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Today's Features

  • Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for May and June. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    Truck Tug of War
    to benefit Relay for Life
    Kentucky Truck Tuggers will hold the 2nd Annual Tug for Relay for Life on June 14 at 7 p.m. at Eagle Lake Convention Center. There is a $25 hook fee for participants and admission is $8 (kids under 5 free). For more information, contact Melanie Wiley at 502-219-0806 or Eddie Wiley at 502-803-5975.

  • According to a recent Gallup poll, more than 75 percent of Americans say that religion is losing its influential ground in our society. How can this be, especially since we live in a nation where we have more than 300,000 congregations that identify themselves as “Christian” and over 75 percent of Americans who identify themselves as “Christian”?

  • Shiloh Christian Church
    to hold summer gospel gathering
    The Shiloh Christian Church will be hosting a summer gospel gathering June 8 at 6 p.m.
    Lots of great bluegrass and country gospel music will be performed by various local musicians, according to the church’s press release.
    “Join us for an evening of worship through music,” event organizers said.
    Shiloh Christian Church is located at 1122 Willisburg Road in Lawrenceburg.

    Mount Moriah Baptist
     hosts indoor yard sale

  • Jennifer Davis and Edward Davis of Lawrenceburg were married March 30, 2013, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Frankfort.
    The Rev. Elvyn Hamilton and Rev. Edward “Buddy” Coleman officiated the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Kenneth Powell.
    The bride’s parents are Kennth and Gayla Powell of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparent is the late Pauline Perkins.
    The groom’s parents are Helen Davis and the late Jim Davis of Frankfort. The groom’s grandmother is Maddie Duncan.

  • Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for May and June. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    Relay for Life Baskets
    to be displayed today
    First Christian Church will be displaying their baskets today, Wednesday, June 5 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Kroger. The baskets will be displayed the night of Relay for Life, June 21.

    Flamingo Flocking fling
    to raise funds for Relay

  • 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.

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in June.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    June 6, 1963
    Donna Jean Cook, 2 1/2 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Cook, broke her left leg in a fall down some stairs at her home. She was treated at a Frankfort hospital.

    Lucille Duncan was sworn into office by Judge Coleman Wright and was given the oath of office to fill the unexpired term of Mrs. Lizzie Witherspoon, who resigned as Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk.
    Agnes Kays, who had been serving as Mrs. Witherspoon’s deputy, was sworn in to be Duncan’s deputy as well.

  • Sand Spring Baptist
    to host garage sale
    Sand Spring Baptist Church, located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road in Lawrenceburg, will have a garage sale Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, June 1 from 8 a.m. to noon.
    Many items will be available, according to the church’s press release, and all priced to sell.

    Sand Spring Baptist Church hosts
    gospel group concert

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    May 30, 1963
    Juanita Sutherland received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown College.
    Sutherland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Sutherland of Gee, was mathematics major. She had been on the dean’s list for two years and had received the Freshman Math Award and Intermediate French Award.

    You could get three jumbo vine ripened cantaloupes or pineapples for a $1 at A&P Food Stores.

  • The cultural tide is shifting and one need not earn a degree in sociology to see this taking place. In his book, “Culture Shift: The Battle for the Moral Heart of America” Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. notes that, “ominous signs of moral collapse and cultural decay now appear on our contemporary horizon. A society ready to put the institution of marriage up for demolition and transformation is a society losing its most basic moral sense.”