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  • What’s important in your life?

    Many years ago, I befriended an elderly gentleman who lived in a nursing home near Dresden, Tennessee.

    Mr. Garner was in his mid-80s, with failing health but had a very sharp mind.

    Frequently, if I was in Dresden on business, I would go by the nursing home and take Mr. Garner with me as I did my business to give him a break form his bleak living conditions.

  • Police honored at Mt. Pleasant Baptist
  • church briefs

    Sand Spring to attend

    Graham rally

    A group from Sand Spring Baptist Church will attend a rally at the state capitol in Frankfort.

    Franklin Graham will bring his Decision America Tour to Frankfort on May 4. Graham is scheduled to speak from noon to 1 p.m.

    “I’m going to every state in our country to challenge Christians to live out their faith at home, in public, and at the ballot box,” Graham explained. “And I will share the gospel.”

    Transportation will be provided from Sand Spring.

  • A hand-clapping, foot-stomping good time at Senior Center
  • Five generations
  • Calendar of events

    April 27

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

    10:30 a.m. — Rockin’ with Rick at the Anderson Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

    12:30 p.m. — Card room open at the Anderson Senior Center

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

    2 p.m. — Wii, games and snacks at the Anderson Senior Center

    3 p.m. — “Make Do and Repair Clothes” at the Anderson County Extension Office


    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 21, 1966

    Anderson High’s track team had their first meet of the season at Woodford County against Woodford and Jessamine counties.

    Gayle Warford won first in the 220-yard dash, third in both the 100-yard dash and broad jump.

    Vaughn Johnson placed second in the 220-yard dash.

    Guy Simpson Jr. placed second in the shot put and fourth in the discus throw.

    Mike Stratton won third place in the 440-yard dash, but didn’t score in the high jump.

  • Four-car pile-up on Main
  • News briefs

    Benefit will assist

    injured Marine

    Hill Of Beans BBQ will kick off Bike Night with a benefit for “A Soldier’s Journey Home” for Lance Corp. Cody Evans (United States Marine Corps, retired) April 30.

    Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The first 15 registered will receive a free T-shirt and breakfast sandwich. The cost is $15 per rider, or $5 per passenger.

    The ride, which begins at noon, will be hosted by Defining Forces Veterans Club.