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Today's News

  • Church briefs: 6-29-11

    Music at Evergreen Baptist
    Musical group Brian Free and Assurance will perform Tuesday, July 5 at Evergreen Baptist Church.
    The performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. The church is located on Evergreen Road in Franklin County.
    Freedom Baptist
    Not only is the 4th of July the birthday of our nation, but it was also on this day that Freedom Baptist church was established, church officials said.

  • Jesus shows love beyond compassion

    Why did Jesus heal the sick and perform exorcisms? In one sense, we could rightly say that Jesus healed the sick and cast out demons because of his compassion.
    Matthew 14:14 says, “And when Jesus went out He saw a great multitude; and He was moved with compassion for them, and healed their sick.”
    That is certainly one reason why Jesus healed. But the main motivation in scripture given for why Jesus healed the sick, cast out demons or performed any kind of miracle was to reveal something about who he was.

  • American Legion Post 34 announces scholarship winners

    Anderson American Legion Post 34 has announced two $1,000 scholarship awards for the 2011-12 academic year. Huntley Tyler Hyatt, who will be a sophomore at Campbellsville University, received one scholarship. Johnathan M. Powell, a freshman at Bluegrass Community Technical College, received the other. The awards will be publicly announced during the Fair and Horse Show on Friday evening, July 1.
     

  • Community Calendar: 6-29-11

    Community
    June 29: Pageants: 2-year-old Baby show, 3-year-old Wee Miss and Mister, 4-year-old Miss and Mister, 5:30 p.m., fairgrounds
    June 30: Little Miss and Mister Pageant, 8 p.m., fairgrounds
    July 2: KTPA truck and tractor pull, 7 p.m., Fairgrounds Motorsports Track
    July 4: Fourth of July, parade lineup will start at 5 p.m. at American Legion, parade starts at 6 p.m., festivities on the Green at 6:30 p.m., firework display at county park at dusk  

    Education

  • Local girl receives horse show awards

    Carson Tarter, daughter of John and Edwina Tarter, received a first, third and two fifth place ribbons at the District Four 4-H Horse Show on June 11-13. She will now compete at the state level in July. Carson rides with trainer Tanya Davis at Three Day Farm in Midway. Her main concentration is Eventing.
     

  • Clowns and puppets entertain at drama camp
  • Engagement: Craft-Lueker

    David and Judy Craft of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Craft of Mount Sterling, to TJ Lueker of Mount Sterling, son of Tom and Shirley Lueker of Mount Sterling.
    The bride-to-be’s grandparents are Lois Tinsley of Lawrenceburg and Dot Cox of Lawrenceburg, and Mickey Craft of Frankfort.  The groom’s grandparents are Virginia Lueker of Pickneyville, Ill., and Virginia Schwartzkopf of Nashville, Ill.

  • The Way We Were: Three vie for County Dairy Princess crown

    50 YEARS AGO
    June 22, 1961
    Three young ladies were applicants for the title of the Anderson County Dairy Princess. Contestants were: Nancy C. Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Romie Brown; Betty Frances Peyton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peyton; and Carolyn Casey, daughter of Mrs. Thomas Casey and the late Mr. Casey.
    Brown and Casey, both graduated from Western High in the spring. Peyton was a spring graduate at Anderson High.

  • City donates fire truck to BCTC
  • More criticism leveled against new parks and rec director

    A pair of softball enthusiasts kicked a little more dirt on new parks and recreation director Nick Satterly during last Tuesday night’s fiscal court meeting, alleging he altered a tournament bracket and is difficult to get along with.
    Softball league volunteer James Koontz started by taking to task an assertion made earlier this month by Magistrate Kenny Barnett that up to 200 local girls were playing softball outside of Anderson County.