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Today's Features

  • Community
    Upcoming Grand Theatre school matinees
    Feb. 10: Dance Kaleidoscope presents “The Dance Show,” in which dancers explain and perform the elements of dance to a wide array of music. The performance is designed for all grades; it is a one-hour show that starts at 10 a.m. At 3 p.m., the troupe will hold a free master class dance workshop for children ages 9-18. Participation is limited to 30 students and reservations must be made through the Grand Theatre box office at 352-7469.

    Education

  • C.M. Shewmaker will celebrate his 90th birthday with a celebration on Feb. 19 from 2-4 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    He requests no gifts.
    Sand Spring Baptist is located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road in Lawrenceburg.
     

  • Rita and Rusty Cummins of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Kandis Marlene Jamison to Mark Douglas Proctor, son of Doug and Linda Proctor of Mt. Vernon.
    The bride is a graduate of Berea College and is employed at Hitachi in Harrodsburg.
    The wedding will take place on Feb. 25, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Harrodsburg.
    All friends and family are invited.
     

  • Sand Spring Baptist hosts concert
    Sand Spring Baptist Church will sponsor a worship concert Feb. 16 featuring Shane and Shane.
    According to event organizers, Shane and Shane are nationally known contemporary Christian artists. This duo has many popular songs out such as “Beauty For Ashes,” “Before The Throne,” “He is Exalted,” “Saved By Grace,” and many more.

  • Community
    Feb. 3: Ducks Unlimited Banquet, sponsored by Shelby County Ducks Unlimited Chapter
    Ducks Unlimited will host dinner with a silent and live auction at Claudia Sanders Dinner House on Feb. 3.  Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner following. Auction, raffle and prize items include guided hunts, guns, gear and more. Tickets are $50 single or $60 per couple. Children are encouraged to attend. Look for Ducks Unlimited on Facebook at “Shelby County Ducks Unlimited” or call (502) 321-1609 for more information or the early bird discounts.

  • Community
    Feb. 3: Ducks Unlimited Banquet, sponsored by Shelby County Ducks Unlimited Chapter
    Ducks Unlimited will host dinner with a silent and live auction at Claudia Sanders Dinner House on Feb. 3.  Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner following. Auction, raffle and prize items include guided hunts, guns, gear and more. Tickets are $50 single or $60 per couple. Children are encouraged to attend. Look for Ducks Unlimited on Facebook at “Shelby County Ducks Unlimited” or call (502) 321-1609 for more information or the early bird discounts.

  • Have you experienced great loss in your life, like a death in the family or financial troubles?
    I am sure you have and have asked God, “Why me?”
    Personal suffering is part of life but as Christians, aren’t we just clay in the potter’s hands? Right now I know a lot of people are suffering, especially due to the economic situation locally and nationally.  I believe sometimes we go through bad circumstances to have a closer relationship with our creator.

  • Bill Combs of Frankfort and Brian and Michelle Nichols of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter LeAnn Combs to Kevin Allen Bowman, son of Richard and Karen Bowman of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are William “Lloyd” Evans of Frankfort and Wanell Poirier of Clearwater, Fla.; Steve and Brenda Kendall of Lexington; and John Nichols of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the groom are late John Jr. and Shirley McGaughey of Lawrenceburg; and Sharon Bowman and the late William “Billy” Bowman of Lawrenceburg.

  • Wyatt Shely, who wrote a weekly column called “Our Heritage” in the 1960s and 1970s, was asked by some men making a survey of Kentucky place names in 1971  to help compile some information about some of Anderson County’s place names.
    Mr. Shely was the resident historian at that time and wrote many columns about the family names found in Anderson County and how they came to be here.

  • Wyatt Shely, who wrote a weekly column called “Our Heritage” in the 1960s and 1970s was asked by some men making a survey of Kentucky place names in 1971  to help compile some information about some of Anderson County’s place names.
    Mr. Shely was the resident historian at that time and wrote many columns about the family names found in Anderson County and how they came to be here.
    There are about 65 places that he came up with, some you may have heard and others you may not.