Today's News

  • Hall of Fame coach Earle Jones was fond of time in Anderson

    The widow of former Kavanaugh basketball coach Earle Jones says her husband had great memories of his short tenure in Anderson County.

    “He talked about Kavanaugh quite a bit,” Coralie Jones said as she participated in the induction ceremonies for the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday in Elizabethtown.

    Earle Jones was selected for the Hall of Fame based on his 24 seasons as head coach at Maysville High School, where his teams appeared in eight state tournaments, winning the title in 1947.

  • Local couple win $50,000 from TV sweepstakes

    Anderson County residents Richard and Barbara Wakefield and their granddaughter, Cassie Fannin, pose with a $50,000 check they received yesterday after winning a sweepstakes promoted by HGTV.

    They were selected out of approximately 1.5 million entries, according to a news release.

    The Carey Mill Road couple say they plan to use the money to complete a home remodeling project they started months ago, but that’s not all.

  • Extension Calendar July 8, 2015

    The Anderson County Extension office is offering the following classes and activities over the next several weeks.

    The office is located in the county park.

    July 8

    Attitude - Learn more about how your attitude affects aging successfully at 10:30 a.m.

    July 20

    Anderson County Extension Service is offering a six-week program every Monday at 5:30 p.m. to help individuals with Type 2 Diabetes learn to manage the disease.


    July 20-21

  • Hanks hold annual reunion

    Descendants of D.F. and Nannie Hanks held their annual reunion July 4 at Anderson County park.

  • Brown family hosts reunion

    The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. William B. Brown had its annual reunion June 20 in the fellowship hall of Fairview Christian Church, family members announced.

  • Leaverton-Warford Wedding

    Allyson Leaverton and Luke Warford were united in marriage Friday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Louisville Seminary’s Garden Court.

    Brother Alex Kinchen officiated.

    Music was provided by Curt Vernon, Lydia Slayden and Dylan Tighe.

    A reception followed the ceremony.

    The bride is a daughter of Michael and Kelly Vineyard and Christopher and Erin Leaverton.

  • Raymond to celebrate 80th birthday

    Robert Raymond will celebrate his 80th birthday July 13, his family announced. A resident of Anderson County for the past 50 years, Raymond was born July 13, 1935. He and his wife June have three children, Becky Whitehouse, Laura Raymond and Chad Raymond. Their grandchildren include Corey Peters, Chelsey Bast and Jayden Raymond. Great-grandchildren include Jacey Peters, Layne Day, Kendall, Kayden, Kolten and Korbyn Bast, with twins Kenzey and Karter Bast expected later this year.

  • Bybee-Wood ENGAGEMENT

    Tina Marinelli of Lawrenceburg announces the engagement of her daughter, Lindsey M. Bybee, to Alex Wood of Frankfort.

    The wedding is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sept. 18.

    The groom is a son of David and Karen Wood of Frankfort.

    A graduate of Western Kentucky University, the groom works for HMB Professional Engineers in Frankfort as a right of way consultant.

    The groom’s grandparents are Dr. Scott and Barbara Green, and Geneva Wood and the late Elmer Wood.

  • Library Calendar July 8, 2015

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in July

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Seniors Computer Class

    When: Thursday, July 9

    Time: 10 a.m.

    APL Book Club

    When: Monday, July 13

    Time: 6 p.m.

    Seniors Computer Class

    When: Tuesday, July 14

    Time: 10 a.m.

  • Senior Center Calendar July 8, 2015

    Wednesday, July 8

    10:30 a.m. Blood pressure with Phyllis

    10:30 a.m. Embracing life as you age with Joan

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Rook/Cards

    12:30 p.m. Sorry/Uno

    Thursday, July 9

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Video exercise

    9 to 2 p.m. Shopping and errands/Kroger Shopping Day

    5:30 p.m. Dinner out/Jim’s Seafood

    Friday, July 10

    10:30 a.m. Games with Home Town Manor

    11:30 a.m. Lunch