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Today's News

  • 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.

    Love,

    Bradi Cheyann Hawkins

  • Community Calendar

    Clubs

    Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will not meet this month.

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will not meet this month.

     

    Ongoing

    A free Christmas lights display will take place from 5:30 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 31 in Salvisa.

    The display is located on Bondville Road.

    To get there, take US 127 to Kirkwood Road (Highway 1987) and travel about a half mile west on Bondville Road.

  • Weekly senior center calendar

    The following is the Anderson Senior Center’s weekly calendar of events.

    The Senior Center is located at 160 Township Square. For more information, contact the senior center at 839-7520.

    Wednesday, Dec. 24

    The Senior Center is closed Christmas Eve

     

    Thursday, Dec. 25

    The Senior Center is closed. Merry Christmas!

     

    Friday, Dec. 26

    10:30 a.m. Gospel music with Carl and Jean

    11:30 a.m. lunch

  • Christian Academy students package Christmas cheer

    Something as simple as shoebox is making a big impact this Christmas season.

    Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg students participated in Operation Christmas Child, packaging a total of 169 shoeboxes filled with gifts for needy children.

  • Flu hits Kentucky hard, forces local schools to close

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    Tim Wright, Anderson County Health Department director, said he’s noticed more sick people coming in the Family Care Clinic now than when the clinic first opened last month.

    “We’ve seen plenty of flu cases confirmed in the county by rapid flu test,” said Wright.

  • Carroll named minority whip, will run again
  • Daycare center offers raffle to benefit family

    From staff reports

    Little Acorns Daycare is having a raffle with the proceeds to be donated to an anonymous family.

    The first basket contains The Pink Zebra products donated by Ellyssa Christen Wise, Bath & Body Works products donated by Hannah Ellet and a $20 gift certificate to Homemade Takeout in Lawrenceburg donated by Little Acorns and Ciara Bostow Hyatt. Tickets are $5.

    The second contains A Meep tablet, Bob Marley headphones, an MP3 player and VTech cordless phone donated by Victor A Orlov. Tickets are $5.

  • Lawrenceburg author plans book signing Jan. 3

    From staff reports

    Local author Don Giles will hold a book signing Jan. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Antiques, Uniques & Metaphysics, located at 700 West Broadway No. 3, according to a news release.

    Don Giles, a professor of philosophy and religion at St. Catharine College, recently released a book titled “The The Shao Lin Chronicles: The Wisdom of Bodhidharma,” according to the release.

    Autographed copies of the book will be available for $15; $12 for students. The price in Amazon is $17.50, according to the release.

  • Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

    Editor’s note: The following was written by Francis P. Church and was first published in The New York Sun in 1897. Church married shortly after the editorial appeared. He died in April, 1906, leaving no children.

    Virginia O’Hanlon went on to graduate from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Arts degree at age 21.

    Virginia O’Hanlon Douglas died on May 13, 1971, at the age of 81, in a nursing home in Valatie, New York.

  • Strange Christmas news

    I decided what better way to celebrate the Christmas season than a collection of weird news to gather with your family to laugh and/or scratch your head at.

    In Riverdale, New Jersey a man dressed as “the elf on the shelf” was charged with driving while intoxicated Friday, according to the Associated Press. Police say they found Brian Chellis passed out behind the wheel with lights on and music blaring. He reportedly seemed confused and there was an open can of beer found in the vehicle.