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Today's Features

  • Community
    June 29: Pageants: 2-year-old Baby show, 3-year-old Wee Miss and Mister, 4-year-old Miss and Mister, 5:30 p.m., fairgrounds
    June 30: Little Miss and Mister Pageant, 8 p.m., fairgrounds
    July 2: KTPA truck and tractor pull, 7 p.m., Fairgrounds Motorsports Track
    July 4: Fourth of July, parade lineup will start at 5 p.m. at American Legion, parade starts at 6 p.m., festivities on the Green at 6:30 p.m., firework display at county park at dusk  

    Education

  • David and Judy Craft of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Craft of Mount Sterling, to TJ Lueker of Mount Sterling, son of Tom and Shirley Lueker of Mount Sterling.
    The bride-to-be’s grandparents are Lois Tinsley of Lawrenceburg and Dot Cox of Lawrenceburg, and Mickey Craft of Frankfort.  The groom’s grandparents are Virginia Lueker of Pickneyville, Ill., and Virginia Schwartzkopf of Nashville, Ill.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    June 22, 1961
    Three young ladies were applicants for the title of the Anderson County Dairy Princess. Contestants were: Nancy C. Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Romie Brown; Betty Frances Peyton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peyton; and Carolyn Casey, daughter of Mrs. Thomas Casey and the late Mr. Casey.
    Brown and Casey, both graduated from Western High in the spring. Peyton was a spring graduate at Anderson High.

  • Emily Drury of Anderson County Public Schools and Zachary Gray of the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, each received High School Leader stars at the Central Kentucky Council on Youth Leadership 2011 Youth Salute at Eastern Kentucky University May 15, according to a news release.
    Drury also received a $100 leadership award, courtesy of Holifield Photography.

    Gilbert receives dance award

  • Church of God will host revival
    Lawrenceburg Church of God will host a revival June 26-July 1 with Jachin Dardar as evangelist.
    The revival will start at 6 p.m. on Sunday and 7 on weeknights.
    Other speakers will be present, along with special music. Bro. Gene Chapman, the new pastor, said all are welcome.
    The church is located at 106 Hilltop Drive.


    Pigeon Fork to hold homecoming
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church plans to hold its annual homecoming event June 26 at 11 a.m., according to a news release from the church.

  • Occasionally I clean out my column ideas folder and come across random notes and musings, sometimes written in the middle of the night, sometimes in the margin of a church bulletin during a song or sermon during a worship service.
    None of the ideas are big enough for a full-blown column, but they may be helpful to someone reading this. So, here are some random thoughts and miscellaneous musings:

  • Community
    June 24: Lawrenceburg Green summer concert series, 7 p.m.
    June 25: Honky Tonk Wine and Murder, Lovers Leap, 11 a.m.
    June 25-July 2: Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show
    June 27: Library summer reading program, “Dr. Phineas A. Bucket”
    June 27: Library summer reading program, “Yolata Pace,” 6-7 p.m.

    Education

  • Elizabeth Reid and Charles White of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay White, to Lee Cook, son of Rose Cook and the late David Cook of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride-to-be’s grandparents are Shirley White and the late Calvin White, and the late Jim and Myrtie Reid.
    The groom’s grandparents are Joyce Cook and the late L.V. Cook, and Elizabeth Gibson and the late Jesse Gibson.

  • Amy and Charles Wilder of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Cailie Jo Wilder, on April 25, 2011, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Big brother Caden, 5, welcomed Cailie home.
    Her maternal grandparents are Kenny and Debbie Goodlett of Lawrenceburg. Her paternal grandparents are Wayne and Lisa Wilder of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • Kim Cochran and James Robinson announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Madison Robinson, on April 5, 2011.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Lloyd and Cathy Cochran, Harlan. Her paternal grandparents are Ruth Murphy and Tommy and Ida Robinson, Lawrenceburg.