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Today's News

  • Obama decision another example of how America is abandoning God

    My words here today are spiritual in nature, but unfortunately do touch on politics, which I generally despise.
    In God We Trust is an interesting part of America’s heritage. It’s hard to believe the greatest nation on earth, founded with such spiritual values, has all but abandoned God.
    Either God is who he says he is or he is not. We can either choose to follow his words and commands or we can suffer the consequences.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 5-16-12

    Saturday, May 19 --     Golf Scramble – Shotgun start 1 p.m. at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $60 per player or $240 for 4-person team. If you don’t have a team, don’t let that stop you from signing up. Optional mulligans, skirts, throws and kicks will be available. Hole-In-One sponsored by Dutch’s Chevrolet of Mt. Sterling. There will also be a silent auction, tee gifts and a meal. Contact Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course at 502-839-4029 to reserve a spot in the scramble. Proceeds go to Relay for Life.

  • Anniversary: Brown

    Glenn and Cecelia Brown will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on May 19.
    The Browns were married on May 19, 1962 at Fox Creek Christian Church. Rev. James Evans officiated.
    Cecelia is the daughter of Eunice Searcy and the late Thomas Searcy.
    Glenn is the son of the late Vergie and Marvin Brown.
    The couple have two children, Jennifer (Tom) Canary of Versailles and Janice Brown of Versailles. They have three grandchildren, Thomas Canary, Cecille Canary and Dillon Burkhead, all of Versailles.

  • Engagement: Jesse and Bransom

    Keith and Gina Jesse of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Jesse of Lexington, to Kevin Bransom of Lexington, son of Paul and Kathy Bransom of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2012 University of Kentucky graduate and is currently employed as a sales coordinator.
    The groom is currently employed as an internal auditor.
    The wedding will take place on June 2, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at Buffalo Trace in Frankfort.
    After a honeymoon in Jamaica, the couple will reside in Lexington.

  • Engagement: Ellis and Fannin

    David and Melody Farley announce the engagement of their daughter, Candice Angelica Ellis to Michael Lee Fannin, son of Dwight Fannin and Leeanne Snowden, all of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Donald D. Geach and the late Marry Anne Geach, and JB and Yvonne Shouse.
    Grandparents of the groom are the late Tommy and Irene Fannin.
    The bride is a 2006 Anderson County High School graduate and is currently attending Midway College for her registered nurse degree. She is currently employed as a CNA at Heritage Hall.

  • Engagement: Cherry and Spalding

    Terry and Charlene Cherry of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Terra Cherry to William Joshua Spalding, son of Bill and Donna Spalding of Versailles.
    The bride’s grandparents are Mary Sue Trent and the late Russell Riley and Dean Cherry and the late Wendall Cherry.
    The groom’s grandparents are Margie Spalding and the late Clem Spalding, and Albert and Clara Clem, both deceased.

  • Nowlin speaks to Rotary Club

    Keith Nowlin was the guest speaker at last Thursday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg.
    Nolan discussed of the need for support of the Gari Stewart Nowlin Foundation Inc., which raises and distributes funds to children who want to play baseball but do not have the necessary funds.
    The foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible, organizers said.
    Donations can be made online at www.garistewartnowlinfoundation.org.

  • Way We Were: Briscoe lifted purse, wound up with flowers

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 17, 1962
    Ronnie Downey won a blue ribbon for his demonstration and a red ribbon on speech, and Regina Cunningham won a blue ribbon on her demonstration at the Senior District 4-H Rally held at the University of Kentucky. Sue Cole was also a blue ribbon winner in speech.

  • Anderson County Grand Jury: Man indicted for third DUI

    A Versailles man was indicted May 8 by the Anderson County Grand Jury for his third driving under the influence charge, fleeing from police and other traffic charges. according to court documents.
    Jason D. Nelson, 35, of 324 Ridge Wood Drive was also indicted on his third offense of driving with a revoked or suspended license, along with possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to produce an insurance card.
    The indictments stem from a traffic stop last December by the Kentucky State Police.

    Other indictments

  • News briefs: 5-16-12

    Box seats available for
    Fair and Horse show
    Box seats for the 140th annual Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show are now available.  
    The fair is scheduled for June 23-30 at the American Legion fairgrounds on Broadway in Lawrenceburg.
    Box seat tickets are $75 and include six passes and reserved parking for one car for the horse show nights, which are Tuesday, June 26 through Friday, June 30.
    Box seats do not include carnival rides, which are available for $8 per person per night.