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Today's Features

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Robinson of Fargo, N.D. announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Mae Robinson, on June 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Essentia Medical Hospital in N.D.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    She is welcomed home by her sister Hannah, who is 23 months old.

    Her maternal grandparents are Pam and Carldon Lahay of Jacksonville, Fla.

    Her paternal grandparents are Jackie and Gerald Robinson of Lawrenceburg.

  • Together with their children Rhonda Borders Phillips, formerly of Washington County and now of Lawrenceburg, and Chris Whitaker of Lawrenceburg would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late James Charles (J.C.) and Louise Beavers Borders Chesser and Leo Chesser.

    She is employed by the Sansbury Care Center as a food and nutrition service manager.

    The groom-to-be is the son of the late Paul and Reva Phillips Whitaker. He is employed by Legacy Carting.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, June 25, 1964

    Cow killed by lightning

    Lightning killed two Holstein cows on the farm of Donald Drury three miles southwest of Lawrenceburg on Highway 62.

    The cows were valued at $600, partially covered by insurance. Drury said the cows were standing near an old grapevine when the lightning struck, killing two cows instantly.

    Another cow apparent was knocked down but was unhurt.

    Price check

  • Historical Society will meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thurs., June 26 in the old section of the Lawrenceburg cemetery.

    Those attending should dress comfortable. Plan to park at the cemetery. This meeting is free and open to the public.

    The cemetery is located at 1031 Bond & Lillard Rd.

    Salvisa Ruritan Club Vendor Fair

    The fair will be held on Sat., June 28 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This event is located at Salvisa Ruritan Fairgrounds on Main Street in Salvisa, Ky.

  • As I read a friend’s Twitter update, there was an unsettling feeling in my stomach: “the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, USA has approved same-sex marriages.”

    Afterwards, the unsettled feeling turned to disappointment followed by frustration.

    The frustration gave way to sadness over the further abandoning of some two thousand years of conviction about what Scripture says concerning marriage and family.

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  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Breaks hand

    Charles Allen Perry, son of Bro. and Mrs. E. Paul Perry of Chaplin, broke his left hand Saturday while playing ball at Camp Calvary.

    Thursday, June 18, 1964

    Graduates honored

    Carl Davis Penny, a graduate of the Lincoln Institute, won the Dr. Rabb “Best Sportsmanship” award and was presented with the trophy at graduation.

  • Nick Drury and Amber Perkins announce the birth of their son, Ayden Ryker Drury, on May 20, 2014.

    He weighed 8lbs 6 1/4 oz and was 21 3/4 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Belinda Perkins and Jeff Perkins of Lawrenceburg.

    His maternal great-grandparent is Brenda Owens of Lawrenceburg.

    His paternal grandparents are Jamie and Tracey Drury of Lawrenceburg.

  • Richard Lee and Drayma Maye (Carman) Holmes of 107 Djeddah Drive, Lawrenceburg, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by family.

    The event is scheduled from 3-5 p.m. June 14 at the Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church located at 111 N. Main Street in Lawrenceburg.

    The couple married June 13, 1964 at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Danville by the late Rev. Robert Lanham and the late Rev. Henry Hedgspeth.