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Today's News

  • Human remains found in Anderson County

    Hunters found identification papers in a western Anderson County field Saturday. Anderson County Sheriff's Office deputies searched the area and around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night found skeletal human remains, according to Detective Bryan Taylor of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.

    Taylor said the sheriff's office and the coroner are working this as a death investigation.

    For the full story, see the Wednesday print or e-edition of The Anderson News. 

  • Bearcats roll past Scott in playoff opener

    Brayden Russell caught two touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Anderson County to a 32-13 win over Scott High in the first round of the state Class 5A playoffs Friday at Warford Stadium.

    Russell caught a 49-yard scoring strike from Zachary Carmichael just 55 seconds into the contest, giving Anderson a lead it would never relinquish.

  • 11-05 community calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in November. The Anderson Public Library is located at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

     

    Workshops and Clubs

     

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1:00

     

    Doctor Who

    When: Friday, Nov. 7

    Time:  6-8 p.m.

     

    APL Book Club

    When:  Monday, Nov. 10

    Time:  6-7 p.m.

     

  • Paden-Steele engagement

    Kim and Burt Paden of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Paden, to Nathan Steele, son of Ben and Ronda Steele of Richmond, Virginia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Anderson County High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in web design and interactive media. She employed as a web designer. She is a granddaughter of George and Norma Barnhart and Dorthy Paden.

    The groom-to-be earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. He is employed as an audio visual technician. He is a grandson of Pat Kramer.

  • Carlton wedding anniversary

    Mary Ann and Marvin Carlton of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 2.

    They were married Oct. 2, 1948.

    They have five children Mary Jo Houchins, Rita Adams, Roger Carlton, Marvin Lee Carlton and the late Darlene Disponett.

  • Class of 1954 celebrates 60th reunion
  • Woman’s Club makes holiday candy

    From staff reports

    Members of the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club have been busy making candy for the upcoming holiday season, according to a news release.

    For the past several years, the sales of chocolate-covered bourbon balls and buckeyes (peanut-butter balls) have raised funds for scholarships and other community-service projects. Colorful holiday-themed tins containing 12 pieces of either type of candy are $12 for Bourbon Balls and $7 for Buckeyes. Call Fern Edgett at 839-9329 or Maria Cataldi at 598-3173 to place an order.

  • Anderson Public Library calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes during the coming weeks.

    The library at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1:00

    Doctor Who

    When: Friday, Nov. 7

    Time:  6-8 p.m.

     

    APL Book Club

    When:  Monday, Nov. 10

    Time:  6-7 p.m.

    Writers’ Group

    When: Wednesday, Nov. 12

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

  • 11-05 church briefs

    Family Worship Center to host 60-year anniversary homecoming

    Family Worship Center will celebrate its 60th anniversary 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. The church was started in a home on Ballard Street by the Rev. Emma Cammuse in 1954.

    The guest speaker will be former pastor Kenneth Greene, and the musical guest will be the Rogers Family from Georgia. A potluck dinner will follow the service along with fall festival activities for the kids.

    For more information, contact the church at 839-1856.

     

  • Freeman uses struggles to share the Gospel

    Travis Freeman is well versed at handling adversity with grace. He recently shared his story about how he became the first blind American football player and recently visited First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.

    Freeman said his story has opened doors through his book “Lights Out: Living in Sightless World,” a recently released movie “23 Blast” and speaking at churches to share the Gospel.