Today's News

  • Jesus Christ’s death is the foundation for eternal salvation

    Dr. Bryan Chapell tells the story of two brothers who were playing on the sandbanks by the river in his hometown.
    He writes, “One ran after another up a large mound of sand. Unfortunately, the mound was not solid, and their weight caused them to sink in quickly.

  • Lawrenceburg native honored by KSU

    Naomi Pleasant Barkley, a native of Lawrenceburg, was recently honored by Kentucky State University’s Cincinnati chapter and the national alumni as a prestigious and dedicated alumni member for “her unwavering commitment to and support of our beloved alma mater,” according to a press release.
    Barkley received honors during the March 1 performance of the KSU Concert Choir at Tryed Stone New Beginning Church in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Engagement: Meeks-Liles

    Floyd W.R.D. Meeks proudly announces the engagement of his parents, Samantha D. Meeks and Jonathan R. Liles.
    The wedding is scheduled to take place July 26, 2014.

  • Community calendar: 3-27-13

    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.
    Helping Hands--Heart of Community to hold fundraiser
    The Helping Hands—Heart of Community will be hosting a Thirty-One company charity party on

  • Shots fired on US 127 during road rage incident

    A Salvisa man who allegedly shot at another vehicle during what is being described as an incident of road rage has been charged with wanton endangerment, a Class D felony.
    John Roberts, 47, of 821 Claylick Road allegedly fired a handgun from his vehicle at another driver Feb. 5 on US 127 South near Nevins Station, a location near the Anderson-Mercer county line, according to Det. Bryan Taylor of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Way We Were: Winners ate steak, losers ate beans

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 21, 1963
    Jerry Gritton, Western High basketball player, suffered a fracture of his left arm in practice Wednesday afternoon.
    He was admitted to the Frankfort hospital.

    Darrell W. Sullivan, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse F. Sullivan underwent nine weeks of basic training at the Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Ill.

    Feb. 28, 1963
    William Burton fell Sunday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bobby Clay, and suffered a severe cut of his mouth. Several stitches were required to close the wound.

  • Anderson grad in ‘Man of La Mancha’
  • Saffell Street March Students of the Month
  • Saffell Street Elementary releases honor roll

    The following students at Saffell Street Elementary were recently named to the third nine-weeks honor roll:

    Fourth grade

    All A’s
    Colin Kays
    Rachel Satterly
    Sophie Smith
    Ariel Woo

    A/B Honor Roll
    Maggie Abner
    Sarah Barger
    Aubree Bowman
    Madison Burgin
    Elisabeth Craft
    Taylor Dudley
    Alex Gehefer
    Matthew Grzynkowicz
    Lilly Hagan
    Elijah Johnson
    Caleb Kendrick
    Maddie Luttrell
    Amiah Mason

  • Nominations open for 2014 Teacher of the Year awards

    Nominations are now open for the 2014 Kentucky Teacher Awards, according to a press release from the Kentucky Department of Education.
    Any full-time public school teacher with at least three years of experience is eligible, the release said.
    “Students, parents, teaching peers, principals, superintendents or anyone from the community who has an interest in honoring an outstanding educator may nominate a teacher for this award,” according to KDE.