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Today's News

  • Anniversary: Charlotte and Charles Vaughn

    Charles and Charlotte Vaughn of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 2.
    Bro. Ezra Sparrow married the couple at the Turner family home in Anderson County on April 2, 1961.
    Charles Searcy Vaughn is a son of the late Charles Samuel and Frances Searcy Vaughn. He served in the United States Army and is a retired pressman from Rand McNally Printing Company in Versailles.

  • The Way We Were, March 30, 2011

    Raymond Peak brought me some old newspapers he had been saving.
    One newspaper was an old Anderson News dated July 2, 1953.
    The front page contained several interesting stories including one about the late Bro. Ezra Sparrow. He was to be interviewed on Mary Snow Etheridge’s WHAS-TV Show, “Small Talk,” as another “Tall Kentuckian.”
    Sparrow, who  was  six  feet  two  and three quarter inches, was a direct descendant of Abraham Lincoln.

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates swears in new 18 new volunteers

    Franklin and Anderson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) celebrated the swearing in of new volunteers March 15.
    With over 40 guests in attendance, this event recognized the 18 community members that recently completed their training to become volunteer advocates for abused and neglected children in Franklin and Anderson County.  Hope Community Church was decorated with blue pinwheels in recognition of the upcoming National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April.

  • Conservation District hands out annual awards

    The Anderson County Conservation District held its annual banquet March 8 to honor the winners and participants in the Jim Claypool Art and Writing Conservation Contest, the district announced.
    The contest was a partnership between Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Associations of Conservation Districts titled Kentucky Soil: All Hands In.
    Judges from the local conservation districts chose county winners, whose entries then moved on to the state-level competition.

  • Yarn, knitting machine needed to assist cancer patients

    A Lawrenceburg woman is seeking donations of yarn, and perhaps a knitting machine, to assist her with knitting hats for people undergoing chemotherapy.
    Meredith Waldridge said her motivation for making the hats is personal.
    “My mom and aunt had cancer,” she said. “I saw on the internet that there are groups that knit hats and donate them to chemo patients, and I thought, ‘I want to do that.’
    “My mom and aunt would have like that.”

  • 4-H students participate in statewide Livestock Skillathon

    The 4-H State Livestock Skillathon is a competition that is held once every year to test students’ knowledge of all aspects of livestock.
    4-H’ers from all over the state come to the Skillathon to compete.
    This year’s competition was held Feb. 19 at the Hopkins County Fairground.
    The Anderson County 4H Livestock Club fielded two teams. Members 9 to 11 years old made up the Clover Team. The Intermediate Team members were 12 to 14 years old.

  • Finding Lovers Leap will be easier, thanks to relocated signs

    Tourists looking for Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery will have an easier time finding it, thanks to the relocation of signs directing them to the unique Anderson County landmark.
    Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway said he worked with state officials to have several signs moved and new ones erected, pointing the way to the winery, located on Lanes Mill Road.

  • New Eagle Scout
  • Middle school names students of week
  • Saffell team places second, third

    The Saffell Street Academic team placed second in District Governor’s Cup at Turner Elementary on Feb. 26.
    The Quick Recall team placed first in the district.
    Quick Recall team members include Austin Gabhart, J.Tyler Herzog, Nathan Sallee, Anna Foley, Matthew Lunsford, Abby McClellan, Tanner Gillis, Shelbi Snow, Jesse Barnett, Gage Mitchell, Linda McNulty and Shawn Kenyon.
    Students also took written assessments and placed as follows:
    Shelbi Snow placed second in social studies