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Today's Features

  • Years ago I had a sort of business acquaintance whom I idolized.

    I was just getting started in book writing and at the time she was one of the top names in Christian publishing.

    This woman wrote some of the funniest books I’d ever read, plus she was highly in demand as a speaker. She probably still is.

    Back then she could make audiences laugh until they wet their pants and snap her fingers and bring them to their knees in surrender to the Lord.

  • The Anderson Senior Center is sponsoring a fireside chat with local actors portraying Abraham Lincoln and Colonel Harlan Sanders on Friday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m. The presentation is open to the public.

    Wednesday, July 15

    10:30 a.m. BP lifeline

    10:30 a.m. Arnold Clark and friends

    Noon Potluck for July

    1:15 p.m. Rook/cards

    Silent Auction

    Thursday, July 16

    8:30 Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Video exercise

    10 a.m. Trip to Buffalo Trace

    9 – 3 p.m. Shopping and errands

  • 40 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 3, 1975

    Service awards

    Receiving service awards at Kraft Food were Arthry Thompson Sims, William Shifflett and Marshall Robinson with 10 years of service; Roland Leathers for 20 years and George Waldridge for 15 years.

    Nose crushed

    Candy Hill, 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Hill, underwent plastic surgery on her nose at St. Joseph Hospital.

    Candy’s nose was crushed when she was struck by a ball while playing softball at Anderson Junior High School.

    Obituaries

  • The Anderson County Extension office is offering the following classes and activities over the next several weeks.

    The office is located in the county park.

    July 8

    Attitude - Learn more about how your attitude affects aging successfully at 10:30 a.m.

    July 20

    Anderson County Extension Service is offering a six-week program every Monday at 5:30 p.m. to help individuals with Type 2 Diabetes learn to manage the disease.

     

    July 20-21

  • Descendants of D.F. and Nannie Hanks held their annual reunion July 4 at Anderson County park.

  • The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. William B. Brown had its annual reunion June 20 in the fellowship hall of Fairview Christian Church, family members announced.

  • Allyson Leaverton and Luke Warford were united in marriage Friday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Louisville Seminary’s Garden Court.

    Brother Alex Kinchen officiated.

    Music was provided by Curt Vernon, Lydia Slayden and Dylan Tighe.

    A reception followed the ceremony.

    The bride is a daughter of Michael and Kelly Vineyard and Christopher and Erin Leaverton.

  • Robert Raymond will celebrate his 80th birthday July 13, his family announced. A resident of Anderson County for the past 50 years, Raymond was born July 13, 1935. He and his wife June have three children, Becky Whitehouse, Laura Raymond and Chad Raymond. Their grandchildren include Corey Peters, Chelsey Bast and Jayden Raymond. Great-grandchildren include Jacey Peters, Layne Day, Kendall, Kayden, Kolten and Korbyn Bast, with twins Kenzey and Karter Bast expected later this year.

  • Tina Marinelli of Lawrenceburg announces the engagement of her daughter, Lindsey M. Bybee, to Alex Wood of Frankfort.

    The wedding is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sept. 18.

    The groom is a son of David and Karen Wood of Frankfort.

    A graduate of Western Kentucky University, the groom works for HMB Professional Engineers in Frankfort as a right of way consultant.

    The groom’s grandparents are Dr. Scott and Barbara Green, and Geneva Wood and the late Elmer Wood.