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Today's News

  • Popular Elkhorn Creek fishing access closing

    A popular fishing access to Elkhorn Creek in Franklin County is closing indefinitely due to the start of a major expansion project at Pfeiffer Fish Hatchery, according to a news release.

    Walk-in access to the creek from the hatchery grounds will close due to heavy construction equipment being moved onto the property for the start of a $5 million expansion project. Public tours of the hatchery, which is located off Indian Gap Road in northern Franklin County, have been suspended.

  • Lung Association golf booklets available

    The American Lung Association's 2012 Golf Tour Book is now available. The discount golfing booklet offers more than 5,000 discounted rounds of golf at over 500 courses, practice ranges and indoor facilities in Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and three other states, according to a news release.

    Among the courses participating in the program is Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in Anderson County.

    Golf tour books are available from the American Lung Association for $35 each or four for $105, a buy three, get one free special.

  • District court docket: 4-4-12

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Feb. 23.
    Corey L. Hopper, hearing, second-degree criminal mischief – to serve remaining sentence on original charge, may be released to treatment.
    Corey Lynn Hopper, hearing, attempted unlawful possession of a meth precursor – to serve remaining sentence on original charge, may be released to treatment.
    Howard S. Peffer, hearing, possession of marijuana – continued to July 26.

  • Anderson County senior citizens visit state capitol

    A group of concerned Anderson County senior citizens traveled to Frankfort to participate in a advocacy effort to let senators of the state know the importance of continued funding needs for area Meals On Wheels program.
    The Anderson County group left the local senior citizens office around 10:30 a.m. and arrived at the Kentucky State Annex Building for lunch. At noon the group, along with other Kentucky senior groups, traveled to the state capitol where a rally was held outside the Senate Chamber doors.

  • Church briefs: 4-4-12

    Sovereign Grace hosts simulcast on April 6
    Sovereign Grace Church will host a live simulcast of David Platt’s Secret Church on April 6 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    According to event organizers, “Platt is the author of the best selling book, “Radical,” and is a dynamic preacher.
    “The topic will be ‘The Cross and Suffering,’ and how the gospel strengthens, sustains, supports and ultimately satisfies us in the middle of suffering.”  

  • Skeptics, take note of Bible’s accuracy

    When speaking with others about the word of God, I often run into skeptics who say that the Bible has been changed over time.
    They say that King James translated it into his own version, and that it’s not wholly accurate.
    Sadly for the many that I hear make such foolish statements, the Bible is real and accurate. Let me tell you why I believe this, and so should you.
    There are more than 5,000 New Testament transcripts today, some of which have been documented as dating back to the second century.

  • Engagement: Carney and Cox

    Jill Carney and Tim Cox of Lawrenceburg announce their upcoming wedding on April 14, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. at Fox Creek Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    Parents of the bride are the late Sarah Sea Carney and the late Eugene Carney.
    Parents of the groom are Shirley and James Cox.
    The bride is a graduate of Anderson County High School and University of Kentucky’s College of Education. She is currently retired from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
    The groom is a graduate of Anderson County High School and he is currently retired.

  • Birth: Cook

    Lee and Lindsay Cook of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, David Lee Cook, born on Jan. 9, 2012, at the University of Kentucky.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Charles White and Liz Reid of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are the late Jim and the late Mertie Reid and the late Calvin and Shirley White.
    Paternal grandparents are the late David Cook and Rose Cook of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are the late L.V. Cook and Joyce Cook and the late Jesse Gibson and Elizabeth Gibson.

  • Library joins ‘One Book One Bluegrass’ program

    Anderson Public Library will host its first month-long community reading program with Kentucky’s “One Book One Bluegrass” starting in April.
    The book chosen for this year’s program is “A Walk in the Woods,” and all of the programs offered through “One Book One Bluegrass.” Programs offered include:

    April 7: Geodes, Rocks, Minerals and Fossils

  • Relay for Life calendar: 4-4-12

    Now open: 2nd Chance Upscale Consignment Boutique – 101 W. Court Street.  Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 9 am-3 pm. Proceeds of purchases from the “Relay for Life” section will be donated to Anderson County Relay for Life. Call 502-680-0770 for more information.
    Friday-Saturday, June 8-9, 2012: Relay for Life. 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. at American Legion Park.
    To publicize team relay events, contact Charlene Hanks, 839-7490, Susan Johnson, 839-9921, or Teresa McWilliams, 839-7730.