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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    June 21, 1962
    John Louis Hume, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hume of Alton Station, graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
    He received a bachelor of arts degree in business administration with specialization in accounting and economics.
    He is married to the former Brenda Adams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reo Adams of Alton Station.

    Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the new Woodford Hospital. The building program was initiated by a $400,000 gift from Mrs. Oakey Logan Alexander.

  • Magician to perform
    at First Baptist
    Magician David Garrard is scheduled to perform at First Baptist Church, located at 111 North Main St., on July 11 at 6 p.m. This is event is free and is open to the public.

    New Hope Baptist seeks
    VBS volunteers
    Volunteers and supplies are needed for vacation Bible school at New Hope Baptist Church, located at 3825 Tyrone Pike in Versailles.

  • Michael and Ellen Muscara of Nicholasville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda C. Milroy of Lawrenceburg to Jeffrey S. Hardin, son of Kenneth and Berttye Hardin of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride’s grandparents are Clarence and Doris Underwood.
    The groom’s grandparent is Alvin Hardin.
    The bride is currently employed as an equine surgery technician at Harthill and Priest Equine Surgery in Versailles.
    The groom is currently employed as an estimating manager at Schiller Architectural Hardware in Lexington.

  • John and Trish Chaney announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Marie Chaney, to Michael Thomas Woods III, son of Michael and LouKetta Woods, all of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Milly and Sam Chaney of Frankfort; Marty and Floyd Aldridge of Frankfort; Sue Bowman and Bruce Walker of Nicholasville; and Barbra Conway of Frankfort.
    Grandparents of the groom are the late Ida and Norman Gudgel of Lawrenceburg; the late Bill Goodlett of Versailles; and the late Meryll and Mary Alice Woods of Harrodsburg.

  • Randi Rogers and Stephen Smallwood announce the birth of their daughter, Kylie Grayce Smallwood, born June 18, 2012, at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
    Big brother Brayden, 4, welcomed Kylie home.
    Maternal grandparents are Jim Rogers and Shirley May. Maternal great-grandparents are Lily and Billy Caldwell.
    Paternal grandparents are Tammy and Jeff Smallwood of Lawrenceburg.

  • Friends of the Library
    to meet
    The Friends of the Library is scheduled to meet July 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the library. New members are welcome.
    Friends of the Anderson Public Library meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.

    Kentucky Road Runners
    to host bike night
    The Kentucky Road Runners, a Frankfort a non-profit motorcycle group, will be hosting Monday bike night from July through October on Brick Alley in Frankfort.

  • Lawrenceburg Green
    Movie nights
    July 13: ‘Captain America’
    Aug. 10: ‘Happy Feet 2’
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
    Concerts
    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

    Lovers Leap events
    July 13: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, $45 each, 7 p.m. Tastings for wine start  

  • This week I want to revisit the tale of Jonah and the whale.
    The story of Jonah, God’s prophet, is told by God: “Go to the great city of Ninevah and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” Jonah 1:2.
    Ninevah was the capital of Assyria and very much a hated enemy of Israel. Jonah knew God was capable of forgiving the Ninevites, and this made him not want to do what God commanded.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    July 5, 1962
    Kenny Walker suffered a leg fracture on the Tway Horse Farm near Louisville Friday morning.
    According to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walker, a horse threw him and the horse fell on his leg.
    He is a nephew of deputy county clerk Susan Walker. The Walkers are former residents of Lexington where Mr. Walker was a horse trainer.

    Sharon, Teresa and Eddie Hyatt, children of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Earl Hyatt, were confined at home for several weeks with measles and whooping cough.

  • Freedom Baptist church hosts
    Fourth of July celebration
    Freedom Baptist Church, located at 1010 Powell Taylor Road, will be hosting a Fourth of July celebration on June 30, starting at 5 p.m.
    Event organizers invite the community to “come join us for food, a brief message from Brian Proctor and fireworks at dusk.”

    Mount Eden Christian to host concert
    Mount Eden Christian Church will feature the “Journeymen” during its 11 a.m. service on Sunday, July 1.