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Today's News

  • Family and 29 pets stranded after Parkway wreck

    They are stranded and need your help.

    “They” are a family of four along with their total of 29 cats and dogs that had their mini-van destroyed early Friday morning when it was rear-ended on the Bluegrass Parkway.

  • Elections board breathes new life into Rutherford, Hickory Grove polling places

    Just days after the Anderson County Fiscal Court left them for dead, the Anderson County Board of Elections on Friday revived — for now — polling places at Hickory Grove and Rutherford.

    The western Anderson County locations will be surveyed for a third time, but only after the fiscal court has a chance to correct any shortcomings that caused them to fail two previous surveys.

    The surveys are conducted by the Kentucky Disabilities Coalition to determine handicap accessibility.

  • Column: The Bible is a story about a promise

    It was in the third chapter of the Bible, Genesis 3, that God first makes this spectacular promise. But before we can understand this promise, we must first understand the problem of sin.

  • Farmdale Baptist offers free clothing

    Free clothing will be available for men, women and children April 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Farmdale Baptist Church, the church announced.
    The clothing was donated through the church’s Clothes Closet Ministry.
    The church at 5610 US 127 South.

  • Central Baptist kicks off annual shoe drive

    Central Baptist Church is conducting its annual shoe collection, and is looking for donors, the church announced.
    All types of shoes will be collected, including dress shoes, work boots, tennis shoes and play shoes and flip-flops.
    Shoes can be picked up for free by calling 502-829-5013 or 502-319-0903, or dropped off at the church, located on US 127 North across from the large cell tower.
    Those interested in collecting shoes can request a collection box at no cost.

  • Community Calendar, April 6, 2011

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

  • Senior Calendar, April 6, 2011

    Wednesday, April 6
    10:30 a.m., Black History in Anderson County, John Cunningham
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Kroger shopping
    12:30 p.m., Games/Cards

    Thursday, April 7
    9:00 a.m., Exercise
    10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., AARP Tax Aide
    Shopping and Errands
    6:00 p.m. Yoga

    Friday, April 8
    10:30 a.m., How’s Your Geography?
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Crafts
    12:30 p.m., Cards/Games

    Monday, April 11

  • Anna Pence Rhody

    Monty and Erin Rhody of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter on Feb. 25, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    Anna Pence Rhody was 8 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 22 inches at birth.
    She was welcomed home by her brothers Jack, 5, and Will, 3.
    Paternal grandparents are Barbara and Dana Dahlen of Lawrenceburg. Paternal grandparents are Jack and the late Diana Rhody of Frankfort.

  • Birth: Evan Anthony Johnson

    Evan Anthony Johnson
    Krista and Forrest Johnson of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a son on Jan. 14, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    Evan Anthony Johnson weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by his brother, Ethan.
    Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Patsy Satterly of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Phil and Connie Johnson of Woodford County.

  • Engagement: Heather Leigh Fint and Robert Christopher Groothedde

    Billy and Amy Fint of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Leigh Fint, to Robert Christopher Groothedde, son of Robert and Patty Groothedde, of Spartanburg, S.C.
    Ms. Fint is a 2003 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2009 graduate of Bluegrass Community Technical College. She is the granddaughter of Gordon and Pinkie Clark and Bill and Bessie Fint, all of Lawrenceburg, and the late C.W. “Bud” Robinson formerly of Mercer County. She is the great-granddaughter of Mary Fint of Lawrenceburg.