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Today's News

  • Community calendar - 11/17 to 11/24

    Wednesday, Nov. 17
    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.

  • McKenna-Spivey wedding

    Leeann McKenna and T. Jay Spivey were married July 10 at Sand Spring Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.

  • Selection of All-Time Team tips off '100 years of basketball'

    (Editor's note: This article contains some of the writer's personal observations and explanations of the “All-time team” selection process.)
    Selecting the best of the best to ever play basketball in Anderson County is not really a new idea. In the 25 years I have been writing about sports, I have been asked countless times, “How does this player compare to that player?”
    The question has come from Anderson CountyBearcat faithful and opposing fans alike.

  • Community Thanksgiving service planned at Alton Baptist

    A community Thanksgiving service is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23 at Alton Baptist Church, the church announced in a news release.
    Lee Yates, associate minister at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg, will be the speaker.
    Leading praise and worship will be worship coordinators Kris Grimes and Angie Woods of Alton Baptist.
     

  • Fellowship Baptist Church to host potluck

    Fellowship Baptist Church on Hammonds Creek Road will celebrate Thanksgiving with a potluck meal on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 5 p.m.
    “Immediately after the meal, we will celebrate the history and future of the church with a pictorial video highlighting many of the people who have played such a huge role in the life of Fellowship Baptist,” organizers said in a news release.
    The community is invited.

  • Dillow, Buser run well at state meet

    LEXINGTON – Anderson County runners Austin Dillow and Dylan Buser put forth strong showings at the state Class 3A cross country meet, held at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday.
    Dillow, a junior competing in his third state meet finished 79th out of 228 runners with a time of 17:54.63. Dillow was almost 1.5 seconds faster than last year in the 5K race.

  • New Hope offers Thanksgiving meals

    New Hope Baptist Church of Versailles will deliver meals to those in need on Thanksgiving day.
    Call the church at 859-873-1707, to get a home-cooked full Thanksgiving meal.
    The meal and delivery are free, the church announced in a news release.
    The meal will include turkey, dressing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and dessert. Dessert substitutions for those with diabetes are available on request.

  • Salvisa Community Thanksgiving Service planned

    The Salvisa Community Thanksgiving Service will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at Salvisa United Methodist Church, 305 Main St. in Salvisa.
    The Rev. James Byrd of New Providence Presbyterian will preach.
    A reception will follow the service.
    An offering will be taken for the Mercer County Ministerial Association’s Transient Ministry Fund.
    For more information, contact Pastor Gil Duffee at 859-797-0226 or the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515.

  • Prayer walk planned at high school

    A prayer walk is planned to take place at Anderson County High School on the third Sunday of each month at 2 p.m.
    The next scheduled prayer walk is Sunday, Nov. 21.
    Walkers can meet at the front doors, and the walk will proceed through the school to pray for the high school students.

  • Salvisa Christian to host concert

    Salvisa Christian Church will host the gospel quartet, Blue No More at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21.
    Members of the group are Jerry Key, Barbara Mitchum, Ed Rudolph, and Veronica Brown.
    A reception will follow the concert.
    “Come, share with us the faith-filled witness of Blue No More.
    For more information, contact Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515.