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Today's Features

  • Jimmy and Caitlin Bedford of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Brian James Bedford, at 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 5, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long.

    His maternal grandparent is Annette Hammond of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Carole Keene of Lawrenceburg and Bill and Jean Hammond of Michigan.

    His paternal grandparents are Terry and Pam Bedford of Lawrenceburg. His paternal great-grandparents are Mattie Bedford of Lawrenceburg and Ken Dobrick of Louisville.

  • The National Football League is under fire in regards to the epidemic of domestic violence within its ranks; a culture that has gone on for some time and yet little, if anything, was being done about it. But once a video, or two, goes viral, their hand is forced and now the NFL must deal with the issue. It is sad that it has got to this point.

  • Salt River Independent Church upcoming events

    The Salt River Independent Baptist Church will host their seventh annual homecoming service on Sunday, Sept. 28.

    Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. and Sunday service starts at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served on the grounds at 1 p.m.

    Salt River Independent Baptist Church is located at 1126 Salt River Road in Lawrenceburg.

    •The Sammy Glass family will be bringing music and the message on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. to kick off their revival.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

     

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 17, 1964

    Sweepstakes winners

    Anderson County had the Grand Sweepstake winner in the Culinary Department of the State Fair and three other Sweepstakes winners in Candy, Meats and Marmalades and Preserves divisions judged last weekend.

  • Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis made political and media waves last year after she carried out an 11-hour filibuster on the floor of the Texas State Senate in opposition to a pro-life bill that would ban abortions on unborn children after the 20th week of pregnancy. The bill would eventually pass and be signed into law, but the Democrat senator used it to raise her political capital as a nominee for race for governor of Texas.

  • Fall Festival coming soon

    The Open Bible Church and Trinity Church of God will sponsor a fall festival 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Lawrenceburg Green.

    There will be all kinds of food, fun, games and music.

    For more information, contact the Open Bible Church at 839-5922.

     

    Westside Community calendar

    Westside Community Church is located at 1311 Versailles Road in Lawrenceburg.

    Sunday School 10 a.m.

    Morning Worship 11 a.m.

  • The Warford-Edge wedding set for Sunday, their families announced in a news release.

    The open wedding of Amanda Lee Warford and Casey Lawrence Edge is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.

    A reception will follow at the Anderson County Community Park building.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wise of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia LeNora Wise, to William Chad Case, son of Sharon and Tommy Bickers and the late William “Bill” Case, also of Lawrenceburg.

    The future bride is a graduate of Transylvania University with a bachelor’s degree in education and has earned two master degrees, one in elementary education and the other in education leadership. She is employed as a third grade teacher at Robert B. Turner Elementary in Lawrenceburg.

  • Christine Marret, a registered nurse and and licensed massage yherapist, has been certified as a Nurturing the Mother Pregnancy Massage Therapist by Claire Miller Seminars, according to a news release.

    This program is approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage Bodywork.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 10, 1964

    To write football news

    Mac Goodlett, senior student at Anderson High School was set to cover the sports of the school during the fall for The Anderson News.

    Goodlett is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Goodlett.