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Today's Features

  • 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

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    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.

  • Van Buren Baptist to hold homecoming/reunion services

    Van Buren Baptist Church will hold its annual homecoming/reunion services and fellowship Sunday, Sept. 14, the church announced.

    There will be a fellowship meal at starting at 12:15 p.m., between the regular Sunday morning service and the homecoming service.

    The church invites all members, former pastors, members and residents to join it in a day of food, fellowship and reuniting in praise.

  • Last week, a federal judge upheld Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriage, a break from what had become a movement among many in the judiciary who were taking it upon themselves to rule against what the majority of voters in their respective states democratically enacted.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    August 6, 1964

    New officers

    New officers of Anderson Women’s Missionary Union were elected at the July meeting held at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.

  • In the Aug. 27 edition of “Christianity Today,” author and Intervarsity campus minster Tish Warren’s article entitled “The Wrong Kind of Christian,” recounts her experience at Vanderbilt University when the decision was made kick her organization off campus.

    Citing charges of so-called “creedal discrimination,” the university’s new policy officially bans any religious group that requires its membership and/or leaders hold to a particular theological conviction.