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Today's Features

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 21, 1963
    Jerry Gritton, Western High basketball player, suffered a fracture of his left arm in practice Wednesday afternoon.
    He was admitted to the Frankfort hospital.

    Darrell W. Sullivan, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse F. Sullivan underwent nine weeks of basic training at the Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Ill.

    Feb. 28, 1963
    William Burton fell Sunday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bobby Clay, and suffered a severe cut of his mouth. Several stitches were required to close the wound.

  • The family has fallen on hard times. Now I don’t mean every family unit is suffering; the institution of the family, however, as God ordained it, is suffering. My wife and I are foster and adoptive parents. This has opened our eyes to the reality of hurting families. It is this ministry that has caused me to have a burden in my spirit to walk closer to God.

  • New Liberty Christian announces events
    New Liberty Christian Church has set March 24 as “bring a friend’ day, according to a news release.
    ‘The church uses one Sunday each year to encourage the members to invite a friends who they work with or lives near their residence,” event organizers said. “The goal for this special day is ‘100.’”
    The New Liberty Christian Church is planning a pictorial church directory, according to the church’s news release.

  • 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

  • Heather Adams and Randy Adams of Lawrenceburg were married June 30, 2012, at 4 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    Dr. Mike Hamrick officiated. The bride was given in marriage by her mother and father.
    The bride is the daughter of Bobby and Betty Montgomery of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the bride are Deverl and the late Clyde Burns and Robert Montgomery and the late Virginia Perkins.
    The groom is the son of Ronald and Diane Adams of Loretto. Grandparents of the groom are Joyce and the late Frank Gibson and Shirley and the late Paul Adams.

  • Jason and Jamie Alexander of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Tomer Alexander, born Jan. 15, 2013, at St. Joseph East.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Greg and Denise Cinnamon of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Gene and Mary Ruth Cinnamon and Wilma  
    Flygstad.
    Paternal grandparents are Bob and Cammie Alexander of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparent is Hazel Smith.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 7, 1963
    Eighty-three pints of blood were received at the local center with 10 rejections recoded because of lack of iron or because prospective donors had received shots for colds during the past six weeks and the blood drive.
    William Nevins, who gave his 40th pint and who received a 5-gallon pin from Chairman Truman Birdwhistell, was the largest donor in the county.

  • Salt River
    Independent Baptist
    hosts guest gospel group
    The Salt River Independent Baptist Church, located at 1126 Salt River Road in Lawrenceburg, will host the southern gospel group “Destiny” from Brownstown, Ind., on March 16 at 6 p.m.
    “Come join us for some great southern gospel music and fellowship,” event organizers said in a press release.
    For more information or directions, contact Bro. Carl Bush at 502-600-2261.

    Birdwhistell named
    pastor at Texas church

  • “…God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” (1 John 1:5)
    Craig Larson tells the story of an old desert nomad who awoke one night to a growling stomach. He lit a candle and began eating dates from a bowl beside his bed. He took a bite from one end and saw a worm in it, so he threw it from the tent. He bit into the second date, found another worm, and threw it away as well.
    Thinking that he wouldn’t have any dates left to eat if he continued, he blew out the candle and ate the remaining dates.