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Today's News

  • District titles on line as Anderson takes on Collins

    The Anderson County High School soccer teams look to add some hardware to the school's trophy case Thursday night but do so from different perspectives.

    The Bearcats and Lady Bearcats play the teams from Collins High School in the 30th District championship matches at Collins. The girls kick off at 6 p.m. with the boys going at 8.

    The Anderson teams have vastly different histories.

  • Flying high
  • ‘We need courageous, compassionate men to preach truth’

    In one of my many business adventures, I bought a hog producing operation in west Tennessee — a 900-head, hog finishing operation. I worked from daylight until dark, (I also held a full-time job), and learned much more than I ever wanted to know about producing hogs.

  • Church briefs

    Sand Spring

    Baptist Church

    Free flu shots

    to be offered Oct. 12

    Allen Carr of Rite-Aid will provide free flu shots from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the old fellowship hall at Sand Spring Baptist Church.

    Lunch trip to Our Best

    Restaurant is Oct. 18

    Sand Springers may sign up for a trip to Our Best Restaurant in the atrium.

    The group will leave the church at 9:30 a.m. and return before 5 p.m.

    Signup is required.

    Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church

    New mission provides

  • Fall chill makes for perfect pot pie weather

    The cold weather is finally upon us. Only weeks ago, you couldn’t convince me to turn on the oven or stand over a steaming stockpot of soup for any reason. Today, all I want to do is bake, roast and make stew.

  • Births

    Alivia Rebecca Cunningham was born Oct. 2, 2016 at 8:51 a.m.

    She weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth.

    Alivia is the daughter of James and Shawna Cunningham of Lawrenceburg. She has two older brothers, Bentley and Carson Cunningham.

    She is the granddaughter of Mike and Becky Cooper, and Warren and Nancy Cunningham, all of Lawrenceburg. She is the great-granddaughter of Edith Patterson.

  • Doughty-Robinson Engagement

    Mr. Donald and Bernice Rocca have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Rachel Rocca Doughty to Jeremy R. Robinson, son of Mr. Terry and Patsy Bush.

    The bride is a graduate of Burgin High School. The groom is a graduate of Anderson County High School. Both are employed at Cartown Kia.

    The wedding will be in a private venue at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 29 with Mr. Carl Bush of Salt River Baptist Church will officiate.

    The couple will honeymoon at The Cove, Atlantis Bahamas.

  • Calendar of events

    Oct. 12

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks and Friends in Christ with Jean Bush at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 to 3 p.m. — Card room open at the Anderson County Senior Center

    5 to 6:30 p.m. — Free flu shots at Sand Spring Baptist Church in the old fellowship hall

    5:30 p.m. — Friends of the Anderson Public Library meet at the library

    Oct. 13

  • ’67 Chevy Nova sparks memories for ACHS librarian

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 13, 1966

    The Optimist Club team was to meet the Lions Club team for the county championship in the Little League football tournament Sunday at the Anderson High field. The Optimist Club defeated the Rotary Club team the previous Sunday 26 to 7 in the first tourney game. The Lions team drew a bye.

    Second records were: Optimist 3-1; Lions 3-1; Rotary 0-4.

  • Saffell Street’s Miller voted top instructor

    Teresa Miller says she didn’t choose teaching as much as teaching chose her.

    Miller, who has taught all of her nearly 24 years at Saffell Street Elementary School, didn’t head back to college to become a teacher until age 32.

    “I had been involved in children’s ministries and volunteered in my daughters’ classes at Saffell. Max Workman kept telling me I should be a teacher. I felt God calling me to become a teacher too,” she explained.