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Today's News

  • Only two days left for ‘Misery’
  • Mayor announces commendation for ‘National Long-Term Care’ month
  • Happy early Halloween
  • Community calendar: 10-30-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office
    Nov. 1 – ‘How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget’ at 5 p.m.

  • Descendants of Lawrenceburg residents to dedicate grave marker on Nov. 2

    A dedication and blessing for the late James Edmondson and his two sons, Will and Grover, will be held Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. in the old Lawrenceburg cemetery.
    Pastor Jody Stamper of Glensboro Christian Church will officiate.
    “It was with the help of staff at the Anderson Co. library who found old obits for James and Will and the death certificate I obtained that proved all three were indeed buried at the cemetery,” descendant Kathy Voxland wrote in a submitted news item.
    James’ sons both died of tuberculosis at age 27, Voxland said.

  • Way We Were: LNB OPENS BRANCH BANK AT WESTPARK

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 10, 1963
    New officers at the Alton Ruritan Club were: Coy Davis, president; Harley Stucker, vice president; Allen Herndon, secretary; Ellis Hostetter, treasurer; David Caddell and Lafe Murphy, directors.

    Spare ribs were 49 cents a pound at A&P Supermarkets. Whole fryers were 29 cents a pound.

    Thurs., Oct. 31, 1963

  • Church briefs: 10-30-13

    Second Christian Church
    to celebrate 144th anniversary
    Second Christian Church, located at 106 Church St., will be celebrating its 144th anniversary Nov. 3 at 11 a.m., according to a news release.
    Guest speaker Dr. Donald Gillett, pastor at East Second Street Christian Church in Lexington, will be speaking at 3:30 p.m.

    Westside Community Church
    to hold revival
    Westside Community Church will be hosting a revival Nov. 1-3, according to a news release
    Bro. Danny Overholt of Tennessee will be speaking Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m.

  • Real reason to commemorate Oct. 31 isn’t Halloween

    Tomorrow evening our streets will be abuzz with the sights and sounds of Halloween.
    Children will be dressed as their favorite super heroes, princesses, pirates and poltergeists.
    Tricks will be threatened, treats will be given and sugar-highs will abound.
    Little cowboys and ladybugs will sit among piles of sweet delights, counting their treasures as their parents cringe at the sight of the confection overload. Come Friday morning, Wal-Mart will have sweet deals (pun intended) for all the grownups (me included) who want to get in on the candy rush themselves.

  • Truck goes up in flames on Bluegrass Parkway

    A Ford F-350 pick-up truck became engulfed in flames Monday afternoon after the driver pulled off the Bluegrass Parkway to check the cause of a burning smell in the vehicle.
    According to County Fire Chief Mike Barnes, two men from Fayette County were traveling westbound at 12:48 p.m. Monday when something started to smell like it was burning.
    They pulled off to the side of the parkway, at about mile marker 62, popped the hood and didn’t find anything. Climbing back into the cab of the truck, they pulled off the dashboard cover and the fire flared into the cab.

  • Man indicted for owing $22K in child support

    A Lawrenceburg man was indicted by a grand jury Oct. 22 for allegedly owing just over $22,000 in child support payments, according to court documents.
    Stanley W. Penny Jr., 50, of 520 Lincoln St. faces a Class D felony charge after Marlena Jean Corbin swore out a complaint claiming he owes her child support payments dating back to 2006.
    Corbin swore out the complaint in March and Penny was arraigned in May in Anderson District Court. The charge was then waived to the grand jury.
    Penny is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 26 in Anderson Circuit Court.