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Today's News

  • Search for burglar results in pot bust

    From staff reports

    An Anderson County man was charged with marijuana possession last Wednesday morning after deputies found more than a pound of weed in his home, according to a police documents.

    Buddy Evans, 61, of 1149 Dugansville Road is also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

    According to a report filed by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, deputy Tony Likins was assisting the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office in searching for a burglary suspect when he stopped at Evans’ house to warn him about the incident.

  • Woodside first female to hold Anderson PVA office

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Nov. 10, 1966

    Grand and petit jurors for the November term of Anderson Circuit Court were drawn from the jury wheel and were being summoned by the sheriff.

    They were: Marvin Edwards, Lawrence Armstrong, Eugene Stratton, Coy Davis, Guy Moffett, Ray Caldwell, Presley Cheak, Everett Elder, Clinton Hoskins, J.B. Davenport, Ben W. Gorham, Maurice Gregory, Stanley Martin, Victor Cox, Francis lee Herndon, Earl Sutherland, James Vernon Perry, George Thompson, Delbert Murphy, Bruce Willard.

  • Calendar of events

    Nov. 9

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

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks with Phyllis and living wills information with hospice at the Anderson County Senior Center

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

    1 p.m. — Rook and Wii games at the Anderson County Senior Center

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

    Nov. 10

  • He found the hound
  • Peyton-Gulley engagement

    Randy and Susie Peyton announce the engagement of their daughter Sydney Duran Peyton to James Lucian Gulley, both of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride is a 2014 graduate of Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, where she was valedictorian of her class.

    The groom is the son of Jason and Lisa Perry. He is a 2015 graduate of Anderson County High School.

    The couple is planning a June wedding.

    Formal invitations will be sent out at a later date.

  • birthday

    Retired Navy veteran Wallace Cardwell will celebrate his 70th birthday on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. Originally from Frankfort, Cardwell and his wife of 46 years, Charlotte, have two children: Wally the second and his wife, Kelly; and daughter, Rebecca and husband Robbie Barns, of Frankfort; and one grandson, Tucker Barns, of Frankfort.

  • Sin separates us from God; the Gospel brings ‘good news’

    Vince Lombardi famously said, “Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing.” Striking comment. But I wish to take Mr. Lombardi’s comment in a different direction; the gospel isn’t everything; it’s the only thing. What do I mean by that? Everything begins and ends with the gospel of Jesus Christ. So what is the “gospel?” The gospel is translated “good news.”

  • Church briefs

    Sand Spring Baptist Church

    ‘Bringing Up Boys’ meets Sunday nights

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host a study group, ‘Bringing Up Boys,’ on Sunday nights in November.

    Tim Gray will lead the study.

    The group begins at 5:30 p.m.

    Sand Springers plan shopping trip

    A Christmas shopping trip is set for Nov. 15.

    Sand Springers will leave the church at 8 a.m. Breakfast will be eaten at Cracker Barrel.

  • Parent cited for assaulting coach

    A Lawrenceburg man who allegedly asked the high school girls’ volleyball team coach if he was “going to be a punk-as* little bi*ch again tonight?” before allegedly grabbing him by the throat was cited Friday afternoon on an assault charge, according to a criminal complaint on file in Anderson District Court.

    Kenny Holland, 43, of 108 Djeddah Drive was cited by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office but was not taken into custody.

  • ‘Store work was always my thing’

    Anyone who has visited a gas station in Lawrenceburg over the past couple of decades almost certainly knows him, even if they don’t know his name.

    He’s the soft-spoken, affable man with a penchant for counting back change in increments of 1,000.

    He’s the guy who calls young and old alike, “kid.”

    Above all, he’s the fellow who, day in and day out, is never at a loss for a kind word or two for friends and strangers alike.