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Today's News

  • Unusual potatoes
  • Turnips right from the garden
  • Way We Were: David Wilcher named Citizen of the Year

    50 YEARS AGO
    Dec. 19, 2012
    David White, a sophomore student at Anderson High School, was to report the news of the basketball teams to The Anderson News for the season.
    White, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph White, played freshman football and was serving as manager of the basketball team.
    He was a member of Co-Ed-Y, the Latin Club, Pep Club and the Boy’s Ensemble.

    Plenty of pucker here

  • Community calendar: 12-12-12

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.
    Hospice of the Bluegrass announces meetings

  • Blue Grass Community Action Agency to meet

    The Blue Grass Community Action Agency will hold a public meeting Dec. 19 at noon to discuss the needs of low-income residents in Anderson County.
    The meeting will be held at Blue Grass Community Action, located at 117 Hilltop Drive.
    For more information, contact Becky Stratton, community developer for Blue Grass Community Action, at 502-839-7102.
     

  • District court docket: 12-12-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Oct. 11.
    Jessica M. Hawkins, motion for shock probation, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – motion denied.
    Jodie L. Woods, motion for shock probation, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, third-degree possession of controlled substance – motion granted.
    Joseph D. Barbee, arraignment, second-degree disorderly conduct – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Nov. 14, motion/disposition/trial date Dec. 6.

  • Lawrenceburg charity donates 1 million cards
  • Auxiliary joins veterans for Christmas party

    Ten members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 went to Thomson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore on Dec. 8 for a Christmas Party for the Roosevelt Unit.
    Shopping was done from a wish list for each of the 55 residents. Unit 34 members helped pass out food provided by the Veterans Center and gifts to the veterans provided by the Auxiliary and Post 34. Veterans asked for sweat suits, sweater jacket, sweat jacket, farm picture, slacks, robe and audio books.
    This was the seventh year Unit 34 has done the Christmas party at Thomson Hood.

  • Ward holds mock ‘book’ election
  • Farm Bureau wins Gold Star

    Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Anderson County Farm Bureau received the 2012 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville, the agency announced.
    The award honors county women’s committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agricultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau, according to a news release.