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Today's Features

  • Sarah Harcourt Watts and Luke Ensign Watts of Nashville, Tenn., were united in marriage on July 17, 2010 at Beargrass Christian Church in Louisville.
    Dr. John Hull officiated.
    Parents of the couple are John and Diane Harcourt of La Grange, and Michael and Darlys Watts of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2004 South Oldham High School graduate, a 2008 Transylvania University graduate, and a 2010 graduate of Harvard Divinity School with a master’s of theological studies. She currently works as a lower school teacher at Sumner Academy in Gallatin, Tenn.

  • Scot and Foressa Stratton of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming double wedding of their son Dylan Charles Stratton to Michelle Darlene Devers, and their daughter Shayla Denise Stratton to Steven Michael Flinchum.
    Michelle Devers parents are Ginger Woodrum of Stamping Ground and Charles Devers of Stamping Ground. Steven Michael Flinchum parents are Dawn Flinchum of Winchester and Anthony Flinchum of Lexington.
    Shayla is a 2008 graduate of Anderson County High School and currently works at Wabasto in Lexington.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    July 13, 1961
    Mrs. Amos Baxter suffered a severely cut hand requiring six stitches to close the wound.
    Her husband was carrying a stone jar from the cellar, when a step broke causing him to fall on Mrs. Baxter, who was below him on the stairs. It is believed Mrs. Baxter’s hand was cut on a piece of the broken jar.
    Mr. Baxter suffered a slight injury to his back.

  • Education
    July 13-July 15, July 19 and 20: 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
    July 13: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No class July 4
    July 14, July 19: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.
    July 14, July 19: Family Literacy and Next Step Program, Anderson Community Education building, 5:30-8 p.m.

  • Community
    July 8: Wheels of Time Cruise Downtown, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
    July 8: Summer movie series on the Green featuring “Never Say Never,” dusk

    Education
    July 6-July 8, July 12 and 13: 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
    July 6: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No class July 4

  • New Liberty Christian
    plans Bible school
    Vacation Bible school is scheduled for Monday, July 11 through Friday, July 15 at New Liberty Christian Church, according to a news release.
    The Friday session will include a 5 p.m. cookout at the Taylorsville State Park.
    The program for the week will be called “Hometown Nazareth,” directed by Lisa Ingram.
    Classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m.
    For more information call 502-354-1309. The church is located on Highway 248, one mile from Highway 62.

    St. Lawrence hosts

  • I’ve recently discovered the secret to getting rid of internal turmoil and stress — I’ve stopped listening to news talk radio and political talking heads shows on TV.
    Instead, I listen to my iPod — music and podcasts of sermons and science, food and history. It’s amazing how my inner agitation and anxiety has gone way down, and I haven’t missed a thing. I still know what’s going on in the world — I do work for a newspaper — without having to endure all the yelling.

  • The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. William B. Brown had its annual reunion June 25 at Fairview Christian Church Fellowship Hall.

  • Lauren Milburn of Lawrenceburg and Adam Beasley of Lawrenceburg were married June 18, 2011, at 5 p.m. at the River Stone Resort in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
    Parents of the bride are Joey and Erin Milburn of Harrodsburg. Parents of the groom are Jr. and Donna Beasley of Lawrenceburg. Curtis Hill officiated.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father. The flower girls were the bride’s nieces, Harper and Eliot Fredericks. The ringbearer was son Noah Beasley.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    July 6, 1961
    Andrew Bird, Anderson County’s new school superintendent, was given the oath of office. Former superintendent Mrs. C.T. Ward and former Director of Pupil Personnel Ezra Sparrow were presented gifts in ceremonies at the superintendent’s office later that afternoon.

    Clusters of small tomato-like fruit appeared in a patch of Irish Cobbler potato vines in the garden of Marion Peach on Court Street.
    Peach said very few potatoes were in the patch. A cluster of the tomatoes was placed in the News window.