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Today's Features

  • By Larry Coleman, Faith Columnist

    Last night my wife and I watched for the first time the heralded movie “Unbroken.”

    This powerful visual story brought two very significant facts to light once again for me. First, the inhumanity of man to his fellow man. Second, the power and the reality of a life changing relationship with our creator though his son, Jesus Christ.

  • National Day of Prayer is Thursday

    This year’s National Day of Prayer is scheduled for Thursday, May 7 from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. at the Anderson County Courthouse, according to a news release.

    The annual event is open to “all followers of Christ,” said Minister Terry Cooper of Ninevah Chistian Church.

    National Day of Prayer Eve to be celebrated

    Six area congregations are planning a joint 7 p.m. worship service to mark the eve of the National Day of Prayer, according to a news release.

  • By Ciara Hyatt, Food Columnist

    The Kentucky Derby is a time-honored tradition since 1875.

    It has been labeled “The Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports” for the duration of the race and “The Run for the Roses” for the beautiful blanket of 554 red roses that are draped over the Kentucky Derby winner.

  • 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 Franklin County High School and employed at the Department for Public Health.

  • Kellsie Elizabeth Baker and Kyle Lynn Sutherland were married Jan. 31, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Trace Distillery Club House. The ceremony was officiated by Bro. Mike Hamrick.

    The best man was Douglas Bowman and maid of honor was Kennedy Blakeman. The bridal party consisted of Kelsey Sutherland, Morgan Barnes, Jordan Estepp, Shaylyn Burton, Lexandra Overby, Ryan McGregor, Tyler Zepeda, Jay Smith, Ryan Wilhoit and Matthew Harbison.

  • Alexandria Elizabeth Price of Utica and Timothy Paul (TJ) Drury Jr. of Lawrenceburg were married Oct. 25, 2014 in Utica at Utica Baptist Church.

    Minister Bart Price officiated the ceremony.

    The bride is a daughter of Gerald and Debora Price of Utica. She is a granddaughter of Annie Price of Utica and Henry and Norma Moore of Owensboro.

    The groom is a son of Timmy and Debbie Drury. He is a grandson of Paul and Peggy Drury and Richard and Barbara Wakefield, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 29, 1965

    Three win superior

    Three of eight Anderson County students who participated in the state Speech Festival held at the University of Kentucky received superior ratings.

    Mary Jane York, Anderson High, received a superior in Oratory; Lanie Wright and Jeff Hodson, students at Saffell Elementary School, received superior ratings in poetry and prose divisions respectively.

  • The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in April and May, the library announced.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: noon to 1 p.m.

     

    Writer’s Group

    When: Wednesday, April 29

    Time:  6 p.m.

     

    Basic Candle Making

    When: Thursday, April 30

    Time:  6 p.m.

     

    DIY Spa Day

    When: Tuesday, May 5

    Time: 10 a.m.

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

    Wednesday, April 29

    10:30 a.m. Bluegrass hearing info

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:15 p.m. Rook and games

    12:30 p.m. Library craft

    Thursday, April 30

    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.

    Friday, May 1

    10:30 a.m. Taking control of your diabetes

    10;30 a.m. Balloon volleyball

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

  • By Ben Carlson, News staff

    This year’s National Day of Prayer is scheduled for Thursday, May 7 from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. at the Anderson County Courthouse, according to a news release.

    The annual event is open to “all followers of Christ,” said Minister Terry Cooper of Ninevah Chistian Church.