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Today's News

  • ‘Whoever did this … will pay’

    By Ben Carlson
    General Manager
    Residents along Hammonds Creek Road don’t have much.
    The stretch of county highway that connects Alton Station Road and Highway 44 doesn’t have a general store, gas station or business of any kind.
    But they do have each other, Fellowship Baptist Church and its adjoining cemetery where many of their loved ones are buried.

  • Penis amputation trial starts next week

    By Lisa King
    Landmark News Service
    Jury selection is scheduled to begin Aug. 18 in the trial of a man suing his surgeon for amputating his penis allegedly without his consent.
    Phillip Seaton, of Waddy, claims Dr. John Patterson did not have his permission to remove his penis during a circumcision procedure in 2007.
    The case was moved up by one day on the calendar during a pretrial hearing last Wednesday before Shelby County Circuit Judge Charles Hickman, who asked for the earlier start date.

  • Lightning temporarily knocks out newspaper's phones

    A lightning strike has temporarily disabled the telephone system at The Anderson News.

    The strike apparently ocurred over the weekend.

    At 9 a.m., AT&T was working on the problem.

    The newspaper's website and e-mail were not affected by the strike, nor was its fax line (839-3118).

    Until the phone system is restored, call 502-517-6279 for assistance.

  • Westside Community Church visits Creation Museum
  • Church briefs: 8-3-11

    Helping Hands sponsors ‘50s themed Ladies Day

  • A flower’s dilemma
  • Welcome to civilian life
  • Community calendar: 8-3-11

    Community
    Aug. 12: Movie Night on the Green, Despicable Me, starts at dusk

    Education
    Aug. 3-5, Aug. 8 and 9: 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
    Aug. 3: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Aug. 4, Aug. 8: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • Community briefs: 8-3-11

    ACHS freshman orientation begins Aug. 11
    Anderson County High School will host its annual freshman orientation, Transitional Insights for Pre-secondary Students, on Aug. 11 from 6-8:30 p.m. TIPS registration will begin promptly at 6 p.m.    

  • Birth: Brylee Ann Thacker

    Brylee Ann Thacker
    Kyle and Emily Thacker of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Brylee Ann Thacker, on June 3, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 7 pounds, and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Larry and Barbara Basham, Nancy Peach and Jason Hudnall. Her paternal grandparents are Billy and Joanie Thacker.