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Today's News

  • Ketchup elimination causes parents to see red

    Students went back to school on Aug. 13. Students attended classes, ate lunch, and went about the normal school activities, but something was noticeably missing: ketchup. Signs were posted around the cafeteria to explain the favorite condiment’s absence because of the unavailability of low sodium ketchup.

    Parents heard there was no ketchup in the school lunches and flooded the Anderson County Schools’ office and The Anderson News with questions.

  • Mount Eden Fire Department begins rebuilding

    By William B. Carroll

    Landmark News Service

    The Mount Eden Volunteer Fire Department Board of Trustees continued to move forward with rebuilding the fire station, which was destroyed by fire two weeks ago, by appointing a building committee and approving insurance disbursements for several vehicles destroyed in the blaze.

  • Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk debut
  • STRONG WINDS BRING END TO YARD SALE FUN

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    If you are interested in purchasing the “Pioneers & Patriots of Anderson County, Kentucky” CD for $30, contact Luther Davenport at

    saltriverhistory@yahoo.com.

    More excerpts will appear in future editions of The Way We Were.

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Aug. 27, 1964

    Camp awards

    Awards won by 4-H members at camp from Aug. 10 through Aug. 14 were:

  • Promo business learned to deal with success

    Lawrenceburg-based Splatter, Inc. started small, grew fast and learned the importance of being ready for success.

    Splatter Inc was started in the summer of 2004 by Gabe Uebel, Andrew Eaton, Nick Cann, Warren Kinne, Jay Springate, David Sawyer and Charles Humston.

    Andrew, Nick, Warn, Jay and David had just graduated from Anderson County High School and were poised to enter their respective colleges that fall.

    Splatter, Inc. began very modestly by creating, marketing and selling “Support the Troops” magnetic ribbons.

  • Chamber of Commerce news and notes, Aug. 27, 2014

    Upcoming Events

    Luncheon

    Tuesday, Oct. 21

    Anderson County Senior Citizens Building

    11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Annual Gala

    Saturday, Dec. 6

    Eagle Lake Convention Center

    6 p.m.

    New Members

    Bearcat Speed Shop

    Happy Spoons

    Renewals

    Lawrenceburg Family Chiropractic

    Atmos Energy

    Office Depot-Store 3287

    Join the Chamber Today!

  • Church News Briefs for Aug. 27, 2014

    Three churches to worship together Sunday

    The public is invited to join the Antioch, Fairview and New Liberty Christian churches as they gather to worship together at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31. The service will be held at New Liberty Christian located on Ky. 248.

    Music will be provided by the group Bluegrass 101.

    Grilled hot dogs will be served after service.

    Narrow Road Band to play at Alton Baptist

  • Disability or different ability? Every life is precious

    When a militant neo-atheist like Richard Dawkins spouts off one of his many Darwinian talking points, I rarely give any consideration to what has been said.

    His rhetoric is vitriolic, fueled by a hatred of religion, especially of Christianity. But when someone with over a million Twitter followers says something as acrimonious as a baby diagnosed with Down syndrome should not be allowed to be born, it causes me to sit up and take notice.

  • Lasting Legacy

    Someone was missing from the sideline when Anderson County opened the home football season Friday night.

    As I thought about that fact during the Anderson’s win over George Rogers Clark, little did I realize the eerie coincidence that the night the Bearcats opened what they hope will be another great season would be on the final day of Tracy Briscoe’s life.

  • Lady Bearcats sticking to basics as new coach takes over

    By John Herndon

    Sports Editor

    Robbie Hanks just felt it was time to give back to the game he loves.

    A former PGA pro at Lakeside Golf Course in Lexington, Hanks recently took over the reins of the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team two weeks into the season. It’s been a learning experience for Hanks.