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  • American Legion’s national commander visits Healing Field

    From staff reports

    The American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett of Georgia visited the Department of Kentucky Healing Field last Thursday.

    Unit President Pam Brough presented Barnett with a commemorative bottle of bourbon with a picture of the Healing Field etched on the bottle.

    “The American Legion has worked very hard to get MIA’s (Missing in Action) and POW’s (Prisoner of War) home,” Barnett said. “And three American soldiers’ remains have been released from North Korea.”

  • Revolutionary War soldier honored with service

    Some relatives didn’t make it due to the rainy weather but spirits weren’t dampended for those who attended the Patriot Grave Marking Service at Darnall Cemetery last Saturday.

    It took five years, but a marker was finally placed at the gravesite of Revolutionary soldier Adam Darnall just a few months ago by great-great-great-great grandson Wayne Darnell.

    Over time the spelling of the name has changed., but the strong feeling family and soldier to soldier remains.

  • Four-car pile-up on Main
  • News briefs

    Benefit will assist

    injured Marine

    Hill Of Beans BBQ will kick off Bike Night with a benefit for “A Soldier’s Journey Home” for Lance Corp. Cody Evans (United States Marine Corps, retired) April 30.

    Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The first 15 registered will receive a free T-shirt and breakfast sandwich. The cost is $15 per rider, or $5 per passenger.

    The ride, which begins at noon, will be hosted by Defining Forces Veterans Club.

  • Breeding, Harley to portray Carlisle brothers April 26

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will sponsor The Carlisle Brothers Country Music Duo, a Kentucky Humanities Council Chautauqua presentation, on Tuesday, April 26, at the Anderson County Senior Center, 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg, at 7 p.m. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

    Lawrenceburg musicians Greg Breeding and Martin Harley will portray the Carlisle Brothers.

  • WWII veteran honored
  • News briefs

    Annual Community
    Service Day is Friday
    Community Service Day is scheduled this year for Friday, according to a news release.
    Now in it third year, the day is designed to encourage residents to perform community service at a variety of locations across Anderson County.
    The day was designated here by Mayor Sandy Goodlett, and has been designated by mayors of other communities nationwide.

  • News briefs

    CASA to conduct annual Boot Drive
    Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will conduct its annual Boot Drive on Saturday, April 9, the organization announced.
    Volunteers are scheduled to be at Ace Hardware, Kroger, Tractor Supply and Walmart, accepting donations, which can also be mailed to CASA of the Bluegrass, Box 193, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.
    The drive is being conducted in concert with Child Abuse Month.

  • Back in the saddle again
  • Tassel is worth the hassle

    It’s been 40 years since Marcella Reynolds graduated from Western High School, but she’ll mark it in a special way — by graduating from Kentucky Community and Technical College in the same class as her granddaughter, Tulsa Owens-Buffin.

    On May 8, Reynolds and Buffin will walk with their graduating class at the Frankfort Convention Center.

    “It’s awesome,” Reynolds said. “We found out about a month ago we’d be graduating together.”