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Today's Features

  • Memorial Day service scheduled at Healing Field

    Memorial Day services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, May 24 at the Healing Field, located in the American Legion Park on Broadway, the organization announced.

    Services are scheduled to be held inside of Patriot Hall if it rains.

    The names of the 118 soldiers who are honored in the Healing Field will be read aloud, along with the names of all Anderson County soldiers who died while serving their country.

  • Ciara Hyatt, Cooking columnist

    It is a rare occasion for my husband and I to get a night away without the kids, and sometimes when that night finally arrives, getting dressed up and driving to a busy restaurant is the last thing we want to do.

  • Friendship Baptist to discuss cemetery

    A meeting for those with family, friends and loved ones buried in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery are asked to attend a meeting to discuss the cemetery’s long-term support program, organizers announced.

    The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 16 at the cemetery, and will address maintenance, mowing and other needs related to the cemetery.

    For more information, call Phyllis Grubbs at 502-839-7143.

    Alton Christian to host youth rally

  • By Nancy Kennedy, Faith columnist

    At my church we talk a lot about beauty.

    The ancient Greeks and the early Christians elevated three prime virtues: truth, goodness and beauty, and as Russian novelist Dostoevsky wrote, “Beauty will save the world.”

    A longing for beauty is primal. A lack of it brings despair.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 13, 1965

    Crask wins engineering grant

    Jesse Crask, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ancel Crask, was awarded on of 40 student Engineering Employee scholarships by the Kentucky Dept. of Highways

    The Anderson High School senior was chosen on the basis of scores made on the American College Test, his standing in his high school class, and statements made on his application form.

    Injured at school

  • By Ashley Fields, Cooking Columnist

    Even though was an unseasonably cool spring here in central Kentucky, I believe it’s reasonable to say that the warmer temperatures and sunshine have brought happiness and thankfulness to each of our hearts. Spring has finally arrived, and with it come some refreshing changes.

  • Scott and Tina Mitchell of Frankfort announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Taylor, to Michael Marraccini of Lawrenceburg.

    A closed wedding is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. June 27 at Holly Hill Church of Christ in Frankfort, followed by a reception at Eagle Lake Ballroom in Lawrenceburg.

    The bride to be is a graduate of Frankfor High School and employed at the Department for Public Health.

    The groom to be is a son of Mark and Patti Marraccini of Lawrenceburg. He is a graduate of Anderson County High School and employed at Splatter, Inc.

  • Donald and Rhonda Cole of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Danielle Cole, to Jonathan Thomas Cox of Lawrenceburg.

    A wedding is scheduled for June 27 at 5:30 p.m. at Driscoll Estate in Taylorsville. Jacob Cox will officiate the wedding.

    The groom is a son of Kent and Teresa Cox of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride is a granddaughter of Rollin and Jeanette Cole, Linda Casey and Sterling Mcdaniel, and the late Norman Casey.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 6, 1965

    Breaks wrist

    Mrs. Hugh Chambers fell Tuesday afternoon in a driveway at her home on Broadway. She was attempting to escape being hit by a falling ladder. She broke both bones in her right wrist in the fall.

    At the supermarket

    A 25 ft. roll of Reynolds aluminum foil was 29 cents at A&P supermarket. Ground beef was 39 cents a pound.

    Engaged

  • The Anderson County Senior Center is located at 160 Township Square.

    Wednesday, May 6

    10:30 a.m. Cinco DeMayo

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:15 p.m. Rook and games

    Thursday, May 7

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. Chair Yoga and exercise

    9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Shopping and errands. Kroger shopping day.

    5:30 p.m. Humanities presentation of Mark Twain

    Friday, May 8

    10:30 a.m. Mom’s Day, jewelry style show, purse sale

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Games