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Today's News

  • Library Calendar

    The Anderson Public Library, which will be closed July 3 and 4, will offer the following free classes in July

     

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

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

     

    Make a Summer Memory Leaf

    When: Tuesday, July 7

    Time: 10 a.m.

     

    Writer’s Group

    When: Wednesday, July 8

    Time: 6 p.m.

  • Senior Center Calendar July 1, 2015

    Wednesday, July 1

    10:30 a.m. Nutrition and Sampling with Joan

    11:15 a.m. Fourth of July

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Wheel of Fortune

    1:30 p.m. Cards/Games

    Thursday, June 2

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Video Exercise

    9 a.m.–2 p.m. Shopping and Errands/Kroger Shopping Day

    Friday, July 3

    Center closed

    Monday, July 6

    10:30 a.m. Watermelon Extravaganza

    11 a.m. Remember when/ Summer time

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

  • BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Carter Michael Taylor

    Katelynn Brooke Terrell and Larry Michael Taylor III announce the birth of their son, Carter Michael, on May 27, 2015 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 21 1/2 inches at birth.

    Maternal grandparents are Georgetta Pleasant and Stephen Terrell of Lawrenceburg.

    Maternal great-grandparents are Darnel Pleasant and the late Floanna McKee of Lawrenceburg, and the late Kent and Beluah Terrell of Frankfort.

  • What’s in a name? Misnomer treats still taste sweet

    They’re not balls and they’re not cakes. They’re actually cookies. Exquisite, melt in your mouth little cookies. And they are so very easy to make.

    This cookie originated in Mexico. Known as biscochitos in Mexico, the ingredients are ground nuts, flour, butter, and sugar. Once baked, the cookies are either rolled in balls or formed into a crescent shape and then rolled in powdered sugar.

    The ingredients are almost identical to Russian Tea Cakes. This cookie recipe didn’t start appearing in US cookbooks until the mid 1950s.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: Debris from dynamiting destroys Anderson homes

    40 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 1, 1965

    Homes damaged

    Two Anderson County homes were damaged by heavy rock when dynamiting was done on Highway 127 Tuesday afternoon.

    The home of Mr. and Mrs. Hollie Warford was located about seven miles from Lawrenceburg and 200 feet off the highway.

    The home of Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Thompson was located 500 to 600 feet from the highway and to the rear of the Warford residence.

  • Lawrenceburg students serving as summer interns

    James Edington and Brooke Marquarat, both from Lawrenceburg, are among 10 Kentucky college students working as summer interns at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Marquarat is a student at the University of Kentucky, and Edington attends Western Kentucky University.

  • Students visit state capitol
  • Students earn degrees

    The University of the Cumberlands conferred five advanced degrees in education to five local students last month.

    Tracy Hall received a Masters of Arts in Education (MAE) degree in Read Write Specialist P to 12. Leslie Hulsey received a MAE in Teacher as Leader.

    Rebecca Moreland, Heather Snodgrass and Logan Young all received MAE’s in School Guidance Counselor.

  • Hollander completes research project in London

    Alyssa Hollander of Lawrenceburg, a junior majoring in aerospace engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), recently completed an intense, hands-on research project in London, according to a news release.

    The project was titled A Plan to Better Serve the Pollards Hill Community College.

  • Cox selected for Governor’s Scholars Program

    Katherine Cox, a daughter of Roger T. and Kay Cox, has been selected to attend the 2015 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program, according to a news release.

    Cox will attend classes at Murray State University for five weeks this summer, and will be a senior at Anderson County High School.