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Today's News

  • Plenty of grains, plenty of options

    Some of you out there will be able to relate to my recent experience in the supermarket. I was heading down the rice and grains aisle and I could not believe the variety of grains available.

    I thought, “Surely there can’t be 30 different kinds of rice and five varieties of quinoa. It felt like my brain went through the mill.

    Time to sift through all of this. Enough grain puns.

    Here are some of the more popular grains and their uses:

  • Anniversary

    William “Bill” and Glenna White Stivers will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, May 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Graefenburg Christian Church.

    The reception is being hosted by their son, Mark Stivers; his wife, Cindy; daughter, Lisa Smith; her husband, Brooke; and their four grandchildren, Abby and Elise Stivers, and Ethan and Adam Smith.

    The Stivers’ were married May 20, 1966 at Graefenburg Christian Church by the bride’s uncle, Robert Watson.

  • Hagan-Brunsman Engagement

    Mary and David Hagan announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley to Michael Brunsman, son of Kathryn Brunsman of Lexington, and Robert Brunsman of Columbus, Indiana.

    Ashley graduated from Midway University, and is employed as a nurse in the emergency department at Saint Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Michael is a graduate of Indiana State University, and is an airline pilot for Emirates.

    A June wedding is planned.

  • Guthrie-Ponds Engagement

    Cheryl and Ernest Guthrie Jr. of Lawrenceburg, announce the engagement of their daughter Shelley Guthrie to Cedric Ponds, son of Janette and Willie Ponds of Frankfort.

    The wedding is planned for May 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Lawrenceburg.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Calendar of events

    May 18

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center

    10 a.m. — Arnold Clark Band at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure check with Amedysis at the Anderson Senior Center

    Noon — Potluck lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson Senior Center

    2 p.m. — Cards and games at the Anderson Senior Center

  • Seniors treated to gospel music
  • ANN BOND CHILTON TRAINS FOR PEACE CORPS

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 21, 1965

    Anderson County winners at the District Junior Achievement meeting in Jessamine County were, Jane Birdwhistell, red in housekeeping, photography records; Connie Herndon, blue in clothing; Mike Hostetter, blue, gardening; Steven Sparrow, blue, electric; Bobby McCoun, blue on dog care, red in Horse and pony; Allen Edmondson, blue, woodworking; Donna Crain, red on home furnishings and good grooming.

    Thursday, May 19, 1966

  • Relay for Life raises nearly $18,500 for cancer society

    Hundreds of folks made it downtown to the Lawrenceburg Green last Friday evening for Relay for Life.

    Relay for Life is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Participants raise both money and awareness about cancer.

    Twenty-five teams — 90 participants — raised nearly $18,500 at the event.

    YKK Inc. Snap and Button Division was the top fundraising team with $2,700 donated. The Chamber and Auxiliary Dream Team raised $1,662, and Eli’s Superheroes banked $1,264.

  • ‘Dinner with a Doctor’ draws large crowd

    Women of all ages attended the Dinner with a Doctor “Breast and Cervical Cancer” at the Anderson County Health Department last Thursday evening.

    The event, sponsored by the health department and Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort, featured Dr. Aruna Arekapudi, a board-certified medical oncologist and hematologist.

    Arekapudi informed the crowd of 40 women about the signs and symptoms of both breast and cervical cancer.

    “I came to learn more about female cancers,” Cathy Whitehead, 53, said.

  • Duo enjoys layover here while crossing state on horseback

    If you spotted a covered carriage pulled by two Haflingers and a woman riding horseback in Anderson County last weekend, you weren’t just imagining things.

    The pair, Edith Conyers of Mount Sterling and Ginny Grulke of Lexington, are crossing Kentucky on horses and blogging about their experience.

    On Thursday, their 10-day journey brought them to Lawrenceburg, and the C-Far Farm.

    “They got to my house Thursday, rested Friday, and left again Saturday,” Jackie Nickell said.