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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 19, 1961
    A candlelight investiture service for 11 girl scouts was conducted.
    The scouts had completed their tenderfoot requirements.
    Serving as the color guard was Connie Hughes, American flag bearer; Charlotte Sullivan, troop flag bearer; Nancy Ellen White, song leader; and Dana Satterly, color sergeant.
    The investees were Beverly Brown, LaKeta Cammack, Debbie Duncan, Nancy Haydon, Bonnie Hughes, Connie Huge, Jeannie Kirby, Jane Mitchell, Dana Satterly, Charlotte Sullivan and Nancy Ellen White.

  • Chris and Donna Short of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Hood, to Gerry Hyatt, son of Billy and Carolyn Hyatt of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Gerald and Opal Hood of Chaplin and Peggy C. Hood of Springfield.
    Grandparents of the groom are June Hyatt and Kathleen Carlton of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2004 Anderson County High School graduate and graduated with an associate’s degree in 2007 from KCTCS in Danville. She is currently employed at Lexington Clinic as a medical coder.

  • Community
    Oct. 25: Anderson County Health Department open house, 5-7 p.m.
    Oct. 28: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Movie Night on the Green
    Oct. 31: Trunk or Treat on the Green
    Nov. 5: Maynard Studio’s first Studio Sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Education
    Oct. 19-21, Oct. 24-25: 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

  • Computer whiz Steve Jobs was a pioneer, a business tycoon, a visionary, a leader and a global influence.
    He was also reportedly a Buddhist.
    I certainly hope Mr. Jobs accepted Christ as his personal savior. If not, according to what Jesus Christ said, he is not in heaven, which is all the more reason for us to make sure our friends and family have truly accepted Jesus
    Christ as savior, lord and God because “false religion” takes us to hell.

  • A dedication and blessing of a marker for Joseph Edmondson at Old Liberty cemetery, located outside of Bradfordsville in Marion County on Highway 49, will be Oct. 19 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Will Pierce officiating, and third generation great-grandchildren of Joseph Edmondson are encouraged to attend.
    Joseph married Elizabeth Vaughan on Dec. 15, 1839. He died May 20, 1865.
    They had six children: Isabelle Hoover of Danville, Fetna A. (Hoover) Chase of Indiana and Minnesota; Ella Langford, Nathan and James Edmondson, all of Anderson County; and John of Indiana.

  •  “Swing Fore a Cure” Golf Scramble

  • Brandi Abell Newton and Travis Newton of Shelbyville announce the birth of their son Eli Cole Newton, born Aug. 20, 2011, at Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Jean and Rick Abell of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Alan and Melinda Newton of Bardstown and Cynthia Fowler of Bardstown.

     

  • Community
    Oct. 14: Movie Night, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Lawrenceburg Green
    Oct. 15: Native Dawn flute gathering, Lawrenceburg Green, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    Oct. 31: Halloween, trick or treat hours at city hall from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Education
    Oct. 5-7, Oct. 10-11: 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