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Today's News

  • Legion Auxiliary donates to VA Hospital
  • Auxiliary hosts party for Wilmore veterans
  • Legion Auxiliary receives Chamber of Commerce award

    From staff reports

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 members attended the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Gala on Dec. 6 where it received the inaugural award for Community Organization of the Year, according to a news release.

    Unit President Pam Brough is also president of the chamber. Member Rhonda Cotton is also a chamber board member.

    This was the first year the award has been given.

  • Zeller awarded for community service
  • DENZIL FANNIN DESIGNATED “ROADS SCHOLAR”

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    Send old photos or other information for the old page to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Dec. 24, 1964

    On the sick list

    Mark Stratton, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Stratton, was recovering from chicken pox.

    Mrs. R.S. Buckley and Paul Boyd were both at home with the mumps.

    Recovering from accident

  • Clark earns approval of Certified Financial Planning Board

    From staff reports

    Kenneth E Clark, CFP, of K E Clark & Associates Financial Services in Lawrenceburg, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the Certified Financial Planner and CFB certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements, according to a news release.

    Clark specializes in personal financial planning, which includes planning for retirement, managing risk, insurance needs and estate planning.

  • Jail next for mom who tied up child

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg mother who pleaded guilty to tying up her then-3-year-old daughter for up to 16 hours a day is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in Anderson Circuit Court.

    The case, which has languished in the court system for nearly 30 months, was expected to be concluded earlier month but Medley requested a delay to undergo what her lawyer said was reconstructive surgery.

    Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman granted the delay, saying at the time there would not be another.

  • 12-31 Jail log

    The following people were recently arrested and transported to jail, according to information released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Dec. 21

    Thomas Burtain was charged with driving under the influence, third offense, by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Dec. 22

    Jospeh Dean was charged with a Jessamine County warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

    Dec. 23

  • 12-31 published District Court Docket

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Dec. 1.

    Nicholas D. Abner, show cause, license to be in possession – paid.

    April Anderson, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – bench warrant.

    William B. Breeden, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to Feb. 9.

  • Haile goes from homeless to helping homeless

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    On a weekly basis, Ralph Haile can be found collecting and meticulously sorting trash bags full of clothing at the Anderson Senior Center for the homeless at the Hope Center in Lexington. Homelessness is a struggle Haile is well acquainted with as a former homeless teenager on the streets of Detroit.

    Though it was a long time ago, it seems like just yesterday to Haile, who can recall sleeping on the floor of an old shop with a busted pipe that drizzled water from the ceiling and down a wall.