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Today's News

  • Hoping Steve Jobs accepted Jesus Christ

    Computer whiz Steve Jobs was a pioneer, a business tycoon, a visionary, a leader and a global influence.
    He was also reportedly a Buddhist.
    I certainly hope Mr. Jobs accepted Christ as his personal savior. If not, according to what Jesus Christ said, he is not in heaven, which is all the more reason for us to make sure our friends and family have truly accepted Jesus
    Christ as savior, lord and God because “false religion” takes us to hell.

  • Marker to be dedicated for Edmondson

    A dedication and blessing of a marker for Joseph Edmondson at Old Liberty cemetery, located outside of Bradfordsville in Marion County on Highway 49, will be Oct. 19 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Will Pierce officiating, and third generation great-grandchildren of Joseph Edmondson are encouraged to attend.
    Joseph married Elizabeth Vaughan on Dec. 15, 1839. He died May 20, 1865.
    They had six children: Isabelle Hoover of Danville, Fetna A. (Hoover) Chase of Indiana and Minnesota; Ella Langford, Nathan and James Edmondson, all of Anderson County; and John of Indiana.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 10-12-11

     “Swing Fore a Cure” Golf Scramble

  • Birth: Eli Cole Newton

    Brandi Abell Newton and Travis Newton of Shelbyville announce the birth of their son Eli Cole Newton, born Aug. 20, 2011, at Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Jean and Rick Abell of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Alan and Melinda Newton of Bardstown and Cynthia Fowler of Bardstown.

     

  • Community calendar: 10-12-11

    Community
    Oct. 14: Movie Night, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Lawrenceburg Green
    Oct. 15: Native Dawn flute gathering, Lawrenceburg Green, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    Oct. 31: Halloween, trick or treat hours at city hall from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Education
    Oct. 5-7, Oct. 10-11: 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 depending on day

  • Wedding: Devers-Turner

    Shanna Leigh Devers and Jacob Ray Turner of Lawrenceburg were married Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church.
    The Rev. Mark Studler officiated.
    The bride is a daughter of Jeff and Donna Devers of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparents are Lowell and Wilma Devers of Midway and Marlene Nakagawa of Williamson, W.Va.
    The groom’s parents are Don “Buddy” and Carla Turner of Lawrenceburg. His grandparents are Don and Thelma Turner of Harrodsburg, and Louise Hood of Chaplin.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Jeff Devers.

  • Way We Were: Perry has tea with the president’s wife

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 12, 1961
    Tom Cotton was named president of the Alton Ruritan Club. Other officers were: Cecil Cinnamon, vice president; Hodges Crutcher Jr., secretary; Allen Herndon, treasurer; and Urban Wilson, director.
    Wilson was to serve with two hold-over directors — William Elliott, and Winfrey Best.
    They also announced that another Jamboree would be held on the George Cotton farm on Saturday night featuring country music, food and fun.

  • Despite objections, Harry Wise Road subdivision will likely be built

    Several hours of arguments, debate and impassioned pleas last Thursday to prevent a developer from building a subdivision off Harry Wise Road won’t likely amount to a thing.
    Larry Cann can and almost certainly will build his subdivision. The only real question is how many homes he’ll be allowed to build.
    Dozens of Harry Wise Road residents came out in force to make their case before the Anderson County Fiscal Court, including a Lexington attorney they hired to argue the law.

  • Girl Scout troop gives to, receives from soldiers

    The children in Afghanistan love Girl Scout cookies.
    “They like the Caramel DeLites and Tagalogs,” said Bobbie Mayes, a soldier who just returned from Afghanistan in May. “They absolutely loved it. It brought a true smile to their face.”
    Mayes, who worked to empower Afghanistan women to manage their own businesses, received a package of cookies, letters and other items from the states from a Lawrenceburg Daisy troop during her year-long deployment.

  • Meet Carolyn Hatchett's first grade class