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Today's News

  • Church briefs: 8-31-11

    Open Bible offers
    two services
    Open Bible Church will offer two services, one at 8:30 a.m. and one on 10:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings starting Sept. 4.
    Open Bible Church will also host a youth outreach on Sept. 16 at the Lawrenceburg Green.

    Lawrenceburg Church of God holds Labor Day event
    Lawrenceburg Church of God will have a Labor Day service and picnic Sept. 4 at 2390 Benson Creek, off of Alton Station Road.
    The service will begin at 11 a.m. with food, games and music to follow.
    Everyone is invited.

  • Atheists spreading message of nothing

    The atheists are recruiting.
    Let me explain. I absolutely love the Kentucky State Fair. It is something I typically never miss. The weird food, awesome displays of agriculture, the maze of flea market trinkets, etc.
    One thing that absolutely blew my mind this year was a sad and unusual booth I encountered. I was walking by this unattended booth and stopped as it had a statue of Mark Twain, and the back wall was covered with posters of celebrities.

  • Miss Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show competes at State Fair
  • Seven students named Green Scholars

    Seven students from Anderson County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars. Local students include: Tyler Baker, Jessica Brumley, Megan Calvert, Rebecca Radcliffe, Sarah Schell, Steven Sims, Katelyn Wickizer.
    Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average all four years of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • Horse show to benefit 4-H Club

    The Saddles N Spurs 4-H Club will sponsor the September horse show at the Waddy Ruritan Grounds, the club announced in a news release.
    The show is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 17.
    Proceeds from the show will benefit the club.
    All classes will pay back for first through third places.
    For more information, call Joann at 502-320-6149 or Yvette at 502-376-4291.
     

  • Tiger by the tail
  • Community calendar: 8-31-11

    Community
    Sept. 9: Movie Night on the Green, Toy Story 3

    Education
    Aug. 31- Sept. 2, Aug. 29 and 30: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Aug. 31: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Sept. 1: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • Birth: Angel Dawn Piatt

    Angel Dawn Piatt
    Todd and Kimberly Piatt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Angel Dawn Piatt, born Aug. 5, 2011, at Franklin Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 8 pounds and 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    She was welcomed home by her two sisters Christa and Taylor Piatt.
    Her maternal grandparents are David Kinder and the late Vickie Kinder of Lawrenceburg. Her paternal grandparents are Owen and Brenda Piatt of Midway.

     

  • Anniversary: Cole

    Pam (Wright) and Bill Cole of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1.
    Parents of the couple are Warren and Shirley Ivey of Lexington, the late Jimmy Wright, and Rollin and Jeanette Cole of Lawrenceburg.
    Pam is the executive director at The Lantern at Morning Pointe in Frankfort. Bill is an electrician at Quad Graphics in Versailles.
    They were married on Sept. 1, 1976, at the Assembly of God Church in Midway. The late Rev. Raymond Eyer officiated.

  • BLOG POST: Don't help me get on the bandwagon bashing UK

    Sorry, but I can’t be on the bandwagon with what seems to be nearly every other media outlet in the nation in getting up in arms over the Media Relations Department at the University of Kentucky mistreating a reporter for the Kentucky Kernel, the on-campus student newspaper.

    To read some of the comments from my colleagues in the media, UK Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations DeWayne Peevy barred Kernel reporter Aaron Smith from covering Kentucky Wildcat basketball, took his pen and paper and then exiled the young man to the KFC Yum! Center.