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Today's Features

  • First Christian invites community
    to Christmas Eve services
    First Christian Church invites the community to its Christmas Eve services staring with the family service at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 24.
    “Join us for our very child-friendly worship service,” the church’s press release said. “Children will be invited to take part in the telling of the Christmas story.”
    All will be welcome to share in Holy Communion.

  • On Dec. 14, 2012, we watched the news in horror as reports of a mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., were being broadcast on the national news outlets.
    As bits and pieces of information trickled in the horror turned to sorrow as we learned of the 20 first-graders and six educators who were senselessly gunned down by a mentally deranged young man; a man in dire need of help himself, who had somehow fallen through the cracks of societal ignorance and parental denial.

  • Stephanye Goins of Frankfort, Valorie Casey and Earl Casey, both of Lawrenceburg, are proud to announce the marriage of their children, Sarah Elizabeth Goins and Derrick Thomas Casey of Lawrenceburg.
    The ceremony and reception were held at Cliffview Resort in Campton on Oct. 13, 2013, at 3 p.m. The ceremony was officiated by a dear friend, Pastor Jeremy Warren of Monterey Baptist Church. The wedding colors were purple and green, and the bride wore a Vera Wang gown.

  • Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • New Liberty Christian Church
    to present two Christmas events
    New Liberty Christian Church invites the community to attend their two Christmas presentations in December: “Miracle on Main Street” and the “Emmanuel” cantata.
    The congregation youth will be presenting “Miracle on Main Street” Dec. 15 during morning worship time at 10:50 a.m.
    The following Sunday New Liberty will be hosting the cantata “Emmanuel” during the morning worship service on Dec. 22.

  • Pastor and Chaplain Harold Dinsmore wrote, “Our Lord Jesus coming to earth was a history-changing, life-changing event. Had he not come on that night long ago as a babe in the manger, we would not have had the man Jesus to die on the cross for our sins. The reality of Advent never changes.”
    Most of us identify the “reality” of the Christmas season with traditional decorations and celebrations, and a sparkling tree with colored lights with mounds of brightly wrapped gifts beneath its branches.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Dec. 12, 1963
    Miss Myrtle Perry, head teacher at Alton Elementary School, remained a patient at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington for treatment of a slipped spinal disc. Rev. Stratton Paxton, minister at the Alton Baptist Church, handled her teaching duties.

    Fox Creek RECC celebrated their silver anniversary with a move into a new building on U.S. 62 east of Lawrenceburg.

    Lights were out

  • Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Alton Christian’s live nativity
    scene to be held Dec. 6-8
    Alton Christian Church will host an “O’ Little Town of Bethlehem” live nativity scene Dec. 6-8 from 6-9 p.m. each night.
    “Come and join us through the birth of Christ our Lord,” event organizers said in a release.
    The nativity is free and there will be refreshments.
    Alton Christian Church is located at 1686 Frankfort Road, Lawrenceburg.
    For more information, contact 502-859-5170.