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Today's News

  • News Briefs for April 8

    Benefit dance and silent auction

    A benefit dance and silent auction for Karen Bishop is scheduled for Saturday, April 11 in Mackville.

    Bishop has been ill and medical expenses have mounted up for her and her husband, Jeff.

    The Stick Tight Band will provide music. There will be face painting, a cake walk, raffles and plenty of food.

    There is a $10 fee, with all proceeds going to the Bishops. The benefit begins at 5 p.m. at the Mackville Community Center.

    For information contact Frankie Wood 502-229-9798.

  • Education briefs

    School choirs to perform Thursday

    The All District Honors Choir is scheduled to perform Thursday, April 9 at 6 p.m.

    The concert will be held in the Bearcat Theater, located at Anderson County High School.

    The performance will feature students from Robert B. Turner, Emma B. Ward and Saffell Street elementary schools, along with students from the middle and high schools. They will be under the direction of Sue Lou Smith.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Library Calendar for April 8, 2015

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

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

     

    Heirloom Tomato

    Workshop

    When: Saturday, April 11

    Time: 10 a.m.

     

    APL Book Club

    When: Monday, April 13

    Time: 6 p.m.

     

    Sand Candles

    When: Tuesday, April 14

    Time: 10 a.m.

     

    Writer’s Group

    When: Wednesday, April 15

  • THE WAY WE WERE: Flynn, Hanks, Thomas and Coke rate superior

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 8, 1965

    Fishing equipment taken

    Bert Shryock reported Monday the theft of about $150 worth of fishing equipment from his automobile while it was parked in Lawrenceburg.

    Shryock said one of the windows had been forced open and the reel, rod, tackle bag and hip boots were taken.

    Highest achievement

    William S. Bryant, a junior wildlife management major at Tennessee Tech at Cookville, Tennessee, was recognized for academic achievement.

  • District Court Docket, published April 8, 2015

    Judge J.R. Robards heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on March 2, 2015.

    Judith L. Kincaid, pretrial conference, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, failure to notify department of transportation of address change, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to Mar. 30.

  • A truth about which Jews and Christians can agree

    By Nancy Kennedy, Faith columnist

    I can honestly say it was the best gefilte fish I ever ate, mainly because I’d never eaten any before.

    “Gefilte” sounds tastier than “ground up raw fish mixed with eggs, onions and matzoh meal then stuffed into the skin of a de-boned fish and poached.”

    I ate it as part of a Passover Seder as a guest of Congregation Beth Sholom Jewish Synagogue in Beverly Hills, Fla.

  • 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.

  • 60th Anniversary