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Today's News

  • Emery Michelle McElroy

    Shannon and Denise McElroy of Frankfort announce the birth of their daughter, Emery Michelle McElroy, on April 28, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20.25 inches.
    Big sister Anna Grace, 20 months, welcomed Emery home.

  • Youth Assembly Participants — 1961
  • The Way We Were: Three tornadoes touched down in county

    15 YEARS AGO
    May 1, 1996
    Dennie Warford earned the right to head the Anderson County Democratic Party by calling “tails.”
    When the Anderson County Democratic committee voted to elect a new chairman, it came out six for Warford and six for Hollie Pieratt.
    “My high school football coach said the gentlemanly way to break a tie is to toss a coin and always call tails. We did and I won,” said Warford.

  • Alton Youth give back
  • Library announces annual summer reading program

    This year’s theme for the summer reading program at the Anderson Public Library is “One World, Many Stories!”
    The summer reading programs for the toddlers will be June 27 from 10-10:30 a.m., July 11 and July 18. All toddlers programs will be held at Anderson Public Library.
    The summer reading programs for the preschool will begin June 27 with special guest “Doctor Phineas A. Bucket.”

  • Education Briefs, 6-22-11

    Student receives doctorate
    Adam Whitehead Craig graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Ph.D. in marketing.
    Craig graduated from Anderson County High School in 2001 as co-valedictorian.
    After completing his B.A. degree at the University of Kentucky in 2005, he was admitted to USC where he completed a dissertation that used neuroscientific methods to examine consumer response to advertising.

  • Future artists
  • And they’re off!
  • District Court Docket, 6-22-2011

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings March 31.

    Jamie A. Mitchell, pretrial conference, theft by unlawful taking -- continued to April 28.
    Jamie A. Mitchell, disposition, theft by unlawful taking -- continued to April 28.
    John D. Morgan, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, carrying a concealed deadly weapon -- continued to April 25.
    Garver Kenneth Wa Morris, motion for expungement, possession of marijuana -- continued to May 23.

  • Childcare organization receives ‘star’ rating

    Abundant Life Christian Learning Treehouse is participating in the Stars for Kids Now Program, the organization announced.
    The organization has been awarded a three star rating, indicating that the program is seeking quality standards beyond the requirements for facility licensure.
    Star ratings are based on factors associated with good outcomes for young children such as staff to child ratios, program curriculum and staff education and training.