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Today's News

  • Church briefs: 11-27-13

    First Christian
    to host Christmas bazaar
    The Friendship Circle of First Christian Church of Lawrenceburg will hold its annual Christmas bazaar Dec. 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at the church.
    The bazaar will feature antiques, wood products, wreaths, crocheted scarves and other seasonal crafts for sale.
    First Christian Church is located at 300 South Main St., Lawrenceburg.
    Call the church for questions at 502-839-4532.

    ‘O’ Little Town of Bethlehem’ live nativity scene to be held Dec. 6-8

  • Walking on water not required to follow Jesus

    “By this we may know that we are in him: whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked” (1John 2:6 ESV).

  • Way We Were: ’69 VW Beetle transformed into ’29 Mercedes

    Correction
     In the photo of Western’s fall festival prince and princess candidates that ran Nov. 6 there was a boy in the back row misidentified. The first boy from left on the back row should have been Ashley Chilton.

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 31, 1963
    A cow belonging to Estill Peak was killed by lightning Sunday night at a farm on Pleasant Grove Ridge. The cow failed to come to the barn with the herd Monday and was found on the farm by Mr. Peak Tuesday morning.

  • Anderson News sports editor honored during Cat Madness

    John Herndon, sports editor for The Anderson News, was honored during last Saturday’s Cat Madness basketball kick-off for his years of dedication to sports coverage of Anderson County high school sports.  
    Herndon, who has been covering Anderson County sports for a combined 27 years, started his career in 1985.
    He spent 15 years writing part-time for The Anderson News, and will celebrate 12 years of writing full-time for the newspaper in February.

  • Anderson recognizes winners in grade-wide bee
  • Library board receives positive audit for 2013 fiscal year

    The Anderson Public Library received $27,220 less but increased $381,588 in net assets in 2013, according to an audit of last fiscal year reviewed at the Nov. 19 board meeting.
    The library received a positive audit from independent auditor DePrie and Adkisson of Louisville, Library Director Pam Mullins said to library trustees during last Tuesday’s meeting.
    Property taxes made up 97.33 percent of total income, with state aid grants contributing the other 1.27 percent of income for the library, according to Mullins’ report included in the audit.

  • Police encourage shoppers to ‘Cram the Cruiser’

    After helping lead Spencer County to a dominating win in last year’s Cram the Cruiser program, Trooper Scott Felder says now it’s Anderson County’s turn to win.
    “Spencer got three times as much last year as anybody else,” said Felder, who was assigned to the Taylorsville area but now works here. “The community put forth a good effort, but now it’s time to win here in Lawrenceburg.”

  • Losing to Taylorsville simply cannot stand

    Editor’s note: Should any of our friends in Taylorsville happen to read this column, please understand it’s all in good fun and for a good cause. The people of Taylorsville, its high school teams and politicians are all perfectly fine. However, if you have a limited sense of humor, please find something else to read. If not, just know you’ve been warned.

    Remember Shannon Brock? She was a staff writer and former news editor here before being promoted to editor at the Spencer Magnet in Taylorsville.

  • Saffell Street fifth grade honor roll
  • Saffell Street celebrates writing

    Saffell Street Elementary second graders presented their “small moment” writing pieces Nov. 1 to the school’s student body.  Students in Mrs. Harley’s, Mrs. Barnes’, Mrs. Wilder’s and Mrs. Drury’s classrooms participated in the celebration. Many students’ parents also attended.