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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 2, 1961
    Captain J. Gilbert Franklin, native of Anderson County, retired from the US Navy after 28 years of service.

    Fallout shelter booklets were to be put in every mailbox in the nation.
    According to a national magazine, the 106-page booklet would contain tips on fall shelters.

    Christy Ann Stratton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stratton, celebrated her fifth birthday with a party at her home Thursday afternoon.

  • Farmdale Baptist Church plans festival

  • Let’s have a conversation.
    I cannot understand why, for some people, the Bible simply isn’t good enough. After all, God was clear in his warnings about changing or adding to it, and the penalties for doing so are fairly stiff.  
    If you’re not aware of God’s warnings or penalties, please read on.  
    Now, I have attended church my entire life under the Christian faith.  
    My religious beliefs are based solely on the Bible written over a span of roughly 1,500 years, concluding in the first century.  

  • Paul and Peggy Drury of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at Timmy and Debbie Drury’s house on 1040 Searcy School Road from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 5.
    They were married Nov. 10, 1961. Their children are Timmy (Debbie) Drury, Jeff (Nicole) Drury, and Paula (Chris) Hayes. Their grandchildren are Miranda, TJ and Emily Drury; Matt, Granville and Ally Hayes; and Christa Hayes Naylor. They have one great grandchild Hayden Naylor.
    All friends and relatives are invited. The couple requests no gifts.
     

  • Community
    Oct. 31: Trick or treat hours, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Nov. 8: Election Day

    Education
    Nov. 2-4, Nov. 7-8: 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
    Oct. 26: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Oct. 27: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • The family of Ella Belle Baxter will host a reception to celebrate her 100th birthday on Oct. 30. The reception will take place at First Baptist Church in the fireside room from 2-4 p.m.  All are welcome.
     

  • Keith and Terri Royalty of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Nickie Royalty of Lawrenceburg to Kenny Monroe III, son of Zella and the late Kenny Monroe of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Bill and Doris Sanford of Harrodsburg and Joyce and the late Bruce Royalty of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the groom are Minnie and Vascom Lewis of West Liberty and Harold and Ruby Monroe of Lawrenceburg, all deceased.

  • Jill and Jody Roberts and Kevin and Christina Franklin of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Franklin of Lawrenceburg, to David Andrew Brandenburg of Lawrenceburg, son of Tammy and Dallas Brandenburg of Burgin.
    Grandparents of the bride are Linda Franklin and the late Hollis Franklin. Grandparents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brandenburg and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sewell.

  • Ashley Benningfield and Lee Logue of Harrodsburg announce the birth of their son, Leelan Riley Logue, born Sept. 16, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by big sister Kaydance Michele Logue, 3.
    His maternal grandparents are Johnny and Kelia Benningfield and the late Linda Benningfield of Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Brian and Stacy Logue of Harrodsburg.