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Today's News

  • Firefighter rescues kitten from house fire

    Firefighter Chelsea Norris rescued a small kitten from the structure fire at 1014 Cedarbrook Road Thursday evening. The kitten was in distress and EMS assisted in giving the kitten oxygen.

  • Family escapes blaze on Cedarbrook

    Ruby Hardin of 1014 Cedarbrook Road, Lawrenceburg escaped a fire that, according to witnesses, started in the den where candles were lit.

    Hardin and others were "sitting outside when the den caught on fire," Glen Barker, Hardin's son-in-law stated.

  • What do you believe?

    What do you believe?

    Is what you believe important?

    Is it possible to be very sincere, and very wrong in what you believe?

    God chose you before the beginning of time. He knitted you together in your mother’s womb. Men, by there very nature, reject God. Perishing humanity and limitless love.

    God provided a rescue plan for sinful condemned men. He did for us what we could not do for ourselves. He sent his son — a rescue plan of love.

  • Church briefs

    Medical testing planned at Sand Spring

    Sand Spring Baptist Church is offering basic medical testing and information from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 28.

    Nurses will be available to check blood pressure and blood glucose.

    A pharmacist will be available to review medications and answer questions.

    Bring prescription bottles or a list of medication, including any over-the-counter medicines.

    Soles4Souls in need of final push

    Central Baptist Church is in it’s final week of collecting new and used shoes for Soles4Souls.

  • Go green this summer with kale

    The rest of the world is figuring out what Southerners have known for hundreds of years. Eat your greens.

    Kale is the latest trendy thing to eat. Kale is a “superfood,” cholesterol-lowering champion, cancer-fighting hero, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powerhouse. Okay, so maybe southerners didn’t know all of those things, or the fact that kale is rich in vitamins A, K, C, magnesium and fiber, neither did the rest of country until recently.

  • Milburn-Franklin engagement

    Ellery and Julie Milburn are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Maribeth, to the Rev. Kyle Franklin, son of Sharon and Ricky Thompson and Rick Franklin of Adair and Taylor counties.

    Maribeth graduated from Anderson County High School and Campbellsville University and is employed as a teacher at Taylor County Elementary School.

    Franklin is a graduate of Taylor County High School and Campbellsville University and is the pastor of Pellville Baptist Church in Hancock County.

  • Watts-Walling engagement

    Wesley and Michele Watts announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Chelsea Taylor Watts, to John-Tyler Walling, son of Angie and Steve Walling.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. May 28 in Versailles.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Calendar of events

    May 25

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Penny Toss performs at the Anderson Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

    12:30 p.m. — Card room open at the Anderson Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson Senior Center

    2 p.m. — Wii games and snacks at the Anderson Senior Center

    May 26

  • MEREDITH HYATT CHOSEN ANDERSON’S JUNIOR MISS

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 21, 1965

    The farm of the late Mrs. Harrison Hurst, containing approximately 103 acres, sold at a Master Commissioner’s sale at Van Buren to Lester Sparrow of Spencer County for $10,600.

    Approximately 96 acres in the southwestern section of Anderson County owned by the late Otha Lawrence was sold at public auction to Richard Case for $7,775.

  • Grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted May 3 by an Anderson County Grand Jury, according to documents on file in Anderson County Circuit Court.

    April Hume of 5707 Lawrenceburg Road, Chaplin was indicted on one count of flagrant non-support for failing to make child support payments for her two children in the amount of $18,305.86.

    Travis Peterson (no address listed) was indicted on one count of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication for allegedly possessing Oxycodone.