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Today's News

  • Farmdale Baptist hires new associate pastor

    Farmdale Baptist Church voted to hire Joseph Gould as associate pastor with children’s ministry emphasis, during its business meeting Feb. 2, the church announced in a news release.

  • Tack, equipment sale planned for March 12

    Riding for the Son, the Central Kentucky chapter of Equestrian Ministries International, will host its Third Annual Used Tack and Equipment Sale on Saturday, March 12.
    This is the club’s annual fundraiser and all the proceeds from booth rentals will go to charity, according to a news release.
    This year’s sale will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 12 at 1340 KY Hwy 127 Bypass in Harrodsburg. The Kentucky Buckskin Association will sell lunch to vendors and shoppers.

  • Sand Spring to host guest speaker

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host Darrell Young of “Focus on Jerusalem” on Sunday, March 6. He will speak in the evening service at 7 p.m.
    Young’s ministry is the only full time Bible prophecy ministry in Kentucky, according to a news release.
    Young’s ministry includes studying and teaching about Bible prophecy and proclaiming the imminent return Jesus Christ, the news release said.
    “Sand Spring invites you to join us on March 6 for this interesting evening,” organizers said.

  • COLUMN: More than a book about baseball

    I love baseball. I love books. I love books about baseball. Naturally, I was interested in a book about arguably the greatest player in baseball today, Albert Pujols.
    The St. Louis Cardinal star has set himself apart from the class in every major area of statistical analysis for offensive production. Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth have written a book that certainly makes the case for Pujols’ baseball greatness, but also asserts that for Albert there is something bigger than the game.

  • District court proceedings from Jan. 31 and Feb. 3

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Jan. 31.
    Michael J. McGever, show cause deferred/installment payment, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – paid.
    Gregory S. Morton, show cause deferred/installment payment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to surrender revoked operators license, license to be in possession – failed to appear, bench warrant.

  • POLL: What are your thoughts if the board of health has to raise taxes?

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  • Sex device, porn lawsuit edging toward trial

    A judge earlier this month narrowly rejected the Anderson County Fiscal Court’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a fired county employee who claims she was sexually harassed.
    Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman said the fiscal court presented a “very strong argument” in its effort for a summary judgment, which would have dismissed the lawsuit just weeks before it is scheduled to go to trial in April.

  • Thank you, Mrs. Ruggles

    At its monthly meeting Feb. 17, the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club surprised long-time member Doris Ruggles with a “This is Your Life” celebration.

  • BLOG: Bearcat season reminded us that prep success is not always remembered with trophies

    I will admit that it feels a bit strange to be clearing out some nights on my calendar in early March. For the first time in 11 years, the Eighth Region boys’ basketball tournament will go on without Anderson County.

    Spencer County made sure of that Tuesday night when the Bears took Anderson’s best punch in the first four minutes of the second half, then pulled away to win 60-47.

  • Health department running in the red

    The Anderson County Health Department has lost nearly $90,000 in six months after budgeting to lose just $80,000 for its entire fiscal year.
    That larger-than-expected deficit was revealed during last Wednesday’s Anderson County Board of Health meeting when Brandon Hurley, the department’s director, provided board members with the mid-year numbers.