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Today's Features

  • Mr. and Mrs. Brad and Susan Smith of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenna Nichole Smith, to William Spencer Sims, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug and Sherry Sims of Willisburg.
    The bride is a 2006 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in corporate communications and marketing. Upon graduation she returned to her family’s business and is employed as an event coordinator at Eagle Lake Convention Center in Lawrenceburg.

  • Pamela Scott and the late Mr. Edwin Scott of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Rene Scott, to Joseph Alexander Sparrow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sparrow of Owenton.
    The bride graduated from Western Kentucky University with a master’s degree in social work and a bachelor of science degree. She is employed by the University of Kentucky as a social worker for the KY Transitions/Money Follows the Person program.

  • Brian Mitchell and Lana Honaker of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shae Emerson Mitchell, to Nicholas Wainwright Tucker, son of Amy R. Tucker and the late Charles E. Tucker, Jr., of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is the granddaughter of William and Gloria Prater. The groom is the grandson of Marvin “Pee Wee” and Pat Robinson and the late Charles E. “Toad” Tucker and the late Mary Katherine Ford Tucker.

  • Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    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 Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in June.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    June 13, 1963
    The Kentucky Turnpike Authority approved construction of the state’s fourth toll road, the Central Kentucky Parkway. It would link Interstate 65 and the Western Kentucky Turnpike near Elizabethtown to the Lexington-Frankfort area. The highway would go through Anderson County about 4.6 miles south of Lawrenceburg with the route going generally parallel to U.S. Highway 62 between the two cities. Construction of the new facility could start as early as the next spring with completion in late 1965 at an estimated cost of $53,500,000.

  • Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for May and June. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    Truck Tug of War
    to benefit Relay for Life
    Kentucky Truck Tuggers will hold the 2nd Annual Tug for Relay for Life on June 14 at 7 p.m. at Eagle Lake Convention Center. There is a $25 hook fee for participants and admission is $8 (kids under 5 free). For more information, contact Melanie Wiley at 502-219-0806 or Eddie Wiley at 502-803-5975.

  • According to a recent Gallup poll, more than 75 percent of Americans say that religion is losing its influential ground in our society. How can this be, especially since we live in a nation where we have more than 300,000 congregations that identify themselves as “Christian” and over 75 percent of Americans who identify themselves as “Christian”?

  • Shiloh Christian Church
    to hold summer gospel gathering
    The Shiloh Christian Church will be hosting a summer gospel gathering June 8 at 6 p.m.
    Lots of great bluegrass and country gospel music will be performed by various local musicians, according to the church’s press release.
    “Join us for an evening of worship through music,” event organizers said.
    Shiloh Christian Church is located at 1122 Willisburg Road in Lawrenceburg.

    Mount Moriah Baptist
     hosts indoor yard sale

  • Jennifer Davis and Edward Davis of Lawrenceburg were married March 30, 2013, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Frankfort.
    The Rev. Elvyn Hamilton and Rev. Edward “Buddy” Coleman officiated the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Kenneth Powell.
    The bride’s parents are Kennth and Gayla Powell of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparent is the late Pauline Perkins.
    The groom’s parents are Helen Davis and the late Jim Davis of Frankfort. The groom’s grandmother is Maddie Duncan.

  • Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for May and June. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    Relay for Life Baskets
    to be displayed today
    First Christian Church will be displaying their baskets today, Wednesday, June 5 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Kroger. The baskets will be displayed the night of Relay for Life, June 21.

    Flamingo Flocking fling
    to raise funds for Relay