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Today's News

  • Rotary directors named
  • Wedding: Brown-Robinson

    Danielle Nicole Brown and Grant Taylor Robinson were married on June 22, 2013, on the back lawn of the bride’s parents, Debbie and Jason Denny. Jeff Eaton performed the ceremony.
    The bride is a graduate of Anderson County High School and is pursuing a career in the medical field.  The groom is a graduate of Anderson County High School and is in the Army National Guard. The groom is the son of Brenda and Ricky Robinson of Lawrenceburg.  
    The matron of honor was Amanda Gehringer and the best man was T.J. Walker.

  • Thornberry will not seek re-election

    After serving for eight years as American Legion Post 34 commander, Bobby Thornberry made the decision not to seek re-election, but accepted first vice, according to a news release.
    Bill Sloan took over as the new Post 34 commander on July 1.

  • Community calendar: 8-7-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Shelby Christian Church in Shelbyville will be hosting an art and craft  

  • Waldridge reunion held at Fairview

    The Waldridge family held their annual reunion at the Fairview Christian Church Fellowship Hall July 27, according to Claude Waldridge of Lawrenceburg.
    Waldridge said in a news release that there were 75 present for the meeting.

  • Church briefs: 8-7-13

    Sand Spring to host simulcast
    The congregation of Sand Spring Baptist Church invites the public to join them Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. as they host a free David Platt simulcast titled “Follow Me,” a news release from the church said.

    Glensboro Christian to host Ladies Day
    Glensboro Christian Church will host its free sixth Ladies Day Outreach Program on Aug. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. at 2963 Glensboro Road in Lawrenceburg.

  • Way We Were: 22 percent of tobacco crops destroyed

    From our readers
    I just wanted to make you aware of a correction in this week’s “Way” column.  
    Under the obituary of Mrs. Lucille Gordon DePoyster, what is now Dowling Hall was never the Gordon-Gash Funeral Home.  It was only the old Gordon Funeral Home until it closed in the late 1970s.  There were new owners in March of 1961 who purchased the home from the Gordon family.  My uncle, Gordon Jenkins, was one of those owners.  I worked there under the guidance of the late Vernon Record until it closed.  

  • Government should leave life-changing to Jesus

    Last Tuesday, a New York appeals court ruled that Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s effort to place a size limit on non-diet sodas, which had in turn been imposed by the local board of health, was unconstitutional and an excessive use of power.
    This determination to curb the city’s obesity epidemic brings up the question: “How much control should our government have over the lives of the citizens?”

  • BCB & Company to perform in Nashville

    BCB & Company, a teen performing group representing Anderson, Boyle, Franklin, and Mercer counties, will present the sounds of Motown at “Celebrate Nashville” on Oct. 5 at the Parthenon, according to a news release.  

  • High school seniors to send transcripts electronically

    Kentucky high school seniors will soon have the option to send free, electronic transcripts to Kentucky universities and colleges, and even some out of state schools, according to a press release from the Kentucky Department of Education.