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Today's Features

  • John and Ada Bailey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children and grandchildren on April 22 from 2-4 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Road.
    They were married on April 23, 1962, at Epworth Methodist Church in Lexington.
    John was employed with IBM/LexMark International in 1967 and retired in 1999.
    Their children are John (Debbie) Bailey, Jr., of Lexington; Rebecca (Chuck) Osbourn of Versailles; and Julia (Aaron) Hornsby of Taylorsville.
    The couple resides in Stringtown, Lawrenceburg.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    April 19, 1962
    Three members of Scout Troop 230 and the Assistant Scoutmaster participated in an 18-mile hike.
    Cecil McFarland, Larry Beckett and Donald Robinson, with assistant scoutmaster Paul Dadisman hiked from Burnside to Zollicoffer Park near Nancy, Ky. The trip took them about six hours.
    Scouts in Troop 37 participated in and eight-mile trek along the Centennial Zollicoffer Train from Somerset to the Zollicoffer State Park. Scout leaders J.D. Cook, Guy Simpson and Bill Hunt accompanied them.

  • Community
    April 19: Anderson Middle School’s first science fair, 6-7:30 p.m.
    April 21: 31st annual Distinguished Young Women competition, 7:30 p.m., Anderson High School auditorium, tickets are $10 per person
    April 21: Pierian Woman’s Club Style Show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Lawrence Catholic Church, tickers are $15 per person
    April 21: Hispanic Spring Festival, 2-7 p.m., American Legion Fairgrounds

    Education

  • The Roots Garden Ministry of Anderson Christian Church will host a dedication service on April 14 at 9 a.m. at the church.
    According to the church’s press release, “The Roots Garden Ministry of Anderson Christian Church is a vegetable garden at the church for the community’s food pantry Open Hands. The garden is being grown through volunteer labor from the church and supplies donated by local businesses and individuals. The Dedication Service will be the day we dedicate the garden and plant the first seeds.”

  • A reunion for the Cornishes of central Kentucky will be held June 2 at noon at the Cornishville Fire Station Community Center, located at 4534 Cornishville Road in Cornishville.

  • Now open: 2nd Chance Upscale Consignment Boutique – 101 W. Court Street.  Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 9 am-3 pm. Proceeds of purchases from the “Relay for Life” section will be donated to Anderson County Relay for Life. Call 502-680-0770 for more information.

    Saturday, April 14: 5th Annual Concert and Cakes at 6 p.m. in the First Baptist Church sanctuary. Bake sale and concert by local performers to raise money for Relay for Life.  

  • Community
    April 21: Distinguished Young Women competition, 7:30 p.m., Anderson High School auditorium, tickets are $10 per person

    Education
    April 9-13: 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.
    April 9-13: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    April 12, 1962
    Marine Lance Cpl. Randy Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Black, completed a week of testing and screening at the Naval Air Technical Training Center Memphis, Tenn., to determine his eligibility for technical training in preparation for duty with the aviation branch of the Marine Crops.

    Jerry Lewis starred in “Ladies Man,” at the Starway Drive In.