Today's News

  • District court docket: 10-19-11

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 22, 2011.
    Theodric Allen, arraignment, possession of marijuana – pleaded guilty, sentenced to seven days to serve, $100 to Anderson County drug interdiction fund, $253.
    Jerry Bailey, motion for expungment, theft by deception (less than $300) – motion sustained.
    Ricky D. Baker, arraignment, third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree wanton endangerment – pleaded not guilty, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 17.

  • Community calendar: 10-19-11

    Oct. 25: Anderson County Health Department open house, 5-7 p.m.
    Oct. 28: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Movie Night on the Green
    Oct. 31: Trunk or Treat on the Green
    Nov. 5: Maynard Studio’s first Studio Sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Oct. 19-21, Oct. 24-25: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day

  • Meet the classroom: 10-19-11
  • Rice gets pie in the face for United Way
  • Five generations of the Gash family
  • 4-H shooters excel at state contest

    Twelve 4-H members represented Anderson County at the State 4-H Shooting Sports Contest held Sept. 17-18.
    They competed in several divisions including archery compound bare bow, archery bow hunter, archery target bow and shotgun.  Anderson County had several top individual scorers as well as two state champion teams.
    Justin Mehs placed third in the 15-18 age category of the bow hunter division. Ethan Steele placed first in the 12-14 age category of the target bow division, and was also the overall high scorer for all age groups.

  • Small businesses utilize social media marketing

    When it comes to marketing a small business in a difficult economy, it’s best to be on the cusp of what’s new.
    That’s what Pam Leet, co-owner of Lovers Leap Winery with husband Logan, was looking for when she first heard of the online coupon hub Groupon about a year ago.
    “We’re trying to stay on top of what is the biggest and the best, the biggest bang for the buck,” she said.
    Groupon is a website that offers members, usually notified by social media or e-mail, daily coupons they can purchase within a specific time frame.

  • Bears, bears and more bears
  • Stay safe this Halloween

    It’s time again for the creepy decorations, falling leaves, endless costumes, and lit Jack-o-lanterns. As families across the country begin to prepare for what has become an increasingly popular holiday, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding everyone to take a few simple safety precautions in order to ensure a fun, safe, and not too scary Halloween.
    NFPA offers the following safety tips to help keep horror from striking your home this season:

  • Relay for Life golf scramble