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Today's Features

  • The Bailey Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 7 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Franklin County Senior Citizens’ Center, located at 202 Medical Heights Drive, Frankfort (across from the hospital). Please bring a dish and/or meat to share. For more information, call Danny or Doris Bailey at 502-875-5182.
     

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Sept. 27, 1962
    Charles Allen Perry, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Paul Perry of Chaplin, underwent the removal of wisdom teeth in St. Matthews.

    H.G. McRay showed in the jersey cattle division at the Alexandria Fair in Campbell County and came home with several awards.

  • Greetings, my friends.
    I am writing you from Cuenca, Ecuador. What a blessing it is to be able to come and serve God on foreign soil.
    I am actually working on a church facility near Tambo, high in the Andes Mountains.
    Words cannot express the beauty and tranquility of this place. The people are reminiscient of their Incan relatives of the past. The women wear very bright colored dresses and the men typically wear fancy hats.
    Nearly everyone grows their own food in the form of cattle, sheep, goats and chickens.

  • Shiloh Christian hosts
    annual Homecoming Sept. 23
    Shiloh Christian Church will host its annual homecoming services Sept. 23.
    The Hilltop Trio will be in concert at 10 a.m., followed by regular worship services at 11 and a potluck luncheon immediately following services.
    “Those who have not visited in some time should make plans to attend, as the church has been blessed to be able to make lots of improvements to the building and grounds, including paving our parking area,” event organizers said.

  • Abigail Davis and Zachary Holt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Britley Taylor Davis-Holt, born on Sept. 5, 2012, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 21 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Teresa and Donald Fultz of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Carol Roysden-Akins and Tommy Roysden.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeannie Jaynes and Troy Holt of Lawrenceburg.

  • The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion National Convention was held in Indianapolis on Aug. 24-30.
    This was the 94th National Convention for the American Legion, the 92nd for the Auxiliary and the 41st for Sons of the American Legion.
    Attending from Lawrenceburg were Unit President Betty Butler, Vice President Pam Rice and Historian Shirley Thornberry. Post 34 Commander Bobby Thornberry and SAL member Shannon Hubert also attended.

  • Cynthia Finnell, Talitha McGoff and Erich Steilberg, children of Carolyn and Richard Steilberg, planned a surprise celebration for their parents’ 50th anniversary.
    The celebration was disguised as, and included, a family reunion.
    The event, which took place Sept. 1 in the park in Lawrenceburg, was announced in last week’s Anderson News as the family reunion, which listed special guests.
    The couple was married Aug. 17, 1962.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Sept. 20, 1962
    A dedication of the new building and a homecoming was held at the Van Buren Baptist Church.
    The Rev. Lewis Searcy, pastor of the Verona Baptist church and former pastor at Van Buren, delivered the sermon. Assisting in the dedication was the Rev. Paul Clubb, Shepherdsville, also a former pastor.
    The new concrete block building containing a sanctuary and approximately 10 classrooms was begun in 1958. The church was organized in 1950 and met several years in the old Van Buren schoolhouse.

  • Upcoming Lawrenceburg Green events
    Concerts
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band – Parrot Head Event

    Community
    Anderson Public Library offers two free yoga classes  

  • Farmdale Baptist Church voted in its business meeting Sept. 5 to call Brian Owens as its associate pastor with Children and Youth Emphasis.
    Owens is from Lawrenceburg, and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
    Before coming to Farmdale, Owens served as pastor of churches in Shelby and Martin counties. He and his wife, Melinda, are the parents of five children. Owens will oversee Farmdale’s children ministries and lead the youth ministry.