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Today's News

  • Bearcats hit on all cylinders, rout Mercer

    Anderson County is a far different football team than it was when the season opened back on Aug. 17.

    The Bearcats are better. Much better.

    The Bearcats routed Mercer County, 48-7, Friday night in Harrodsburg, both flexing their muscle and showcasing why they fully expect to be a force in district play and in the post season.

    “We were clicking on all cyliders tonight,” Peach said.

  • Sheriff’s office takes down suspected meth lab

    For the second time in as many days, police in Anderson County have busted a suspected methamphetamine lab.

    Acting on an anonymous tip, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office took down a meth lab Friday night on Mill Creek Pike. Charged in the bust were Christopher Caffee, 36, of 1940 Mill Creek Pike, Lawrenceburg; Dylan Hawkins, 18, of 1930 Mill Creek Pike, Lawrenceburg; and Jeffrey Goodlett, 37, of 430 Bondville Road, Salvisa.

    Caffee and Hawkins were each charged with complicity to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class B felony.

  • Funeral service is Saturday for Marie Garmon

    The funeral service for Marie Crawford Garmon will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church.

    Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.

  • Story time with a congressman
  • Bank supports Backpack Buddies
  • Church briefs: Farmdale Baptist welcomes associate pastor

    Farmdale Baptist Church voted in its business meeting Sept. 5 to call Brian Owens as its associate pastor with Children and Youth Emphasis.
    Owens is from Lawrenceburg, and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
    Before coming to Farmdale, Owens served as pastor of churches in Shelby and Martin counties. He and his wife, Melinda, are the parents of five children. Owens will oversee Farmdale’s children ministries and lead the youth ministry.

  • Students named Sen. Jeff Green scholars

    Fourteen students from Anderson County High School have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) for their outstanding academic performance in high school.
    Local students who earned the designation are Lucas Brothers, Laura Flynn, Rachel Hanks, Ethan Kelly, Darrin Laswell, Lynsey Lawless, Sergio Nava, Erin Paden, Braden Peyton, Spencer Ruggles, Matthew Sprague, Jacklyn Webb, Alex Woodrum and Victoria Yeaste.

  • Community briefs: 9-12-12

    Gilkerson and Gilkison family
    reunion to be held Sept. 22
    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Sept. 22 at the Legion Hall in Paris from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Event organizers ask that participants bring a covered dish for sharing and soft drinks of their choice. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be provided. Reunion organizers also ask to “bring your family tree information and anything you’d like to display for others to enjoy.”

  • Engagement: Clark-Mitchell

    Landon “Pudden” and Janelle Clark of Frankfort announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Martin Clark, to Brandon Allen Mitchell, son of Robert Mitchell and Teresa Mitchell of Willisburg.
    The bride is a 2007 graduate of Western Hills High School and MedTech class of 2012, where she received an associate’s degree in applied health science. She is currently employed with Dermatology Associates of Kentucky as a clinical assistant.

  • Family reunion held at county park Sept. 1

    Carolyn and Richard Steilberg, Cynthia and Adam, Talitha and Reed and Erich Steilberg, as well as the families of the late Brunelle Flynn Casey and the late Marcella Lampton Steilberg Parnell, hosted a family reunion Sept. 1 in the county park.