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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    If you are interested in purchasing the “Pioneers & Patriots of Anderson County, Kentucky” CD for $30, contact Luther Davenport at

    saltriverhistory@yahoo.com.

    More excerpts will appear in future editions of The Way We Were.

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Aug. 27, 1964

    Camp awards

    Awards won by 4-H members at camp from Aug. 10 through Aug. 14 were:

  • Three churches to worship together Sunday

    The public is invited to join the Antioch, Fairview and New Liberty Christian churches as they gather to worship together at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31. The service will be held at New Liberty Christian located on Ky. 248.

    Music will be provided by the group Bluegrass 101.

    Grilled hot dogs will be served after service.

    Narrow Road Band to play at Alton Baptist

  • J. Hill and Ruth Ann Hamon of Frankfort announce the marriage of their daughter, Kristen Ruth to Andrew Scott Wooldridge, son of Kim Wooldridge and Scottie and Faye Wooldridge of Frankfort. The ceremony took place May 24 at the Bridgeport Christian Church with  reception following at the Frankfort Country Club.

    Mrs. Wooldridge is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in psychology.  She is employed by Buffalo Trace Distillery as the public relations assistant manager.

  • The Kentucky Personnel Board recently conducted an election to fill two seats for state merit employees.

    The other five members are appointed by the governor. Ballots were sent to approximately 26,000 state employees, and included 23 candidates with the top two elected to the Personnel Board.

    Larry Gillis, of Lawrenceburg, finished first in the balloting and will return to the Personnel Board for the next four years.

  • Heather and Chris Groothedde announce the birth of their son, Connor Robinson Groothedde born July 8, 2014 at 5:05 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Hopsital in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

    Connor weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

    Sibling Ryleigh Faith, 3, welcomed Connor home.

    Maternal grandparents are Billy and Amy Fint of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Maternal great-grandparents are Gordon and Pinkie Clark; Bill and Bessie Fint.