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Today's News

  • Farm Bureau wins Gold Star Award

    Sue Litkenhus (right), of the Anderson County Farm Bu-reau Women’s Committee, accepts the 2016 Gold Star Award of Excellence from Betty Farris (left), chair of the Kentucky Farm Bureau state Women’s Committee. The award was presented during a Dec. 2 recognition pro-gram at the 97th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting. The award honors county women’s committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agri-cultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau.
     

  • Advanced Chorus to perform Sunday

    Director Sue Lou Smith (seated at piano) leads the Anderson County High School Advance Chorus practice Monday morning in anticipation of its Sunday, Dec. 11 performance which is open to the public. The performance is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Bearcat Theater at the high school. Tickets are $5.

  • Lanham second in speech contest

    Lawrenceburg resident Steve Lanham won second place in the District 40 Humorous Speech Contest on Nov. 19 in Charleston, West Virginia.
    He is a member of Midway Toastmasters in Midway and KYTC Speakers in Frankfort.
    Lanham’s speech “Foibles in Followership” related questionable choices from his childhood, such as sticking tweezers into an electrical outlet, which emphasized the importance of wisely choosing whom to follow. He was one of eight division winners who competed in the contest.

  • Gabhart achieves rank of Eagle Scout

    Austin Gabhart of Boy Scout Troop 37 in Lawrenceburg poses for a photo with Scoutmaster Kevin Cox after being presented with Scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout Court of Honor, during a recent ceremony at First Christian Church. He is a son of Daniel and Carrie Gabhart of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • Help on the way to Gatlinburg

    A-1 Mobile Trailer Repair and the Kentucky Truck Tuggers did their part Friday to collect items for the victims of the devastating fires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Thanks to donations from shoppers, the group filled a 23-foot trailer and headed for Gatlinburg the next morning.

  • Legislature needs to stop going soft on heroin dealers

     

  • Salvation Army bell ringer marvels at generosity

     

    By Joan Kinne

  • Saffell Street Elementary names honor roll students

    Saffell Street Elementary School has released its honor roll for the first nine weeks of the school year.
    Fourth grade
    All A’s
    Julie Blackburn
    Gracie Burus
    Makenzie Caldwell
    Elijah Castle
    Kelsey Conley
    Blake Doyle
    Autumn Garland
    Corey Goodin
    Trey Graham
    Reese Griffin
    Aiden Hawk
    Kendall Krider
    Sloane Matthews
    Braelon O’Dell
    Lacey Osborne
    Emma Pettit
    Madison Postlethwaite
    Ethan Presley

  • Have lunch with Santa at Legion

    Santa is gearing up for his big day in a couple of weeks, but is taking some time to join local kids for lunch.
    The American Legion Auxiliary Anderson Unit 34 is sponsoring lunch with Santa at the Legion clubhouse on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m. Children may write letters to be sent to Santa at the North Pole. Each Child will receive a reply by mail.
    This event is free, including sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, cookies, drinks and a photo with a Mr. and Mrs. Santa.

  • Have a turkey you can spare?

    Feeding hundreds of people on Christmas Day is pure joy for the folks at Community Christmas Outreach Meals, but they can’t do it without your help.
    The organization that last year provided a Christmas meal to 500 people who might otherwise not have eaten will do the same again this year and is seeking donations of food and money to do so.