Today's News

  • A full page ad from 1974
  • 1-14 Extension Calendar

    From staff reports

    The following are free classes offered by the Anderson County Cooperative Extension Office, according to a news release.

    For more information, call 839-7271.

    Jan. 15

    Taking control of your diabetes: This is six-part series on managing diabetes. The class starts at 10 a.m.

    Jan. 22

    Planning for later life: This class starts at 10 a.m. and will feature information on long-term care, wills and the orderly transfer of property.

  • State Rep. Tipton takes oath
  • Students participate in School Board Recognition Month

    From staff reports

    Members of the Anderson County Board of Education were recognized by students during meeting Monday night for National School Board Recognition Month.

  • Board of education continues fight against utility rate increases

    News staff

    Anderson County Schools Board of Education members spoke out against the proposed Kentucky Utility rate increases that are expected to go up 9.7 to as much as 18 percent per kilowatt hour at regular session Monday night. The increase is expected to cost the school district approximately $44,000 to $82,000 in additional utility costs annually.

  • Senior center calendar

    From staff reports

    The following is the Anderson Senior Center’s weekly calendar of events.

    The Senior Center is located at 160 Township Square. For more information, contact the senior center at 839-7520.

    Wednesday, Jan. 14

    10:30 a.m. Blood pressure check with Phyllis

    10:30 a.m. Inspiration with Rev. Paden

    11:30 a.m. lunch

    12:15 p.m. White elephant bingo


    Thursday, Jan. 15

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. video exercise

  • Ice skating, with a twist
  • Anderson Community Education announces upcoming classes

    From staff reports

    The following are classes offered this spring through Anderson Community Education.

    For more information, call Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or email jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us to register for ACE classes. Adult education programs with instruction to earn a GED diploma, prepare to attend college or volunteer in the community are also offered. ACE is located at 219 East Woodford St. in Lawrenceburg.

    Zumba Dance Fitness

    When: Monday and Wednesday, beginning Jan. 12 until May 20 from 6-7 p.m.

  • Mustang Media program puts students to work

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    Each school day, Anderson County Middle School meteorologist Drew Pierce alerts students to the weather forecast with great enthusiasm, always signing off with “This is Drew Pierce your meteorologist, reminding you to be weather aware.”

    It started off with a mission from Anderson County Middle School Principal Jeanna Kidd to find a creative way to read the morning announcements and became the student-led TV news broadcast, Mustang Media.

  • Our jailer’s working out just fine, thanks

    By Ben Carlson


    A recent news report from a media outlet in Kentucky took some fairly stiff jabs at elected jailers in counties without jails, which includes Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    The overriding point the article tries to make is that, in large measure, counties without jails shouldn’t have an elected jailer — the state’s Constitution be damned. Instead, those counties should turn over to sheriff’s offices those jailers’ duties.