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Today's News

  • When things go bad, where do you turn?

    The book of Job is truly an amazing story.
    I often wonder how people say the Bible isn’t true or that it’s been changed or man-made.
    Such rich stories are hard to fathom being anything than other than God’s holy word in my opinion.
    I try and relate the plight of Job to my own life.
    How many times have I experienced failure or loss or problems in general and asked God why me?
    Job was a devout servant of God.
    He was powerful, successful and had many possessions and a large family.

  • Birthday: Gash

    The family of Louise Carter Gash has scheduled an open house in honor of her 90th birthday Dec. 3 from 2-4 p.m., at Fox Creek Christian Church’s Fellowship Hall. The church is located on U.S. 62 in Lawrenceburg.
    Family and friends are invited, but no gifts, please.
     

  • Community calendar: 11-30-11

    Education
    Nov. 30, Dec. 1, Dec. 5-6: 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
    Nov. 30: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Dec. 2: Learn to Read, Adult Learning Center, 8 a.m.

    Public meetings
    Nov. 30: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

  • Anniversaries: Briscoe and Harley

    Davis and Mary Jane Cox Briscoe and Roy and Velena Gash Harley will both celebrate their 50th wedding anniversaries with a joint reception on Dec. 4 from 2-4 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    The Briscoes were married Dec. 2, 1961, at First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Hugh White.
    The Harleys were also married Dec. 2, 1961, at Kirkwood Baptist Church by the Rev. Johnny Meadows.
    The reception is hosted by both couple’s children, grandchildren, friends and family. Everyone is welcome.
    Both couples request no gifts.

  • Pierian Woman’s Club preparing, selling holiday candy gifts

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club is preparing candy gifts they are selling to raise funds to provide scholarships for local high school graduates, the club announced.
    For the past several weeks, members of the have been making holiday treats — Bourbon Balls and Buckeyes (peanut-butter balls) — which are packed in festive tins and ready to give as gifts, members said.

  • Sports briefs for Nov. 30

    Lady Bearcats to host Lexington Catholic, travel to regional foe

    Anderson County will get a major early season test when the Lady Bearcats entertain Lexington Catholic on Friday night.

    Tip off is set for 7:30 p.m.

  • Way We Were: Moffett in livestock judging contest

    50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 30, 1961
    Jerry Carlton received the Optimist Club Trophy as the most valuable senior football player. His fellow players chose him.

    Edgar Franklin returned home from the Frankfort hospital where he had been a patient for several days. He had suffered a crushed disc of the back and two broken ribs in a fall.

    Ann Ripy, senior at Western Kentucky State College, was selected for Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.
    She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Ripy Jr.

  • Anniversary: Harley

    Mr. and Mrs. Walter Harley of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Dec. 11.
    The couple was married Dec. 6, 1941, by Bro. Paul Horner at the parsonage of First Baptist Church  of Lawrenceburg.
    The Harleys have four children: Bro. James Harley of Harrodsburg, Jewell Harley of Lawrenceburg, Barbara Markwell of Lawrenceburg, and Janet Cornish of Lebanon. They have nine grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren.

  • Meet the classroom: 11-30-11
  • Turner teachers dress up as ‘Peanuts’ characters