Today's Features

  • From staff reports
    The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. William B. Brown had its annual reunion June 22 at the Fairview Christian Church fellowship hall, according to a new release sent last week.

  • From staff reports
    Musical group BCB & Company entertained members of the Cynthiana High School Class Reunion(1938-1968) and former University of Kentucky basketball coach, Joe B. Hall with the hits of Motown and the golden oldies June 22 at the Prizing House in Cynthiana.
    Performers in BCB & Company represent Anderson, Boyle, Mercer, and Franklin counties.  

  • From staff reports
    The Woodford Theatre is currently enrolling students for its 2013 summer academy.
    At the end of each week of training, students will showcase what they have learned in a performance for friends, family and invited guests.
    The performances will showcase the techniques taught throughout the week and the practical application of these techniques, according to the theater’s press release.

  • 50 YEAS AGO
    April 4, 1963
    Mrs. Jerry Dadisman received a severe cut to her right leg Sunday when a plank struck her while she was in her yard. Seventeen stitches were required to close the wound.

    Douglas Hanks, 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan S. hanks, fell off his bicycle as he was going home from school Monday afternoon and hit his head on the road.
    He sustained a concussion and a bruised elbow. He was treated at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington and returned to his home Tuesday morning.

  • Capital City Christian Church to host Down East Boys concert
    Capital City Christian Church in Frankfort will host the Down East Boys in concert on June 29 at 7 p.m.
    Attendees are asked that they give a $10 donation at the door.
    Doors will be open for seating at 6:15 p.m.
    For more information, contact Jon at 502-695-1188.

    Mount Eden Christian to host
    July Fourth yard sale

  • “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also the Greek.” (Romans 1:16)

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, June 27, 1963
    Mrs. Billy Gritton and her father, George Corley, were injured in a tractor-wagon accident Sunday on Ashby Road, just off Highway 62.
    Mrs. Gritton and her family and the Corley family were riding in a wagon, pulled by a tractor driven by Mrs. Gritton’s husband. They were back on the farm where they had gone to visit Mrs. Corley’s old home place. The tractor dropped into a sunken place, causing the seat of the wagon to slip.

  • From staff reports
    Celebrate Independence Day with a veterans parade, live music, and of course, fireworks next week on Thursday, July 4.
    The Veterans Parade line up will begin at 4 p.m. at the American Legion fairgrounds. Hot dogs, chips and other refreshments will be provided by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 for all parade participants during the line up.
    The veterans parade is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.

  • Pigeon Fork hosts homecoming
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church special Homecoming service will be held June 23 at 11 a.m.
    The Rev. Brian Owens will be preaching and New Vision Gospel will be singing. The public is welcome. Pigeon Fork Baptist Church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road, Lawrenceburg.

    St. Lawrence Catholic to host
    yard sale and craft bazaar
    St. Lawrence Catholic Church will host its first yard sale and craft bazaar June 22 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Last week the U.S. Justice Department opted out of pursuing any legal action against the April ruling of District Judge Edward Korman that eradicated any age-restrictions on the purchase of Plan B Emergency Contraceptive, or the so-called “morning after” pill. Unsurprisingly, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards is quoted in an article on Politico.com as saying that this decision represented a “huge breakthrough for access to birth control and a historic moment for women’s health and equity.”