Today's Features

  • The Bible study group called Friday Night Alive at Alton Christian Church will present “The Grace Card” movie at 6 p.m. Friday, March 18 at the church, located at 1686 Old Frankfort Road.
    “Everything can change in an instant and take a lifetime to rebuild relationships by extending forgiveness through God’s grace,” organizers said.
    “Come join us for a time of food and fellowship learning about the powerful healing that comes through forgiveness.”


  • Doug Thompson and the late Pat Thompson, of Lawrenceburg, announce the engagement of their daughter Stephanie Lipp to Michael Crum, both of Lawrenceburg. Crum is a son of Rosalee Click and the late Scottie Crum, of Martin. Lipp is currently a business office administrator, and Crum is a freight driver. The wedding is planned for April 2, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery.

  • Sandy and Billie Gene Woodson of Frankfort, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tasha Lynn Woodson to John Christopher Edelen, son of Jeff and Tanna Edelen, all of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a graduate of Western Hills High School in Frankfort. The groom is an Anderson County High School graduate and is currently employed as a stocker at Wal-Mart SuperCenter.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. on April 16, 2016, at Anderson Christian Church.

  • 50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, March 10, 1966
    Betty C. Yates, daughter of Mrs. Marzette Yates, who was enrolled in the Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Lexington, received an excellent grade on the subject “Medical Surgery Nursing” in her junior year for the first and second terms.

    Charlotte Bowen resumed her studies at Georgetown College after being confined several days at her home with a sprained ankle.

  • March 9
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center
    9:30 a.m. to noon — High schoolers can learn more about the Bluegrass Community and Technical College at the Lawrenceburg campus located at 1500 Bypass North U.S. 127
    10 to 10:30 a.m. — “Share Your Picks and Pans” at the Morning Book Club at the Anderson Public Library
    10:30 a.m. — Lifeline Bingo with prizes at the Anderson County Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

  • 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.