Today's News

  • District Court Docket, Sept. 3, 2014

    criminal littering, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to Sept. 25.

    Julia A. Rakestraw, arraignment, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Sept. 17, disposition Sept. 25.

    Jacob C. Record, motion to revoke probation, attempted first-degree possession of controlled substance, second-degree possession of controlled substance – 10 days home incarceration program.


    Compiled by Janie Bowen


    50 YEARS AGO

    August 6, 1964

    New officers

    New officers of Anderson Women’s Missionary Union were elected at the July meeting held at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.

  • Community Calendar, Sept. 2, 2014

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in September:

    Computer Classes

    Digital Pictures I

    When: Tuesday, Sept. 9

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Digital Pictures II

    When: Thursday, Sept.11

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    eReaders & Your Library

    When: Tuesday, Sept. 16

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Workshops and Clubs

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.

    Herb Garden

    When: Tuesdays

  • Kentucky senior games schedule

    Wednesday, Sept 3

    8 a.m. Women’s Golf at Juniper Hills Golf Course

    9 a.m. Men’s tennis at Ben Moore Tennis Courts

    11 a.m. Softball at Capitol View Park

    6:30 p.m. Cross Country at State Library & Archives   

    Thursday, Sept. 4

    8 a.m. Swimming at Kentucky State University Pool

    8 a.m. Pickleball at Kentucky State University Exum Center

    4 p.m. Horseshoes at Millville Community Center

  • Willard anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Willard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 5.

    Mr. Willard and the former Eudenia Casey were married Sept. 5, 1964 at the Pleasant Hill Christian Church. Bro. M. J. Hampton performed the ceremony.

    Mrs. Willard is a daughter of Jewell and Louise Casey. She is retired from the Soil Conservation Service. Mr. Willard is a son of Haskell and Nina Mae Willard. He is retired from Square D and is owner-operator of Alton Tool and Die.

  • Seeking donations for family affected by house fire

    Donations are requested for the Deerwester family who lost everything they owned in a house fire. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. Any furniture donated can be picked up. Clothing donations can be picked up or taken to Mrs. Deerwester’s sister’s home at 1586 Clifton Road. She can be reached at 320-1255.

    The mother wears a size 16W pants and 1X shirts. She needs blouses and dress clothing for her job, but anything would be appreciated.

    The 19-year-old daughter wears a 5-6 size woman’s sized pants and a small to medium sized shirts.

  • Jesus never promised the Christian life to be an easy one

    In the Aug. 27 edition of “Christianity Today,” author and Intervarsity campus minster Tish Warren’s article entitled “The Wrong Kind of Christian,” recounts her experience at Vanderbilt University when the decision was made kick her organization off campus.

    Citing charges of so-called “creedal discrimination,” the university’s new policy officially bans any religious group that requires its membership and/or leaders hold to a particular theological conviction.

  • Anderson County 4-H State Fair Cloverville Results

    Anderson County 4-H State Fair Cloverville Results


    Class 760 - Level 1, Single photograph

    Annie Edwards

    4-H Anderson


    Class 762 - Level 1, Single photograph, still life

    Suzanna Dowler

    4-H Anderson


    Class 763 - Level 1, Single photograph, animals

    Annie Edwards

    4-H Anderson


    Class 772 - Level 2, Single photograph, landscape or seascape

    Annie Edwards

    4-H Anderson


  • Mind games: Never-say-die attitude propels Bearcats to romp

    Since that day he came home to lead the Anderson County High School football program, Mark Peach has preached the mind is where the champions are separated from those who are merely good.

    Friday night, it was no exception.

    The Bearcats were never seriously threatened in a 42-6 win over George Rogers Clark in the Bearcats' season opener. They methodically wore the visitors down with an offensive line that punished the Cardinals and a spread-the-wealth attack that saw three Bearcats run for at least 70 yards and four different runners reach the end zone.

  • Mount Eden Fire Department begins rebuilding

    By William B. Carroll

    Landmark News Service

    The Mount Eden Volunteer Fire Department Board of Trustees continued to move forward with rebuilding the fire station, which was destroyed by fire two weeks ago, by appointing a building committee and approving insurance disbursements for several vehicles destroyed in the blaze.