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Today's Features

  • Salvisa Christian Church
    to sponsor Make-A-Blanket Day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day on Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Participants should feel free to come and go as they are able, event organizers said.
    A potluck lunch will be served. Event organizers ask that participants bring 1.5 yards of fleece in any color or characters pleasing to children aged infant to 18.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Aug. 15, 1963
    A series of mysterious explosions early Friday injured a woman, destroyed a storage building, damaged several homes and automobiles and set fire to a 12,000 gallon kerosene tank at the Gulf Oil bulk plant at Princeton.
    “I yelled at my granddaughter to get out — I thought we were being bombed,” said Mrs. L.C. Holt, 68, who said three explosions rocked the area near her home.

  • Sand Spring Baptist announces upcoming events
    Sand Spring Baptist Church, located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road, will be hosting a concert Aug. 23 at 7 p.m., according to a news release.
    Southern Gospel Groups “The Shireys” from Columbia, S.C., and “The Jay Stone Singers” from Hope Mills, N.C., will be in concert at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    Love offering will be available.

  • 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

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Aug. 8, 1963
    Claude Drury sustained broken ribs and severe bruises Monday when the tractor he was operating overturned and rolled down a hill. A local physician treated him.

    Bobby J. Gritton, Donnie O. Hunter, William F. Murphy, George T. Welch, Gilbert B. Sea and James T. Campbell were to leave Aug. 15 for their Army physical examinations in Louisville.
    Wilmer Leon Best was to leave for induction.

  • Sept. 21 may be the official last day of summer on our calendars, but hundreds of students bid summer a poetic farewell as they filled classrooms this morning for their first day of another school year in Anderson County.
    You could almost hear the adolescent anxiety humming like a street lamp yesterday evening. Feelings of excitement, dread and outright despair marked many of our young people as they prepared for another year of social integration and educational pursuits.

  • Danielle Nicole Brown and Grant Taylor Robinson were married on June 22, 2013, on the back lawn of the bride’s parents, Debbie and Jason Denny. Jeff Eaton performed the ceremony.
    The bride is a graduate of Anderson County High School and is pursuing a career in the medical field.  The groom is a graduate of Anderson County High School and is in the Army National Guard. The groom is the son of Brenda and Ricky Robinson of Lawrenceburg.  
    The matron of honor was Amanda Gehringer and the best man was T.J. Walker.

  • 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.

    Shelby Christian Church in Shelbyville will be hosting an art and craft  

  • The Waldridge family held their annual reunion at the Fairview Christian Church Fellowship Hall July 27, according to Claude Waldridge of Lawrenceburg.
    Waldridge said in a news release that there were 75 present for the meeting.

  • Sand Spring to host simulcast
    The congregation of Sand Spring Baptist Church invites the public to join them Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. as they host a free David Platt simulcast titled “Follow Me,” a news release from the church said.

    Glensboro Christian to host Ladies Day
    Glensboro Christian Church will host its free sixth Ladies Day Outreach Program on Aug. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. at 2963 Glensboro Road in Lawrenceburg.