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Today's News

  • Barnes leads West team

    Anderson County High School head baseball coach L.W. Barnes served as coach of the West team in the recent East-West all-star game at the University of Kentucky.

  • Mudcats face older competition

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats had a tough week on the ledger in the final games before the two-week summer break known as the dead period.


    The Mudcats, a local traveling baseball team of 13- and 14-year-olds, lost four of five games against older competition last week to see their summer record go to 5-6.


    “Considering (playing older teams) the boys did pretty well,” said Mudcat coach Chris Copenhaver, who had to miss most of last week’s action due to other commitments.

  • Accident on Highway 44 causes minor injuries

    A woman’s vehicle lays sideways in a ditch off Highway 44 last Thursday. The accident occurred near Scenic Gardens when the vehicle apparently went off the road. The driver sustained what appeared to be only minor injuries.

     

  • Church briefs, 6-22-11

    Church of God will host revival
    Lawrenceburg Church of God will host a revival June 26-July 1 with Jachin Dardar as evangelist.
    The revival will start at 6 p.m. on Sunday and 7 on weeknights.
    Other speakers will be present, along with special music. Bro. Gene Chapman, the new pastor, said all are welcome.
    The church is located at 106 Hilltop Drive.


    Pigeon Fork to hold homecoming
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church plans to hold its annual homecoming event June 26 at 11 a.m., according to a news release from the church.

  • God is good, God adores and other random God musings

    Occasionally I clean out my column ideas folder and come across random notes and musings, sometimes written in the middle of the night, sometimes in the margin of a church bulletin during a song or sermon during a worship service.
    None of the ideas are big enough for a full-blown column, but they may be helpful to someone reading this. So, here are some random thoughts and miscellaneous musings:

  • Community Calendar, 6-22-11

    Community
    June 24: Lawrenceburg Green summer concert series, 7 p.m.
    June 25: Honky Tonk Wine and Murder, Lovers Leap, 11 a.m.
    June 25-July 2: Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show
    June 27: Library summer reading program, “Dr. Phineas A. Bucket”
    June 27: Library summer reading program, “Yolata Pace,” 6-7 p.m.

    Education

  • Local student receives cancer society scholarship

    Every year the American Cancer Society awards educational scholarships to young individuals, each of them cancer survivors, who have earned good grades and strive to accomplish even more through higher education.
    This year Anderson County resident Tyler Baker was selected to receive this honor. Tyler is the son of Tim and Angie Baker and has a brother, Tucker. Below, Angie Baker reflects on the effects of cancer on Tyler and their family and on the importance of Relay for Life:

  • Engagement: White-Cook

    Elizabeth Reid and Charles White of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay White, to Lee Cook, son of Rose Cook and the late David Cook of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride-to-be’s grandparents are Shirley White and the late Calvin White, and the late Jim and Myrtie Reid.
    The groom’s grandparents are Joyce Cook and the late L.V. Cook, and Elizabeth Gibson and the late Jesse Gibson.

  • Cailie Jo Wilder

    Amy and Charles Wilder of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Cailie Jo Wilder, on April 25, 2011, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Big brother Caden, 5, welcomed Cailie home.
    Her maternal grandparents are Kenny and Debbie Goodlett of Lawrenceburg. Her paternal grandparents are Wayne and Lisa Wilder of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • Piper Madison Robinson

    Kim Cochran and James Robinson announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Madison Robinson, on April 5, 2011.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Lloyd and Cathy Cochran, Harlan. Her paternal grandparents are Ruth Murphy and Tommy and Ida Robinson, Lawrenceburg.