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Today's Features

  • Tommy Vaughn brought his Civil War file by the office recently and had some additional information on the photo that ran June 18.

    He said he had been interested in Civil War history since a small boy.

    Most of the men in the photo fought for the Confederacy. Their names are on the Civil War statue in front of Anderson County Courthouse.

    Vaughn’s great-grandfather, John Paul Vaughn, was from Estill County, Ky.

  • Benefit Ride benefits Open Hands Food Pantry

    The Open Hands Community Food Pantry is sponsoring a benefit ride Sat., July 19.

    Registration starts at 11 a.m. and kick stands up at 12:30 p.m.

    The ride will begin and end at the pantry with all proceeds going to support the Pantry.

    For more information, contact David Montgomery at 502.680.6645, Dan Dunnum at 502.682.0956 or Ed Nivison at 502.803.1431.

    The Pantry is located at 1111 Industry Rd., Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

  • Collingsworth Family will host a concert

    On Sat., July 12, at 7p.m., the Collingsworth Family (Southern Gospel) will be in concert at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Rd., Lawrenceburg KY.

    Doors open at 6 p.m. The cost is free but love offering donations will be accepted.

    Hoppers in concert at Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Robinson of Fargo, N.D. announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Mae Robinson, on June 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Essentia Medical Hospital in N.D.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    She is welcomed home by her sister Hannah, who is 23 months old.

    Her maternal grandparents are Pam and Carldon Lahay of Jacksonville, Fla.

    Her paternal grandparents are Jackie and Gerald Robinson of Lawrenceburg.

  • Together with their children Rhonda Borders Phillips, formerly of Washington County and now of Lawrenceburg, and Chris Whitaker of Lawrenceburg would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late James Charles (J.C.) and Louise Beavers Borders Chesser and Leo Chesser.

    She is employed by the Sansbury Care Center as a food and nutrition service manager.

    The groom-to-be is the son of the late Paul and Reva Phillips Whitaker. He is employed by Legacy Carting.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, June 25, 1964

    Cow killed by lightning

    Lightning killed two Holstein cows on the farm of Donald Drury three miles southwest of Lawrenceburg on Highway 62.

    The cows were valued at $600, partially covered by insurance. Drury said the cows were standing near an old grapevine when the lightning struck, killing two cows instantly.

    Another cow apparent was knocked down but was unhurt.

    Price check

  • Historical Society will meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thurs., June 26 in the old section of the Lawrenceburg cemetery.

    Those attending should dress comfortable. Plan to park at the cemetery. This meeting is free and open to the public.

    The cemetery is located at 1031 Bond & Lillard Rd.

    Salvisa Ruritan Club Vendor Fair

    The fair will be held on Sat., June 28 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This event is located at Salvisa Ruritan Fairgrounds on Main Street in Salvisa, Ky.

  • As I read a friend’s Twitter update, there was an unsettling feeling in my stomach: “the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, USA has approved same-sex marriages.”

    Afterwards, the unsettled feeling turned to disappointment followed by frustration.

    The frustration gave way to sadness over the further abandoning of some two thousand years of conviction about what Scripture says concerning marriage and family.

  • The Anderson News runs birth, engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements FREE with black and white photos. Color photo options are available for the following prices.

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    Photos should be no less than 300 dpi. The Anderson News cannot guarantee print quality of photos less than 300 dpi.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Breaks hand

    Charles Allen Perry, son of Bro. and Mrs. E. Paul Perry of Chaplin, broke his left hand Saturday while playing ball at Camp Calvary.

    Thursday, June 18, 1964

    Graduates honored

    Carl Davis Penny, a graduate of the Lincoln Institute, won the Dr. Rabb “Best Sportsmanship” award and was presented with the trophy at graduation.