Features http://www.theandersonnews.com/features/todaysfeatures en Calendar of events http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/calendar-events-20 <p> June 22</p> <p> By appointment only &mdash; Computer tutoring at the Anderson Public Library</p> <p> 8:30 a.m. &mdash; Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center</p> <p> 10:30 a.m &mdash; Easy crafts with Charity at the Anderson County Senior Center</p> <p> 11 a.m. to noon &mdash; Reed and Ashton Masterson, Impossible Magic at First Baptist gym (Part of Anderson Public Library 2016 Summer Reading Program)</p> <p> 11:30 a.m. &mdash; Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center</p> <p> Noon &mdash; Rook Club at the Anderson County Senior Center</p> Blackhawk pilot to share story http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/blackhawk-pilot-share-story <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/061516_jeff_niklaus.jpg" alt="Jeff Niklaus, a former BlackHawk helicopter pilot, will share his story at 6 p.m. June 26 at Anderson Christian Church." title="Jeff Niklaus, a former BlackHawk helicopter pilot, will share his story at 6 p.m. June 26 at Anderson Christian Church." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Jeff Niklaus, who took part in the real-life mission that inspired the movie &ldquo;BlackHawk Down,&rdquo; will share his story at 6 p.m. June 26 at Anderson Christian Church.</p> <p> &ldquo;Jeff weaves his faith into his story,&rdquo; Brandon Dulaney, head minister at Anderson Christian Church, said. &ldquo;He shares from lessons learned and experiences gained and doesn&rsquo;t shy away from sharing God&rsquo;s role in his life.&rdquo;</p> Church briefs http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/church-briefs-16 <p> Pigeon Fork Baptist plans vacation bible school</p> <p> Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will host vacation bible school June 29 through July 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.</p> <p> Family Fun Night is planned for 5 p.m. July 2.</p> <p> Pre-register by calling 502-803-6508.</p> <p> The church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road, Waddy.</p> <p> Waddy Church of Faith homecoming planned</p> <p> The Waddy Church of Faith homecoming begins at 10 a.m. July 10.</p> <p> Lunch will follow the service.</p> Soup makes a great summertime meal http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/soup-makes-great-summertime-meal <p> When we think of soup we think of cold winter nights. A big pot of chili simmering for hours on the stove or maybe gallons of chicken noodle to &ldquo;cure what ails ya.&rdquo;</p> <p> For hundreds of years, people around the world eat certain soups in the summer to cool down and replenish nutrients zapped away by the summer heat.</p> <p> Some soups are cold like gazpacho and melon soup, others are served warm or room temperature like summer minestrone.</p> Shingleton honored, receives letter from president http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/shingleton-honored-receives-letter-president <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/anderson_national_bank_employees_1966adj.jpg" alt="Anderson National Bank’s New Location The Anderson National Bank observed its centennial anniversary in 1966 and moved to the new banking house on Main Street. Frank Routt, who became associated with the bank in December 1919 as a clerk, worked as an assistant cashier, made vice president and became the fourth president in 1946. President Routt said the new bank was modern in every detail. It was constructed on the site formerly occupied by the Lyric Theatre, Lobby Shop and the old bank site and when the drive-up window on the south side of the building was completed the driveway would take in the former Brunk building. The Anderson National Bank no longer exists. The building now houses the Anderson County Clerk’s office. Above is an an that ran in 1966 when they had their open house. It shows the employees and the year they started at the bank." title="Anderson National Bank’s New Location The Anderson National Bank observed its centennial anniversary in 1966 and moved to the new banking house on Main Street. Frank Routt, who became associated with the bank in December 1919 as a clerk, worked as an assistant cashier, made vice president and became the fourth president in 1946. President Routt said the new bank was modern in every detail. It was constructed on the site formerly occupied by the Lyric Theatre, Lobby Shop and the old bank site and when the drive-up window on the south side of the building was completed the driveway would take in the former Brunk building. The Anderson National Bank no longer exists. The building now houses the Anderson County Clerk’s office. Above is an an that ran in 1966 when they had their open house. It shows the employees and the year they started at the bank." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> 50 YEARS AGO</p> <p> Thursday, June 23, 1966</p> <p> Wanda Drury, 17, was the winner of the beauty contest sponsored by the Pioneer Optimist Club at the Mercer County Fairgrounds in Harrodsburg. She is a daughter of Susie B. Drury and the late Charles Drury.</p> <p> Second place winner was Sue Reynolds, 18, Bondville, and third place honors went to Diana Mountjoy, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lin Morgan Mountjoy of Anderson County.</p> <p> Mrs. Phillip Roddy pulled a ligament in her right hip while water skiing on the Kentucky River Sunday.</p> Calendar of events http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/calendar-events-19 <p> June 15</p> <p> By appointment only &mdash; Computer tutoring at the Anderson Public Library</p> <p> 8:30 a.m. &mdash; Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center</p> <p> 10 a.m. &mdash; Arnold Clark Old Timers Band at the Anderson County Senior Center</p> <p> 10:30 a.m. &mdash; Blood pressure check with Amedysis at the Anderson County Senior Center</p> <p> Noon &mdash; Potluck lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center</p> <p> Noon &mdash; Rook Club, games, puzzles, and pool at the Anderson County Senior Center</p> You, too, can become ‘King of the Grill’ http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/you-too-can-become-%E2%80%98king-grill%E2%80%99 <p> My dad was not always &ldquo;king of the grill.&rdquo; My brother and I endured many years of waiting patiently for the coals to turn gray, only to receive the charred remains of a once perfect handmade hamburger. We referred to these masterpieces as &ldquo;hockey pucks.&ldquo; Hot dogs, bratwurst, steaks, all suffered the same fate.</p> <p> Apparently several years, and moving to Florida have improved his grill skills. No longer do I hear &ldquo;Taps&rdquo; being played in the background when my Dad says dinner is ready.</p> Crain graduated cum laude in physical education http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/crain-graduated-cum-laude-physical-education <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kids_in_pool_1986adj_0.jpg" alt="Favorite Gift Danny Rogers, 2, and big sister, Stephanie, 6, were having a great time in Danny’s birthday gift from their grandmother one hot June day in 1986. He got the pool on June 10 and had used it about daily since. Earlier, Stephanie had parked her tricycle at the edge of the pool and used the seat as a diving board. The two youngsters lived on College Street with their parents, Tony and Freda Rogers." title="Favorite Gift Danny Rogers, 2, and big sister, Stephanie, 6, were having a great time in Danny’s birthday gift from their grandmother one hot June day in 1986. He got the pool on June 10 and had used it about daily since. Earlier, Stephanie had parked her tricycle at the edge of the pool and used the seat as a diving board. The two youngsters lived on College Street with their parents, Tony and Freda Rogers." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> 50 YEARS AGO</p> <p> Thursday, June 16, 1966</p> <p> James J. Brown placed first in his class in the Bluegrass Rally Car Show in Versailles. He showed a 1935 model automobile.</p> <p> Paul Johnson, who returned from duty in Viet Nam where he was injured on March 24, was spending a 30-day convalescent leave with his parents, Anderson County Jailer Lucien Johnson and Mrs. Johnson, and his brother Robert.</p>