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Today's Features

  • Computer whiz Steve Jobs was a pioneer, a business tycoon, a visionary, a leader and a global influence.
    He was also reportedly a Buddhist.
    I certainly hope Mr. Jobs accepted Christ as his personal savior. If not, according to what Jesus Christ said, he is not in heaven, which is all the more reason for us to make sure our friends and family have truly accepted Jesus
    Christ as savior, lord and God because “false religion” takes us to hell.

  • A dedication and blessing of a marker for Joseph Edmondson at Old Liberty cemetery, located outside of Bradfordsville in Marion County on Highway 49, will be Oct. 19 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Will Pierce officiating, and third generation great-grandchildren of Joseph Edmondson are encouraged to attend.
    Joseph married Elizabeth Vaughan on Dec. 15, 1839. He died May 20, 1865.
    They had six children: Isabelle Hoover of Danville, Fetna A. (Hoover) Chase of Indiana and Minnesota; Ella Langford, Nathan and James Edmondson, all of Anderson County; and John of Indiana.

  •  “Swing Fore a Cure” Golf Scramble

  • Brandi Abell Newton and Travis Newton of Shelbyville announce the birth of their son Eli Cole Newton, born Aug. 20, 2011, at Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Jean and Rick Abell of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Alan and Melinda Newton of Bardstown and Cynthia Fowler of Bardstown.

     

  • Community
    Oct. 14: Movie Night, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Lawrenceburg Green
    Oct. 15: Native Dawn flute gathering, Lawrenceburg Green, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    Oct. 31: Halloween, trick or treat hours at city hall from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Education
    Oct. 5-7, Oct. 10-11: 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

  • Shanna Leigh Devers and Jacob Ray Turner of Lawrenceburg were married Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church.
    The Rev. Mark Studler officiated.
    The bride is a daughter of Jeff and Donna Devers of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparents are Lowell and Wilma Devers of Midway and Marlene Nakagawa of Williamson, W.Va.
    The groom’s parents are Don “Buddy” and Carla Turner of Lawrenceburg. His grandparents are Don and Thelma Turner of Harrodsburg, and Louise Hood of Chaplin.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Jeff Devers.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 12, 1961
    Tom Cotton was named president of the Alton Ruritan Club. Other officers were: Cecil Cinnamon, vice president; Hodges Crutcher Jr., secretary; Allen Herndon, treasurer; and Urban Wilson, director.
    Wilson was to serve with two hold-over directors — William Elliott, and Winfrey Best.
    They also announced that another Jamboree would be held on the George Cotton farm on Saturday night featuring country music, food and fun.

  • Prayer walks scheduled
    Prayer walks are scheduled for the second Sunday of each month at Anderson County High School, organizers announced.
    Those participating are asked to meet at the school’s front door at 2 p.m.The next walk is scheduled for Oct. 9

    Alton Christian Church hosts revival
    Alton Christian Church will host a revival Oct. 9-12 at 6:30 p.m. with the Rev. Leon Thomas presiding. There will be special music nightly.

  • Forty-one years ago, Steve Starnes played football alongside Al Cowlings and O.J. Simpson as the Buffalo Bills fifth-round draft pick out of the University of Tampa.
    He also played for the Green Bay Packers and the (former) Boston Patriots.
     He was big and burly. Then he injured his neck and his professional football career, the dream of many little boys and grown men, was cut short. Five years ago a stroke nearly took his life.

  • Community
    Oct. 8: Repair Affair event, 7:30 a.m.
    Oct. 8-9: “The Crucible,” presented by the Anderson County Community Theatre, Lawrenceburg Green
    Oct. 9: Marlowe grade school reunion, noon to 4 p.m., American Legion building, Anderson County fairgrounds
    Oct. 14: Movie Night, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Lawrenceburg Green

    Education