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Today's News

  • Volleyball clinic announced

    The Anderson County Lady Bearcat volleyball clinic will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Anderson County Middle School. The camp is open to girls entering grades 3-6 and costs $25 per participant. Each player involved will also receive a t-shirt for their participation.

  • FFA students reflect on busy summer of leadership training

    By Meaghan Downs
    Staff writer
    FFA students from Anderson County High School know what they did this summer.
    They saved a Lexington stream bed from a wild wall of invasive honeysuckle.
    They trusted the waiting arms of other FFA leaders during a trust fall exercise at camp and packed more than 55,000 meals for the hungry in Washington, D.C.
    And according to the local students and advisers involved in FFA, they’re ready to take what they’ve learned and give back to their chapter, their school and their community.

  • Church briefs: Shiloh Christian Church hosts revival

    Shiloh Christian Church will hold its annual revival Aug. 14-17 at 7 p.m. each evening.  
    Sunday night’s speaker is Jacob Cox, and he will also bring special music.
    Monday evening, Harrison Evans will speak.
    Tuesday evening, Revel “Rusty” Lewis will bring the message, and Wednesday night, Jonathan Essex will close out the revival.  
    Guests are welcome to stay for refreshments following Wednesday evening’s services.  

  • Community calendar: 8-10-11

    Community
    Aug. 11: Turner Elementary open house, 5:05-6:15 p.m.
    Aug. 12: Movie Night on the Green, Despicable Me, starts at dusk

    Education
    Aug. 10-12, Aug. 8 and 9: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Aug. 10: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Aug. 11, Aug. 15: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • New Liberty Christian hosts Bible school
  • Denny wins at horse show
  • News Briefs: 8-10-11

    Caldwell Family holds reunion
    Descendants of Michael and Ruth Franklin Caldwell held their ninth annual family reunion July 16 at Anderson Dean Park in Harrodsburg.

  • City Council awards check to CASA
  • Engagement: Branton-Brogan

    Sandy and Garry Gaines and the late Steve Branton of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Beth Branton of Lawrenceburg, to Matthew Robert Brogan of Lawrenceburg, son of Mark Brogan and Wendy Brogan of New Richmond, Ohio.
    The bride-to-be’s grandparents are William Rucker and the late Lucille Rucker, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Roberts and the late Finley Branton.
    The groom’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Brogan, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ireton and the late Bud and Christine Mineer.

  • Way we were: Williams hitchhiked to Florence (Italy)

    50 YEARS AGO
    August 10, 1961
    Bobby Satterly, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Satterly, suffered an injury to his right eye when he was struck by a ball while trying out Thursday morning in Versailles at the Pittsburg Pirates camp.
    He hit a home run the first time at bat and the second time up he was struck. Eight stitches were required to close the deep cut above the eye. He was admitted to Versailles Hospital and then taken to a specialist in Lexington.