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Today's Features

  • The Roots Garden Ministry of Anderson Christian Church will host a dedication service on April 14 at 9 a.m. at the church.
    According to the church’s press release, “The Roots Garden Ministry of Anderson Christian Church is a vegetable garden at the church for the community’s food pantry Open Hands. The garden is being grown through volunteer labor from the church and supplies donated by local businesses and individuals. The Dedication Service will be the day we dedicate the garden and plant the first seeds.”

  • A reunion for the Cornishes of central Kentucky will be held June 2 at noon at the Cornishville Fire Station Community Center, located at 4534 Cornishville Road in Cornishville.

  • Now open: 2nd Chance Upscale Consignment Boutique – 101 W. Court Street.  Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 9 am-3 pm. Proceeds of purchases from the “Relay for Life” section will be donated to Anderson County Relay for Life. Call 502-680-0770 for more information.

    Saturday, April 14: 5th Annual Concert and Cakes at 6 p.m. in the First Baptist Church sanctuary. Bake sale and concert by local performers to raise money for Relay for Life.  

  • Community
    April 21: Distinguished Young Women competition, 7:30 p.m., Anderson High School auditorium, tickets are $10 per person

    Education
    April 9-13: 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.
    April 9-13: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    April 12, 1962
    Marine Lance Cpl. Randy Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Black, completed a week of testing and screening at the Naval Air Technical Training Center Memphis, Tenn., to determine his eligibility for technical training in preparation for duty with the aviation branch of the Marine Crops.

    Jerry Lewis starred in “Ladies Man,” at the Starway Drive In.

  • Sovereign Grace hosts simulcast on April 6
    Sovereign Grace Church will host a live simulcast of David Platt’s Secret Church on April 6 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    According to event organizers, “Platt is the author of the best selling book, “Radical,” and is a dynamic preacher.
    “The topic will be ‘The Cross and Suffering,’ and how the gospel strengthens, sustains, supports and ultimately satisfies us in the middle of suffering.”  

  • When speaking with others about the word of God, I often run into skeptics who say that the Bible has been changed over time.
    They say that King James translated it into his own version, and that it’s not wholly accurate.
    Sadly for the many that I hear make such foolish statements, the Bible is real and accurate. Let me tell you why I believe this, and so should you.
    There are more than 5,000 New Testament transcripts today, some of which have been documented as dating back to the second century.

  • Jill Carney and Tim Cox of Lawrenceburg announce their upcoming wedding on April 14, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. at Fox Creek Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    Parents of the bride are the late Sarah Sea Carney and the late Eugene Carney.
    Parents of the groom are Shirley and James Cox.
    The bride is a graduate of Anderson County High School and University of Kentucky’s College of Education. She is currently retired from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
    The groom is a graduate of Anderson County High School and he is currently retired.

  • Lee and Lindsay Cook of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, David Lee Cook, born on Jan. 9, 2012, at the University of Kentucky.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Charles White and Liz Reid of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are the late Jim and the late Mertie Reid and the late Calvin and Shirley White.
    Paternal grandparents are the late David Cook and Rose Cook of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are the late L.V. Cook and Joyce Cook and the late Jesse Gibson and Elizabeth Gibson.