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Today's News

  • Shelby capitalizes on Anderson miscues, sweeps series

    SHELBYVILLE – One of the basics of baseball is three outs in an inning. No more, no less.

    Anderson County was reminded, again, of that simple rule last Tuesday night at Shelby County.

    Shelby took advantage of Anderson miscues to defeat the Bearcats, 2-1, and sweep the regular-season series.

  • MITCHELL, HOSTETTER HEAD FOR WASHINGTON, D.C.

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 7, 1966

    Two Anderson County 4-H Teenage Club members were to leave with 225 other Kentucky students and leaders for a 4-H Citizenship Short Course at the National 4-H Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Perrys to celebrate 70th

    From staff reports

    Bro. E. Paul and Mary Lucille Hatchett Perry will celebrate 70 years of marriage April 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Heritage Hall Nursing Facilities, Lawrenceburg.

    The Perry’s were married April 27, 1946 in Stanton, with Minister C. Marion Railey (former minister at Corinth Christian Church) officiating.

    After a quick trip to Sky Bridge, they made their home at Alton Station in Anderson County, until entering the Christian ministry and Kentucky Christian College in Grayson from 1951-55.

  • Shelys mark 70 years together

    Floyd W. Shely and Lorene Knight Shely (Bill and Lou) celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 20.

    The couple were married on April 20, 1946, after a three-month courtship.

    The couple met in Louisville, through a mutual friend, Eva Searcy of Anderson County. They lived in Louisville for 19 years, then moved to Anderson County in 1965, where they purchased a farm that had been in the Shely family since before the Civil War.

    The couple has three daughters, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • Calendar of events

    April 20

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center

    10 a.m. — Arnold Clark Band at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:15 a.m. — Blood pressure with Amedysis at the Anderson Senior Center

    Noon — Potluck lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson Senior Center

    2 p.m. — Cards and games at the Anderson Senior Center

  • Church briefs

    Family Fest set at Sand Spring Baptist

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host Family Fest at 6 p.m. April 27.

    This will be a time for food, fellowship and fun.

    Men are encouraged to bring a pot of chili for the chili cook-off.

    Women may enter cakes in the cake bake-off.

    Children are asked to enter the best decorated cake or cupcake contest.

    There will also be cornhole, board games, Legos and more.

    Quartet to perform

  • Bennett serving at farmdale
  • ‘So much more fun than chemistry class’

    Anna Kitchen can throw a vase like few others.

    The 16-year-old recently placed second in ceramics at the prestigious Bluegrass Regional High School Exhibition at Eastern Kentucky University.

    “It’s a pretty big achievement. There were a lot of entries,” Anderson County High School ceramics teacher Chris Wilder said. “The show itself is huge.”

    While Kitchen couldn’t believe she had placed second, Wilder was surprised she didn’t take first.

  • ARC names poster winners
  • Students get reality check about texting, driving

    “One text or call could wreck it all.”

    That was the message Anderson County Coroner Dr. Mark Tussey sent to Anderson County High School freshman and sophomores during a program aimed to prevent distracted driving.

    “We are targeting the younger students so we can curb them from starting (to text or call while driving),” he explained. “With the older students, sometimes it’s already ingrained.”