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Today's News

  • Community calendar: 9-11-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Mom2Mom meeting schedule
    Mom2Mom, a faith-based group for Lawrenceburg moms and their children, will meet 9-11 a.m. on the following days this year:

  • Church briefs: 9-11-13

    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ
    to host clothing giveaway
    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will host a clothing giveaway Sept. 14 and 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. “The clothes are free for anyone who needs them,” event organizers said. “The church has a clothing closet where they bring clothes that no longer fit, but are in good condition. Throughout the year they provide help for people to have clothes after a fire or during financial difficulties.  

  • Way We Were: Baxter best husband caller in county

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Sept. 5, 1963
    Albert Perry broke several ribs in a fall from a horse.

    Best at the fair
    Mrs. Carl Baxter received first premium in the husband-calling contest at the Anderson County Fair and Mrs. Thomas Perry placed second.
    Winners in the talent and musical contest were:

  • Christian bakery latest casualty in war on ‘intolerance’

    The Oxford Dictionary of English defines “tolerance” as follows: “the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behavior that one dislikes or disagrees with.”

  • Enjoy fried green tomatoes at Christmas

    Well, it’s the eleventh day of September and we have 11 more days of summer! I do believe that it was the wettest summer I’ve ever had since I moved here. While all that moisture caused a few problems in the garden, I still had a pretty good season. Actually, I’m still having a pretty good season.

  • Remembering the meaning of Patriot Day

    Patriot Day is observed Sept. 11 in memory of the 2,993 people who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks against the United States.
    Anyone who was alive at the time remembers what they were doing when four United States airliners were hijacked by terrorists intent on harming innocent American civilians.

  • With taxidermy, what’s dead will never die

    You thought you could see the deer breathe.  
    The relaxed buck sat resting among moss and grasses near a fence post, just in front of a rusted sign that once read “Posted: no hunting.”
    Opposite where his competition full-body buck sat in repose, Justin Tinsley smeared glue onto a plastic form of his deer mount before pulling the damp fur of a tanned deer hide or “cape” over the form.
    The cape is important, I learned.

  • ACLU works for, not against, religious freedom

    To the editor:
    In last week’s letters to the editor, Jerry Salyer claims the ACLU’s “ultimate goal is to purge Kentucky life of the very faith upon which it was built.”
    This quote may be found on the ACLU-Kentucky website at https://www.aclu.org/religion-belief.

  • Cucumber grows big in Fox Creek
  • School board should be ashamed of itself

    Column as I see ’em …
    As hard it might be to believe, the least objectionable thing the Anderson County Board of Education did last Wednesday was raise your property tax rates.
    The most objectionable? Blatant dishonesty, bordering on outright lies.
    In a remarkably unconscionable and despicable display, school board members actually used the threat of a “state” takeover of the school system to rationalize raising your taxes.