Today's News

  • Anderson County senior citizens visit state capitol

    A group of concerned Anderson County senior citizens traveled to Frankfort to participate in a advocacy effort to let senators of the state know the importance of continued funding needs for area Meals On Wheels program.
    The Anderson County group left the local senior citizens office around 10:30 a.m. and arrived at the Kentucky State Annex Building for lunch. At noon the group, along with other Kentucky senior groups, traveled to the state capitol where a rally was held outside the Senate Chamber doors.

  • Church briefs: 4-4-12

    Sovereign Grace hosts simulcast on April 6
    Sovereign Grace Church will host a live simulcast of David Platt’s Secret Church on April 6 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    According to event organizers, “Platt is the author of the best selling book, “Radical,” and is a dynamic preacher.
    “The topic will be ‘The Cross and Suffering,’ and how the gospel strengthens, sustains, supports and ultimately satisfies us in the middle of suffering.”  

  • Skeptics, take note of Bible’s accuracy

    When speaking with others about the word of God, I often run into skeptics who say that the Bible has been changed over time.
    They say that King James translated it into his own version, and that it’s not wholly accurate.
    Sadly for the many that I hear make such foolish statements, the Bible is real and accurate. Let me tell you why I believe this, and so should you.
    There are more than 5,000 New Testament transcripts today, some of which have been documented as dating back to the second century.

  • Engagement: Carney and Cox

    Jill Carney and Tim Cox of Lawrenceburg announce their upcoming wedding on April 14, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. at Fox Creek Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    Parents of the bride are the late Sarah Sea Carney and the late Eugene Carney.
    Parents of the groom are Shirley and James Cox.
    The bride is a graduate of Anderson County High School and University of Kentucky’s College of Education. She is currently retired from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
    The groom is a graduate of Anderson County High School and he is currently retired.

  • Birth: Cook

    Lee and Lindsay Cook of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, David Lee Cook, born on Jan. 9, 2012, at the University of Kentucky.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Charles White and Liz Reid of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are the late Jim and the late Mertie Reid and the late Calvin and Shirley White.
    Paternal grandparents are the late David Cook and Rose Cook of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are the late L.V. Cook and Joyce Cook and the late Jesse Gibson and Elizabeth Gibson.

  • Library joins ‘One Book One Bluegrass’ program

    Anderson Public Library will host its first month-long community reading program with Kentucky’s “One Book One Bluegrass” starting in April.
    The book chosen for this year’s program is “A Walk in the Woods,” and all of the programs offered through “One Book One Bluegrass.” Programs offered include:

    April 7: Geodes, Rocks, Minerals and Fossils

  • Relay for Life calendar: 4-4-12

    Now open: 2nd Chance Upscale Consignment Boutique – 101 W. Court Street.  Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 9 am-3 pm. Proceeds of purchases from the “Relay for Life” section will be donated to Anderson County Relay for Life. Call 502-680-0770 for more information.
    Friday-Saturday, June 8-9, 2012: Relay for Life. 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. at American Legion Park.
    To publicize team relay events, contact Charlene Hanks, 839-7490, Susan Johnson, 839-9921, or Teresa McWilliams, 839-7730.

  • Community calendar: 4-4-12

    April 2-6: Anderson County Schools Spring Break

    April 4-6: 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.
    April 4-6: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754
    Free state GED testing now until June 30. For more information, call Anderson Community Education at 839-3754.

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  • Education briefs: 4-4-12

    Two named to Berea College dean’s list
    Sara Sundean and Destiny White of Lawrenceburg have been named to the fall 2011 dean’s list at Berea College.
    A student is named to the dean’s list who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    Lawrenceburg student competes in state electrical construction competition