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Today's Features

  • Every so often my husband gets a certain look in his eye and then says, “Before you say no, hear me out.”
    What comes next almost always involves a stepladder, can of spackle, his drill and a huge mess.
    I remember the time he tore the spare bedroom apart and temporarily stored a bed in the front bathroom. For days I muttered, “There’s a bed in my bathroom!”


  • Community
    Aug. 18: city council work session on cost of service, historic districts, 6 p.m.
    Aug. 24: Meet and greet with First Ladies Jane Beshear and Madeline Abramson, 10 a.m., Heavens to Betsy
    Aug. 27: Rotary Wine Fest, 6-11 p.m., Lovers Leap Vineyard and Winery, featuring music from the Conch Republic Band.

    Education

  • Agnes Gritton Peach will celebrate her 80th birthday on Aug. 25.  
    A reception will be held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the First Baptist Church, 111 North Main Street. All friends and relatives are invited.
     

  • In June, seven members of the Anderson County 4-H Horse Club traveled to the Kentucky State 4-H Horse Contest in Lexington to compete against other counties for top honors in Horse Bowl, Hippology, Speech, Photography and Crafts.
    Junior team members were Katie Shouse, Emily Adams, Allison Adams and Madison Hagan. Senior team members were Emily Drury, Hannah White and Alison Guzicki. The junior team placed 5th overall in Hippology and placed in the top 10 in Horse Bowl. The senior team placed second overall in Hippology and fourth overall in Horse Bowl.

  • Brittany Gayle Carlton and Christopher Paul Callan of Lawrenceburg were married on April 9, 2011, at St. Lawrenceburg Catholic Church. Father Chris Clay officiated.
    Parents of the couple are Roger and Judy Carlton of Lawrenceburg and Paul and Ellenore Callan of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the couple are Marvin and Mary Ann Carlton of Lawrenceburg, the late Howard and Virginia Smith of Hustonville, Paul Callan, Sr., and the late Ann Callan of Silver Springs, Md., and the late Sebastian and Erna Herbert of Fredricksburg, Ind.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    August 17, 1961
    A special section of the paper reported the words from the kid’s point of view.
    Just for the asking . . .
    Adelia “Deede” Huddleston, 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Huddleston had a new baby brother and her aunt, Mrs. Sherman Sims, took her to the hospital nursery to see him.

  • Shiloh Christian Church will hold its annual revival Aug. 14-17 at 7 p.m. each evening.  
    Sunday night’s speaker is Jacob Cox, and he will also bring special music.
    Monday evening, Harrison Evans will speak.
    Tuesday evening, Revel “Rusty” Lewis will bring the message, and Wednesday night, Jonathan Essex will close out the revival.  
    Guests are welcome to stay for refreshments following Wednesday evening’s services.  

  • Sandy and Garry Gaines and the late Steve Branton of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Beth Branton of Lawrenceburg, to Matthew Robert Brogan of Lawrenceburg, son of Mark Brogan and Wendy Brogan of New Richmond, Ohio.
    The bride-to-be’s grandparents are William Rucker and the late Lucille Rucker, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Roberts and the late Finley Branton.
    The groom’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Brogan, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ireton and the late Bud and Christine Mineer.