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Today's News

  • New CAL Headmaster brings experience and energy

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg announces the hiring of a new headmaster, Jason Gribbins. 

  • Paden named in Harding University dean’s list

    From staff reports

    Lawrenceburg resident Erin Paden, a senior at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring 2014 semester.

    The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Larry Long, University provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes.

  • Church news briefs

    Blue No More to perform at Salvisa Christian

    Salvisa Christian Church will host the gospel group Blue No More during the worship hour on Sunday, July 27. Worship begins at 11 a.m. All are welcome. The church is located at 155 Sugar St. in Salvisa.

    Salvisa Christian to hold Free Clothes Day

  • Message of good news results in peace with God

    When we open the paper, turn on the television, or turn up the radio there is a common outcome; more often than not, what we read, see, or hear is bad news. After all, bad news is big business. We often buy magazines because of the scandal advertised on the cover; we “stay tuned” often out of an innate curiosity about the calamities of others.

  • Community Calendar, July 23, 2014

    Anderson County Historical Society to meet Thursday

    The Anderson County Historical Society will host its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Anderson Public Library. Over the yearsmany people have passed through and settled in Anderson County. Some objects have been left behind a sign o their presence. Speaker Bobby Cubert will present a program about the settlers in Anderson County entitled “Things that I have found on my farm.” This meeting is free and open to the public

  • Corrections and clarifications

    Due to incorrect information in the warrant, the story published last week “Two arrested in liquor store robbery” was incorrectly named Cody R. Baker as the individual holding the gun during the armed robbery.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: EDMONDSON RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD

     

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 23, 2014

    Elected president

    James E. Perry, son of Mrs. J. W. Perry of Alton, was elected and installed president of the Fleet Reserve Association of the Navy and Marine Corps, Northern Light Branch. He was stationed at the U.S. Naval Base in Keflavik, Iceland.

    Masons install new officers

  • Two arrested in liquor store robbery

    Two men were arrested Sunday in connection to Go Big Blue Liquor armed robbery Thursday night.

    Cody R. Baker, 20, of 1060 River Road in Lawrenceburg, and Dathen K. Spaulding, 21, of 1013 Northwood Loop in Lawrenceburg, were both charged with first degree robbery for allegedly robbing the Go Big Blue Liquor, located at 1260 Fox Creek Road, around 10 p.m. Thursday.

  • Tourism commission agrees to spend more than $3,000 for fair booth

    The newly appointed Anderson County Tourism Commission unanimously decided to set up a booth at the Kentucky State Fair on Thursday of last week.

    They commission expects to spend around $3,350 for the state fair booth from August 14-28. The cost breaks down as $2,000 for booth rental, $150 for electricity at the booth, around $200 for extra tickets for volunteers and at least $1,000 for promotional handouts and brochures.

    The meeting also cast doubt on the possibility of a joint city and county tourism commission becoming a reality at present time.

  • Red Cross helps Keeling rebuild after devastating house fire

    When Donald Keeling lost his rental home in an electrical fire, he wasn’t thinking about seeking out the American Red Cross, but they sought him out.

    Keeling lived at a rental property on Fairview Road for 14 years. He was cooking breakfast on the morning of July 1 when he smelled something burning. He checked and saw his living room was ablaze. He attempted to put water on the fire, but quickly realized it was beyond his control and he had to get out.