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Today's News

  • Little Leaguers advance to state semi-finals

    The Anderson County Little League All-Stars defeated Fleming-Neon, 12-7, Wednesday night to advance to the semi-finals of the state Little League tournament, being held at Stone Crest Field in Prestonsburg.

    Anderson will take on Warren County in one semi-final game Thursday night, July 26, at 6 p.m. Marion County will be playing Russell-Flatwoods in the other semi-final game at 8 p.m.

    The state championship game is set for Friday night, July 27. The winner of that game will advance to the Great Lakes Region tournament.

  • Church briefs: Alton Baptist welcomes new worship leader

    Kris Grimes has accepted the position of worship leader, Alton Baptist Church announced.
    Grimes has extensive experience in Christian ministry and church work, the announcement said.
    He previously served Alton as minister of youth, a role he began while still a student at Centre College in Danville and in which he continued for five years.
    He also was instrumental in helping plant the Centershot archery ministry in churches all across the country.

  • Engagement: Speirs-Harris

    Lyle and Kathy Speirs of Spokane, Wash., announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Kay Speirs of Lawrenceburg to Cameron Jacob Harris of Lawrenceburg, son of Kevin and Libby Harris of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride’s grandparent is Kay Malberg of Cheney, Wash.
    The groom’s grandparents are Shelby and Loretta Newtow and Lora Mattingly of McQuady, Royce and Kay Harris of Russell Springs, and G.C. and Norine Johnson, Jamestown.

  • Wedding: Bonzo-Drury

    Morgan Bonzo and Russ Drury of Lawrenceburg were married May 26, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at Buffalo Trace. Garrett Franklin officiated. The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

  • Wedding: Dixon-Peach

    Mercedes Dixon and Zachary Peach of Lawrenceburg were married June 29 at Buffalo Trace in Frankfort. Glenn Corn officiated.
    Parents of the bride are Brian and Melisa Dixon of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the bride are Marvin and Nancy Wright, Norwalk, Ohio; Tom and Ann Dixon, Collins, Ohio; and the late Carol Dixon.
    Parents of the groom are Ricky and Kathy Peach of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the groom are Herman Lee and Becky Peach of Lawrenceburg; and the late Mary Rose and MJ Stevens.
    The bride was escorted by her father Brian Dixon.

  • Frankfort high schools host August reunion

    Western Hills High School and Franklin County High School classes of 1982 will hold reunions Aug. 3-4.
    The Aug. 3 event will be held at 6 p.m. on the Old Capitol Lawn as part of the Frankfort Concert series. The concert series will be followed by classmate Jeff Duncan’s band Thumper and the Plaid Rabbits at the Brick Alley on the St. Clair Mall.

  • Cops & Rodders raises more than $4,000 for two good causes

    Hundreds of people flocked to downtown Main Street last Saturday for the first Cops & Rodders car show, raising more than $4,000 for two good causes — Shop with A Cop and the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch.   
    Sheriff Troy Young said he had no idea what kind of response the event would get, and said he received many compliments on the show. He already has started on suggestions for what the sheriff’s office will do next year if they host the event again, including possibly adding a motorcycle division.  

  • Way We Were: Oh deer, a faux pas in outdoor fashion

    50 YEARS AGO
    June 21, 1962
    John Louis Hume, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hume of Alton Station, graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with specialization in accounting and economics.
    He is married to the former Brenda Adams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reo Adams of Alton Station.

    Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the new Woodford Hospital. The building program was initiated by a $400,000 gift from Mrs. Oakey Logan Alexander.
    July 26, 1962

  • Anderson County natives graduate from Kentucky State Police Academy

    Anderson County native Matt Rogers and Gabe Welch recently graduated the Kentucky State Police training academy on July 6.
    Rogers was formerly employed as a deputy with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and Welch was employed by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife as a conservation officer. They are both assigned to Shelby and Spencer counties.
    Pictured, from left, are Sgt. Todd Evans, Trooper Matt Rogers, Trooper Gabe Welch and Trooper Scott Doyle. Sgt. Evans and Trooper Doyle are also from Anderson County and are assigned as academy instructors.

  • Friends of the Library to meet

    The Friends of the Library is scheduled to meet Aug. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the library.
    New members are welcome.
    Friends of the Anderson Public Library meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.