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Today's Features

  • By Eboney Whiteside

    Faith Columnist

    With the winter snowstorm of this year, I noticed something about my town that I had never noticed before, in the strangest of places, on Facebook.

  • First Christian to host guest speaker

    The Rev. Sarah Renfro will be the guest speaker during First Christian Church’s “Meals for Mission Potluck Brunch,” scheduled for Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to noon.

    Renfro speaks to women about the changes she made in her life, from being a former model who struggled with the highs and lows of the fashion industry, eating disorders and depression to now being the pastor of Monterey Christian Church, according to a news release.

    All women are welcome at the event.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

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    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Feb. 25, 1965

    Celebrates 88th year

    It was stated on the front page that The Anderson News began its 88th year of publication with this issue. The Newspaper was established in 1877.

    Fire destroys three houses

  • Karson Isaac Cornish was born Jan. 21, 2015 at Baptist Health in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth.

    He is a son of Chad and Jehna Cornish of Lawrenceburg.

    His grandparents are David and Janeffa Pate and Adrain and Debbie Varner and Steve Cornish, all of Lawrenceburg.

    His great-grandparents are Sharon and the late Charles Pate; Brenda and the late Donald Stansbury; Vernae Mae and the late Billy Boggess; and the late Clay and Margie Cornish.

  • Sammy, a 9-month-old cat that was dropped off because its owner was moving, and Lily, a 2-year-old Aussie mix who got in trouble for chasing horses, are among the pets available for adoption through the Anderson Humane Society, located on Versailles Road near the county’s animal shelter. Call 839-8339 for more information.a

  • Salvisa Christian Church will host A Lenten Journey for six Mondays beginning Feb. 23, the church announced. The sanctuary will be open from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. A guided meditation will be provided to take participants on a journey through Lent via seven stations.

    The booklet “Fellowship of Prayer” by the Rev. Traci Smith will be used.

    Each week will have different scripture readings, meditations and prayers.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

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    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Jan. 28, 1965

    Celebrates 13th birthday

    Miss Brenda Sue Fields, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Fields, celebrated her 13th birthday with a party given by her parents at their home on Saffell Avenue on Friday evening. Mrs. Carl E. Wright assisted with the entertainment.

  • By Nancy Kennedy, Guest columnist

    Scattered throughout any community are tiny, struggling churches.

    Sometimes they’re invisible. If you blink while driving past them you’ll miss them. Or they’re eyesores — run down, weather worn.

    In my 20 years covering local religion for the newspaper, I’ve gotten to know the people at some of these little churches.

    I’ve attended their services and could count the people in the pews with two hands and not need a third.

  • From staff reports

    Freddie Maggard, a former Kansas City Royals baseball player and University of Kentucky quarterback (1988-1992), spoke recently at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg’s middle/high school chapel service, the school announced.

    Maggard shared about putting Christ first in people’s lives and reminded the students that the choices we make as young people will affect our futures for the positive or the negative.

    He said always putting Christ first will secure a good future.