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Today's Features

  • Community
    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.

    The Western High School Homecoming Committee will meet July 27 from 2-4 p.m. at Bluebird Diner, 88 Bluebird Court, Lawrenceburg. For information contact Donna Crain Drury at 502-859-8080 or donnacdrury@bellsouth.net.

  • Candice Angelica Ellis and Michael Lee Fannin, both of Lawrenceburg, were married June 8, 2013, at Ninevah Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    Terry Cooper officiated the wedding, and the bride was given in marriage by her father.
    The bride’s parents are David and Melody Farley of Lawrenceburg. The groom’s parents are Dwight and Debbie Fannin of Lawrenceburg and Leanne Snowden of Versailles.
    Grandparents of the bride are Donald D. Geach and the late Mary Ann Geach. Grandparents of the groom are the late Tommy and Irene Fannin.

  • David and Delores Vance of Mallie announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Katelyn Vance, to Ryan Michael Wells, son of John and Marguerite Wells of Lawrenceburg.
    The couple will marry at First Baptist Church in Hindman on July 27 at 2:30 p.m.
    The bride is a 2013 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is currently employed at the James Still Learning Center in Hindman.
    The groom is a 2012 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is currently employed with the Lexington metro police department.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 11, 1963
    Captain William B. Wash, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Wash, received the Army Commendation Medal.

  • Church to celebrate centennial
    Kirkwood Baptist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a centennial event scheduled for Sunday, July 14.
    “One hundred years is a big achievement and we are quite proud that  
    the Lord has blessed us with such longevity,” church officials said in a news release.
    A special worship is planned for 11 a.m. centering on the church’s 100th anniversary, “thanking God for allowing us to serve him and becoming excited for what he will do for us in the future,” organizers said.

  • Ideas are not formed in a vacuum. Every book we read, every song we hear, every thought we think has been influenced by someone else.
    I often say that it is rare today to find a purely original thought. It was 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant who influenced Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel who influenced Karl Marx who influenced communist leaders Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, whose influences still affect our world today.

  • Senior calendar
    The following events are scheduled during the coming week at the Anderson Senior Center, located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg
    For more information call 839-3188.

    Wednesday, July 10
    10:30 a.m.: Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m.: Name That Tune with Ellery
    11:30 a.m.: Lunch
    12:30 p.m.: Rook/cards

    Thursday, July 11
    8:30 a.m.: Breakfast club
    9 a.m.: Exercise
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Shopping and errands

    Friday, July 12

  • From staff reports
    Sixty-one descendents of D.F. and Nanvie Hanks held their annual reunion July 4 at Anderson County Park.
    Those attending were: Bob and Sharon Stratton Raleigh NC, Robert and Alec Power Clinton SC, Bethany and Cathy Lester, R.A. and Polly Hanks of Danville, Dudley and Betty Hanks, Keith, Lisa, Hannah and Hayley Freeman of Versailles. Nell, John and Penny Lawrence, Williamstown, Peggy Whalen, Dry Ridge Wayne and Jackie Cinnamon,
    Kathy Scott, Susan and Ronnie Robertson of Sabrina,

  • Mr. and Mrs. Brad Smith of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter Hannah Paige Smith to Dylan Curry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Curry of Frankfort.
    The couple will be married at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg on Saturday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m., with a reception to follow at Eagle Lake Convention and Expo Center.
    Hannah is a junior at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. Her major is criminal justice with her focus being on juveniles.
    Dylan’s major is also criminal justice at Ball State University, with a minor in aquatics.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 4, 1963
    Charlene Peyton was to compete in the National Women’s and National Girl’s Outdoor championship track and field meet at Dayton, Ohio.
    Peyton, 16, was a junior at Anderson County High and even though she had only been in the sport for eight weeks was undefeated in the 14 events in which she had competed.
    “We feel she has a chance to score high at Dayton,” Coach Charles Grote said.