Today's Features

  • 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:

  • Legacy Five to perform July 28

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host a gospel concert at 7 p.m. July 28.

    Legacy Five will perform.

    The church is located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.

    Pleasant Hill Christian plans revival

    A four-night revival is scheduled at Pleasant Hill Christian Church July 31 through Aug. 3.

    Following the 11 a.m. worship service, a potluck kickoff dinner is planned.

  • I don’t believe in coincidences. When I meet someone or I’m put in a situation that challenges me, I step back and consider why that is.

    Last week, I was talking to my mail carrier about the food column and she suggested I write about kids in the kitchen. Later that same week, I read an article by Jamie Oliver about kids and nutrition and all the wonderful work he has done.

    He has brought a lot of attention to the growing problem of child obesity in regards to processed food, school lunches and advertising.

  • Abigail Grace McLain and Jay Bruce Springate were married on June 25, 2016 in Atlanta.

    The bride, 26, is a native of Atlanta, and is a 2012 graduate of Auburn University. She is employed in Seattle as a counselor/therapist to hospitalized children with serious illnesses. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lewis McLain of Atlanta, and is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Reeves Johnson of Huntsville, Ala., and of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Polk McLain.