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Today's Features

  • Tom and Christy Jones of Nashville, Tenn., announce the birth of a son at 1:45 a.m. January 11, 2011 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
    Jake Thomas Jones weighed 9 pounds and 3 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are James and Machelle Hagan.
    Paternal grandparents are Tom and Ann Jones.
     

  • Lanessia and Cole McCourt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a daughter, Paisley Lane McCourt, born Feb. 3, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Shawn and Candy Caldwell and Sandra Kay Wilson, all of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Betty Baxter, Aileen Caldwell and Don Hill of Lawrenceburg and the late Garland Baxter, James (Wop) Caldwell and Carol Hill.

  • David and Sherri Scrogham of Lawrenceburg and Astrid Schedler of Osnabrück, Germany, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Chelsea Lynn Scrogham and Tobias Michael Schedler.  

  • Roger and Judy Carlton and Ellenore and Paul Callan Jr., all of Lawrenceburg, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Brittany Gayle Carlton and Christopher Paul Callan.
    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Marvin and Mary Ann Carlton of Lawrenceburg, and the late Howard and Virginia Smith, formerly of Hustonville. She is a 2003 graduate of Anderson High School and a 2007 graduate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College. She is employed at Hitachi Automotive in Harrodsburg.

  • Charles and Charlotte Vaughn of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 2.
    Bro. Ezra Sparrow married the couple at the Turner family home in Anderson County on April 2, 1961.
    Charles Searcy Vaughn is a son of the late Charles Samuel and Frances Searcy Vaughn. He served in the United States Army and is a retired pressman from Rand McNally Printing Company in Versailles.

  • Raymond Peak brought me some old newspapers he had been saving.
    One newspaper was an old Anderson News dated July 2, 1953.
    The front page contained several interesting stories including one about the late Bro. Ezra Sparrow. He was to be interviewed on Mary Snow Etheridge’s WHAS-TV Show, “Small Talk,” as another “Tall Kentuckian.”
    Sparrow, who  was  six  feet  two  and three quarter inches, was a direct descendant of Abraham Lincoln.

  • Sand Spring Baptist Church will present a live simulcast of David Platt’s “Secret Church” on Good Friday, April 22, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    David Paltt says on his website, “When we think of church in America, we think of going to meet in a building, singing, praying and hearing a message from a pastor or teacher.

  • Everyone loves a good story.
    There is something about the words, “Once upon a time … ” that capture the attention and the imagination of both young and old.
    We never outgrow our love for a story. This is clearly evident by American’s seemingly insatiable appetite for books, television and movies.

  • Wednesday, March 23
    10:00 a.m., Leaders for lunches/Mayors for meals
    10:30 a.m., Music
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, March 24
    9:00 a.m., Exercise
    10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. AARP tax guide
    Shopping and errands
    6:00 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, March 25
    10:30 a.m., Name That Tune with Donna Freeman
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Crafts
    12:30 p.m., Prep for yard sale

    Saturday, March 26

  • Jerry and Shirley Hurst celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise to the Bahamas and a special dinner.
    They were married in Dearborn, Mich., on March 17, 1961. They returned to her home state of Kentucky in 1972, settling in Lawrenceburg in 1975.  
    Shirley was the owner and operator of His and Her Beauty Salon and worked for the KACo self insurance fund prior to her retirement.
    Jerry is a tool and die maker and was employed by YKK Snap Fasteners in Lawrenceburg for 32 years before retiring in 2006 as the machine shop manager.