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Today's Features

  • From one of our readers
    I just wanted to say that I love The Way We Were Page. It’s my favorite page of the weekly paper. the picture in this week’s edition (Feb. 3), was especially cool. My family moved here from Versailles in 1985. I was just a young boy. We  lived on Forrest Drive. In the picture you can see how that entire end of Forrest Drive was just farmland 20 years prior. It was neat to see that. Thanks, and I look forward to more old photos in the future.
    — Shawn Crowe

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Feb. 3, 1965

  • Sure-fire hits for this Sunday’s Super Bowl bash
    Next Sunday night is one of my favorite Sunday nights of the year. I get to make lots of yummy snacks and not even feel guilty about them because it’s Super Bowl Sunday! Ahh, the food, the drinks, the new commercials, oh, and I think there’s a football game, too.
    Here are some of my favorite super bowl snack ideas.
    Reuben Pigs in a Blanket
    Ingredients:
    1/2 cup sauerkraut, drained and chopped
    1 tube crescent roll dough
    1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Oct. 21, 1965
    Injured in game
    Three Anderson High students were injured in last Friday night’s game at Harrodsburg. Eddie Huffman was a patient at the Haggin Memorial Hospital with a chipped left knee. Gayle Warford received a back injury and was taken to the hospital for x-rays. Hank Hatfield re-injured his neck, however, his injury was not believed to be serious.
     
    Thursday, Jan. 27, 1966
    Moffett to be on TV

  • Feb. 3
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club/Yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center
    10:45 a.m. — Fall Prevention at the Anderson County Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center
    12 p.m. — Pilates Plus at the Anderson Public Library
    12:30 to 2:30 p.m. — Games and hot cocoa at the Anderson County Senior Center
    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center
    7 p.m. — Rook at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Feb. 4

  • Which do you want first: good news or bad
    When someone says, “I have good news and bad news,” which one do you prefer to hear first?
    Joe went to his doctor who posed that question to him.
    “Give me the good news first,” Joe said.
    “You have 24 hours to live,” the doctor told him.
    Clutching his chest, Joe said, “If that’s the good news, what’s the bad news?”
    The doctor said, “I meant to tell you yesterday.”
    Ba dump bump. (Groan.)

  • The Southern Gospel Group, The McKameys, from Clinton, Tennessee, will be in concert on Friday Night, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.
    A love offering will be taken and all are welcome.
    —from staff reports

  • Winter Bible study at Central Baptist
    Winter Bible study at Central Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg will be ongoing through February, the church announced.
    The theme is The Assignment for the New Testament Church.
    Sunday school is at 10 a.m. each week, followed by worship at 11 and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening services begin at 6 p.m.
    The church is located between Frankfort and Lawrenceburg on US 127. All are welcome.
    For more information, call Pastor Rick Clark at 502-319-0903.

    Children’s revival planned

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Jan. 27, 1966
    School dismissed due to snow
    The first major snow storm of the season hit Kentucky Friday night, dumping about 6 inches on Anderson County.
    School had been out all week due to the road conditions.
    County road foreman Earnie Puckett said county and state road crews got busy early Saturday morning and worked until about 7 p.m. They began again early Sunday morning and continued spreading cinders and salt and clearing roads throughout the day.

  • From staff reports
    Fort Harrod Back Country Horsemen (FHBCH) will conduct a strategic planning session during its February meeting scheduled for Thursday, Feb.4, 7 p.m. at the Mercer Extension office located at 1007 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg.
    The group will discuss upcoming activities and the group’s goals for the coming year, which include growing its membership.

  • By Ciara Hyatt, Cooking Columnist

    My first week of healthy eating and exercising was a success.

    I worked out and had a smoothie for breakfast every day last week. I even tried a new recipe for something I have never made before, granola bars.

    I would have never guessed these things were so easy to make and now that I see how quick and yummy they are I am excited to switch them up a bit by adding different nuts and dried fruits to the recipe.