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  • 1972 Bearcats to have tailgate party

    The 1972 Anderson County football team, the school's first district football champion, will be holding a tailgate party before Friday's Anderson-Bryan Station game at Anderson, according to Anthony Stratton, an all-state running back on that team. Players are urged to look for signs pointing to the tailgate in the Anderson parking lot.

    Stratton says he will have a tent and food will be available. The party starts at 6 p.m.

  • Westside Community breaks ground
  • Church briefs: 8-15-12

    Mount Eden Christian plans revival
    Mount Eden Christian Church is hosting a revival beginning with services on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The revival will continue through Wednesday with services at 6:30 each night beginning with special music.
    John Richardson, a minister in Chaplin, will be the featured speaker.
    Mount Eden Christian is located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.
    The community is invited to attend.

    Student spends summer ministering youth

  • Jeremiah’s words still ring true today

    Jeremiah is such an interesting character of the Bible. He authored Jeremiah and Lamentations. Jeremiah was a very much-hated man because of his prophecies.
    He was scoffed at, people plotted to kill him, and he was commanded to remain celibate and not to participate in public celebrations.

  • Wedding: Gignac-Stratton

    Aaren Gignac and Jed Stratton were married May 20, 2012 at Lantana Resort and Marina in Pilot Point, Texas, and were officiated by the bride’s brother William Gignac.
    The bride is the daughter of Andrew and Lauren Gignac of San Antonio, and Dawna and John Nowlin of Elmendorf, Texas. The groom is the son of Troy and Millie Stratton, Bullard, Texas and formerly of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the groom are Faye Stratton and the late Sam Stratton Jr. of Harrodsburg.

  • Anniversary: Evans

    Ken and Ann Evans of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 16.
    The couple was married on Sept. 16, 1962, at First Christian Church in Danville.
    Ken is retired from the Kentucky Utilities Company, is a member of the Lawrenceburg city council and is a nursing home ombudsman.
    Ann has been a nursing home ombudsman for 25 years.
    The couple has two children, daughter Julia Ann Brothers of Lawrenceburg, and son Kenny Irvin Evans of Frankfort.

  • Engagement: Hardin-Mason

    Jimmy and Ginger Hardin of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Westley-Ann Hardin to Micah Jeremy Mason, son of Micah Brian Mason and Tracy Ragle of London.
    The bride is a graduate of Anderson County High School and is currently employed with the University of Kentucky hospital and attending BCTCS for radiology technician.
    The groom is a graduate of North Laurel High School and is employed with the Kentucky National Guard.
    The wedding will take place Sept. 8, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at the Thoroughbred Center in Lexington.
     

  • Learning Center receives $500
  • Students selected as Governor’s Scholars

    Anderson County High School students Lauren Paige Lawless and John Travis Wickizer and Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg students Forrest Lee Bowman and Courtney Shaylyn Burton were selected as 2012 Governor’s Scholars.
    A statewide selection program chose the 1,073 participants from nominations submitted from each Kentucky school district, according to the press release. Criteria included academic records and test scores, teacher recommendations, extracurricular activities and essays.

  • Way We Were: Entrants optimistic about turtle derby

    Requests
    We have had some requests from readers for photos.
    If anybody has a picture of the Klondike School in the mid-1930s; the old Rutherford School and any old pictures of former businesses and school in Fairview, please let me know. You can email them to jbowen@theandesonnews.com or bring them by the office.

    50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 16, 1962