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Today's News

  • News briefs

    Kampfer named site director

    Lindsay Kampfer has been named as the new site director for the Hospice of the Bluegrass — Frankfort office, the organization announced.

    As site director, Kampfer will manage day-to-day operations and oversee the staff who serve Hospice patients and their families in Anderson, Franklin, Owen and Woodford counties.

    Friends of NRA poker run slated

    The Central Kentucky Friends of the National Rifle Association will hold a motorcycle poker run Aug. 6 at the American Legion Post 7 in Frankfort.

  • Jail log

    From staff reports

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

    July 12

    Melanie Parker was charged with fourth-degree assault by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Johnathan Chaney was charged with fourth-degree assault by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    July 15

    Kylee Hulick was charged with contempt and failure to appear or pay by the Shelby County Detention Center.

  • CARTINHOUR CELEBRATES 102ND BIRTHDAY

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 28, 1966

    Wanda Drury, 17, daughter of Susie B. Drury of Lawrenceburg, was crowned “Miss Mercer County Fair.”

    Wesley Sharp, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sharp, entered the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington for the fifth operation on his hand. He had been injured when a dynamite cap exploded in his hand.

    Junior 4-H Beef show winners at the Lawrenceburg Fair were:

  • There are plenty of recipes for all that zucchini

    When is the only time people lock their car doors at church?

    Zucchini season!

    If you’ve ever come out of church and found a big bag of zucchini on your front seat, you know what I’m talking about. Have no fear, there are a lot of yummy things you can do with those magically appearing, green, farmer’s orphans.

    Chermoula or

    Charmoula (Arabic)

  • Calendar of events

    July 27

    Noon — Card Club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Chair yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center

    July 28

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

    9 a.m. — Exercise room open, pool table open, games, Wii, errands and shopping at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Noon — Rotary Club meets at the Anderson Public Library

    5:30 p.m. — Kiwanis Club of Lawrenceburg meets at Heavens to Betsy

  • Will the church forget principles?
  • Church briefs

    Legacy Five to perform July 28

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host a gospel concert at 7 p.m. July 28.

    Legacy Five will perform.

    The church is located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.

    Pleasant Hill Christian plans revival

    A four-night revival is scheduled at Pleasant Hill Christian Church July 31 through Aug. 3.

    Following the 11 a.m. worship service, a potluck kickoff dinner is planned.

  • Little Leaguers split two state games

    RICHMOND -- The Anderson County 9- and 10-year-old all-stars split their first two games in the Kentucky Little League state tournament, held at Lake Reba Park in Richmond.

    Anderson defeated Glasgow Saturday but dropped a decision to Owensboro Southern Sunday.

    Anderson advanced to the Final Four by defeating North Oldham, 12-1, as this edition of The Anderson News was going to press Monday afternoon. Details of that game can be found at theandersonnews.com.

    Anderson Co. 7, Glasgow 6

  • Baseball would be better with a lot more Juniors

    It was only fitting that I was covering the Little League state tournament Saturday. It was one day before Ken Griffey, Jr. went into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

    It would be just a bit premature to say one of the 9- and 10-year-old kids I was watching will join Junior in Cooperstown 35 or 40 years from now, but at the same time, who am I, or anyone else, to discourage the dream? They happen and some of them really do come true.

  • Some changes for upcoming early migratory bird seasons

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Although Kentucky is baking in the hottest temperatures of the year, hunters will be afield in a little over a month pursuing migratory birds such as dove, wood duck, American woodcock and resident Canada goose.

    Those planning to hunt during these seasons must be aware of some significant changes for the September Canada goose and American woodcock seasons.