Today's Features

  • Editor’s note: On March 2, 1986, triplets were born to Troy and Benita Young of Anderson County, which could possibly have been a historic first.
    On July 16, 1986, the Anderson County triplet birth was featured in The Anderson News after some sort of normalcy returned in the Youngs lives. With the recent publicity of the Young family on the “Family Feud,” and reaching their 30th birthdays, the following are some excerpts from that story.

  • Free clothing day in Salvisa
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a free clothes day Monday, March 7, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
    The church is located at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa. For more information, call Pam Votaw at 839-5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 849-865-2226.

    Salvisa Christian Church marking Lent

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Feb. 17, 1966
    Lucien Johnson was appointed jailer of Anderson County by Judge Hollie Warford to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Mrs. Lulie Young Buntain.
    He was married to the former Frances Casey. They had three children, Mrs. Lynn Parrott, Paul Johnson of Fern Creek, Paul Johnson, U.S. Army, Oakland, California, and Robert Earl Johnson, senior at Anderson High School.

    Mrs. Walter Major Jr. won third place in a cake-baking contest at the State Young Farmer’s Convention.

  • Hayes Arthur Cooper was born Dec. 31, 2015 at 11:08 a.m. at Baptist Health Louisville, his family announced.
    He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19 inches at birth.
    He is a son of Josh and Nicole Cooper of Mount Washington, and joins brothers Hudson, 5, and Bennett, 2.
    His grandparents are Perry and Teresa White of Mackville, and Larry and Shirley Cooper of Lawrenceburg.
    His great-grandparents are Dorothy Carey and Don and Kathleen Cooper.

  • The late William and Virginia Manz of Richmond, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Dunn of Lexington, to Sean Sudduth of Lawrenceburg, son of Shane and Mourine Sudduth of Lawrenceburg.
    The wedding is planned for June 3, 2017, at 2 p.m. in Shelbyville.

  • The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will hold its regular monthly meeting Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Anderson County Health Department, 1180 Glensboro Road, Lawrenceburg.The location has changed due to library renovations. The program will be presented by a representative from C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocate). The book, “Under the Cajun Moon” by Mindy Starns Clark, will be distributed for discussion during the meeting.

  • Bluegrass Theatre Guild in Frankfort will present the classic drama “Twelve Angry Men,” by Reginald Rose,  on March 3, 4, and 5 at First Presbyterian Church, 416 West Main St, Frankfort. Show times are 6:30 p.m. on March 3 and 4, and 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. on March 5. Tickets are $30 for the dinner and show. Call 502-320-6960 for reservations.

  • From our readers
    Some people record things they want to remember on calendars, in bibles, in journals, and many other ways. Mrs. Elgeather Sharp was one who kept notes.
    Her husband stopped in the News office recently and gave us a glimpse into what his late wife wrote about the big snow of 1994.

  • Feb. 17
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center
    10 a.m. — Arnold Clark band, hearing clinic at the Anderson County Senior Center
    10 a.m. — Simple Bird Feeder at the Anderson Public Library
    11:30 a.m. — Potluck lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center
    12 p.m. — Pilates Plus at the Anderson Public Library
    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center
    2 p.m. — Cards and games at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Feb. 18

  • Beast Feast returns to Sand Spring on March 5
    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host its biannual Beast Feast on Saturday, March 5.
    Tickets are $10 and go on sale Saturday, Feb. 20 at the church from 9 to 11 a.m. Starting Monday, Feb. 22, tickets will then be available at the church office.
    Doors open March at 2 p.m. The program starts at 3:45 p.m.
    Guest speaker is Bro. Terry Cooper of Nineveh Christian Church. Musical entertainment will be provided by Kevin Chilton and KY Spirit.