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Today's News

  • Unexpected opportunity a lasting lesson

    I rarely cover college signings anymore.

    It’s not that those are not important moments in the life of a young person. They are very significant to the person and the family involved. It’s a milestone not many people playing high school sports ever achieve. For that reason, I do ask that the parties involved provide a photo and information and we will find a place for that on the sports page.

  • Riley’s record round takes title

    Kaitlyn Riley knew she was in good shape.

    Even though the University of the Cumberlands sophomore had just bogeyed the 16th hole at Savannah Quarters Country Club, Riley still had a two-stroke lead with two holes to play in the NAIA Golf Tournament, held in Pooler, Ga., last week.

    Riley held on to win the individual title, defeating top-ranked Elsa Westin of Keiser University. Riley’s final round 68 tied for the the lowest single round score in the history of the NAIA Tournament.

  • Jail log

    The following people were recently charged and transported to jail, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    May 1

    Robert Bush was charged with failure to pay or appear by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Ashley Hogg was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    May 2

    Jaron Taylor was charged with a parole violation and failure to appear or pay by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • How did our country get to where it is today?

    Where in the Constitution of the United States does it give the government control of public toilets?

    When did we give up the rights of 98 percent of the population of this country to protect the preferences of the 2 percent of the population that claim to be homosexual or trans-gender?

    Whatever happened to common sense, respect for others, and common human decency?

    I sometimes feel that I have lived to be too old. I have seen changes take place in our country that I would have never thought possible only a few years ago.

  • Church briefs

    The Inspirations, The Kingsmen will play

    at Sand Spring

    The Southern gospel groups, The Inspirations and The Kingsmen, will play at Sand Spring Baptist Church on May 19 at 7 p.m.

    Doors open at 6 p.m.

    A love offering will be taken.

    The church is located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.

    Mt. Pleasant to honor

    firefighters May 22

    Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church will have a special service to honor firefighters at 11 a.m. on May 22.

  • Plenty of grains, plenty of options

    Some of you out there will be able to relate to my recent experience in the supermarket. I was heading down the rice and grains aisle and I could not believe the variety of grains available.

    I thought, “Surely there can’t be 30 different kinds of rice and five varieties of quinoa. It felt like my brain went through the mill.

    Time to sift through all of this. Enough grain puns.

    Here are some of the more popular grains and their uses:

  • Anniversary

    William “Bill” and Glenna White Stivers will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, May 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Graefenburg Christian Church.

    The reception is being hosted by their son, Mark Stivers; his wife, Cindy; daughter, Lisa Smith; her husband, Brooke; and their four grandchildren, Abby and Elise Stivers, and Ethan and Adam Smith.

    The Stivers’ were married May 20, 1966 at Graefenburg Christian Church by the bride’s uncle, Robert Watson.

  • Hagan-Brunsman Engagement

    Mary and David Hagan announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley to Michael Brunsman, son of Kathryn Brunsman of Lexington, and Robert Brunsman of Columbus, Indiana.

    Ashley graduated from Midway University, and is employed as a nurse in the emergency department at Saint Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Michael is a graduate of Indiana State University, and is an airline pilot for Emirates.

    A June wedding is planned.

  • Guthrie-Ponds Engagement

    Cheryl and Ernest Guthrie Jr. of Lawrenceburg, announce the engagement of their daughter Shelley Guthrie to Cedric Ponds, son of Janette and Willie Ponds of Frankfort.

    The wedding is planned for May 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Lawrenceburg.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Calendar of events

    May 18

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center

    10 a.m. — Arnold Clark Band at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure check with Amedysis at the Anderson Senior Center

    Noon — Potluck lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson Senior Center

    2 p.m. — Cards and games at the Anderson Senior Center