Today's News

  • God provides us equipment for our fights in life

    My father used to be a kickboxer. To this day, I can still remember him sparring.

    While wearing his giant red boxing gloves, suited up in his matching leather padded gear, he would stand there taking hit upon hit. I can recall the times when he would squint his brow and grit his teeth onto his mouth guard as his body was being struck. My father was invincible, strong; he was and still is my protector.

  • Suspect leads police on chase that ends near The Gardens

    From staff reports

    A Shelbyville man faces a bevy of criminal charges after leading police on a chase that ended near The Gardens subdivision Highway 44 in Anderson County, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police.

    Terry West, 25, was arrested and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, DUI, reckless driving, fleeing or first-degree evading police, improper passing, resisting arrest and speeding following the chase that began in Shelby County, according to the release.

  • 12-23 published district court docket

    Judge Betty A. Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Nov. 24.

    Timothy P. Garlen, show cause, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – paid.

    Scott L. Gonyaw, show cause, failure to give right of way to emergency stopped vehicle – paid.

    Aaron J. Hilbert, show cause, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – continued to Jan. 5.

  • City officer receives DUI award

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

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    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com


    50 YEARS AGO

    Ill with mumps

    Elaine Duncan, 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Duncan, was confined to her home with mumps.

    Jill Martin, 10, daughter of Shirley Martin, was ill with the mumps.


    Accepts position with FBI

  • Wedding: Wise-Case

    Julia LeNora Wise and William Chad Case were married Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church in Lawrenceburg. Pastor Terry Cooper officiated at the ceremony.

    The bride is a daughter of Ted and Jayne Wise of Lawrenceburg and the granddaughter of Elizabeth Clifton Gravitt and the late Turner Gravitt of Lawrenceburg, and Gloria Wise-Hall and the late Ralph Wise of Frankfort.

  • Library calendar of events

    The following are upcoming classes and meetings offered at the Anderson Public Library. The library is located at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Holiday Hours

    Closed Dec. 24 and 25

    Closed  Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.

    Closed Jan. 1


    Workshops and Clubs

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.


    eReaders at Your Library

    When: Tuesday, Jan. 6

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

  • Legion Auxiliary hosts lunch with Santa

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 hosted Lunch with Santa on Dec. 7, according to a news release.

    Mr. and Mrs. Santa arrived at the Legion on the fire truck to the joy of many children who awaited his arrival. Each child received a UK Santa hat and a toy when they came into the clubhouse.

    Hot dogs, chips, jelly sandwiches, fruit drinks, cookies and soft drinks were served to more than 200 people.

  • Fit-n-Fun Ladies enjoy Christmas dinner
  • Santa letter

    Dear Santa,

    Here’s what I would like for Christmas: headphones, Hide Away Pet, cat, dog, an Xbox 4600, microphone to go with Xbox 4600, a Minecraft game to go with Xbox 4600, a blanket, basketball, a case, Kindle, a phone, makeup set, dog, cat and a bunny.


    Bradi Cheyann Hawkins