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Today's News

  • Spencer County Fair begins Friday

    The Spencer County Fair will be held July 15 starting at 7 p.m. at the Spencer County Fairgrounds in Taylorsville.
    Admission is $10, with children six and under free.
    A horse pull and cornhole will be held July 15, with horse pull, antique tractor pull and more held July 16. No rides will be offered that weekend.

  • Vacation Bible school set at Claylick Methodist

    Claylick United Methodist Church will host vacation Bible school Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23.
    The theme this year is “Shake It Up Cafe.” Classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. All children are welcome.
    For more information or transportation call 859-865-2963. The church is located on Claylick Road in Salvisa.
    Pastor is Anthony Cleary.
     

  • Prayer lessons from a mud dauber

    The other day I walked into my house and found an intruder.
    He looked mean, too.
    My husband calls creatures like him mud daubers. They’re a type of wasp, with stingers poised to pierce delicate skin such as mine.
    The intruder didn’t seem fazed that he was somewhere he didn’t belong and just buzzed around, probably plotting an attack on my bare arms.

  • Hanks family reunion held in county park July 4

    Descendants of D. F. and Nannie Hanks held their annual reunion July 4 at Anderson County park.
    Their children were Nevins, Valeria, Robert, Virginia, Clyde, Franklin, Magdelene and Norris.

  • ACHS class of 2001 hosts reunion in Lexington

    Anderson County High School Class of 2001 will host its 10th reunion July 30 at 7 p.m. at the Thoroughbred Center in Lexington.
    Cost to attend is $30 per person. Dinner is included in the cost and a cash bar will be available. RSVP to Jennifer Hilterbran Jackson, 1209 Nevins Station Road, Lawrenceburg.
    Out of town guests may contact the Ramada Inn at 2143 North Broadway in Lexington for accommodations.
    Casual dress is encouraged.
    The Thoroughbred Center is located at 3380 Paris Pike in Lexington.
     

  • Birth: Benjamin Liam Hahnes

    Brad and Laura Hahnes of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Liam Hahnes, on June 28, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Big brothers Matthew, 15, and Samuel, 10, welcomed Benjamin home.
    His maternal grandparents are Marie Kennedy and W. Valen McDaniel of Bradenton, Fla.
    His paternal grandparents are the late Wendy Lewis and Donald Hahnes of Hackettstown, N.J. His maternal great-grandparent is Irene Colonna of Clifton, N.J.
     

  • Wedding: Harcourt-Watts

    Sarah Harcourt Watts and Luke Ensign Watts of Nashville, Tenn., were united in marriage on July 17, 2010 at Beargrass Christian Church in Louisville.
    Dr. John Hull officiated.
    Parents of the couple are John and Diane Harcourt of La Grange, and Michael and Darlys Watts of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2004 South Oldham High School graduate, a 2008 Transylvania University graduate, and a 2010 graduate of Harvard Divinity School with a master’s of theological studies. She currently works as a lower school teacher at Sumner Academy in Gallatin, Tenn.

  • Engagement: Stratton-Devers/Stratton-Flinchum

    Scot and Foressa Stratton of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming double wedding of their son Dylan Charles Stratton to Michelle Darlene Devers, and their daughter Shayla Denise Stratton to Steven Michael Flinchum.
    Michelle Devers parents are Ginger Woodrum of Stamping Ground and Charles Devers of Stamping Ground. Steven Michael Flinchum parents are Dawn Flinchum of Winchester and Anthony Flinchum of Lexington.
    Shayla is a 2008 graduate of Anderson County High School and currently works at Wabasto in Lexington.

  • Way we were: Poor eyesight didn’t stop Brown from goal

    50 YEARS AGO
    July 13, 1961
    Mrs. Amos Baxter suffered a severely cut hand requiring six stitches to close the wound.
    Her husband was carrying a stone jar from the cellar, when a step broke causing him to fall on Mrs. Baxter, who was below him on the stairs. It is believed Mrs. Baxter’s hand was cut on a piece of the broken jar.
    Mr. Baxter suffered a slight injury to his back.

  • Marriage Licenses: 7-13-11

    The following marriage licenses were recorded at the Anderson County Courthouse in May.
    Shannon Kaye Perkins, 45, of Lawrenceburg, CNA and Gary Luther Baxter, 51, of Lawrenceburg, factory worker, were married April 30.
    Amanda Shea Hopper, 19, of Lawrenceburg, Hampton Inn, and Jamie Lee Ward Jr., 19, of Frankfort, Walmart, were married April 29.
    Jessica Layne Hall, 24, of Versailles, unemployed, and Robert Edward Medley, 24, of Lawrenceburg, construction, were married May 2.