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Today's Features

  • Al and Wendy Hart of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their son Justin Tyler Hart to Amanda Lee Baker of Berea, daughter of Cindy Baker and the late Marshall Baker of Holland, Ohio.
    Grandparents of the groom are Gladys Satterly and the late Lillard “Bo” Satterly of Lawrenceburg and the late Russell and Helen Hart of Cleveland, Ohio.
    Grandparents of the bride are the late Estill and Walter Baker of Williamsburg and the late Thelma and Carl Garber of Whitehouse, Ohio.

  • Charles and Cindy Toll of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter Susan Ashley Toll to Kyle Beckham Kratzer, son of Carl and Sheila Kratzer of Frankfort.
    The bride is a graduate of Anderson County High School and Kentucky State University School of Nursing. She is currently employed by the Franklin County Health Department as a registered nurse.

  • 15 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 1, 1997
    Every dog may have his day, but if he wants Ike Smith’s respect he better have some good nights, according to a story by Dwain Harris.
    That’s when the action is for coon hunters, and coon hunters are only as good as their dogs.
    Sky High Nitro, Smith’s 2 1/2-year-old registered Treeing Walker coon hound, had sniffed and barked his way onto Ike’s short list.

  • Open Bible church changes service
    Open Bible Church will hold a service on New Year’s Day at 10:30 a.m.
    There will be no 8:30 a.m. worship, the church announced.
    Open Bible Church is located at 1830 Old Frankfort Road in Lawrenceburg.

     

  • I have had two people tell me within the last week how we just need to know and follow the basics of the Bible.
    One of them was a family member and another was a close friend. Both of them basically said we just do our best and stressed that serious focus on understanding and studying the Bible was not really necessary.
    I think this is pretty common thinking for a lot of professing Christians. However, I think the Bible tells us quite the opposite.

  • Community
    Dec. 30: New Year’s Eve

    Education
    Dec. 28-29: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Dec. 28: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Dec. 29: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.
    Dec. 29: Family Literacy and Next Step Program, Anderson Community Education building, 5:30-8 p.m.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Dec. 28, 1961
    William Chowning became Master of Lodge No. 90. Other officers elected were: Paul W. Hanks, senior warden; Major Wheat, junior warden; Cecil Cinnamon, senior deacon; Thomas Cotton, junior deacon; E.A. Brown, secretary; W. J. Smith, treasurer; Hollie Warford, tyler, Clarice Ray Sparrow, senior steward; J.R. Cox Jr., junior steward; Edward Watts, chaplain; and Joe Bertram, degree team captain.

  • Ashley O’Neill Kays and Derrick Logan Anderson of Versailles announce the birth of their daughter, Addisyn Rebecca Anderson, born Dec. 1, 2011, at St. Joseph Women’s hospital.
    She weighed 8 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Daniel Kays and the late Rebecca Kays of Lawrenceburg.
    Her paternal grandparents are James Anderson and the late Kathy Hall of Hardin.

  • Shawna and James Cunningham of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Bentley John Cunningham, born Dec. 8, 2011 in Frankfort.
    He weighed 7 pounds and 12 1/4 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Cooper of Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Warren and Nancy Cunningham of Lawrenceburg.
    His great-grandmother is Edith Patterson of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    DEC. 21, 1961
    Nancy Brown was chosen “Miss Congeniality” from one six classes at the Fugazzi Business School in Lexington following a style and modeling show in which she participated in Monday night.
    She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Romie Brown of Sinai.

    Two 1-pound boxes of Domino Brown Sugar was 29 cents at A&P Supermarkets. Turkeys, 20-24 pounds, were 27 cents a pound.