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Today's News

  • WARFORD FIRST IN 220; HAHN FIRST IN 880

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 21, 1966

    Anderson High’s track team had their first meet of the season at Woodford County against Woodford and Jessamine counties.

    Gayle Warford won first in the 220-yard dash, third in both the 100-yard dash and broad jump.

    Vaughn Johnson placed second in the 220-yard dash.

    Guy Simpson Jr. placed second in the shot put and fourth in the discus throw.

    Mike Stratton won third place in the 440-yard dash, but didn’t score in the high jump.

  • Four-car pile-up on Main
  • News briefs

    Benefit will assist

    injured Marine

    Hill Of Beans BBQ will kick off Bike Night with a benefit for “A Soldier’s Journey Home” for Lance Corp. Cody Evans (United States Marine Corps, retired) April 30.

    Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The first 15 registered will receive a free T-shirt and breakfast sandwich. The cost is $15 per rider, or $5 per passenger.

    The ride, which begins at noon, will be hosted by Defining Forces Veterans Club.

  • Middle school performs Shakespeare
  • Education briefs

    White earns scholarship

    Hannah White, a homeschooled student in Lawrenceburg, was chosen to receive a $17,000 scholarship, renewable for four years, from the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Scholarship Fund, the agency announced.

    White, a daughter of Melanie and John White, has volunteered as an equine intern, assisting in riding therapy with the mentally handicapped and assists with group riding lessons for beginning riders, according to a news release.

  • Complaint puts DOT in tough spot

    Column as I see ’em …

    Transportation officials are going to have a mighty hard time explaining to a judge why they’ve continued to allow heavy trucks to travel Highway 151, given what we’ve learned over the past couple of weeks. (See story, A1.)

  • Options exist for battling drug addiction

    Unfortunately, drug addiction and the consequences to individuals and their families have been in the forefront of our community news lately.

    My heart aches for those who are dealing with these issues. In the course of my duties as county attorney, I have opportunities to discuss these issues with families multiple times in a week and am able to share options with them in their attempt to help. My guess is that there are many families my office does not have the opportunity to talk with who could benefit from the knowledge that there are options.

  • ‘Harden off’ plants before transplanting

    I can’t believe how quickly April has passed. Didn’t it just start? With 80-degree temperatures popping up, our mind goes in to summer mode and our flip flop/sandal brigade begins.

    There are two warning points that I want to make here. It is not summer yet and chiggers and ticks are out in force.

  • News names Hodge new sales rep

    From staff reports

    Kim Hodge has re-joined The Anderson News as an advertising representative.

    Hodge had previously worked in the newspaper’s front office before taking a customer service representative at Associations International.

    Hodge, who has lived in Salvisa since 1986, is the person to see for all advertising needs.

    “My goal is to have good relations with businesses and the people of this community, and help them with any of their advertisement needs,” she said.

  • Changing times have made youth sports very different

    Things have certainly changed since that first time I got a check for writing something for publication.

    Ronald Reagan was about to be sworn in for a second term. The Cincinnati Reds were on an uptick. College basketball was a place where guys usually played four years. They made shots that counted two points, regardless of where it was launched.