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Today's Features

  • Helping Hands sponsors ‘50s themed Ladies Day

  • Community
    Aug. 12: Movie Night on the Green, Despicable Me, starts at dusk

    Education
    Aug. 3-5, Aug. 8 and 9: 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
    Aug. 3: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Aug. 4, Aug. 8: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • Brylee Ann Thacker
    Kyle and Emily Thacker of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Brylee Ann Thacker, on June 3, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 7 pounds, and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Larry and Barbara Basham, Nancy Peach and Jason Hudnall. Her paternal grandparents are Billy and Joanie Thacker.
     

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    August 3, 1961
    Fifty-one cars of a 175-car Southern Railway freight train were derailed about 2:30 last Thursday afternoon near the Avenstoke crossing.
    A number of rails were broken and damaged, as well as severe damage to the cars and contents. No one was injured.
    Cause of the derailment was unknown.

    Johnny Cook, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Cook, fell from his bicycle Monday and sustained a deep cut of the right knee. Six stitches were required to close the wound.

  • Tammy O’ Neal and David Kinnerson of Lawrenceburg, and Patrick and Laura McDonald of Frankfort proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Layne McDonald of Lawrenceburg to Jarrod Hunter Carey of Lawrenceburg, son of Eddie and Angie Carey of Lawrenceburg and Tracy and Frank Sanders of Versailles.
    The bride-to-be’s maternal grandparents are Linda Sandford and Bryl Manley of Franklin County. The bride-to-be’s paternal grandparents are Gary and Sandra McDonald of Anderson County.

  • Sand Spring Baptist hosts speaker
    Sand Spring Baptist Church is excited to have Dr. Arthur Nitz as a guest speaker on Aug. 3. Nitz will be speaking on creation, covering a variety of topics including scientific dating methods. Nitz will be speaking in the main sanctuary at Sand Spring. This event is open to everyone, not just college aged or young adults. The church is located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road.

    Salvisa Christian Church
    holds Free Clothes Day

  • A well-known New Testament story is that of the Rich Young Man who came to Jesus to ask how to inherit eternal life. He was a morally upright man, even a man of some faith, but Jesus saw that he was too tied to his possessions. So he told the man to go sell what he had and give the proceeds to the poor. The man went found that bit of advice depressing because he had a lot of money. The Bible says he was very rich.
    One writer puts things into perspective when he says of the rich young man:

  • Community
    July 28: 10th annual FamilyFunFest at the Anderson County Middle School, 6-8 p.m.

    Education
    July 27-July 29, Aug. 1 and 2: 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
    July 27: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No class July 4
    July 28, Aug. 1: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.