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Today's News

  • Youth wrestlers have good showing at region

     

    The Anderson County Youth Wrestling Club had 13 medalists at the Central Kentucky Youth Wrestling League Tournament, held Sunday in Richmond. The medalists will be competing in the Kentucky Youth State Wrestling Tournament to be held on Sunday, Feb. 17, at Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Second half lockdown sends Anderson girls past Owen

     

    Anderson County went on a 16-2 scoring spree in the third quarter to bury homestanding Owen County in girls' high school basketball action Monday night.

    Tied at the first two quarter stops, Anderson broke a 13-13 halftime deadlock with its signature defensive pressure causing most of Owen's problems.

  • Illusions teach Christian message
  • Church briefs: 2-6-13

    Westside Church
    announces events
    Past events
    On Jan. 19 the Westside Church family went to Gattitown.
    Upcoming events
    On Feb. 8 there will be Discipleship Training Class at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
    On Feb. 10 there will be communion at the 11 a.m. service.
    On Feb. 10 there will be a prayer walk at the high school at 2 p.m. Meet at the front doors.
    On Feb. 10 special guest singers “New Vision” will perform Sunday night at 6 p.m.

  • Agriculture Commissioner visits FFA students to promote license plate Ag Tag program

    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer and State Rep. Kim King stopped by the Anderson County High School Jan. 29 to speak with local Extension representatives and FFA students to promote the state’s Ag Tag program.
    Starting in March, Anderson County drivers renewing their farm license plates have the option of donating $10 to be used toward 4-H, the FFA and Kentucky Proud.
    Those renewing their plates can ask their county clerk to put $10 toward programs that will come back to benefit Anderson County, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said.

  • Birth: Drury

    Russ and Morgan Drury of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Izzabella Layne Drury, born Jan. 22, 2013, at Central Baptist.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Tammi and David Jenkins of Lawrenceburg and Tracey and Robert Bonzo of Bardstown. Maternal great-grandparents are Pat and Teddy Brothers, Cheri and Steve Young, Beverly and Don Bonzo, and Ruby and Dennis Oaks.

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  • Relay for Life to host kick off

    The 2013 Relay for Life kick off will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Anderson County Public Library. The kickoff will be a drop-in meeting from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., with a presentation beginning at 6 p.m.
    There will be information for 2013 Relay for Life available at the kickoff meeting and during the presentation.
    Some of the information and activities for the evening include:

  • Library hosts dessert cook off

    The Anderson Public Library’s “Bedtime Stories” hosted a dessert contest Jan. 28, according to a news release from the library.
    About 32 children and 34 adults attended the contest with nine entries in the dessert competition, according to the release.
    The first place winner was Laura Johnson, using her mom’s recipe of blackberry cobbler. Donna and Douglas Rogers came in second place with banana butter pecan cake with cream cheese icing and Jarrett McCreary came in third with maple bacon cupcakes.

  • Community calendar: 2-6-13

    Community
    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.
    Anderson Public Library offers computer, yoga classes
    Library offers February computer classes