Today's News

  • Education briefs: 5-30-12

    Students graduate
    from Indiana Wesleyan
    Shirley Boatman-Parks and Jennifer Miller, both of Lawrenceburg, were among the 2,000 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies April 28 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion, Ind.
    Boatman-Parks received a MBA in human resource management. Jennifer Miller received a MSN in nursing education.

    Student recognized
    at nurse’s banquet

  • Thirty-seven selected for scholarships

    The organizers of the Anderson County Scholarship fund announced that 37 students have been chosen to receive scholarships this year.
    Of that number, four were selected by the United Methodist Scholarship Committtee; the rest by the scholarship’s selection committee, according to a news release.
    Selection committee recipients will receive $3,000 each. The church recipients will receive $1,000 each, organizers said. Students will receive half of their money in August, and the balance in December.

    Paul D. Barnes II
    Memorial Scholarship

  • Saffell Street hosts art show
  • Adult Education holds GED graduation ceremony on June 11

    The Anderson County Adult Education GED graduation will be held Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson County High School Bearcat Theater, according to a news release.
    “This ceremony is to honor those students who have received their GED diplomas during the current school year,” event organizers said.
    Participating graduates are asked to call the office at 839-3754 to confirm reservations for a cap and gown, tassel and pictures. Graduates will meet in the theater stage area at 6 p.m.

  • Shaking hands with the president
  • District court docket: 5-30-12

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings April 16, 2012.
    Samual L. Oates, hearing, fraudulent use of credit card (less than $500 within six month period) – jail credit for fines and costs satisfied.
    Rhonda R. Smith, hearing, theft by unlawful taking – revoke 15 days (credit time served).
    Todd E. Beck, arraignment, three counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – continued to May 3.

  • Project Linus opens local chapter, provides blankets for kids

    Project Linus, a volunteer organization that provides comfort and security to seriously ill and traumatized children through homemade blankets, has created a new chapter in Shelby, Henry, Oldham, Anderson and Spencer counties.

  • Play to relive radio’s golden age during WWII

    The Anderson County Community Theater is looking to rally the troops and entertain its audience during its upcoming production of  “The 1940s Radio Hour,” a play that takes place at radio station WOV in New York City during World War II.
    Director Rodney Handy (who may also join in with the 16-piece live band as a musician) said the production begins with the cast setting up for the regular radio spot of the “Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade” singing group.

  • Job fair set at library

    Kentucky Teleworks will be at the Anderson County Public Library, 114 North Main St. on June 4 to screen applicants for work-at-home or telework jobs and to hold forums on work-at-home jobs, according to a press release from the Anderson Public Library.
    Screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3-5:30 p.m. Forums will start at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
    Screenings will be for customer service, IT support and sales jobs that start at $9 an hour, and include health benefits for full-time employees, event organizers said.

  • 5K run, walk for Relay is Saturday

    The Anderson County Relay for Life and Team H.O.P.E. are running to make a difference for cancer research at the Relay for Life 5K run and walk, scheduled for Saturday, June 2.
    Registration for the event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 9. Registration costs $25 and includes a shirt. Interested individuals can register online at www.active.com or on the morning of the race.
    All proceeds will be donated to Anderson County Relay for Life.