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Today's News

  • Cardwell anniversary

    Paula and Gary L. Cardwell of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28 at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.

  • Anderson Senior Center calendar - 11/24

    Wednesday, Nov. 24
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., The Price is Right/Caretenders
    11:30 a.m., Thanksgiving lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, Nov. 25
    Friday, Nov. 26

    Closed for the Thanksgiving holiday

    Monday, Nov. 29
    10:30 a.m., Oral health with the health department
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards
    7 p.m., Rook club

  • Community calendar - 11/24 to 12/1

    Wednesday, Nov. 24
    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.

  • Picking the best ever not so easy

    Ralph Beard or John Wall?
    Really, who was the better guard? Was it Beard, the leader of Kentucky's Fabulous Five of the 1947 and 1948, or Wall, who did things on the basketball court never before seen in Lexington?
    Wall's year in Lexington might have done as much to educate fans who had never seen Beard – virtually everyone – due to several TV outlets doing stories on the comparison and showing 63-year-old film of Beard shooting from well out on the floor or dominating a defense.

  • Eaton visits ‘church on the lake’

    Editor's note: This story was written by Linda Waggener, the marketing and media relations coordinator at Campbellsville University, and is reprinted with her permission.
    Campbellsville University alumnus, Dr. Jeff Eaton, traveled from Anderson County to Russell County on Labor Day weekend for his annual guest speaking engagement at the church he founded at Lake Cumberland’s Jamestown Marina boat dock 21 years ago.

  • Fox Creek Christian plans 3-on-3 tourney

    Fox Creek Christian Church will host its annual Thanksgiving Shoot Out 3-on-3 tournament on Saturday, Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. at the Fox Creek Christian Life Center.
    This will be a double elimination tournament with a 15 and under division and a 16 and over division.
    The entry fee is $20 per team and the proceeds will go toward bringing an Australian Junior team to the area in January for a mission opportunity.
    Contact Mark Wells at 502-839-8294 or foxcreek2020@yahoo.com to register a team.

  • Glensboro Baptist plans Thanksgiving dinner

    Glensboro Baptist Church is hosting its annual Thanksgiving dinner and pig roast on Thursday, Nov. 25 at noon.
    Meals are available for delivery. Those needing delivery should call 502-839-8290.
    Food baskets are also available.

  • Bearcat season ends in final minutes of regional championship

    John Hardin quarterback Eli Mitchell found Jeremy Harness open in the end zone with 2:16 to play to give the top-ranked Bulldogs a 28-24 win over Anderson County in the Class 5A, Region 2 championship football game.

  • County burn ban lifted

    Anderson County received just enough rain over the past few days to allow the county fire department to lift its burn ban, Fire Chief Mike Barnes said Thursday morning.
    “We’ve gotten over an inch of rain,” Barnes said.
    However, Barnes emphasized that the ban put in place by the Kentucky Division of Forestry is still in effect through Dec. 15.
    According to that ban, controlled burns must be 150 feet away from wooded areas and are only permitted between the hours of 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.

  • Auditor warns schools on excess spending

    During the past fiscal year, Anderson County Schools spent $1.1 million more than it had budgeted — a habit that, if not broken, could be devastating to the district, Auditor Denise Keen cautioned at Monday night’s board of education meeting.
    “You need to take a hard look at your budget,” Keen told the board members. “You cannot afford another $1 million (in excess spending).”