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Today's News

  • Making flags at Ward Elementary
  • Readers wish moms happy Mother’s Day

    Dear Mother, (Iris Case)

    Hello, mother, just wanted to let you know that I am truly blessed to have you as my mother.

    You will always be my Mother Bear and I will always be your baby boy.

    I hope you have a wonderful Mother’s Day.

    Love,

    Adam Case

    Dear Mom, (Amanda Case)

    Mom, I want you to realize that my sister and I are very lucky to have you as our mother.

  • Soldiers’ stories prove truth of life’s source

    By Larry Coleman, Faith Columnist

    Last night my wife and I watched for the first time the heralded movie “Unbroken.”

    This powerful visual story brought two very significant facts to light once again for me. First, the inhumanity of man to his fellow man. Second, the power and the reality of a life changing relationship with our creator though his son, Jesus Christ.

  • Church news briefs, May 6, 2015

    National Day of Prayer is Thursday

    This year’s National Day of Prayer is scheduled for Thursday, May 7 from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. at the Anderson County Courthouse, according to a news release.

    The annual event is open to “all followers of Christ,” said Minister Terry Cooper of Ninevah Chistian Church.

    National Day of Prayer Eve to be celebrated

    Six area congregations are planning a joint 7 p.m. worship service to mark the eve of the National Day of Prayer, according to a news release.

  • Scrumptious ways to celebrate spring

    By Ashley Fields, Cooking Columnist

    Even though was an unseasonably cool spring here in central Kentucky, I believe it’s reasonable to say that the warmer temperatures and sunshine have brought happiness and thankfulness to each of our hearts. Spring has finally arrived, and with it come some refreshing changes.

  • Senior Calendar for May 6, 2015

    The Anderson County Senior Center is located at 160 Township Square.

    Wednesday, May 6

    10:30 a.m. Cinco DeMayo

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:15 p.m. Rook and games

    Thursday, May 7

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. Chair Yoga and exercise

    9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Shopping and errands. Kroger shopping day.

    5:30 p.m. Humanities presentation of Mark Twain

    Friday, May 8

    10:30 a.m. Mom’s Day, jewelry style show, purse sale

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Games

  • ENGAGEMENT: Taylor-Marraccini

    Scott and Tina Mitchell of Frankfort announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Taylor, to Michael Marraccini of Lawrenceburg.

    A closed wedding is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. June 27 at Holly Hill Church of Christ in Frankfort, followed by a reception at Eagle Lake Ballroom in Lawrenceburg.

    The bride to be is a graduate of Frankfor High School and employed at the Department for Public Health.

    The groom to be is a son of Mark and Patti Marraccini of Lawrenceburg. He is a graduate of Anderson County High School and employed at Splatter, Inc.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Cole-Cox

    Donald and Rhonda Cole of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Danielle Cole, to Jonathan Thomas Cox of Lawrenceburg.

    A wedding is scheduled for June 27 at 5:30 p.m. at Driscoll Estate in Taylorsville. Jacob Cox will officiate the wedding.

    The groom is a son of Kent and Teresa Cox of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride is a granddaughter of Rollin and Jeanette Cole, Linda Casey and Sterling Mcdaniel, and the late Norman Casey.

  • ‘I was born to do this'

    Ben Carlson, News staff

    Someone passing by the high school music room last Thursday afternoon could easily have assumed that the singing coming from within was the recorded voice of one of the world’s great opera performers.

    In time, they very well may be correct.

    The voice filling the room was that of Anderson County High School senior Hayden Bright, who is poised to make history this fall when he becomes what is believed to be the first local graduate to enter to the University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts to study opera.

  • Soilder surprises son upon return from Middle East

    Watch this incredibly emotional video from this afternoon (Wednesday) when a second grader from Emma B. Ward Elementary School is surprised by the return of his father, who just completed nearly a yearlong tour of duty in Iraq and Kuwait. The student’s name is Ethan Sizemore. His father is Sgt. Brad Sizemore, a Blackhawk helicopter crew chief stationed at the Boone Center in Frankfort. Thanks for your service, Sgt. Sizemore, and welcome home.