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Today's Features

  • Many years ago, I befriended an elderly gentleman who lived in a nursing home near Dresden, Tennessee.

    Mr. Garner was in his mid-80s, with failing health but had a very sharp mind.

    Frequently, if I was in Dresden on business, I would go by the nursing home and take Mr. Garner with me as I did my business to give him a break form his bleak living conditions.

  • Sand Spring to attend

    Graham rally

    A group from Sand Spring Baptist Church will attend a rally at the state capitol in Frankfort.

    Franklin Graham will bring his Decision America Tour to Frankfort on May 4. Graham is scheduled to speak from noon to 1 p.m.

    “I’m going to every state in our country to challenge Christians to live out their faith at home, in public, and at the ballot box,” Graham explained. “And I will share the gospel.”

    Transportation will be provided from Sand Spring.

  • From staff reports

    Bro. E. Paul and Mary Lucille Hatchett Perry will celebrate 70 years of marriage April 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Heritage Hall Nursing Facilities, Lawrenceburg.

    The Perry’s were married April 27, 1946 in Stanton, with Minister C. Marion Railey (former minister at Corinth Christian Church) officiating.

    After a quick trip to Sky Bridge, they made their home at Alton Station in Anderson County, until entering the Christian ministry and Kentucky Christian College in Grayson from 1951-55.

  • Floyd W. Shely and Lorene Knight Shely (Bill and Lou) celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 20.

    The couple were married on April 20, 1946, after a three-month courtship.

    The couple met in Louisville, through a mutual friend, Eva Searcy of Anderson County. They lived in Louisville for 19 years, then moved to Anderson County in 1965, where they purchased a farm that had been in the Shely family since before the Civil War.

    The couple has three daughters, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 7, 1966

    Two Anderson County 4-H Teenage Club members were to leave with 225 other Kentucky students and leaders for a 4-H Citizenship Short Course at the National 4-H Center in Washington, D.C.

  • April 20

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

    10 a.m. — Arnold Clark Band at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:15 a.m. — Blood pressure with Amedysis at the Anderson Senior Center

    Noon — Potluck lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

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

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

  • Family Fest set at Sand Spring Baptist

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host Family Fest at 6 p.m. April 27.

    This will be a time for food, fellowship and fun.

    Men are encouraged to bring a pot of chili for the chili cook-off.

    Women may enter cakes in the cake bake-off.

    Children are asked to enter the best decorated cake or cupcake contest.

    There will also be cornhole, board games, Legos and more.

    Quartet to perform

  • The fifth annual Pierian Women’s Art Show will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of the ACHS auditorium.

    The public is invited to attend.

    The show will be judged and prizes will be awarded to the students.