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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 25
    Garry Willard Gillis received a four-year scholarship from Transylvania College. He is a son of Willard Gillis and the late Mrs. Gillis. He was to enroll at Transylvania in the fall.

    John Denton of Alton was named to the Lawrenceburg police force.

    Timothy Darrell Stratton, 2, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Bronson Stratton, was a patient at the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment of a viral infection.

  • Last week a Louisville area same-sex couple filed a federal lawsuit challenging Kentucky’s ban on recognizing same-sex “marriage.”
    According to their attorney, theirs is just the first of many to come.

  • Alison Von Bergen and Caleb Ryan Wells, both of Houston, Texas, were married May 18, 2013, at Saint Michael Catholic Church in Houston, Texas.
    Father Leon Strieder officiated the ceremony and the bride was given in marriage by her father, Clarence Von Bergen.
    Parents of the bride are Clarence and Leslie Von Bergen of Sherman, Texas. Parents of the groom are Stephen and Sherry Wells of Lawrenceburg. The groom’s grandparents are Sue Grafton and James R. and Rita Nowlin.
    The maid of honor was Beth Von Bergen, sister of the bride, of Houston, Texas.

  • 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.

    Western High School committee meeting

  • Shiloh Christian Church
    to host VBS
    Shiloh Christian Church will host an all-day vacation Bible school July 27 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Children ages 3-12 are welcome.
    All meals will be provided.
    This year’s theme is “God’s Backyard Bible Camp” where kids have a blast serving Jesus, according to VBS organizers. Parents are welcome to stay and help or drop off the kids and come back at 4:30 p.m. for commencement.
    Following commencement, the church will host a picnic for the kids and their families.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, June 27, 1963
    Edwards’ Bologna was 39 cents a pound, sold by the piece, at Model Market.

    Thursday, July 18, 2013
    Forest Wyatt Shely retired after 37 years of teaching, 32 of which were in Anderson County, due to ill health.
    A native of Anderson County, he began teaching at Klondike, a one-room school in this county, in 1921. He taught in the class room all of his years, except five that he served as principal of the Ebenezer Consolidated School in Mercer County.

  • When we open the paper, turn on the television or turn up the radio, there is a common outcome; more often than not, what we read, see or hear is bad news.
    After all, bad news is big business. We buy magazines because of the scandal advertised on the cover; we “stay tuned” often out of an innate curiosity about the calamities of others.
    Why is this? Because all of humanity by means of our own sin are part of the bad news. We write our own headline every day with our actions and our attitudes that are antithetical to God and his word.

  • Sand Spring Baptist to host concert
    Triumphant Quartet and His Heart Quartet will be in concert July 19 at 7 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.
    A love offering will be taken.

    Westside Community Church
    Past Events
    On June 2 Westside Community Church ordained Mr. Chad Booth into the deacon ministry.
    On June 8 craft class was held at Westside for the intermediate youth and the younger youth.

  • Last week George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Protests ensued in the moments following the verdict, ranging from peaceful demonstrations to violent mobs looking to avenge the death of Trayvon Martin through the destruction of public and private property, some even attacking innocent people to show their disgust with the verdict.
    Thankfully, these incidents were not indicative of the protesters as a whole.