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Today's News

  • True contentment is found through Jesus Christ

    We live in an age of discontent. If you don’t like your hair color, dye it. If you don’t like your car, trade it. If you don’t like living in town, move to the country. If you don’t like your job, get a new one.

    Now don’t misunderstand me; I am not confusing changes made out of necessity with changes made out of restlessness. Not every change we make is born out of a lack of satisfaction with our situation in life, but in far too many cases discontentment drives our decision-making.

  • Church news briefs for Aug. 6, 2014

    Bloomfield United Methodist to host revival

    Bloomfield United Methodist Church will be hosting a revival Sunday, Aug. 10 through Tuesday, Aug. 12. Services will begin each evening at 7 p.m. Rev. Bill Johnson will be the evangelist on Aug. 10 and Aug. 11.  The speaker on Aug. 12 will be Winfred Hagerman of Green’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

  • Anderson sheriff appointed to state Law Enforcement Council

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

    Beshear has appointed Scott L. Shinn to the Advisory Board for Veterans’ Affairs to serve for a term expiring Sept. 25, 2016.

    · Scott L. Shinn, of Lancaster, is president and CEO at Sustainment Solutions Inc. He represents citizens at large. The appointment replaces Donald H. Devine, whose term has expired.

  • How he spent his summer vacaton

    It wasn't “Jaws” but Braxton Bostic had a catch he will always remember while fishing with his mother and step-father, Whitney and Joseph Coots, at Gulf Shores, Ala., earlier this summer.

    The 15-year-old caught a 5½-foot black fin shark while fishing on the beach at Gulf Shores. Braxton was using a 15-pound test line and a lady fish he had previously caught for bait.

    The shark weighed over 100 pounds.

  • Birth: Easton Thomas Lueker

    Erin and T.J.  Lueker announce the birth of their son, Easton Thomas Lueker, at 10:50 a.m., July 3, 2014 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington.

    He was 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are David and Judy Craft of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Lois Tinsley of Lawrenceburg and Mildred Craft of Frankfort.

    His paternal grandparents are Tom and Shirley Lueker of Mount Sterling. His paternal great-grandparents are Virgina Schwartzkopf of Nashville, Illinois.

  • Annual ladies outreach program August 16 at Glensboro Christian

    The Ladies Helping Hands Mission Circle of Glensboro Christian Church will host their seventh annual Ladies Day Outreach Program 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, August 16.

    The theme is "Trash to Treasure-Lord, Renew Us." Please bring a small "treasure" to swap.

    The day starts off with a continental breakfast of coffee, donuts, breads and pastries while registration forms are completed. Afterward, everyone will meet in the sanctuary to start the day's activities.

  • ACHS student wins best supporting actor award
  • Local high school students recognized in Youth Salute

    Taylor Dile, of Anderson County High School, and Nathaniel Ward, of the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, were winners at the Central Kentucky Council on Youth Leadership’s 34th annual “Youth Salute.”

    Dile won a $4,000 scholarship with Midway College and High School Leaders award. Ward won a High School Leaders Award as well.

  • Bath County High Graduate completes Gatton Academy at WKU

    Lindsey Porter, a recent Bath County High School graduate, has attended the Carol Martin Gatton Academy for Math and Science at Western Kentucky University for the past two years.

    The educational opportunity at the Gatton Academy placed Porter with the best and brightest of Kentucky high school students and allowed her to earn a full-ride Otis Singletary Scholarship for University of Kentucky in the fall.

  • Extension Homemakers announce winners of Home, Craft and Garden Fair

    The following people won blue ribbons during the recent 2014 Anderson County Extension Homemakers Home, Craft and Garden Fair:

     

    ART DEPARTMENT

    Grades 1 – 4:

    Acrylic:  Ellie Yon

    Other Medium:  Rachel Ellis

    Grades 5 – 8:

    Pencil:  Jack Ryan

    Acrylic:  Krista Spaulding

    Other Medium:  Jack Ryan

    Grades 9 – 12:

    Watercolor:  Kaylee Snow