judy Frances Nicholls, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William B. Nicholls and a graduate of St. Catharine Academy in Springfield, enrolled at Fugazzi Business College for a junior secretarial course.

    At the grocery

  • The article I wrote for last week’s edition of The Anderson News told of my dad’s quiet battle with cancer and his testimony to the enduring grace of God in his life. Ironically, that was also the day I preached at his funeral. On Saturday, Oct. 11, my dad lost his six-year battle with cancer. We laid his body to rest last Wednesday, the day this paper ran that article wherein I wrote about the faith with which he faced his cancer, and his trust in the God who was the source and object of his faith.

  • Claylick UMC Fall Festival/Trunk-or-Treat scheduled

    Claylick United Methodist will host a Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat on Sunday, Oct. 26, beginning at 4 p.m.

    It will be held at the church, which is located at 225 Claylick Church Road in Salvisa.

    There will be a trunk-or-treat, games for children, crafts and free hot dogs and chips.

    All are welcome.

    For more information, call 859-865-2963 or visit Facebook.com/ClaylickUMC.

     

  • By Larry Coleman

    Guest Columnist

    The following is in response to faith columnist’s Brian Owens’ column titled “Husbands should treat wives as gifts from God,’ which appeared in the Sept. 24 edition of The Anderson News.

    I found this article quite challenging, to say the least. It is for sure a very positive view of wives, which is most needed these days. However, the account found in the scriptures reveals that our creator, God, presents a far greater view of “wives/women” than as mere gifts.

  • Cory Hanks, 29, and Michelle Evans, 36, of Lexington were married Oct. 5, 2014 at Waveland State Historic Site.  

    The ceremony was officiated by Eric Bolander of Universal Life Ministries. The wedding party consisted of mutual friends of the bride and groom, Derek (Doc) Feldman of Lexington and Michael Jett of Louisville.  

    Bridal support was also provided by Jessica Scarberry of Lexington.

    The bride is a daughter of John and Gwendolyn Evans and granddaughter of  

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 8, 1964

    Sparks named to Georgetown staff

    Mike Sparks, 1964 graduate of Anderson High School was named to the editorial staff of The Georgetonian, student newspaper on the campus of Georgetown College.

    Mike was a columnist for the Anderson High School paper his senior year.

  • In the summer of 2010 author and atheist Christopher Hitchens was diagnosed with cancer. In an article he wrote for “Vanity Fair,” with his customary brusqueness, Hitchens described his battle with the disease that would eventually take his life: