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Today's News

  • Revival and homecoming at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church

    Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, located on Highway 53 on Willisburg Road, will hold a revival and homecoming Sept. 28-30.
    The speaker will be Bro. David Collier from Grace Baptist Church.
    The service begins at 7 p.m., with special music each night.
    On Wednesday night the Rainy Day Band from Springfield will be playing; on Thursday Judy Grewell of Springfield will be the special music and Friday night will feature the Heritage Trio of Lexington.
    The homecoming on Oct. 2 will be the church’s 167th anniversary.

  • Church at home is no real substitute

    Does a person who claims to be a Christian have to attend a church?
    I have encountered numerous people who say they don’t believe in organized religion or that they have “church time” alone at home. I do not buy into this line of thinking, but let’s remove my opinion and consult with the inspired word of God.

  • Firefighters honored on 9/11
  • Marlowe reunion held Oct. 9

    There will be a Marlowe Grade School reunion Oct. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at the American Legion building at the Anderson County Fairgrounds.
    Those attending are asked to bring their own drinks and appetizers or snacks to share.
    For more information call Bonnie Perry Hundley at 812-579-9005 or e-mail bfhundley@comcast.net.
     

  • Community calendar: 9-21-11

    Community
    Sept. 23-25: Civil War re-enactment, Anderson County Middle School, Fri. at 3 p.m., Sat. and Sun. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sept. 24: Historical society’s bourbon and wine tasting fundraiser, Ripy House, Main Street, 6:30 p.m.

    Education
    Sept. 21-23, Sept.26-27: 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

  • Engagement: Cleveland-Ricke

    Murray and Ann Cleveland announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Ellen Cleveland of Waddy, to Michael Joseph Ricke of Versailles, son of John Ricke and Kim Mattingly.
    Judge Thomas D. Wingate will officiate the wedding.
    The bride received a master’s in rehabilitation counseling, and is currently employed as an adult day training manager at Quest Farm, Inc.
    The groom received a master’s in rehabilitation counseling, and is currently employed as a vocational rehabilitation counselor with the Cabinet for  

  • Wedding: Burke-Stewart

    Kevin Michael Burke, son of Michael and Joan Burke of Lawrenceburg, and Sarah Baker Stewart, daughter of Mark and Ginger Johnson of Lexington, and Bill and Ginger Stewart of Berea, were married Aug. 5, 2011. The ceremony and reception took place at the Bell House in Lexington.
    Kevin Burke is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, and is employed at Longley Marketing. Sarah Burke is a graduate of Spencerian College and is employed at Bluegrass Contracting Corporation.
    The bride and groom spent their honeymoon in Naples, Fla. The couple will reside in Lexington.

  • Anniversary: Sebastian

    Henry and Opha Sebastian of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 24.
    Their children are Tim (Lisa) Sebastian, and Shirley (J.R.) Huff.
    Their grandchildren are Matthew (Sandra) Sebastian, Aaron (Ashley) Sebastian, Heather Sebastian, Logan Sebastian and Taylor Huff. Their great-grandson is Judah Sebastian.
    The couple will spend their anniversary with their children and grandchildren.
     

  • Way We Were: Sisters up to their old tricks, again

    50 YEARS AGO
    September 21, 1961
    Jimmy Phillips, 8, son of Mr. aThe Junior Eagle Club of Western met for the first time this year, according to reporter Edwinna Cook.
    Officers elected were: Jane McGuire, president; Loretta Hupp, vice president; Shirley Wilson, secretary; Edwinna Cook, reporter; Mary Lou Corley and Ira Lee Blakeman, song leaders; Earl Puckett Jr. and Elizabeth Satterly, recreation.

  • District Court Docket: 9-21-11

    Michael Cooper, motion for shock probation, attempted intimidating a participant in legal process – motion denied.
    Michael A. Cooper, motion for shock probation, alcohol intoxication in a public place – motion denied.
    David T. Sawyer, motion for shock probation, traffic in marijuana (less than eight ounces), use/possess drug paraphernalia – motion granted.
    Ronnie G. Agee, hearing, theft by unlawful taking – bench warrant.
    Ronnie G. Agee, arraignment, receiving stolen property (less than $500) – bench warrant.