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Today's News

  • No doubt about it: The Bible is a story about God

    Parents know that children who are raised in church give the same answer when asked virtually any question about the Bible: God.
    Although this predictable answer is sometimes humorous, the answer is given for good reason. Children learn early on that God is the right answer to so many questions. Who made the world? God. Who made the trees? God. Who made the sun? God. Who made the stars? God. Who made you? God!

  • Cailie Page Yates

    Courtney and Ricky Yates of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a daughter at 11:19 p.m. March 6, 2011 at St. Joseph East in Lexington.
    Cailie Page Yates weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Steve Sea of Lawrenceburg and the late Becky Sea. Great-grandparents are Eunice Robinson of Willisburg, and the late Bill Robinson and the late Louise and Namon Sea.

  • Birth: Jake Thomas Jones

    Tom and Christy Jones of Nashville, Tenn., announce the birth of a son at 1:45 a.m. January 11, 2011 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
    Jake Thomas Jones weighed 9 pounds and 3 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are James and Machelle Hagan.
    Paternal grandparents are Tom and Ann Jones.
     

  • Birth: Paisley Lane McCourt

    Lanessia and Cole McCourt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a daughter, Paisley Lane McCourt, born Feb. 3, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Shawn and Candy Caldwell and Sandra Kay Wilson, all of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Betty Baxter, Aileen Caldwell and Don Hill of Lawrenceburg and the late Garland Baxter, James (Wop) Caldwell and Carol Hill.

  • Engagement: Scrogham-Schedler

    David and Sherri Scrogham of Lawrenceburg and Astrid Schedler of Osnabrück, Germany, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Chelsea Lynn Scrogham and Tobias Michael Schedler.  

  • Engagement: Carlton-Callan

    Roger and Judy Carlton and Ellenore and Paul Callan Jr., all of Lawrenceburg, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Brittany Gayle Carlton and Christopher Paul Callan.
    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Marvin and Mary Ann Carlton of Lawrenceburg, and the late Howard and Virginia Smith, formerly of Hustonville. She is a 2003 graduate of Anderson High School and a 2007 graduate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College. She is employed at Hitachi Automotive in Harrodsburg.

  • Anniversary: Charlotte and Charles Vaughn

    Charles and Charlotte Vaughn of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 2.
    Bro. Ezra Sparrow married the couple at the Turner family home in Anderson County on April 2, 1961.
    Charles Searcy Vaughn is a son of the late Charles Samuel and Frances Searcy Vaughn. He served in the United States Army and is a retired pressman from Rand McNally Printing Company in Versailles.

  • The Way We Were, March 30, 2011

    Raymond Peak brought me some old newspapers he had been saving.
    One newspaper was an old Anderson News dated July 2, 1953.
    The front page contained several interesting stories including one about the late Bro. Ezra Sparrow. He was to be interviewed on Mary Snow Etheridge’s WHAS-TV Show, “Small Talk,” as another “Tall Kentuckian.”
    Sparrow, who  was  six  feet  two  and three quarter inches, was a direct descendant of Abraham Lincoln.

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates swears in new 18 new volunteers

    Franklin and Anderson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) celebrated the swearing in of new volunteers March 15.
    With over 40 guests in attendance, this event recognized the 18 community members that recently completed their training to become volunteer advocates for abused and neglected children in Franklin and Anderson County.  Hope Community Church was decorated with blue pinwheels in recognition of the upcoming National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April.

  • Conservation District hands out annual awards

    The Anderson County Conservation District held its annual banquet March 8 to honor the winners and participants in the Jim Claypool Art and Writing Conservation Contest, the district announced.
    The contest was a partnership between Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Associations of Conservation Districts titled Kentucky Soil: All Hands In.
    Judges from the local conservation districts chose county winners, whose entries then moved on to the state-level competition.