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Today's Features

  • Jason and Jamie Alexander of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Tomer Alexander, born Jan. 15, 2013, at St. Joseph East.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Greg and Denise Cinnamon of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Gene and Mary Ruth Cinnamon and Wilma  
    Flygstad.
    Paternal grandparents are Bob and Cammie Alexander of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparent is Hazel Smith.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 7, 1963
    Eighty-three pints of blood were received at the local center with 10 rejections recoded because of lack of iron or because prospective donors had received shots for colds during the past six weeks and the blood drive.
    William Nevins, who gave his 40th pint and who received a 5-gallon pin from Chairman Truman Birdwhistell, was the largest donor in the county.

  • Salt River
    Independent Baptist
    hosts guest gospel group
    The Salt River Independent Baptist Church, located at 1126 Salt River Road in Lawrenceburg, will host the southern gospel group “Destiny” from Brownstown, Ind., on March 16 at 6 p.m.
    “Come join us for some great southern gospel music and fellowship,” event organizers said in a press release.
    For more information or directions, contact Bro. Carl Bush at 502-600-2261.

    Birdwhistell named
    pastor at Texas church

  • “…God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” (1 John 1:5)
    Craig Larson tells the story of an old desert nomad who awoke one night to a growling stomach. He lit a candle and began eating dates from a bowl beside his bed. He took a bite from one end and saw a worm in it, so he threw it from the tent. He bit into the second date, found another worm, and threw it away as well.
    Thinking that he wouldn’t have any dates left to eat if he continued, he blew out the candle and ate the remaining dates.

  • 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.
    Decorating on a Dime class offered at Mercer Co. Extension
    When: Friday, March 15
    Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Kenneth and Gayla Powell of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Downing of Lawrenceburg, to Edward Davis of Frankfort, son of Helen Davis and the late James Davis of Frankfort and the grandson of Mattie Duncan of Frankfort.
    The bride is a 1998 Anderson County High School graduate and a 2012 graduate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College in human services.
    She is currently employed by St. Paul United Methodist Church as an administrative assistant.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    March 14, 1963
    About $270 in cash, eight cartons of cigarettes and a roll of bologna were taken from the City Cab Company located on College Street, when the grocery and cab company was broken into sometime over the weekend, according to owner Gib Shouse.
    There was another $180 taken from the Greyhound Bus Company when the perpetrators pried open a money box.
    Detective Don Powers, Police Chief William Kirby and Officers James Smith and Jimmy Hawkins investigated the incident.

  • Church of Christ
    to host gospel meeting
    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ, located at 558 South Main St., will host a “Christianity confronts culture” gospel meeting March 7-10.
    The event features guest speaker Jody Apple from Knoxville, Tenn., an instructor at the Southeast Institute of Biblical Studies and a speaker for the radio program “The International Gospel Hour.

  • “…that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ” (1 John 1:3)
    You have probably heard (or said yourself) “I don’t need the church to worship; I can worship God here at home (or on the golf course, fishing lake, etc.).”