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Today's News

  • News briefs: 9-19-12

    Frankfort Regional receives tissue donation award
    Frankfort Regional Medical Center received the 2011 Tissue Donation Performance Award from KODA, Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, the hospital announced.
    KODA is an organ procurement organization that ensures Kentuckians are aware of the benefits of organ and tissue donation, and that they have the information necessary to make individual, informed choices regarding donation.

  • Learning God’s lessons while serving in Ecuador

    Greetings, my friends.
    I am writing you from Cuenca, Ecuador. What a blessing it is to be able to come and serve God on foreign soil.
    I am actually working on a church facility near Tambo, high in the Andes Mountains.
    Words cannot express the beauty and tranquility of this place. The people are reminiscient of their Incan relatives of the past. The women wear very bright colored dresses and the men typically wear fancy hats.
    Nearly everyone grows their own food in the form of cattle, sheep, goats and chickens.

  • Church briefs: 9-19-12

    Shiloh Christian hosts
    annual Homecoming Sept. 23
    Shiloh Christian Church will host its annual homecoming services Sept. 23.
    The Hilltop Trio will be in concert at 10 a.m., followed by regular worship services at 11 and a potluck luncheon immediately following services.
    “Those who have not visited in some time should make plans to attend, as the church has been blessed to be able to make lots of improvements to the building and grounds, including paving our parking area,” event organizers said.

  • Birth: Davis-Holt

    Abigail Davis and Zachary Holt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Britley Taylor Davis-Holt, born on Sept. 5, 2012, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 21 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Teresa and Donald Fultz of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Carol Roysden-Akins and Tommy Roysden.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeannie Jaynes and Troy Holt of Lawrenceburg.

  • Legion, Auxiliary attend national convention in Indianapolis

    The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion National Convention was held in Indianapolis on Aug. 24-30.
    This was the 94th National Convention for the American Legion, the 92nd for the Auxiliary and the 41st for Sons of the American Legion.
    Attending from Lawrenceburg were Unit President Betty Butler, Vice President Pam Rice and Historian Shirley Thornberry. Post 34 Commander Bobby Thornberry and SAL member Shannon Hubert also attended.

  • Class of 1962 celebrates 50th reunion
  • Anniversary: Steilberg

    Cynthia Finnell, Talitha McGoff and Erich Steilberg, children of Carolyn and Richard Steilberg, planned a surprise celebration for their parents’ 50th anniversary.
    The celebration was disguised as, and included, a family reunion.
    The event, which took place Sept. 1 in the park in Lawrenceburg, was announced in last week’s Anderson News as the family reunion, which listed special guests.
    The couple was married Aug. 17, 1962.

  • Way We Were: New building dedicated at Van Buren

    50 YEARS AGO
    Sept. 20, 1962
    A dedication of the new building and a homecoming was held at the Van Buren Baptist Church.
    The Rev. Lewis Searcy, pastor of the Verona Baptist church and former pastor at Van Buren, delivered the sermon. Assisting in the dedication was the Rev. Paul Clubb, Shepherdsville, also a former pastor.
    The new concrete block building containing a sanctuary and approximately 10 classrooms was begun in 1958. The church was organized in 1950 and met several years in the old Van Buren schoolhouse.

  • Community calendar: 9-19-12

    Upcoming Lawrenceburg Green events
    Concerts
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band – Parrot Head Event

    Community
    Anderson Public Library offers two free yoga classes  

  • Waddy family displaced by fire

    Landmark news service
    A Waddy family has been left homeless after a blaze last Thursday night destroyed their modular home in Harrisonville near the Anderson County line.
    Waddy Fire Chief Greg Darst said the no one was at home at the residence of Mike and Pam Delk when the blaze broke out at around 7 p.m.
    He said the cause of the blaze has not been determined, but the fire is not considered suspicious in nature.
    The home was fully engulfed, requiring the services of three fire
    departments, Waddy, East 60 and Anderson County.