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Today's Features

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Nov. 12, 1964

    Breaks toe

    Eugene Blakeman suffered a broken toe while at work at the G.E. plant in Louisville Tuesday.

    Receives injury

    Mrs. Charles Woods suffered a deep cut on the forefinger of her left hand Sunday, requiring four stitches. She was sharpening a paring knife when it slipped from her hand.

  • Central Baptist Church to host Shannon Bunch concert

    Central Baptist Church will host Shannon Bunch in concert Sunday, Nov. 16 during the Sunday worship service at 11 a.m.

    Everyone is invited to this free “gospel experience,” organizers said. 

    For more information or directions contact the Rev. Rick Clark at 502-319-0903

    Central Baptist Church is located at 1958 US 127 Bypass North in Lawrenceburg.

    -from staff reports

  • Kim and Burt Paden of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Paden, to Nathan Steele, son of Ben and Ronda Steele of Richmond, Virginia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Anderson County High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in web design and interactive media. She employed as a web designer. She is a granddaughter of George and Norma Barnhart and Dorthy Paden.

    The groom-to-be earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. He is employed as an audio visual technician. He is a grandson of Pat Kramer.

  • Mary Ann and Marvin Carlton of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 2.

    They were married Oct. 2, 1948.

    They have five children Mary Jo Houchins, Rita Adams, Roger Carlton, Marvin Lee Carlton and the late Darlene Disponett.

  • From staff reports

    Members of the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club have been busy making candy for the upcoming holiday season, according to a news release.

    For the past several years, the sales of chocolate-covered bourbon balls and buckeyes (peanut-butter balls) have raised funds for scholarships and other community-service projects. Colorful holiday-themed tins containing 12 pieces of either type of candy are $12 for Bourbon Balls and $7 for Buckeyes. Call Fern Edgett at 839-9329 or Maria Cataldi at 598-3173 to place an order.

  • The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes during the coming weeks.

    The library at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1:00

    Doctor Who

    When: Friday, Nov. 7

    Time:  6-8 p.m.

     

    APL Book Club

    When:  Monday, Nov. 10

    Time:  6-7 p.m.

    Writers’ Group

    When: Wednesday, Nov. 12

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

  • 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.