Today's News

  • Am I a miserable sinner? You bet

    I am often asked by those who read my column if I actually “walk the walk” or practice what I write here in the paper.
    The answer is I try.
    Do I fail miserably at times? You bet I do. The truth is I often feel either like I am a failure at being a Christian or at best a lukewarm Christian.
    What the scriptures tell us about lukewarm Christians in Rev 3:16 is: “because you are lukewarm — neither hot nor cold — I am about to spit you out of my mouth.”

  • Community calendar: 1-11-12

    Jan. 12: Anderson County Schools’ District Spell-off, Saffell Street Elementary, 7 p.m.

    Jan. 11-13: 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
    Jan.  11: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Jan. 12: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • Anderson County students named to 2012 all-district band

    Four high school students and seven middle school students from Anderson County were chosen as members of the 2012 all-district band.
    All-district auditions were held Dec. 3 at Shelby East high school for the middle school students, and Nov. 17 for high school students in Henry County.
    Students met last Friday to practice pieces of advanced music literature for their concert Jan. 7 at Martha Layne Collins High School.
    About 1,500 people attended, Anderson County band director Patrick Brady said.
    High school students chosen for all-district band were:

  • Community news briefs: 1-11-12

    Hospice of the Bluegrass holds book discussion Jan. 19
    Hospice of the Bluegrass will host a book discussion group Jan. 19 from 5:30-7 p.m. at its facilities located at 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    The book, “Ordinary People” by Judith Guest, focuses on the Jarrett family and the varying ways they deal with the loss of a loved one, organizers said, and the book was made popular by the movie version.Those interested should read the book before attending.
    Contact Melinda Simpson at 502-223-1744 for more information.

  • Way We Were: Tracy, Davenport, Flygstad welders

    15 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 8, 1997
    Micki Lane Parrish was all set to perform at the upcoming state Junior Miss program.
    The senior student at Anderson High had earned the trip by wining the local program in June. She was a member of the advanced chorus, FCA and Beta clubs, had a 4.0 grade-point average and loved to read.

    Anderson Fiscal Court took its first steps in buying land for a county park.

  • Births: Kayden Blake and Brayden James

    Myranda Dawn Campbell and James Cory Sallee announce the births of their twin sons, born on Jan. 6, 2012 at Flaget Hospital in Bardstown.
    Kayden Blake was born at 8:22 a.m. and was 9 inches long and Brayden James was born at 8:26 a.m. and was 12 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Becky and Darren Hawkins and John and Amanda Campbell of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Billy and Kim Overstreet and John and the late Deborah Campbell of Lawrenceburg.

  • Meet the high school’s Journalism club
  • Meet the high school’s Stimulating Ink club
  • Meet the high school Fine Arts and Reading Exploratory Group
  • Meet the Anderson youth community council