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Today's News

  • Reese Carrington Perry birth

    Jennifer and Brian Perry of Georgetown announce the birth of their daughter, Reese Carrington Perry, on Aug. 25 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

  • Second Christian to celebrate 140 years

    Second Christian Church will celebrate its 140th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 7.

    The guest speaker will be Jermaine Wilson from the AME Church in Frankfort.

    The community is invited to attend.

    Ramon E. Smith is the pastor at Second Christian.

  • Westside Community announces November events

    Westside Community Church recently announced its events and services for the month of November.
    On Tuesday, Nov. 16, the church will visit the seniors at Heritage Hall. Music and worship will begin at 7 p.m.
    A revival is planned at the church on Friday, Nov. 19 through Sunday, Nov. 21.
    The Friday night service will begin at 7 p.m. with Bro. Wayne Robinson speaking.
    The Saturday night service will start at 7 p.m. with Bro. Gene speaking.
    The Sunday night service is planned for 6 p.m. with Robinson speaking again.

  • Salvisa Christian sponsors Make-a-Blanket Day

    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a Make-a-Blanket Day on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Participants can come and go throughout the day.

    A potluck lunch will be served.

    Participants are asked to bring 1 1/2 yards of fleece of any color or characters pleasing to children, infants to 18 years.

    “If you can’t bring any fleece, come anyway,” organizers said in a news release.

    Blankets go to the Danville Surgery Center, Haggin Memorial Hospital ER, and the local fire department.

  • It's John Wayne!

    In the end, it wasn’t even close. Magistrate John Wayne Conway (D) fended off challenges from a Republican and independent candidate while cruising to a relatively easy win for Anderson County judge-executive.

  • Reed takes on new challenge at Ky. Christian

    GRAYSON – It's always been about “my boys” to Ron Reed.

    Even though the last time he directed a basketball team was guiding the Russell High School girls in the 16th Region tournament at Morehead State University, Reed wanted to make sure his boys would be the first to know about the latest development in his life.

    “I asked them not to say anything until I told my boys,” Reed said of his new employer at Kentucky Christian University. “I wanted to tell my boys first.'

  • A Senior Day to remember

    Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg seniors Nathan Pitzer and Xavier O'Neil turned in a Senior Day to remember as the Rams defeated Cumberland Christian Home Educators on Sept. 25.

    O'Neil had a big game controlling the midfield and distributing the ball to his teammates. Pitzer tallied a pair of goals and two assists.

    Pictured during Senior Day activities are, from left: Cristi Pitzer, Nathan Pitzer, Karl Pitzer, Xavier O'Neil, Patrick O'Neil and Alicia O'Neil.

  • EDITORIAL: Reaction to puppy vs. slain woman disturbing

    If you weren’t taken aback by some of the Facebook comments made by people angry with the Lawrenceburg man accused of killing an 8-month-old puppy, you certainly should have been.

    Some of the comments we had in last week’s paper included calls for burning the accused, pouring acid on his face to remove his features and hanging him from a tall tree.

    Emotions certainly run high when a defenseless animal is so terribly brutalized, but there is no excuse for what was written about him on Facebook, regardless of the crime he allegedly committed.

  • DISTRICT CHAMPIONS!

    Senior Night is supposed to be memorable, but Anderson County’s 2010 version was a bit off the chart.

  • COLUMN: Heads up!

    The coin came up heads and that was all Anderson County needed.