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Today's Features

  • Katie L. Richardson and Logan B. Young, both of Lawrenceburg, were married on Oct. 1, 2011, at Ninevah Christian Church in Lawrenceburg, with the Rev. Chad Cooper officiating.
    The bride is the daughter of Rex and Belinda Richardson of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparents are Billy Gene and Joyce Richardson.
    The groom is the son of Berry and Barbie Young of Lawrenceburg. His grandparents are Larry and Georgia Young, and Raymond and Rachel Peak.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father Rex Richardson.

  • Community
    March 16-17: “Rehearsal for Murder” dinner theater, 6 p.m., Capital Plaza Hotel, Frankfort. Bluegrass Theatre Guild presents “Rehearsal for  Murder,” a dinner show, on March 16 at 6 p.m., and March 17 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.  
    Reservations may be made by calling 502-233-2877. $25 includes the meal and  
    show.
    Anderson Public Library Basic I class (Introduction to computers)
    When: March 7
    Times: 9:30-11 a.m., 5:30-7 p.m. Must register in advance

  • Alton Christian Church
    offers Easter Bible study
    Alton Christian Church will offer an “Easter Experience” six-week Bible study series beginning Feb. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. lead by Gary Zeller.
    According to event organizers, “The ‘Easter Experience’ is a powerful series on the days leading up to Christ going to the cross to die for our sins and the impact it has made on our world today. Come out for this riveting dramatic storytelling by Kyle Idleman on cinematic screen and join us in small group discussion.”

  • Nowadays, all you hear and see on television is something related to politics. It’s an important topic indeed.
    So many yearn for the top spot of honor in our culture today. The whole idea of being popular and prestigious is appealing to most of us.
    However, the Bible tells us a lot about what God wants of us, and how being the most popular or being on top is of little value to God. Ecclesiastes was written by Solomon, who had all of the money, power and possessions a man could want.

  • Upcoming Events
    Feb. 22: Spaghetti Supper, 5–6 p.m., First Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome. Cost $4 for adults, $2 for children. Menu includes spaghetti, salad, bread and dessert. All proceeds go to Anderson County Relay for Life.

  • Jerry and Susan Sparrow of Lawrenceburg and Bobby and Berla Selch of Liberty announce the engagement of their children Brandon Jacob Sparrow and GiGi Averitt.
    The groom is a 2011 graduate of Anderson County high school and is currently majoring in music education at Eastern Kentucky University.
    The bride is a 2008 graduate of Casey County high school and is currently majoring in physical education at Eastern Kentucky University.
    The wedding will take place March 2, 2012, at 4 p.m. at the Folk Center in Berea.
    All friends and family are invited.

  • Education
    Feb. 22-24: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Feb. 20-24: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

    Public meetings
    Feb. 23: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

  • In going back over Mr. Shely’s columns in the four or five papers it took to run his places in Anderson County information, one was inadvertently left out. The columns ran in 1972.
    Shely was a teacher and resident historian.

    JOHNSONVILLE — Located 18 miles west of Lawrenceburg on U.S. 62. It was named for the first settler, David Johnson, who built a log house there about 1835. A post office was started in 1854 and the community was incorporated in 1856.

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 22, 1962

  • Circle this date on your calendar: Feb. 15, “John Frum Day.”
    Celebrated on the remote South Pacific island of Tanna, on John Frum Day islanders dress up as American G.I.s, with “USA” painted in red on their bare chests and backs and march in perfect step with bamboo rifles on their shoulders.

  • It’s interesting how we often try to follow God’s rules on our terms, not his.
    How many times have we thought about trying to quit sinning, yet plan on doing it again?
    I know I have, and in my mind often think, “Well maybe next week or next month or later in life I will stop doing that.”
    The pharaoh of Egypt in the book of Exodus kept putting off God’s commands when he kept the children of Israel in slavery. God brought about plague after plague against the tyranny of the Egyptians.