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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1965

    New store to open

    A new Ben Franklin store was set to open Oct. 28 under the ownership of Estill Wright of Georgetown. His son, Michael, would manage the store.

    The store was to be located in the building formerly occupied to the J.J. Newberry Company and was being remodeled with new fixtures and display counters installed. The building was to be completely air-conditioned. Plans for the grand opening would be announced soon, Wright said.

    Farm Bureau officers

  • By Larry Coleman

    Faith Columnist

    “For such a time as this?” This comment comes from the little Book of Esther found in the Old Testament.

    If you are a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ have you been chosen by God the Father “for such a time as this?”

    Oh NO! You say “I’m not of importance like Esther. How could my life be prepared for such a time as this?

  • Fellowship Baptist to celebrate 75 years

    Homecoming revival to celebrate Fellowship Baptist Church’s 75th year at its current location is scheduled for Oct. 14-18 at the church, located at 1819 Hammonds Creek Road.

    Evangelist will be Alan Witham.

    Nightly concerts are scheduled for 6:30, followed by services at 7 with dinner served on the grounds.

    Performing Wednesday, Oct. 14 will be The Hilltop Trio.

    Special singing will be featured Thursday, Oct. 15, and The Patriot Quartet will perform Friday, Oct. 16.

  • Digging into a steaming cup of burgoo and listening to some gospel music is how folks spent their Monday evening at Claylick United Methodist Church.

    The event goes back as far as most folks can remember.

    “There are those who remember this all the way to World War II, said Pastor Shannon Blosser. “It’s been going on at least a good 70 years.”

    The church, as usual, enlisted the help of Davey Warford, whose family has prepared the tasty stew for several generations.

  • ival to celebrate Fellowship Baptist Church’s 75th year at its current location is scheduled for Oct. 14-18 at the church, located at 1819 Hammonds Creek Road.

    Evangelist will be Alan Witham.

    Nightly concerts are scheduled for 6:30, followed by services at 7 with dinner served on the grounds.

    Performing Wednesday, Oct. 14 will be The Hilltop Trio.

    Special singing will be featured Thursday, Oct. 15, and The Patriot Quartet will perform Friday, Oct. 16.

  • Adam Christopher Duvall was born June 12, 2015 at 12:38 p.m. at Baptist Hospital in Lexington, his family announced.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20 inches at birth.

    He is a son of Todd and Cristi Duval of Lawrenceburg, and joins a 3-year-old brother, Ryan.

    His grandparents are Jimmie Lee Hawkins and Glenda Luckett of Lawrenceburg, and Danny and Fay Duvall of Owenton.

    His great-grandparents are Carolyn Luckett and Betty Grubbs.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 7, 1965

    Fell at home

    Mrs. Marion Peak fell at her home on Woodford Street Wednesday of last week and sustained pulled ligaments in her back and a severe sprain.

    Severely burned

    Robbie Lynn Stratton, 17 month-old-son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Stratton of Bonds Mill, received a severe burn of the lower lip when he bit into an electric wire.

    In Exposition

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 23, 1965

    Sidewalk Days specials

    Sidewalk days were set for Oct. 1 and 2 in 1965.

  • Thursday, Oct. 1

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. Exercise

    9 a.m. Shopping & Errands

     

    Friday, Oct. 2

    10:30 a.m. Make your own ice cream

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Cards/Games

     

    Monday, Oct. 5

    8:30 a.m. Yoga with Jenny

    10:30 a.m. Jammin with Jeff

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Rook Club

     

    Tuesday, Oct. 6

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. Tai Chi/Exercise

  • Hudson Gregory Alexander was born July 16 at St. Joseph East Hospital.

    He is a son of Jason and Jamie Alexander of Lawrenceburg, and joins a brother, Wyatt Alexander, 2.

    His grandparents are Greg and Denise Cinnamon of Lawrenceburg, and Bob and Cammie Alexander of Lawrenceburg.

    His great-grandparents are Gene and Mary Ruth Cinnamon; Wilma and the late Dale Flygstad; Hazel Smith, the late Robert Smith, and the late John and Milda.