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Today's News

  • Anderson County Jail Log: 07-09-14

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail June 27-July 7, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    June 27

    Forrest Johnson for failure to appear in court and a Rockcastle county warrant by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    June 28

    Rex Fathergill for alcohol intoxication and disorderly conduct 2nd by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • CASA for Kids Golf Scramble raised money for training volunteers

    More advocates are needed to be a voice

    of children in court

    By Chris Hamilton

    Publisher

    Sometimes good deeds take more than just a big heart. They need money.

    CASA of the Bluegrass generated some for its cause June 14 by way of the CASA for Kids Golf Scramble. With 23 golfers and nearly 50 sponsors, including the major sponsor Humana, Anderson County’s ad-hoc committee for fund-raising took in $5,500 to carry out its mission to provide a voice for abused, neglected or dependent children involved in family court.

  • Dylan Reaves graduates from Denison University

    Dylan Fowler Reaves was among 521 graduates awarded diplomas at Denison University’s 173rd commencement Sat., May 17.

    Reaves, a resident of Lawrenceburg, was awarded a degree from Denison by Pres. Adam Weinberg.

    Reaves graduated with a major in religion and minors in philosophy and in sociology/anthropology. He served as a senior fellow for the sociology/anthropology department.

    During the ceremonies, Joshua Goldman delivered the senior class address, “What are you doing after graduation?”

  • Reading Patriot

    Fellow Patriot Mikey, a fourth grader at Saffell Street Elementary School, is excited to share the historic adventures of Rush Revere & Liberty with his friends in Mrs. Hamel’s class as he receives a book donation from Rush and Kathryn Limbaugh. Mikey was entered into the contest to tell why your school is great. He and other entrants received a classroom set of “Rush Revere” and the “Brave Pilgrims” for entering.

  • Engagement: Drury-Meade

    Glen and Jennifer Drury of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Erin Drury of Pikeville to Johnny Meade III, son of Johnny Meade Jr. and Detrice Meade of Pikeville.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in child and family sciences.

    She is employed by the Pikeville Medical Center.

    She is a granddaughter of Josephine Sea.

    The groom-to-be is employed as a dispatcher for the Kentucky State Police.

  • New golf course opens at Blue Grass Parkway

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Sparrow style review champ

    Beulah Sparrow, 15, was chosen 4-H Style Review champion from 105 participants. She had just completed her freshman year at Anderson High School and had completed five years of 4-H work, carrying clothing, foods, electricity, woodworking and good grooming as her projects.

     

    Thursday, July 9, 1964

    Miss Fox Creek RECC

  • Anderson Chamber needs volunteers at Kentucky State Fair

    It all began in 1827 when the county was founded and has evolved into the great community its residents know today.

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce is taking this story on the road. The Chamber is headed to the Pride of the Counties at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville Aug. 14-24.

    Sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau, the Pride of the Counties offers fairgoers the opportunity to visit booths from many Kentucky counties and learn about the wonderful things each has to offer.

  • High school sports practices begin next week

    Official fall practice for Anderson County High School sports can begin on Tuesday, July 15. While most teams have been conducting off-season conditioning workouts, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association does not allow “organized practices” prior to July 15.

    Prospective high school athletes should call the school at 839-5118 for more information.

  • Get your news to The News

    If you have a sports news announcement, score or picture, there is no better place to get the word out than The Anderson News.

    With the many youth baseball and softball tournaments going on along with the start of scholastic fall sports, it is impossible for The News' one-man sports department to cover everything.

    However, we still welcome any local sports information.

  • Follow John Herndon on Twitter

    For up-to-the minute Anderson County sports news, be sure to follow Anderson News sports editor John Herndon at www.twitter.com/ANewsJPHerndon.