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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    July 5, 1962
    Kenny Walker suffered a leg fracture on the Tway Horse Farm near Louisville Friday morning.
    According to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walker, a horse threw him and the horse fell on his leg.
    He is a nephew of deputy county clerk Susan Walker. The Walkers are former residents of Lexington where Mr. Walker was a horse trainer.

    Sharon, Teresa and Eddie Hyatt, children of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Earl Hyatt, were confined at home for several weeks with measles and whooping cough.

  • Freedom Baptist church hosts
    Fourth of July celebration
    Freedom Baptist Church, located at 1010 Powell Taylor Road, will be hosting a Fourth of July celebration on June 30, starting at 5 p.m.
    Event organizers invite the community to “come join us for food, a brief message from Brian Proctor and fireworks at dusk.”

    Mount Eden Christian to host concert
    Mount Eden Christian Church will feature the “Journeymen” during its 11 a.m. service on Sunday, July 1.

  • What is the meaning of life?
    It’s hard to fathom sometimes why we are here and what our purpose in life is.
    That’s why I find the Bible so intriguing. It has all of the answers.
    Let me explain. God blessed King Solomon in 1 Kings Chapter 3 with, “a wise and discerning heart, so that there will never have been anyone like you (Solomon), nor will there ever be.”
    God also blessed Solomon with “both riches and honor so that in your lifetime (Solomon) you will have no equal among kings.”

  • Donald and Evelyn Sullivan of Avenstoke will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 28, the couple announced.
    The couple was married on June 28, 1952, at the Pigeon Fork Baptist Church parsonage in Waddy by the late Rev. Charles Tipton.
    The Sullivans have two children, Gary Sullivan and his wife, Deborah, of Shelby County, and Teresa Burns and her husband, David, of Anderson County.

  • Upcoming Lawrenceburg
    Green events
    Movie nights
    July 13: ‘Captain America’
    Aug. 10: ‘Happy Feet 2’
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’

    Concerts
    July 27: The Sweet Beats – Beatles Tribute Band
    Aug. 24: Cadillac Shack – 60’s & 70’s Rock ‘n Roll
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribut3e Band – Parrot Head Event

    Community

  • Carmen Kathleen Chaney of Lawrenceburg and Alvin Wayne Foster of Richmond were married on June 15, 2012, in Gatlinburg, Tenn., at Gatlinburg Chapel Ministries.
    Parents of the bride are the late Joyce Ann Franklin and the late Omer Madison Chaney. Parents of the groom are Alvin and Virginia Foster of Richmond.
    The bride is a 1983 graduate of Lafayette Senior High School in Lexington.
    The groom is a 1981 graduate of Madison Central High School.
    The bride and groom are both employed as glass workers at NSG Pilkington in Versailles.

  • Scottie and Pam Franklin announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista Nicole Shartzer of Lawrenceburg to Justin Dailey Hill of Lawrenceburg, son of Everett and Dorothy Hill.
    The bride is a 2011 Anderson County High School graduate and currently attends Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
    She is currently employed as a server at Huddle House.
    The groom is a 2010 Anderson County High School graduate.
    He is currently employed as a line operator at Katayama American in Shelbyville.

  •  50 YEARS AGO
    June 14, 1962
    Betty McMichael, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John G. McMichael, was elected reporter for the State Homemakers of America.
    The Lexington district nominated her.

    June 21, 1962
    Julian B. Cole was named chairman of the Lawrenceburg Christian Church board.

    First class badges were given to 21 Girl Scouts at a Camp Fire program held at the Fairgrounds.