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Today's News

  • Church briefs: 3-21-12

    Sand Spring Baptist,
    Danville First Church of God
    Common Bond Quartet from Mt. Sterling and the Jaystone Singers from Hope Mills, N.C., will be in concert at the Danville First Church of God, 3220 Harrodsburg Road, on March 22 at 6:30 p.m. A love offering will be taken.
    New Vision from Frankfort and the Kingsmen from Chandler, N.C., will be in concert at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, on March 29 at 6:30 p.m. There will be a love offering.

    Church of Christ holds
    gospel meeting

  • What will you tell God on Judgment Day?

    You will stand before God one day and be judged. So will I. Philippians 2:10-11 says, “at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”
    One of the most powerful preachers of our time, Paul Washer, describes our relationship with Christ as follows.

  • Sending packages to troops
  • Relay for Life calendar: 3-21-12

    March 24: My American Girl and Me Tea, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at First Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 300 South Main. $15 per person or two for $20. Reservations required by Wednesday, March 21 (today). Bring your American Girl dolls, Bitty Babies or dolls of your choice, and your cameras for pictures with American Girls. Contact Keli Reynolds at 502-839-0823 or Melanie Johnson at 502-859-0955 or agteaparty@yahoo.com. Sponsored by Sand Spring Baptist’s Relay for Life team.

  • Birth: Hudson

    Mitch and Lisa Hudson of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Elisabeth Hudson, born Jan. 19, 2012 at The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East in Lexington.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 1/4 inches long.
    She was welcomed home by her big sister, Emily, 6.
    Her maternal grandparents are Harold and Jane Todd of Lawrenceburg.
    Her paternal grandparents are Darrel and Bitha Hudson of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • Community calendar: 3-21-12

    Community
    March 23-24: Anderson County High School presents its spring musical ‘Guys and Dolls,’ 7 p.m., with a matinee performance on March 25 at 2:30 p.m.
    Tickets can be purchased at the door for $8 per adult and $5 for children age 6 and up.
    For more information, contact Jaclyn Haddix at jaclyn.haddix@anderson.kyschools.us.

    Anderson Public
    Library classes
    Basic II class (Introduction to the Internet)
    When: March 21
    Times: 9:30-11 a.m., 5:30-7 p.m. Must register in advance

  • Engagement: Foster and Holt

    The parents of Megan Alicia Foster of Warsaw and Jason Louis “Jay” Holt of Lawrenceburg announce the forthcoming marriage of their children on April 21, 2012, at Fox Creek Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is employed at Bluegrass Stockyards.
    The groom is self-employed.
    The couple plans to reside in Frankfort.
    The wedding is invite only.
     

  • Pierian Woman’s Club gears up for Hats Off! luncheon and style show

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will host its annual luncheon and style show, Hats Off! on April 21 at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    Martha Caywood of the Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville will again present the style show, with club members and friends modeling.
    The luncheon menu includes Chicken Salad with Pecans and Grapes, Strawberry Pretzel Molded Salad and Orange Pound Cake.
    The event will also feature a display of high school art competition entries, with voting for a “Peoples’ Choice” award.

  • Way We Were: Miss Sweeney oldest teacher in county

    50 YEARS AGO
    March 15, 1962
    The following is a column by Wyatt Shely about Mrs. Myrtie Sweeney Morris, the oldest living teacher in Anderson County at the time.
    “Unless God gives us children of our own or children of others to teach, we fail to know in our old age the happiness that now comes to Mrs. Myrtie Sweeney Morris as she recalls the many years that she was privileged to serve in our one-room schools.

  • Conservation District hosts awards

    The Anderson County Conservation District hosted a dinner and awards program on March 13 for students and their families participating in the 2012 art and writing contest.

    2012 Art and Writing Contest Winners
    Art Contest
    District winners
    First place: Savannah Thompson, Saffell Street
    Second place: Sidney Hall, Robert B. Turner
    Third place: Brody Wells, Saffell Street

    School winners
    Christian Academy: Melody Dezarn
    Saffell Street: Brody Wells and Savannah Thompson
    Turner: Sidney Hall