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Today's Features

  • 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.

    Shelby Christian Church in Shelbyville will be hosting an art and craft  

  • Alton Christian Church
    to hold benefit for Mount Pleasant Baptist
    Alton Christian Church will be serving Edwardo’s Pizza customers Sept. 9 from 6-8 p.m. to raise funds for Mount Pleasant Baptist Church to help the congregation rebuild.
    Any tips collected will go to Mount Pleasant Baptist, event organizers said in a release.
    “We pray and hope everyone will come out and support this church family,” organizers said.

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  • Last week, social media and entertainment websites lit up in the moments following Miley Cyrus’ performance on MTV’s Video Music Award show. Truth be told, the VMAs have never been a place where decorum and decency have been expected. Since my high school days of watching MTV envelope-pushing was taking place then; by today’s standards what was jaw-dropping then may seem pretty tame today.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, June 13, 1963
    W.B. Cheak reported the loss of two cows on his farm on Bond Lillard Road. Lightning in a storm Saturday morning killed them.

    Miss Linda Burke, Deputy County Clerk in the office of William M. Routt, resigned to accept a position in the accounting department of Lawrenceburg National Bank.
    Jean Cunningham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cunningham, filled her position in the county clerk’s office.

  • Salvisa Christian Church to host free clothes day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a community free clothes day on Monday, Sept. 2, from 1:30-4:30 p.m.  All sizes will be available, including  school clothes.
    Salvisa Christian Church is located at 155 Sugar Street in Salvisa.
    For more information, contact Pam Votaw at 502-839-5626 or the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515.

     

  • On Aug. 22 the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that wedding photographer Elaine Huguenin violated state law when she declined to photograph a lesbian “commitment ceremony” because of her Christian beliefs that homosexuality is a sin.
    As a result of the ruling, she and her husband were ordered to pay more than $6,000 in attorney’s fees to the lesbian couple.

  • 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.

    Shelby Christian Church in Shelbyville will be hosting an art and craft  festival and jewelry show on Oct. 12.  For vendor information and  

  • Donald Lee and Mary Jane Cox of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 29.
    Donald and Mary were married Aug. 29, 1963, at the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church in Danville by the Rev. Elroy Lamb. Mary’s mother, Elizabeth Curtsinger and Brenda Rankin were in attendance with Donald and Mary.
    Mary is the daughter of Elizabeth Curtsinger and the late Raymond Curtsinger.
    Donald is the son of the late Irene Dale and the late Lenious Cox.
    Mr. and Mrs. Cox are both enjoying retirement and spending time with each other.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Aug. 15, 1963
    Joseph Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Cook, received a hand and wrist injury at football practice Monday night. A bone above the thumb and across the wrist was fractured.

    Paul Simpson sustained a cracked bone in his right elbow Saturday night while participating in a practice game at the Ruritan Recreation field between church teams.

  • The Gilkerson and Gilkison family reunion will be held Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris.
    Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Reunion organizers ask that attendees bring a covered dish to share and soft drinks of their choice. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished.
    “Bring your family tree information and anything you’d like to display for others to enjoy,” organizers said.