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Today's News

  • Church briefs: 8-1-12

    First United Methodist holds
    annual Chautauqua event
    This marks the 26th year of Chautauqua at Frankfort’s First United Methodist Church.
    All programs will begin at 7 p.m., with the first program in the sanctuary. The remainder of the series’ programs will be held in Asbury Hall of the Wesley Center.
    On Aug.5, the Capital City Community band, under the director of noted Frankfort musician Tom Brawner, returns to lead off the series.

  • Facts that non-believers don’t want to read

    I find the Bible to be so fascinating. Non-Christians or general non-believers often scoff at the Bible being accurate or true at all.
    It’s fascinating how anyone could believe such an amazing work of literature written over 2,000 years ago and compiled by numerous authors all inspired by God can be so easily dismissed.
    I am most surprised that some dismiss it when historically there is no doubt a man named Jesus lived and was crucified.

  • Engagement: Shelton-Yocum

    Chasidy Renee Shelton and Brandon Myles Yocum, both of Lawrenceburg, announce their upcoming marriage Aug. 11, 2012, in Frankfort.
    The bride is the daughter of Steve and Cherie Shelton of Lawrenceburg. The groom is the son of Rebecca Robling of Rockport, Ind., Duane Yocum of Independence, and Vince Coomes of Lawrenceburg.

  • Engagement: Sea-Gjerstad

    Lawrence and Gretta Sea of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Opal Eliza-Lane Sea of Lawrenceburg to Benjamin Lawrence Gjerstad of Bowling Green, son of Kent and Amy Gjerstad of Bardstown.
    Grandparents of the bride are Jerry Creech and the late Eliza Creech of Versailles and the late William and Opal Sea.
    Grandparents of the groom are the late Joan Borchers and Harding and the late Marion Gjerstad.

  • Anniversary: Lowery

    James and Janet Lowery of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Lexington, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Dowling Hall in Lawrenceburg.
    The couple has three children, James Allen Lowery II and wife Teresa Browning Lowery of Willisburg; Jason Franz Lowery of Lexington; and Junisha Alene Callis of Lawrenceburg.
    The couple has five grandchildren: James Allen Lowery III, Collin Dailey Lowery, 15, Colton Prentice Callis, 15, Shelby Annemarie Lowery, 11, and Jan Anniston Lowery, 7.
     

  • Community calendar: 8-1-12

    Education
    July 30-Aug. 3: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change.
    July 30-Aug. 3: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

    Public meetings
    Aug. 1: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

  • Anniversary: Meade

    Laura Watson Meade and Bobby Meade of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary July 17.
    The couple was married July 17, 1982 in Lexington.
    She is retired from state government.
    He is retired from both state government and the University of Kentucky.
    Their daughter is Sarah (Jonathan) Cummins of Lawrenceburg.
    Their grandchild is Zachary Cummins of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • Way We Were: No Nudes Good News for Fairview

    50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 2, 1962
    Brenda Cammack and Phyllis Hahn represented Anderson County High in the FFA Chapters Sweetheart Contest at the Bluegrass Fair.

    Residents in the McBrayer section of the county were looking for an animal that had been killing chickens.
    Reports were that Mrs. James W. Waterfill had lost a number of her chickens including a dozen fryers; Burton Sale on Harrodsburg Road also lost chickens.

  • Band of Brothers spruces up Cole playground

    More than 50 people assisted the Band of Brothers, a community service organization affiliated with the Anderson County High School football team, in renovating the Cole playground in the community park on July 28-29.
    The Band of Brothers assisted resident Carolyn Cole, who has spent the last 14 years building the playground in honor and memory of her sons David and Christopher Cole.

  • Gray named to honors list

    Lynzie Nicole Gray of Harrodsburg was recently named to Campbellsville University’s President’s Honors list for the spring 2012 semester.
    Students who achieve a GPA of 4.0 are named to the list. One hundred and eighty-eight students achieved the honor.
    Gray, a 2010 Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg graduate, is a junior education major. She is also a resident assistant at the university and plans to attend graduate school.