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Today's Features

  • As a youngster, I grew up on what is known as a “hill” farm in western Kentucky. When I was five, I was unceremoniously dumped on my grandparents who had already raised six children of their own, and surely did not need another mouth to feed. We were poor and I had to work. Our only source of income was selling milk to the old Pet Milk Company. I had no exposure to church, but I always had an awareness that there is a God.

  • Camp Calvary 3D Archery Shoot is Aug. 13

    The community is invited to the Camp Calvary 3D Archery Shoot at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 13.

    Participants can shoot for fun or enter the competition. The three catagories are: open, bow hunter, and traditional for men, women, and youth.

    Lunch is provided and door prizes will be awarded.

    Entry fee is $15. Children 12 and younger will pay $5.

    For more information, call Rusty Ruble at 502-600-1020.

    The shoot will take place at 475 Camp Calvary Lane, Mackville.

    Mt. Eden Christian

  • Mary Bell Welch, right, proudly welcomes her great-great-grandson Johnny Perry into this world July 16, 2016 along with his great-grandmother Sheryl Duke, center, grandmother Tammy Cox, left, and his father Jasper Perry.

  • Aug. 3

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Sock hop with Sylvester at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Uno and rook card games, pool table and Wii at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Aug. 4

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    9 a.m. — Exercise group, errands, and shopping at the Anderson County Senior Center

  • The peaches are bursting with flavor this year. I wish I could say the same for my blackberry bushes. I forgot to cut them back and now I have nothing to show for them. That doesn’t stop me from going to the farmer’s market or Kroger and buying some. They’ve been exceptional this season also.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Aug. 4, 1966

    John Michael Flynn, grandson of Mrs. J.W. Flynn, completed basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas and had reported to Dyess Air Force Base at Abilene.

    Airman Donnie J. Rogers returned to MacDell Air Force Base in Florida after a 13-day leave with his parents and brother, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Rogers and Glenn Rogers Jr.

    The first hole-in-one to be made at the new Bob-O-Link Golf Course was made by Johnny C. Cornett of Lexington, according to course owner Robert O. Etherington.

  • Back to school bash

    set Aug. 6

    Members of WestSide Church will hand out school supplies to school-age children from 4 to 6 p.m.

    There will also be a hot dog roast and activities for the children.

    The church is located at 1311 Versailles Road, Lawrenceburg.

    New pastor takes over

    at Alton Baptist

    The congregation at Alton Baptist Church is pleased to welcome the Rev. Gary Ellcessor as the new pastor, the church announced.

    He and his wife, Marta, have already become Anderson County residents.

  • When is the only time people lock their car doors at church?

    Zucchini season!

    If you’ve ever come out of church and found a big bag of zucchini on your front seat, you know what I’m talking about. Have no fear, there are a lot of yummy things you can do with those magically appearing, green, farmer’s orphans.

    Chermoula or

    Charmoula (Arabic)

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 28, 1966

    Wanda Drury, 17, daughter of Susie B. Drury of Lawrenceburg, was crowned “Miss Mercer County Fair.”

    Wesley Sharp, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sharp, entered the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington for the fifth operation on his hand. He had been injured when a dynamite cap exploded in his hand.

    Junior 4-H Beef show winners at the Lawrenceburg Fair were: