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Today's News

  • Church Briefs: 7-10-13

    Church to celebrate centennial
    Kirkwood Baptist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a centennial event scheduled for Sunday, July 14.
    “One hundred years is a big achievement and we are quite proud that  
    the Lord has blessed us with such longevity,” church officials said in a news release.
    A special worship is planned for 11 a.m. centering on the church’s 100th anniversary, “thanking God for allowing us to serve him and becoming excited for what he will do for us in the future,” organizers said.

  • Christians should be on offense about marriage

    Ideas are not formed in a vacuum. Every book we read, every song we hear, every thought we think has been influenced by someone else.
    I often say that it is rare today to find a purely original thought. It was 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant who influenced Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel who influenced Karl Marx who influenced communist leaders Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, whose influences still affect our world today.

  • Community calendar: 7-10-13

    Senior calendar
    The following events are scheduled during the coming week at the Anderson Senior Center, located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg
    For more information call 839-3188.

    Wednesday, July 10
    10:30 a.m.: Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m.: Name That Tune with Ellery
    11:30 a.m.: Lunch
    12:30 p.m.: Rook/cards

    Thursday, July 11
    8:30 a.m.: Breakfast club
    9 a.m.: Exercise
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Shopping and errands

    Friday, July 12

  • Family holds reunion in county park

    From staff reports
    Sixty-one descendents of D.F. and Nanvie Hanks held their annual reunion July 4 at Anderson County Park.
    Those attending were: Bob and Sharon Stratton Raleigh NC, Robert and Alec Power Clinton SC, Bethany and Cathy Lester, R.A. and Polly Hanks of Danville, Dudley and Betty Hanks, Keith, Lisa, Hannah and Hayley Freeman of Versailles. Nell, John and Penny Lawrence, Williamstown, Peggy Whalen, Dry Ridge Wayne and Jackie Cinnamon,
    Kathy Scott, Susan and Ronnie Robertson of Sabrina,

  • Curry-Smith Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Brad Smith of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter Hannah Paige Smith to Dylan Curry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Curry of Frankfort.
    The couple will be married at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg on Saturday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m., with a reception to follow at Eagle Lake Convention and Expo Center.
    Hannah is a junior at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. Her major is criminal justice with her focus being on juveniles.
    Dylan’s major is also criminal justice at Ball State University, with a minor in aquatics.

  • Doss retires after 27 years at The Louisville Store

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 4, 1963
    Charlene Peyton was to compete in the National Women’s and National Girl’s Outdoor championship track and field meet at Dayton, Ohio.
    Peyton, 16, was a junior at Anderson County High and even though she had only been in the sport for eight weeks was undefeated in the 14 events in which she had competed.
    “We feel she has a chance to score high at Dayton,” Coach Charles Grote said.

  • District Court Docket: 7-10-13

    Andrew Parr, preliminary hearing, first-degree possession of controlled substance ñ amended to third-degree possession of controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 180 days (conditionally discharged two years), $100 to Anderson County Drug Interdiction Fund, $253; possession of synthetic drugs, buy/possess drug paraphernalia ñ pleaded guilty, $200, installment/deferred payment June 27.
    Keven L. Peek, disposition, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia ñ continued to May 16.

  • Unemployment here among state’s lowest

    Unemployment in Anderson County stood at 6.7 percent in May, down one tenth of a percent from the previous May, according to Kentucky Labor Force estimates.
    Anderson’s rate was among the lowest in Kentucky. Woodford County posted the lowest rate in the state at 5.8 percent, followed by Oldham County at 6.3 percent; Fayette County, 6.4 percent; Ohio and Scott counties, 6.6 percent each; Daviess and Hancock counties, 6.7 percent each; and Franklin and Jessamine counties, 6.8 percent each.
    Mercer County stands at 8.2 percent.

  • Boyfriend arrested after missing teen found

    A missing Mount Eden teen has been located and is safe after allegedly running away with a 19-year-old Louisville man last Monday.
    Ritchie A. Delk, 19, of Louisville, and the female teenager, whose name has not been released because she is a juvenile, were located in Elyria, Ohio, by the Lorain County Sheriff’s Department last Wednesday. Delk was arrested and is being held at the Lorain County Jail where he awaits extradition to Kentucky.

  • Springate earns degree

    Scarlett Springate, the daughter of Jerry and Betty Springate of Lawrenceburg, graduated May 26 from the School of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Dr. Springate has accepted a position at a veterinary clinic in Syracuse, N.Y. She is a granddaughter of Idell Springate Thurman.