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Today's News

  • What does it mean to have faith?

    It seems appropriate since this is a faith column to begin with the question, what is faith?

    Faith is something that every human being lives by whether they are an unbeliever, believing-unbeliever or believer. However, often when it comes to defining or explaining the meaning of faith, things get a bit hazy.

    About a year ago, I was presenting to a group of men. I told them that I had observed all of them walk into the meeting and my conclusion was that they were all men of faith.

  • 11-19 church briefs

    Salvisa Christian to be featured on tour

    Salvisa Christian Church will be featured during the annual Christmas Holiday Homes Tour, according to a news release.

    The tour is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 6 p.m. Tickets are available through the Harrodsburg Historical Society or at other tour locations.

    The church’s sanctuary was built in 1880-1881. The church will be decorated in the period and photos of Salvisa through the decades will be on display.

  • Wedding: Warford-Edge

    Amanda Lee Warford and Casey Lawrence Edge were married Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg. Brother Paul Barrick officiated the ceremony. Music was provided by pianist Michael Sivils, organist Meredith Lewis, and soloist Steve Bridgmon. A reception followed at the Anderson County Community Park Building.

    The bride is a daughter of Leann and Mark Warford of Lawrenceburg. She is a granddaughter of Mary (“Blondie”) Warford and the late Walter Warford, and Shirley Hoskins and the late Kenneth Hoskins, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • Pierian Club to meet Thursday

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club is scheduled to meet Thursday, Nov. 20.

    At 6:30 p.m. there will be a book discussion of “To the Nines.”

    At 7:30 p.m. there will be a guest speaker, Gail Covington of 9th Life Cat Pack Inc., followed by a business meeting.

    Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Maxye Henry at 839-1232.

  • School conducts food drive
  • Legion Auxiliary attends fall conference
  • BCB to perform at senior center Dec. 6
  • PERRY, WALDRIDGE HONORED FOR SERVICE

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com


    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 8, 1964

    Winning roses

    Charles Ash, local rose grower and enthusiast, won awards at the Frankfort and Louisville rose shows.

    He had shown specimens many times at the local fair but this was the first time he had shown in Frankfort or Louisville.

  • 11-19 jail log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Nov. 5

    Rebecca Pritchard for Scott and Fayette County warrants by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Nov. 6

    Donald Warmouth for driving under the influence, first offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, failure to notify Department of Transportation of address change and improper or no turn signal by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Man jailed for check-cashing scheme, two others for drugs

    From staff reports

    An alleged cash-checking scheme has landed one man in jail and two friends in trouble on drug charges.

    William Whetzel, 21, of 1042 Dan Drive, Lawrenceburg remains behind bars on $5,000 cash bail for attempting to cash checks that did not belong to him on two occasions.

    Whetzel has faced numerous criminal charges in the past couple of years, including being caught carrying firearms on Anderson County Middle School property.