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Today's Features

  • The following are free classes offered by the Anderson County Cooperative Extension Office.

    For more information, call 839-7271.

    Jan. 13

    Healthy cooking: The class is five-part series starting at 10:30 a.m. Taste a variety of new, healthy recipes and learn about meal planning. The first 10 people who attend four of the five classes will receive a Living Well cookbook.

    Jan. 15

    Taking control of your diabetes: This is six-part series on managing diabetes. The class starts at 10 a.m.

    Jan. 22

  • Senior center calendar

    The following events are scheduled at the Anderson Senior Center, located 160 Township Square. For more information, call 839-7520.

     

    Wednesday, Dec. 17

    10:30 a.m. Blood pressure check with Phyllis

    10:30 a.m. Arnold Clark and Friends

    Noon Christmas potluck

     

    Thursday, Dec. 18

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. video exercise

    9 a.m. – 3 p.m. shopping and errands

    10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Kroger shopping day

  • Jennie and Jewell Harley of Lawrenceburg will celebrate thier 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 20.

    The couple was married on Oct. 3, 1964.

    Mr. and Mrs. Harley are both retired.

    The Harleys will celebrate their anniversary 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Anderson Senior Center.

    All friends and relatives are invited. The couple requests no gifts.

  • Clubs
    Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg will have its weekly meeting noon Thursday, Dec. 18 at the Anderson Public Library.

    Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will not meet this month.

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will not meet this month.

    Dec. 19
    Commonwealth Credit Union will host Winter Wonderland from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19. There will be a special appearance by Mrs. Claus and one of her elves, cookies, punch, kids’ crafts and a selfie photo booth. This event is free.

  • The following are upcoming classes and meetings offered at the Anderson Public Library. The libraray is located at 114 Norh Main Street. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Writers Group

    When: Wednesday, Dec. 24

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

     

    Doctor Who Club

    When: Friday, Jan 2

    Time: 6-9 p.m.

     

    Writer’s Group

    When: Wednesday, Jan. 14

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

  • From staff reports

    Undergraduate agriculture or natural resource students enrolled in a college or university through the Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter region during the fall 2014 are eligible to apply for a Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of Soil and Water Conservation scholarship, according to a new release.

    The scholarships offered are a $1,000 Bailey -Zimmerman Scholarship and a $1,000 Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter Scholarship.

  • From staff reports

    During the November Beta Sigma Phi meeting, Christmas Home Tour Chairperson Rita Phillips reported the group could not find homes for the tour. In response, members voted to cancel for this year, according to a news release.

    The program for the meeting, which was held at the home of Glenda Thompson, was given by Jane Hawkins, who discussed the season of fall and the history of jack-o’-lanterns.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

     

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Dec. 17, 1964

    Sweethearts

    Linda Lyen was chosen Chapter Sweetheart of the Anderson High School Future Farmers of America chapter. Wanda Drury was first runner-up and Ann Phillips was second runner-up.

    Soil conservation contest winners

  • Lawrenceburg Presbyterian to host Christmas cantata

    Lawrenceburg Presbyterian Church will host a Christmas cantata titled “There’s A Song In The Air, Jesus,” at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 21.

    “Join the Lawrenceburg Presbyterian Church congregation’s worship service and enjoy a wonderful way to ring in the Christmas season,” organizers said.

    The church is located at 101 North Main St.

     

    Claylick UMC to host Christmas Eve services

  • By Larry Coleman

    Faith columnist

    By this time several things should be surfacing in your consideration.

    The first being that true biblical faith has to be placed in a person – Jesus the Christ. Secondly, it is what he does in and through you, not what you do for him on his behalf that is significant.