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Today's News

  • The Way We Were: Child’s right hand injured by accidental explosion

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 15, 1965

    Entry wins on TV program

    A Lawrenceburg woman won a set of encyclopedias on a national television program.

    Mrs. Don Cooper of Route 3 said she submitted about 15 entries to the program “You Don’t Say” and the one on Luther Burbank was chosen.

    Mrs. Cooper jokingly told her four sons she was going to win a set of encyclopedias for them, and sure enough she did. The set was valued at $207.

    July 22, 1965

    Injured by explosion

  • Community Briefs July 22, 2015

    Alzheimer program at senior center

    Anderson County Extension is collaborating with the Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Association to provide programs for the public on the risks of Alzheimer’s disease, the Extension announced.

    The Alzheimer’s Association program will be held at the Anderson Senior Center on July 29 at 6 p.m. The program, Know the 10 Signs, is designed to help people learn more about the disease and its warning signs.

  • Church Briefs July 22, 2015

    Shirey to perform in concert

    Victoria Shirey will be in concert Saturday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg located at 1819 Hammonds Creek Road.

    Blakey Quartet

    New Hope Baptist Church announces The Blakey Quartet will perform live Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.

    New Hope Baptist Church is located at 3825 Tyrone Pike in Versailles.

    Free clothing at Salvisa

  • New athletic fee not a bad thing, at least for now

    When it comes to the new athletic participation fees being implemented in Anderson County Schools this year, it’s easy to get worked up about kids and their families having to fork over a little more cash to play sports.

    But that is a short-sighted knee-jerk reaction because the move, as it stands right now, is a good one.

  • LATEST EXPENSE TIED TO HIRING TRAINER

    Injuries in sports are a given. So are the costs involved with the treatment and prevention of those injuries.

    Those realities have prompted the Anderson County Board of Education to approve athletic participation fees beginning with the 2015-16 school year. The fees are being instituted as a way of being able to provide a certified athletic trainer for teams representing Anderson County schools, something the local schools have not been doing over the years.

  • Mudcats battle wet summer

    It has been a difficult summer for the Central Kentucky Mudcats’ baseball teams.

    The local organization, which fields travel teams in the 14-and-under and 16-and-under divisions, serves as a development program for the Anderson County High School baseball program. Many of the Mudcat games are played against teams comprised of players from several different schools.

  • Registrations being taken for Allen Dennis Scramble

    The Eighth Annual Allen Dennis Golf Scramble will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville.

    The scramble will feature a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

    Proceeds from the scramble will benefit a scholarship fund in honor of Allen Dennis, who drowned at age 9. The scholarship is awarded to a student from Anderson, Shelby or Spencer counties. The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team.

  • Fees common among area schools

    When the Anderson County Board of Education decided to implement athletic participation fees for the coming year, it joined a growing number of school systems to go that route as a way to offset the ever-growing costs associated with interscholastic athletics.

    In fact, Anderson County High School athletic director Rick Sallee says the local school system was one of the last to resort to passing that cost on to athletes and their families.

    “I would say 90 percent of the high schools in the state have this,” Sallee said last week.

  • Fees common among area schools

    When the Anderson County Board of Education decided to implement athletic participation fees for the coming year, it joined a growing number of school systems to go that route as a way to offset the ever-growing costs associated with interscholastic athletics.

    In fact, Anderson County High School athletic director Rick Sallee says the local school system was one of the last to resort to passing that cost on to athletes and their families.

    “I would say 90 percent of the high schools in the state have this,” Sallee said last week.

  • What is a certified athletic trainer?

    A certified athletic trainer is a health care professional that works with athletes in the prevention and treatment of injuries. The trainer is instructed in first aid and the analysis of injuries.

    It is different from phyiscal therapist, whose training is in the restoration of strength and motion.

    While the disciplines have some similarities, they have different courses of study and different certifications.