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Today's News

  • Farm Bureau hosts youth, variety contest

    The Women’s Farm Bureau Federation Committee hosted its annual Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth and Variety Contest on Sept. 8 at the Anderson County High School Auditorium.
    The agriculture teachers, Drew Robinson and Brandon Fawbush, worked with their FFA students and had four girls and one boy to try out for the Outstanding Youth.
    To become and Outstanding Youth they each had to give a five minute interview before three judges and then present a two minute speech on Farm Bureau or agriculture.

  • Girl Scouts host kick-off meeting

    From staff reports
    Want to be a Girl Scout?
    A kick-off meeting for the new Girl Scout year is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Anderson County Middle School, organizers said.
    “We encourage anyone who is interested in joining girl scouts, volunteering, or just has questions to attend, organizers said.

  • Waddy man killed when Jeep flips in field

    By Todd Martin
    The Sentinel-News
    A Waddy man was left dead at the scene early Sunday morning when his Jeep flipped and ejected him and two passengers joy riding in a field.
    Ricky Sean Temple, 22, was celebrating his birthday on Saturday, and the party extended into the early hours Sunday.
    At about 4 a.m. Temple and six others decided to take three vehicles into a nearby field on a large farm about half mile north of the Waddy Fire Station.

  • News briefs: 9-21-11

    Credit union collecting teddy bears
    Commonwealth Credit Union is collecting new to gently used teddy bears and stuffed animals for the Kosair “Bears On Patrol” program, according to a news release.
    The collection will continue through Sept. 30.
    Bears On Patrol is a cooperative effort between Kosair Charities and local law enforcement to provide teddy bears and other stuffed animals in police cars to comfort young children that may have been exposed to traumatic events, the news release states.

  • ‘The Flim-Flam Man’ film to be shown during Burgoo festival

    By Meaghan Downs
    Staff writer
    From May to November of 1966, Hollywood transformed Main Street into Cape Fear.  
    “The Flim-Flam Man,” a 1967 film set in the fictitious Cape Fear County, brought Lawrenceburg its first, and so far, only behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood filmmaking.  Athena Gentry, director of adult programming at the Anderson Public library, has been researching the movie prior to the library’s Oct. 1 showing, which will coincide with the Burgoo festival.

  • News launches burgoo cook-off

    Some use old granddad’s secret recipe. Others simply toss whatever edible items they have into the pot and let them stew.
    There’s no shortage of ways to make burgoo, but come Saturday, Oct. 1, one version will be proclaimed the best.
    The Anderson News, in cooperation with the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, city of Lawrenceburg and Anderson County Tourism Authority, will sponsor its inaugural Burgoo Cook-off from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., tentatively on the Lawrenceburg Green.

  • Pierian Woman’s Club plans activities for coming year

    From staff reports
    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club resumed its monthly meetings Sept. 15, and welcomed new members Beth Schwarz and Amy Stumph.
    Singer-pianist Jim Wheeler provided musical entertainment.
    Frank Rowe gave a talk about Habitat for Humanity. A nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing ministry, Habitat provides housing for low-income working families. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple houses, according to a news release.

  • Flags hoisted at sheriff’s office
  • Local politicians visit Anderson County Public Schools
  • Wednesday sports update: Bearcat soccer beats Marion

    Wednesday sports update

     

    Not a lot to report on from Anderson County sports on Tuesday night, however, the Anderson County boys’ soccer team routed Marion County, 3-0.  Details will be in the Sept. 28 Anderson News.

    The big game tonight is Anderson County vs. Franklin County in girls’ soccer action.  It is a district seeding game to be played at the Anderson pitch at 7 p.m.