Today's Features

  • Shiloh Christian Church
    to host VBS
    Shiloh Christian Church will host an all-day vacation Bible school July 27 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Children ages 3-12 are welcome.
    All meals will be provided.
    This year’s theme is “God’s Backyard Bible Camp” where kids have a blast serving Jesus, according to VBS organizers. Parents are welcome to stay and help or drop off the kids and come back at 4:30 p.m. for commencement.
    Following commencement, the church will host a picnic for the kids and their families.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, June 27, 1963
    Edwards’ Bologna was 39 cents a pound, sold by the piece, at Model Market.

    Thursday, July 18, 2013
    Forest Wyatt Shely retired after 37 years of teaching, 32 of which were in Anderson County, due to ill health.
    A native of Anderson County, he began teaching at Klondike, a one-room school in this county, in 1921. He taught in the class room all of his years, except five that he served as principal of the Ebenezer Consolidated School in Mercer County.

  • When we open the paper, turn on the television or turn up the radio, there is a common outcome; more often than not, what we read, see or hear is bad news.
    After all, bad news is big business. We buy magazines because of the scandal advertised on the cover; we “stay tuned” often out of an innate curiosity about the calamities of others.
    Why is this? Because all of humanity by means of our own sin are part of the bad news. We write our own headline every day with our actions and our attitudes that are antithetical to God and his word.

  • Sand Spring Baptist to host concert
    Triumphant Quartet and His Heart Quartet will be in concert July 19 at 7 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.
    A love offering will be taken.

    Westside Community Church
    Past Events
    On June 2 Westside Community Church ordained Mr. Chad Booth into the deacon ministry.
    On June 8 craft class was held at Westside for the intermediate youth and the younger youth.

  • Last week George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Protests ensued in the moments following the verdict, ranging from peaceful demonstrations to violent mobs looking to avenge the death of Trayvon Martin through the destruction of public and private property, some even attacking innocent people to show their disgust with the verdict.
    Thankfully, these incidents were not indicative of the protesters as a whole.

  • Community
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age. Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    The Western High School Homecoming Committee will meet July 27 from 2-4 p.m. at Bluebird Diner, 88 Bluebird Court, Lawrenceburg. For information contact Donna Crain Drury at 502-859-8080 or donnacdrury@bellsouth.net.

  • Candice Angelica Ellis and Michael Lee Fannin, both of Lawrenceburg, were married June 8, 2013, at Ninevah Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    Terry Cooper officiated the wedding, and the bride was given in marriage by her father.
    The bride’s parents are David and Melody Farley of Lawrenceburg. The groom’s parents are Dwight and Debbie Fannin of Lawrenceburg and Leanne Snowden of Versailles.
    Grandparents of the bride are Donald D. Geach and the late Mary Ann Geach. Grandparents of the groom are the late Tommy and Irene Fannin.

  • David and Delores Vance of Mallie announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Katelyn Vance, to Ryan Michael Wells, son of John and Marguerite Wells of Lawrenceburg.
    The couple will marry at First Baptist Church in Hindman on July 27 at 2:30 p.m.
    The bride is a 2013 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is currently employed at the James Still Learning Center in Hindman.
    The groom is a 2012 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is currently employed with the Lexington metro police department.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 11, 1963
    Captain William B. Wash, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Wash, received the Army Commendation Medal.

  • Church to celebrate centennial
    Kirkwood Baptist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a centennial event scheduled for Sunday, July 14.
    “One hundred years is a big achievement and we are quite proud that  
    the Lord has blessed us with such longevity,” church officials said in a news release.
    A special worship is planned for 11 a.m. centering on the church’s 100th anniversary, “thanking God for allowing us to serve him and becoming excited for what he will do for us in the future,” organizers said.