Today's News

  • Do you really know who Jesus was?

    Who was Jesus Christ?
    Recently, a local man told me how Jesus was less than God, according to his beliefs.
    This pained me deeply because Christ is above all.
    Most professing Christians believe he was the son of God who died on the cross for our sins.
    We know of his life story how he raised the dead, walked on water, healed the sick, and even forgave sin.
    But did you know that he is actually God? Don’t take my word for it, let’s see what some of the scriptures tell us about the supremacy of Jesus.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 3-28-12

    Wednesday, March 28: Coney/Hotdog Supper – 5–6 p.m. at First Baptist Church.  Everyone is welcome. Cost $4 for adults, $2 for children. The menu includes coneys or hotdogs, baked beans, chips, dessert, and drink.  All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

    COMING SOON: 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.

  • Community calendar: 3-28-12

    March 31: Community Easter Egg Hunt, American Legion at 725 W. Broadway, 1 p.m. Ages 1-12

    March 26-30: 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.
    March 28-30: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

  • Art emporium offers spring fling open house

    The Lawrenceburg Art Emporium, located at Highway 513 West and 1136 Bond Mills Road, will host a spring fling open house on March 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    The open house will feature art demonstrations, food and other activities.
    There will be chair massages available for donations to Anderson Humane Society.
    Bring your camera for a nature walk photography session guided by an award-winning photographer.
    For more information, 502-680-1801.

  • Central Baptist Church hosts shoe drive

    Central Baptist Church is participating in its fifth year of the Soles4Souls shoe collection.
    Last year nearly 3,000 pairs of shoes were collected and processed by the church.
    A drop box is available at the church 24 hours a day, or donors may call for free pick-up of shoes.
    Shoes will be accepted through April 30.
    Shoes for all ages and all types are accepted, new and used.
    Soles4Souls is a non-profit organization that donates millions of pairs of shoes, new and used, annually to people with needs all over the world.

  • Way We Were: Brian Gritton compelled to spell

    50 YEARS AGO
    March 29, 1962
    A crowd estimated at 800 attended the 4-H Talent Show presented at the Elementary School for the selection of county champions, who would participate in the District Talent Show at Eastern Kentucky State College in Richmond.
    The Alton Club, composed of grades 5, 6, 7 and 8, was judged the champion club act with its entry “America For Me.” Gregory Sea and Diane Sea from the Rutherford 7th and 8th grade club won with their specialty act, “Waltz Me Again Willie.”

  • Students compete in Belle of the Blue scholarship pageant

    Freshman Allie White and Senior Megan Webb, both from Lawrenceburg, will compete as one of 15 contestants in the Belle of the Blue Scholarship Pageant, an annual Georgetown College tradition since 1950, held March 31.
    White is an Elementary Education major with a minor in social sciences, and is involved in Sigma Kappa, campus ministries, Maskrafters and choir.
    As a graduate of Anderson County High School in 2011, White was involved in Spanish Honor Society and theater.
    She was also the Lawrenceburg Fair-Miss Teen.

  • Christian Academy student places at ASCI spelling bee

    Brooke Carpenter, a student from the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, was one of 39 spellers in Circleville, Ohio at the Ohio Christian University for the ACSI Ohio River Valley Regional Spelling Bee.  She won fourth place spelling words like “tutelage,” “idiomatically” and “invidious.”

  • Education briefs: 3-28-12

    Lawrenceburg student studies abroad in Ireland
    Dylan Reaves, a Denison University student from Lawrenceburg, is studying with the Arcadia College of Global Studies Program in Ireland for the 2012 spring semester.
    According to a press release from the university, “Many of Denison’s undergraduate students choose to broaden their horizons through off-campus study each semester. In these programs, students continue to receive full credit toward a Denison degree while pursuing diverse research or academic opportunities.

  • Anderson County Middle School February Students of the Month