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Today's News

  • Anderson Community Education offers dog training

    A basic course in dog obedience will be offered Tuesdays from April 5 to May 10 from 6 to 7 p.m., Anderson Community Education announced.
    Classes will be held at the Extension office, located in the county park.
    Cost is $69, and the trainer is Jean Gibowski.
    The class is limited to eight dogs.
    A class description is as follows:

  • Historical Society to meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society is scheduled to meet Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at Anderson Public Library.
    The scheduled speaker is Ed Ruggles, who will present a program titled “My Years as a County Agent.”
    The program is free and open to the public.
     

  • Class of 1971 plans reunion

    The Anderson County High School class of 1971 will celebrate its 40th reunion Saturday, July 9, beginning at 4 p.m. at the home of Carolyn and Billy Hyatt, 1061 McCormick Lane.
    A potluck meal is planned, and those attending are asked to bring a side dish, beverage and chair.
    Cost is $10 per person (meat and utensils provided). Contact Carolyn Hyatt 839-3997 or Felita Giles 502-598-9138 if you have questions.

  • Sand Spring Baptist set to simulcast ‘Secret Church’

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will present a live simulcast of David Platt’s “Secret Church” on Good Friday, April 22, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    David Paltt says on his website, “When we think of church in America, we think of going to meet in a building, singing, praying and hearing a message from a pastor or teacher.

  • When it comes to a good story, the Bible has it all

    Everyone loves a good story.
    There is something about the words, “Once upon a time … ” that capture the attention and the imagination of both young and old.
    We never outgrow our love for a story. This is clearly evident by American’s seemingly insatiable appetite for books, television and movies.

  • Senior Calendar, March 23, 2011

    Wednesday, March 23
    10:00 a.m., Leaders for lunches/Mayors for meals
    10:30 a.m., Music
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, March 24
    9:00 a.m., Exercise
    10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. AARP tax guide
    Shopping and errands
    6:00 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, March 25
    10:30 a.m., Name That Tune with Donna Freeman
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Crafts
    12:30 p.m., Prep for yard sale

    Saturday, March 26

  • Anniversary: Jerry and Shirley Hurst

    Jerry and Shirley Hurst celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise to the Bahamas and a special dinner.
    They were married in Dearborn, Mich., on March 17, 1961. They returned to her home state of Kentucky in 1972, settling in Lawrenceburg in 1975.  
    Shirley was the owner and operator of His and Her Beauty Salon and worked for the KACo self insurance fund prior to her retirement.
    Jerry is a tool and die maker and was employed by YKK Snap Fasteners in Lawrenceburg for 32 years before retiring in 2006 as the machine shop manager.  

  • Anniversary: Jimmie and Margaret Currens

    Jimmie and Margaret Currens will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg.
    The reception is scheduled for March 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. All friends are relatives are invited, and the couple requests no gifts.
    The were married March 25, 1961.
    She is retired from Cricketeer in Harrodsburg. He is retired from IBM in Lexington.
    They are the parents of Terry Currens of Harrodsburg and Keith Currents of Lawrenceburg. Their grandchildren are Jesse and Kaci.

  • Birth: Paisley Lane McCourt

    Paisley Lane McCourt
    Lanessia and Cole McCourt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a daughter, Paisley Lane McCourt, born Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Shawn and Candy Caldwell and Sondra Kay Wilson, all of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Betty Baxter, Aileen Caldwell and Don Hill of Lawrenceburg and the late Garland Baxter, James (Wop) Caldwell and Carol Hill.

  • The Way We Were, March 23, 2011

    Betty Hatter emailed some information about the photo of the boys shoveling snow that ran recently on the Way page.
    The picture was of Jacky and Robby Hatter, Curtis Sutherland and James Ritchey. The boys were shoveling the sidewalk in front of the house Betty and her husband, Bobby, rented from the Ritchey brothers on North Main.