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Today's Features

  • Bloomfield United Methodist to host revival

    Bloomfield United Methodist Church will be hosting a revival Sunday, Aug. 10 through Tuesday, Aug. 12. Services will begin each evening at 7 p.m. Rev. Bill Johnson will be the evangelist on Aug. 10 and Aug. 11.  The speaker on Aug. 12 will be Winfred Hagerman of Green’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

  • I remember the conversation like it was yesterday. I was walking behind two women who were making their way from the fellowship hall of our church to the sanctuary for worship. One of these women, in her mid-twenties, was talking about how she and her boyfriend had recently moved in together.

    This comment brought a rebuke from the other, much older, woman who chided, “Now you know better than that.” The younger woman retorted, “Well, times have changed!” “Perhaps,” said the older saint, “but the Bible hasn’t.”

  • The Capital City Boys to play at Farmdale Baptist

    Farmdale Baptist Church is hosting concert with the Southern Gospel quartet “The Capital City Boys” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, August 3.

    Farmdale Baptist Church is located at 5610 U.S. 127 South, just across the Franklin County line.

    Salvisa Christian certified cool congregation

    Salvisa Christian Church is a small, rural Green Chalice congregation, worshipping in a sanctuary built in 1881 in Salvisa.

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    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 23, 2014

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    James E. Perry, son of Mrs. J. W. Perry of Alton, was elected and installed president of the Fleet Reserve Association of the Navy and Marine Corps, Northern Light Branch. He was stationed at the U.S. Naval Base in Keflavik, Iceland.

    Masons install new officers

  • Blue No More to perform at Salvisa Christian

    Salvisa Christian Church will host the gospel group Blue No More during the worship hour on Sunday, July 27. Worship begins at 11 a.m. All are welcome. The church is located at 155 Sugar St. in Salvisa.

    Salvisa Christian to hold Free Clothes Day

  • When we open the paper, turn on the television, or turn up the radio there is a common outcome; more often than not, what we read, see, or hear is bad news. After all, bad news is big business. We often buy magazines because of the scandal advertised on the cover; we “stay tuned” often out of an innate curiosity about the calamities of others.

  • Jordan Settles and Taylor Sawyer announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The-bride-to-be is the daughter of Matt and Paula Sawyer of Lawrenceburg.

    She is the granddaughter of Stewart and Nancy Brown of Lawrenceburg and Ronald and the late Dora Sawyer of Creswell, N.C.

    The groom-to-be is the son of the late Jeff and Charlotte Settles of Mackville.

    He is the grandson of Everett Lee and Anna Florence Russell and the late Harry, “H”, and Norma Settles both of Mackville.

  • Jerry and Sonyia Waldridge announce the engagement of their daughter

    Brittney Lucille Waldridge to Jonathan Blake Campbell.

    The bride-to-be is a 2012 graduate of Anderson County High School.

    She is employed in childcare.

    She is the granddaughter of Goldie Waldridge and the late Everett Waldridge of Lawrenceburg. Peggy and Everett Spicer of Indiana. Bobby and Lesa Barrett of Lawrenceburg.

    The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Anderson County High School and is employed by Rock Ridge Farms of Lawrenceburg.

  • Angel and Norman Brimm of Shelbyville announce the birth of their daughter, Presley Rose Brimm, at 8:07 a.m. on July 8, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    She was welcomed home by siblings Payton, 10, and Ella, 7.

    Her maternal grandparents are Delphia and Dan Thomas.

    Her paternal grandparent is Carolyn V. Brimm.

  • Tina and Chris Gaines announce the birth of their son, Carter Allen Gaines, on June 7, at 2:28 p.m. at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 4 pounds, 13 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Carolyn and Bruce Cole of Lawrenceburg.

    His maternal great-grandparents Minda and Jimmy Shelton and Jeanette and Rollin Cole, all of Lawrenceburg.

    His paternal grandparents are Phyllis and Greg Gaines of Lawrenceburg.