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Today's News

  • Church briefs

    Waddy Church of Faith homecoming planned

    The Waddy Church of Faith homecoming begins at 10 a.m. July 10.

    Lunch will follow the service.

    The annual camp meeting is set for July 11 through 15, with services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

    Breakfast and lunch will be provided by the church.

    Food can be purchased following evening services.

    Events include visiting ministers and special music each evening.

    Sunday school is at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m.

  • Jesus offers us hope in life’s storms

    If you happen to read this article with any frequency, you would know that I like to point out the cultural shifts, and what I see as challenges for society (our children) going forward.

    Tim Challies said, “The gospel was not given to a world without sin, without confusion, without difficulty and persecution — that world needs no gospel. The gospel was given to a world like this one, a world marked by every kind of pain and perversity.

    This world needs a gospel, and praise God, he gave us one. He gave us the gospel of his son.

  • Summer salads are a great way to ‘beat the heat’

    Hope you all had a happy and safe Fourth of July.

    It’s been hot, and it’s about to get hotter. Just the thought of turning on the grill, let alone the furnace (also known as the oven), on a hot day makes us sweat.

    The temptation to eat out, order take-out or just skip dinner altogether is enormous.

  • Calendar of events

    July 6

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:45 a.m. — CareSource bingo at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11 a.m. to noon — Tom Sparough, space painter at First Baptist gym (Part of Anderson Public Library 2016 Summer Reading Program)

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Gentle yoga, card club, and games at the Anderson County Senior Center

  • Browns have annual reunion

    The family of the late William B. Brown had its annual family reunion June 25 at Fairview Christian Church.

  • Donation for Senior Center
  • He found the Hound

    Bobby Wilder shows off his coffee cup and Dairy Queen gift card after his name was drawn in our Find the News Hound contest. He is a first-time winner and was uncertain what he would buy with his gift card. To play, find the Hound (he hangs out in an advertisement) each week, and fill out the entry form located in each edition of The Anderson News. Those who find the Hound are entered in a weekly drawing to win a special ‘I found the News Hound’ coffee mug and $5 gift certificate to Dairy Queen.

  • Belting out a tune
  • EUITH CROSSFIELD CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 7, 1966

    Sue Cole, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Cole, won the title of Miss Fox Creek R.E.C.C.

    Billy Caldwell suffered a severe cut on his hand while using a chain saw. He was admitted to the Central Baptist Hospital.

    Gov. Edward Breathitt named Lee Rucker, a farmer of the southwestern section of Anderson County, magistrate of the fifth district. Former magistrate Elbert Stinnett resigned when he moved out of the district.

  • Legion Auxiliary racks up awards during state convention

    From staff reports

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 received numerous trophies at the American Legion Department of Kentucky Convention June 16-18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

    Among the awards they received were Best Public Relations, Best Children and Youth Program, National Security, Leadership, Community Service, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation.

    The group also received a plaque for Americanism.

    They received certificates for Education, Legislative, History, Girls State, and Caval-cade of Memories.