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Today's News

  • Man OK after pickup rolls over on Mt. Eden Road

    By Ben Carlson, News staff

    After being trapped in his wrecked pickup truck for nearly an hour, Mt. Eden resident Dewight Shular stood up, smiled and headed for a nearby stretcher.

    The 75-year-old resident of Murphy Lane appeared largely uninjured after his westbound pickup truck swerved off Mt. Eden Road, skimmed a few trees, came back onto the pavement and rolled at least once.

  • Cooking is a joyous expression of labor and love

    By Ashley Brooks, Cooking columnist

    “When I grow up, my maid will do my cooking!” Yes, that’s what I would proudly and regularly exclaim to my mother when she would ask me to come into the kitchen and cook with her.

    Of course that was just the ranting of an immature teenager with grandiose ideas but very green to reality. Needless to say, I’m almost 35 years old and do not have a maid.

  • Edington-Nicholson

    Robert and Regina Edington of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Ramsey Marie Edington, to Thomas Corey Nicholson of Lawrenceburg.

    The wedding is scheduled for 4:25 p.m. April 25 at Fox Creek Christian Church in Lawrenceburg, followed by a reception at American Legion Post 34 in Lawrenceburg. Family and friends are welcome.

    The groom is a son of Jennifer Nicholson of Pewee Valley and Eli and Susan Nicholson of Betsy Lane. A 2007 graduate of Anderson County High School, he is employed by Jim Beam Brands of Frankfort.

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  • Mt. Eden man survives wreck on Glensboro Road

    A Mt. Eden man sustained what appeared to be minor injuries when the pickup truck he was driving went off Glensboro Road, rolled at least once and ended up blocking both lanes of traffic.

    Dewight Shular, 73, of Murphy Lane was apparently headed west when his pickup swerved into the ditch line, skimmed several trees and went back into the road.

    The wreck occurred near 3415 Mt. Eden Road.

    Shular, who appeared to have a small trickle of blood coming down his left cheek, was otherwise OK after being trapped in the pickup for about 45 minutes.

  • Harrowing rescue on flooded Salt River

    A woman had to be rescued from a residence this morning on Bridge Hill Road in Glensboro after the Salt River spilled its banks and left the home surrounded by water.

    Ruth Wilhoit, 67, said she was house-sitting for her parents when the water began to rise following around 4 inches of rain that has fallen since Thursday night.

    First responders launched a boat from behind a residence off Highway 44 and made their way to Wilhoit, who called for help after a propane tank outside the home broke loose and she could smell gas.

  • Church news briefs

    Concert set at Sand Spring Baptist

    The Noblemen from Bagdad and The Craguns from Cincinnati are scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. April 2 at Sand Spring Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.

    The Cranguns is a quartet featuring Jordan Cragun and his wife, Elena, along with his father, Ray, and cousin, Nick. A love offering will be taken.

    Concert in Frankfort

    The Kingsmen and Shireys are scheduled to perform in concert Thursday, April 9 at Capital City Christian Church, 15 Locust Lane, Frankfort.

  • God has invited you to a forgiveness feast

    By Nancy Kennedy, Faith Columnist

    One of my favorite jokes goes like this:

    A woman whose husband just left her for another woman walks the beach and finds a bottle in the sand. After pulling out the cork, a genie appears and grants her three wishes, with one stipulation: Whatever she wishes for her husband receives double.

  • Library Calendar for April 1, 2015

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in March and April.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

     

    The library will be closed Friday, April 3 and Monday, April 6.

     

    Your Online Resume

    When: Tuesday, April 7

    Time: 6 p.m.

     

    Seniors Computer Club

    When: Wednesday, April 8

    Time: 10 a.m.

     

    Heirloom Tomato Workshop

    When: Saturday, April 11

  • Most Distinguished winner performs for club

    From staff reports

    The March meeting of the Pierian Woman’s Club included a salad buffet shared with Beta Sigma Phi.

    McKenna Lewis, Distinguished Young Woman of Anderson County, provided musical entertainment.

    The business meeting followed, during which the devotional was presented by Rose Cunningham in memory of her late sister, Pearl Allen.

    Members discussed increasing this year’s scholarship awards by adding two $1,000 scholarships.