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Today's Features

  • By Nancy Kennedy, Faith Columnist

    One of my favorite jokes goes like this:

    A woman whose husband just left her for another woman walks the beach and finds a bottle in the sand. After pulling out the cork, a genie appears and grants her three wishes, with one stipulation: Whatever she wishes for her husband receives double.

  • From staff reports

    The March meeting of the Pierian Woman’s Club included a salad buffet shared with Beta Sigma Phi.

    McKenna Lewis, Distinguished Young Woman of Anderson County, provided musical entertainment.

    The business meeting followed, during which the devotional was presented by Rose Cunningham in memory of her late sister, Pearl Allen.

    Members discussed increasing this year’s scholarship awards by adding two $1,000 scholarships.

  • From staff reports

    Anderson County Community Theatre will have auditions for its upcoming production of “Snow White” on April 6 at the Anderson County High School Theater.

    Catherine Partlow, who adapted the script from the original Brothers Grimm story, said she is interested in theater veterans as well as newcomers.

    Partlow said there are roles for males and females ranging from 5 to 55 (and beyond).

  • Compiled ByJanie Bowen

    Send your old pictures to Janie at jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 1, 2000

    Captain Goff assigned ROTC post

    Captain Marvin C. Goff Jr., son of the Mr. and Mrs. Marvin C. Goff of Route 1, assumed duties at Eastern Kentucky State College in Richmond as an instructor in the R.O.T. C. department.

  • Ralph and Peggy Ortt of Versailles announce the engagement of their daughter, Candise Annette Ortt of Paris to Paul Cody Burke of Georgetown.

    A wedding is planned for 1 p.m. (CST) July 11 at Charity Baptist Church in Eddyville.

    The bride is a preschool teacher at Woodland Early Learning Center and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in elementary education and Spanish. Her grandparents are Ishmel and Verna Ortt and the late James Noel and Joan Noel.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    To send in an old photo (of any year), send it to Janie at jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, March 25, 1965

    Gilbert becomes factory manager

    John Gilbert, former chief engineer in charge of the Engine Design Division of Plant Manufacturing and Engineering in Peoria, Illinois, was appointed assistant factory manager of building KK at the plant.

  • Relay For Life calendar

    The Relay For Life team with Commonwealth Credit Union in Lawrenceburg will host the following events to help raise money for this year’s Relay For Life, scheduled for June 12.

    April 13: Dairy Queen will donate 10 percent of proceeds from sales between 5 and 8 p.m. to Relay For Life

    April 14: CCU team meeting, 6 p.m., Patriot Hall, American Legion Park

    May 11: Dairy Queen will donate 10 percent of proceeds from sales between 5 and 8 p.m. to Relay For Life

  • By Nancy Kennedy, Faith Columnist

    All this past week I’ve been talking to people with scars for a series of stories that I wrote for the newspaper where I work.

    I got the idea from a photographer I heard on the radio, talking about a series of photos he had done of people’s scars.

    He said that every scar tells a story.

    When I was 9, I bent down to say “hi” to Sam Lang’s Basset hound and it jumped up and bit my face, tearing a hole from the right edge of my lip to my chin.

  • Central Baptist kicks off Soles4Souls shoe drive

    Central Baptist Church began its annual Soles 4 Souls Shoe drive on March 15.

    Central Baptist will be collecting all kinds of good used or new shoes.

    Shoes may be dropped off at the church, which is located at 1958 US 127 North in Lawrenceburg.

    Churches or groups that would like to participate can have collection box placed at their facilities.

    Shoes will be collected by Central Baptist and processed for shipping.