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Today's Features

  • Kenneth and Gayla Powell of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Downing of Lawrenceburg, to Edward Davis of Frankfort, son of Helen Davis and the late James Davis of Frankfort and the grandson of Mattie Duncan of Frankfort.
    The bride is a 1998 Anderson County High School graduate and a 2012 graduate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College in human services.
    She is currently employed by St. Paul United Methodist Church as an administrative assistant.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    March 14, 1963
    About $270 in cash, eight cartons of cigarettes and a roll of bologna were taken from the City Cab Company located on College Street, when the grocery and cab company was broken into sometime over the weekend, according to owner Gib Shouse.
    There was another $180 taken from the Greyhound Bus Company when the perpetrators pried open a money box.
    Detective Don Powers, Police Chief William Kirby and Officers James Smith and Jimmy Hawkins investigated the incident.

  • Church of Christ
    to host gospel meeting
    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ, located at 558 South Main St., will host a “Christianity confronts culture” gospel meeting March 7-10.
    The event features guest speaker Jody Apple from Knoxville, Tenn., an instructor at the Southeast Institute of Biblical Studies and a speaker for the radio program “The International Gospel Hour.

  • “…that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ” (1 John 1:3)
    You have probably heard (or said yourself) “I don’t need the church to worship; I can worship God here at home (or on the golf course, fishing lake, etc.).”

  • Friends of the Anderson Public Library is scheduled to meet March 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the library, the organization announced.
    New members are welcome.
    The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.
    If there is no school, there will be no meeting.
     

  • 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.
    Decorating on a Dime class offered at Mercer Co. Extension
    When: Friday, March 15
    Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    March 7, 1963
    The 70-acre farm of Harry and Fyrne Barnes, located about one mile east of Lawrenceburg on the Versailles Road, sold at auction to Charles L. Scott for $33,500.

    Cold winter
    The thermometer at Lock No. 5 registered zero or below 14 times from Jan. 1 to March 1 and, during this same period, it was only above freezing three times during the early morning hours.
    These figures were supplied by Tom Parrot, who said his rain barrel had had ice in it continuously since the middle of December.

  • Fintville Community Church
    to host concert
    Fintville Community Church will be hosting a concert on March 3 at 11 a.m.
    The concert will feature guest gospel singer Roger Barkley Jr., who is from the Barkley Family Singers, according to event organizers.
    Fintville Community Church is located off US 62 between Versailles and Lawrenceburg at 832 Shryock Ferry Road.
    For more information, contact Associate Pastor Walter William Brown at 502-319-2239 or Pastor Bauthn Fields at 502-229-0472.

    Westside Church announces events

  • “ … indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ” (1 John 1:3)
     Do you remember the theme song to the television show “Cheers?”
    “You wanna go where everybody knows your name.” There is a lot of truth in those lyrics. Simply put, humans were created with a longing for sincere fellowship.
    Fellowship with God is the substance of life, and this fellowship comes through Jesus Christ.