• Aerobics, Tae Bo classes scheduled

    Classes in aerobics and Tae Bo will begin April 18 at Saffell Street Elementary School, Anderson Community Education announced.
    The classes will be held for six weeks on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6 to 7.
    Cost is $29.
    The class includes warm-up, strength endurance with hand weights, leg exercises, jabs, punches, kick boxing, and cool down.
    Participants should bring a mat or towel, 1 to 5 pounds of hand weights and bottled water.
    Registration will take place the night of the first class, according to a news release.

  • Extension announces classes

    The Anderson County Extension Service will offer a variety of classes through the end of April, the agency announced.
    Those interested are asked to call 839-7271 to sign up.

    Spring Wool Banner
    Tuesday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Fee: $25, pre-registered
    Using new and recycled wool, we will be creating hand stitched spring bouquet banners with hanging tabs.   Everyone will be working with the same floral pattern, but can personalize their banners with words and additional stitches however they desire.

  • Students attend HOSA leadership conference

    Students with the Harrodsburg ATC HOSA program attended the recent state leadership conference in Louisville, the school announced.
    Anderson County students in attendance were Brittney Carbajal, Amanda Legel, Samantha Jones, Lindsey Stephens,  Erin Cunningham, Kelsie Pulliam, Chelsie Baxter, Ashley Watts, Audra Walker, Shelby Tracy and Nakia Woodard.
    Organizers said it was the largest state HOSA conference in history, with 1,050 students in attendance. They participated in educational symposia, as well as competitive events.

  • Students of the week
  • YKK donates to Turner nature trail
  • Ward third graders perform ‘Rats’

    Third graders at Emma B. Ward recently presented “Rats,” directed by their music teacher Mr. Smith.
    The musical was very entertaining and funny, parents said.
    “Rats” is the story of the Pied Piper, who was played by Layne Meade. The town of Hamelin was being taken over by rats and the townspeople called upon the mayor to fix the problem.

  • 4-H students participate in statewide Livestock Skillathon

    The 4-H State Livestock Skillathon is a competition that is held once every year to test students’ knowledge of all aspects of livestock.
    4-H’ers from all over the state come to the Skillathon to compete.
    This year’s competition was held Feb. 19 at the Hopkins County Fairground.
    The Anderson County 4H Livestock Club fielded two teams. Members 9 to 11 years old made up the Clover Team. The Intermediate Team members were 12 to 14 years old.

  • Middle school names students of week
  • Saffell team places second, third

    The Saffell Street Academic team placed second in District Governor’s Cup at Turner Elementary on Feb. 26.
    The Quick Recall team placed first in the district.
    Quick Recall team members include Austin Gabhart, J.Tyler Herzog, Nathan Sallee, Anna Foley, Matthew Lunsford, Abby McClellan, Tanner Gillis, Shelbi Snow, Jesse Barnett, Gage Mitchell, Linda McNulty and Shawn Kenyon.
    Students also took written assessments and placed as follows:
    Shelbi Snow placed second in social studies

  • Anderson Community Education offers classes

    Anderson Community Education has announced classes it is currently offering.
    To register, call 839-3754 or e-mail jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.
    Class descriptions are provided by Anderson Community Education.

    Hip Hop Dance for Children
    (Ages 7-15)
    When: April 12-May 17 on Tuesday afternoons from 5-6 p.m.
    Where: Anderson Middle School cafeteria with Jeriann Winfrey, instructor
    Cost: $39