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Today's Features

  • Amanda Kelly Hainsworth Cardwell and Wallace “Wally” B. Cardwell II of Lawrenceburg were married Feb. 1, 2013, at 3 p.m. in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    Mike Smith officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of the late William “Bill” and the late Charlotte H. Hainsworth of Lexington.
    Grandparents of the bride are Helen Hardgrove and Charles Hardgrove, William L. Hainsworth Sr., and Hazel Carpenter Hainsworth, all of Danville.
    The groom is the son of Wallace and Charlotte Cardwell of Lawrenceburg.

  • 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.
    Helping Hands — Heart of Community to hold fundraiser

  • The Lawrenceburg Business and Professional Women’s Club will host the north central regional meeting on April 6 at First Christian Church on Main Street in Lawrenceburg.
    Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast and box lunch will cost $15. The meeting will feature a guest speaker and a “speak-off” competition, according to a press release.
    “Please join us to network and fellowship with other professional women,” event organizers said in a press release.

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  • Methodist Church hosts egg hunt
    The Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church hosted a community wide Rock-N-Roll Easter Egg-stravaganza and egg hunt March 24.
    “With almost 250 from the Anderson County community and God 1st Athletic League in attendance, the children were delighted with face painting, crafts, carnival style games and prizes, a photo booth and sweets shop,” according to event organizers.

  • Dr. Bryan Chapell tells the story of two brothers who were playing on the sandbanks by the river in his hometown.
    He writes, “One ran after another up a large mound of sand. Unfortunately, the mound was not solid, and their weight caused them to sink in quickly.

  • Naomi Pleasant Barkley, a native of Lawrenceburg, was recently honored by Kentucky State University’s Cincinnati chapter and the national alumni as a prestigious and dedicated alumni member for “her unwavering commitment to and support of our beloved alma mater,” according to a press release.
    Barkley received honors during the March 1 performance of the KSU Concert Choir at Tryed Stone New Beginning Church in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Floyd W.R.D. Meeks proudly announces the engagement of his parents, Samantha D. Meeks and Jonathan R. Liles.
    The wedding is scheduled to take place July 26, 2014.

  • 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.
    Helping Hands--Heart of Community to hold fundraiser
    The Helping Hands—Heart of Community will be hosting a Thirty-One company charity party on

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 21, 1963
    Jerry Gritton, Western High basketball player, suffered a fracture of his left arm in practice Wednesday afternoon.
    He was admitted to the Frankfort hospital.

    Darrell W. Sullivan, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse F. Sullivan underwent nine weeks of basic training at the Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Ill.

    Feb. 28, 1963
    William Burton fell Sunday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bobby Clay, and suffered a severe cut of his mouth. Several stitches were required to close the wound.