Today's Features

  • Lawrenceburg Church of Christ
    to host clothing giveaway
    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will host a clothing giveaway Sept. 14 and 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. “The clothes are free for anyone who needs them,” event organizers said. “The church has a clothing closet where they bring clothes that no longer fit, but are in good condition. Throughout the year they provide help for people to have clothes after a fire or during financial difficulties.  

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Sept. 5, 1963
    Albert Perry broke several ribs in a fall from a horse.

    Best at the fair
    Mrs. Carl Baxter received first premium in the husband-calling contest at the Anderson County Fair and Mrs. Thomas Perry placed second.
    Winners in the talent and musical contest were:

  • The Oxford Dictionary of English defines “tolerance” as follows: “the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behavior that one dislikes or disagrees with.”

  • Velda Arietta and Harold Beach of Corinth and Marshal Sheldon of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynn Wilson of Salvisa, to Nathaniel Dennis of Salvisa, son of Gloria and Johnny S. Dennis of Salvisa.
    Grandparents of the bride are Helen Sheldon and the late Shelby Sheldon of Corinth.
    Grandparents of the groom are Leslie and Barbara McGaughey, Alice McGaughey, James Earl Dennis, all of Lawrenceburg, and Ann Dennis of Frankfort.

  • Curtis and Colleen Harvey of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanne Marie Harvey of Conyers, Ga., to Chadwick McClure of Dallas, Ga., son of Catherine-Philpot Jones and stepfather Mark Jones of Forest Park, Ga.
    The bride’s grandparents are the late Mr. Charles Harvey and Mrs. Arnita Harvey and Mrs. Jean Ann Penny.
    The bride received a bachelor’s degree at Murray State University and a master’s degree at the University of Phoenix, Georgia campus grounds.

  • 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.