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Today's News

  • Salato Center hosts benefit Trail Run

    Trail runners can enjoy a race through the fall woods while helping the Salato Wildlife Education Center, according to a news release.

    The center, located on U.S. 60, west of Frankfort, will be hosting the sixth annual Running Wild 4-Mile Trail Run in Frankfort on Saturday, Nov. 1.

    According to the release, the course will follow the Salato Center’s HabiTrek, Pea Ridge and exhibit trails. These are primitive dirt trails complete with challenging hills, hairpin switchbacks, woods, prairies, brambles and all the obstacles that Mother Nature can supply.

  • Lady Cats fall short of title

    SHELBYVILLE – Whether it was Anderson County’s tradition – or more precisely, the lack of such – or that Collins just has the Lady Bearcats’ number in big volleyball games, the bottom line was still the same in the 30th District title match.

    Collins took its third crown in the five year history of the school while Anderson could only think of an opportunity lost in the tournament, played at Shelby County High School.

  • Bus monitor charged with menacing

    By Ben Carlson
    News staff
    A school bus monitor was charged with menacing and harassment Monday for allegedly pushing the face of a 12-year-old student into a seat and tearing up another 12-year-old’s school papers, according to documents obtained by The Anderson News.
    Melinda R. Owens, 41, of 210 Forrest Drive, Lawrenceburg was issued a summons to appear in Anderson District Court following an investigation by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    She was not taken into custody.

  • Dad’s death fosters deeper trust in God

    The article I wrote for last week’s edition of The Anderson News told of my dad’s quiet battle with cancer and his testimony to the enduring grace of God in his life. Ironically, that was also the day I preached at his funeral. On Saturday, Oct. 11, my dad lost his six-year battle with cancer. We laid his body to rest last Wednesday, the day this paper ran that article wherein I wrote about the faith with which he faced his cancer, and his trust in the God who was the source and object of his faith.

  • 10-22 church briefs

    Claylick UMC Fall Festival/Trunk-or-Treat scheduled

    Claylick United Methodist will host a Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat on Sunday, Oct. 26, beginning at 4 p.m.

    It will be held at the church, which is located at 225 Claylick Church Road in Salvisa.

    There will be a trunk-or-treat, games for children, crafts and free hot dogs and chips.

    All are welcome.

    For more information, call 859-865-2963 or visit Facebook.com/ClaylickUMC.

     

  • God says wives much more than mere ‘gifts’

    By Larry Coleman

    Guest Columnist

    The following is in response to faith columnist’s Brian Owens’ column titled “Husbands should treat wives as gifts from God,’ which appeared in the Sept. 24 edition of The Anderson News.

    I found this article quite challenging, to say the least. It is for sure a very positive view of wives, which is most needed these days. However, the account found in the scriptures reveals that our creator, God, presents a far greater view of “wives/women” than as mere gifts.

  • 10-22 community calendar

    Meet the local candidates

    The public will have an opportunity to meet local candidates from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at Anderson County Middle School, presented by The Anderson News. All are welcome.

  • Bakewell presentation scheduled Friday

    From staff reports

    A Kentucky Humanities Council program “Lucy Bakewell Audubon-Audubon’s Leading Lady” presented by Kelly O’Connell Brengelman, will be held at the Anderson Public Library at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, according to a news release.

  • WARFORD HONORED FOR COOKING MEAL 31 YEARS

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

     

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 15, 1964

    Taking course

    Judy Frances Nicholls, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William B. Nicholls and a graduate of St. Catharine Academy in Springfield, enrolled at Fugazzi Business College for a junior secretarial course.

    At the grocery

  • Church localizes mission efforts to repair homes

    Growing up in a housing project in Shelbyville, Glenn Corn, pastor of Glensboro Baptist Church, said he knows firsthand about the struggles of a low-income family.

    “It’s tougher to get than it is to give,” said Corn.