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  • Revisit childhood with retro desserts

    This week I’d like to take a trip back in time. After reading this I want you to say, “My mom made that!”

    So many desserts are not made any more for various reasons. Some were too time-consuming, messy, and hazardous to our health. Cakes made with lard, baked Alaska, cherries jubilee, I wonder how many avocado, green curtains went up in smoke due to flambé?

  • Cobb-Preston engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. David (Sherri) Lyons and Mr. Danny Cobb of Owenton, Ky. are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Katey Susan Cobb to Steven Daniel Preston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis (Shelley) Sutherland and Mr. Steve Preston of Lawrenceburg.

    The wedding will be at the First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1.

    Family and friends are welcome.

  • Beasley anniversary

    Samuel E. and Peggy Ann Ellis Beasley of Lawrenceburg celebrated 60 years of marriage Sept. 8, 2016.

    Both Anderson County natives, Sam and Peggy were married in Indiana in 1956.

    Sam is a veteran of the United States Navy and a retired truck driver. Peggy is retired from Rand McNally and has worked part-time for several years as a medical records clerk at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. They are members of First Baptist Church.

  • Harley anniversary

    James A. and Judy Harley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 10, 2016.

    The couple was married on Sept. 10, 1966 at Kirkwood Baptist Church.

    James was a pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church in Harrodsburg for more than 30 years. Jusy worked for Anderson National Bank in Lawrenceburg, where she retired as the vice president of the bank.

    The couple have two children Kent (Michelle) Harley of Harrodsburg, and Pam (Troy) Young of Bowling Green. They also have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Calendar of events

    Sept. 14

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Friends in Christ with Jean Bush and blood pressure checks with Phyllis at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 to 3 p.m. — Card room activities at the Anderson County Senior Center

    5:30 p.m — Friends of the Anderson Public Library meet at the library

    Sept. 15

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center


    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Jan. 13, 1966

    Wanda Drury, student at Anderson High School and winner of the Fair Beauty Contest the previous summer, was to compete in the Kentucky Fair Association Beauty Contest to be held in Louisville.

    Sixty girls from throughout the state were expected to take part. Drury was to be accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Susie B. Drury.

    Thursday, Sept. 15, 1966

  • Board extends Glensboro schoolhouse bids 60 more days

    The drama over the old Glensboro schoolhouse continued at the monthly school board meeting Monday.

    Since no bids had been submitted regarding the schoolhouse, which sits on the corner of US 127 and Broadway, the board extended the bidding another 60 days.

    In August, the board was approached by Eric Whisman, of the Kentucky Trust for Historical Preservation, a non-profit organization that works to get new owners to old buildings. He asked the board for and was granted a 30-day extension for bids on the property.

  • Kids Connect is a hit at Robert B. Turner Elementary

    Seeing a need for a positive afterschool program, Tim Wells, children and families minister at Fox Creek Christian Church, concocted Kids Connect — a free afterschool Bible club at Robert B. Turner Elementary School.

    In it’s second year, Kids Connect brings the Bible to students who otherwise may have never been exposed to it.

    “Last year, we had 152 registered students,” Wells explained. “They weren’t ever there at the same time, but at some point throughout the year we had 152 different students here.”

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