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Today's News

  • Church briefs: Farmdale Baptist welcomes associate pastor

    Farmdale Baptist Church voted in its business meeting Sept. 5 to call Brian Owens as its associate pastor with Children and Youth Emphasis.
    Owens is from Lawrenceburg, and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
    Before coming to Farmdale, Owens served as pastor of churches in Shelby and Martin counties. He and his wife, Melinda, are the parents of five children. Owens will oversee Farmdale’s children ministries and lead the youth ministry.

  • Students named Sen. Jeff Green scholars

    Fourteen students from Anderson County High School have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) for their outstanding academic performance in high school.
    Local students who earned the designation are Lucas Brothers, Laura Flynn, Rachel Hanks, Ethan Kelly, Darrin Laswell, Lynsey Lawless, Sergio Nava, Erin Paden, Braden Peyton, Spencer Ruggles, Matthew Sprague, Jacklyn Webb, Alex Woodrum and Victoria Yeaste.

  • Community briefs: 9-12-12

    Gilkerson and Gilkison family
    reunion to be held Sept. 22
    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Sept. 22 at the Legion Hall in Paris from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Event organizers ask that participants bring a covered dish for sharing and soft drinks of their choice. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be provided. Reunion organizers also ask to “bring your family tree information and anything you’d like to display for others to enjoy.”

  • Engagement: Clark-Mitchell

    Landon “Pudden” and Janelle Clark of Frankfort announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Martin Clark, to Brandon Allen Mitchell, son of Robert Mitchell and Teresa Mitchell of Willisburg.
    The bride is a 2007 graduate of Western Hills High School and MedTech class of 2012, where she received an associate’s degree in applied health science. She is currently employed with Dermatology Associates of Kentucky as a clinical assistant.

  • Family reunion held at county park Sept. 1

    Carolyn and Richard Steilberg, Cynthia and Adam, Talitha and Reed and Erich Steilberg, as well as the families of the late Brunelle Flynn Casey and the late Marcella Lampton Steilberg Parnell, hosted a family reunion Sept. 1 in the county park.

  • Community calendar: 9-12-12

    Upcoming Lawrenceburg Green events
    Movie nights
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
    Concerts
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band – Parrot Head Event

    Community
    Anderson Public Library offers two free yoga classes  

  • Engagement: Caldwell-Cook

    Dude and Donna Caldwell of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandi Lynn Caldwell, to Billy Joe Cook, Jr., son of Billy Cook, Sr., and Regina Cook of Frankfort.
    The bride is a 2001 graduate of Anderson County High School. The groom is a 2002 graduate of Western Hills High School.
    The wedding will take place on Oct. 13, 2012.
     

  • Way We Were: Brothers not seeking head butts

    50 YEARS AGO
    Sept. 13, 1962
    Mountjoy’s Crown Jewel placed first in the American Saddle Horse Breeders Futurity of Kentucky at the State Fair, winning $1,463.63.
    The winning entry formerly owned and shown by Billy Mountjoy was sold in July to Blue Lake Stables of Newbury, Ohio. Mountjoy had nine weanlings out of the 134 nominated for the event, but showed only three.

  • District court docket: 9-12-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Aug. 2, 2012.
    Zachery R. Ashburn, arraignment, fourth-degree assault (minor injury), first-degree disorderly conduct, trafficking in marijuana (less than eight oz.) – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Aug. 16.
    Thomas R. Combs, arraignment, theft by unlawful taking (auto), tampering with physical evidence – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Aug. 9.

  • As 9/11 comes and goes, student won’t let memorial dream die

    One year later, high school senior Blake Roach hasn’t given up on his dream to construct a 9/11 memorial.
    Some people thought he did.
    “They do ask me, ‘what happened to it?’” Roach said of his plans to commemorate the victims of the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93. “At this point, to give up would be pointless.”
    One thing Roach has learned in a year spent fundraising for the 9/11 memorial  — frustration.