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"Peanut" Moss turns 101


“Peanut” Moss turns 101 Mary Elizabeth Brandstetter “Peanut” Moss celebrated her 101st birthday, along with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, on Nov. 4 at Council Oaks Assisted Living in Nicholasville. Moss, originally from Smithfield (KY), got her nickname while attending Murray State College when a tall member of the basketball team remarked “Why you’re no bigger than a peanut.” Moss loves flowers and worked part-time at a florist. She met her late husband, Charlie, while they were both employees at Eastern State Hospital.

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“America’s Expert Enthusiator” guest at Women’s Entrepreneur Group

Author and personal development coach Tommy Lanham was the guest speaker at the ANGIE (A Networking Group Inspiring Entrepreneurs) meeting on Oct. 19 at the Main & Maple Café in Nicholasville. Lanham, who is known as "America’s Expert Enthusiator," shared information on how personalities affect business decisions. ANGIE provides encouragement, inspiration, fellowship, accountability, referrals and business growth to women entrepreneurs. The next ANGIE meeting is Monday, Nov. 16. Call (859) 806-5358 or visit for meeting information.


Workshop ornaments will decorate county tree

This year the lighted holiday tree on Jessamine County’s courthouse lawn will be decorated with creations from an ornament workshop co-sponsored by Nicholasville NOW and the Jessamine County Public Library. The Sparkle & Shine Ornament Workshop will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20 at the library. No registration is required for the all ages event, and all supplies will be provided. Those who are unable to attend the workshop are welcome to donate handmade, weather-proof ornaments for the tree to the information desk at the library from Nov. 21- 30.

Asbury hosts Arts and Faith lectures

with Jeremy Begbie

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ringing Creation to Praise,” a two-day Arts and Faith Conference featuring internationally renowned musician and theologian Dr. Jeremy Begbie, will be held Nov. 12 & 13 at Asbury College and Asbury Seminary. Begbie will speak at an Asbury Seminary chapel service at 11 a.m., Thursday in Estes Chapel. Also on Thursday his presentation, “Our Incarnational (CQ) Faith: Christ as Lord of Creation” will be 7:30 p.m. Hughes Auditorium at Asbury College. On Friday he will speak at 10 a.m. at the Asbury College chapel service.

Jeremy Begbie, Ph.D., is the Thomas A. Langford Research Professor at Duke Divinity School at Duke University. Professor Begbie was previously associate principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge, and Honorary Professor at the University of St Andrews in Scotland, where he directed “Theology Through the Arts” at the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts. He taught systematic theology at Ridley Hall, and also lectured in the Faculties of Divinity and Music in the University of Cambridge. See other conference events at .