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Today's Features

  • By Janie Bowen
    News staff
    I recently took a drive down to the Van Buren Boat Ramp at Taylorsville Lake and as I drove along Pleasant Grove Ridge, I was flooded with memories.
    Of course my grandparents, Robert and Emolyn Searcy, lived in the heart of Van Buren before Taylorsville Lake came about, so I have traveled that road many times.
    However, one of those memories had to do with a story for June Dairy Month.
    There aren’t enough dairy farms left in Anderson County to celebrate dairy month now, but 30 years ago was a different story.

  • New Hope Baptist announces events
    The recipient of this year’s Lyndsey DeLaney Bowman Scholarship is Ryan Roy Ratliff, who will receive $1,000 toward his education.
    He is a sophomore at the University of Kentucky, where he is on the track and field team.
    John Boren Jr. has completed boot camp for the United States Navy. He now moves on to the next stage of his military career.
    Saturday, June 23 is church-wide fishing day at Wayne Lane's Farm in Lawrenceburg.

  • Lawrenceburg Green
    Movie nights
    July 13: ‘Captain America’
    Aug. 10: ‘Happy Feet 2’
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
    Concerts
    June 22: Cat Daddy – Southern Rock /Blues/ Country / Rock ‘n Roll
    July 27: The Sweet Beats – Beatles Tribute Band
    Aug. 24: Cadillac Shack – 60’s & 70’s Rock ‘n Roll
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribut3e Band – Parrot Head Event

    Community

  • Cameron Lee Duckwall and Larry Christian Rearden were married on May 12, 2012, in Salvisa, The Rev. Will Cooper of Ninevah Christian Church officiated.  
    Parents of the couple are Terry and Leslee Duckwall and Bill and Yann Rearden.
    Grandparents of the bride are Larry and Loretta Maddox.
    The matron of honor was Crystal Lynn Brakefield. Bridesmaids were Laken McGuffin, Shanna Turner, Kalissa Yates and Katelyn Welch. The flower girl was Taryn Duckwall, and the ringbearers were Aiden Turner and Rowdy Duckwall.

  • Ricky and Courtney Yates of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Adalynn Elise Yates, born May 7, 2012, at St. Joseph East hospital.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Big sister Cailie, 1, welcomed Adalynn home.
    Maternal grandparents are Steve and the late Becky Sea of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Ricky Yates, Sr., and Tammy Hayes of Campbellsville.
    Maternal great-grandparents are the late Namon and Louise Sea and the late Bill and Eunice Robinson.

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  • 50 YEARS AGO
    June 14, 1962
    Mike Blacketer suffered a fall from a sliding board Tuesday and suffered a fracture of his right leg.  
    He was admitted to the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington and returned home Wednesday.

    Sheriff John E. Birdwhistell summoned 60 prospective jurors for the opening of the June term of circuit court.

  • New Hope Baptist
    announces coming events
    New Hope Baptist Church has announced the coming events.
    Sunday, June 10 will begin “Summer Time Sunday Nights” at 6 p.m. for kids ages 3 through fifth grade.
    On June 13, congregation members will be leaving New Hope at 9:45 a.m. to deliver bananas and fellowship with Heritage Hall residents in Lawrenceburg.
    All are welcome to come join this ministry.