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Today's News

  • Berry growers: beware of Drosophila
  • Keeping plants watered, fertilized key in ‘dog days’ of summer

    I don’t scare easy. Sure, if somebody sneaks up behind me I’ll jump, but I’ll probably swing too. I’ve jumped out of airplanes, rappelled down mountains, even been surrounded by 300 Crips and Bloods that were more heavily armed than I, but I didn’t think a ride on the tractor would scare me.

  • Publisher is blind if he thinks these are really ‘just plain nice folks’

    Concerning your good-bye letter in the July 2, 2014 issue, you stated that you were impressed with law enforcement and we should count our selves lucky as you have experienced living in cities where status, self service and fear is the top motivator.

    You are in a position of stature. You see only what they want you to see. I live here and am of the working disabled poor.

    I “see” a different reality, one created by experience.

  • The Bible trumps Darwinism: Why the Book of Genesis can’t be abandoned

    In a June 13 article for Associated Baptist Press, a Frankfort minister derided Bible-believing pastors and scholars for teaching that the Genesis account of creation is historic fact, as opposed to a metaphorical story.

    The article, entitled “It’s time for evangelicals to come out for evolution,” asserts that when it comes to the creation versus evolution debate “educated evangelicals know better.”

  • 07.16.14 Church Briefs

    Shiloh Christian Church Bible School set for July 19

    Shiloh Christian Church will host an all-day Vacation Bible School 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Saturday, July 19. 

    Children ages 3-12 are welcome to attend. All meals will be provided.  This year’s theme is  “Blast Off –Launching Kids on a Mission of God’s Love!” 

  • 07.16.14 Public Record: 06.26.14 District Court Docket

    Judge A. Bailey Taylor heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on June 26, 2014.

    Robert V. Bentley, show cause, second-degree disorderly conduct – serve out for fines and costs, six days added to sentence.

    Robert Vernon Bentley, review, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) – continued to Sept. 29.

    Todd Beck, arraignment, four counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – review Oct. 2.

  • 07.16.14 Public Record:06.30.14 District Court Docket

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on June 30, 2014.

    Kaylon J. Brewer, hearing, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – five days to serve (credit time served), continued to July 28.

    Thomas Dean, Jr., hearing, theft by deception (less than $500) – contempt of court, sentenced to 30 days to serve, purge of contempt if paid, review Jan. 29.

  • 07.16.14 Jail Log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail July 7-13, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    July 7

    Edward Bryant for flagrant non-support by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Jackie Miller for driving under the influence 2nd, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating on a revoked or suspended license by Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Darrell Barbee for failure to appear in court by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    July 8

  • 07.16.14 Community Calendar

    The Anderson Co. Senior Citizens calendar of events

    The center is located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg.

    Wednesday, July 17

    10:30 a.m. blood pressure check/nurses registry

    10:30 a.m. Arnold Clark and Friends

    Noon potluck

    Senior survey-What new activities would you pick to try

    Thursday, July 17

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Seated yoga with Misty

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

  • Engagement: Sawyer-Settles

    Jordan Settles and Taylor Sawyer announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The-bride-to-be is the daughter of Matt and Paula Sawyer of Lawrenceburg.

    She is the granddaughter of Stewart and Nancy Brown of Lawrenceburg and Ronald and the late Dora Sawyer of Creswell, N.C.

    The groom-to-be is the son of the late Jeff and Charlotte Settles of Mackville.

    He is the grandson of Everett Lee and Anna Florence Russell and the late Harry, “H”, and Norma Settles both of Mackville.