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Today's Features

  • James and Janet Lowery of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Lexington, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Dowling Hall in Lawrenceburg.
    The couple has three children, James Allen Lowery II and wife Teresa Browning Lowery of Willisburg; Jason Franz Lowery of Lexington; and Junisha Alene Callis of Lawrenceburg.
    The couple has five grandchildren: James Allen Lowery III, Collin Dailey Lowery, 15, Colton Prentice Callis, 15, Shelby Annemarie Lowery, 11, and Jan Anniston Lowery, 7.
     

  • Education
    July 30-Aug. 3: 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.
    July 30-Aug. 3: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

    Public meetings
    Aug. 1: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

  • Laura Watson Meade and Bobby Meade of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary July 17.
    The couple was married July 17, 1982 in Lexington.
    She is retired from state government.
    He is retired from both state government and the University of Kentucky.
    Their daughter is Sarah (Jonathan) Cummins of Lawrenceburg.
    Their grandchild is Zachary Cummins of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 2, 1962
    Brenda Cammack and Phyllis Hahn represented Anderson County High in the FFA Chapters Sweetheart Contest at the Bluegrass Fair.

    Residents in the McBrayer section of the county were looking for an animal that had been killing chickens.
    Reports were that Mrs. James W. Waterfill had lost a number of her chickens including a dozen fryers; Burton Sale on Harrodsburg Road also lost chickens.

  • Kris Grimes has accepted the position of worship leader, Alton Baptist Church announced.
    Grimes has extensive experience in Christian ministry and church work, the announcement said.
    He previously served Alton as minister of youth, a role he began while still a student at Centre College in Danville and in which he continued for five years.
    He also was instrumental in helping plant the Centershot archery ministry in churches all across the country.

  • Lyle and Kathy Speirs of Spokane, Wash., announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Kay Speirs of Lawrenceburg to Cameron Jacob Harris of Lawrenceburg, son of Kevin and Libby Harris of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride’s grandparent is Kay Malberg of Cheney, Wash.
    The groom’s grandparents are Shelby and Loretta Newtow and Lora Mattingly of McQuady, Royce and Kay Harris of Russell Springs, and G.C. and Norine Johnson, Jamestown.

  • Morgan Bonzo and Russ Drury of Lawrenceburg were married May 26, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at Buffalo Trace. Garrett Franklin officiated. The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

  • Mercedes Dixon and Zachary Peach of Lawrenceburg were married June 29 at Buffalo Trace in Frankfort. Glenn Corn officiated.
    Parents of the bride are Brian and Melisa Dixon of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the bride are Marvin and Nancy Wright, Norwalk, Ohio; Tom and Ann Dixon, Collins, Ohio; and the late Carol Dixon.
    Parents of the groom are Ricky and Kathy Peach of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the groom are Herman Lee and Becky Peach of Lawrenceburg; and the late Mary Rose and MJ Stevens.
    The bride was escorted by her father Brian Dixon.

  • Western Hills High School and Franklin County High School classes of 1982 will hold reunions Aug. 3-4.
    The Aug. 3 event will be held at 6 p.m. on the Old Capitol Lawn as part of the Frankfort Concert series. The concert series will be followed by classmate Jeff Duncan’s band Thumper and the Plaid Rabbits at the Brick Alley on the St. Clair Mall.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    June 21, 1962
    John Louis Hume, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hume of Alton Station, graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with specialization in accounting and economics.
    He is married to the former Brenda Adams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reo Adams of Alton Station.

    Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the new Woodford Hospital. The building program was initiated by a $400,000 gift from Mrs. Oakey Logan Alexander.
    July 26, 1962