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Today's News

  • 12-17 community calendar

    Clubs
    Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg will have its weekly meeting noon Thursday, Dec. 18 at the Anderson Public Library.

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

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

    Dec. 19
    Commonwealth Credit Union will host Winter Wonderland from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19. There will be a special appearance by Mrs. Claus and one of her elves, cookies, punch, kids’ crafts and a selfie photo booth. This event is free.

  • Library calendar of events

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

    Writers Group

    When: Wednesday, Dec. 24

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

     

    Doctor Who Club

    When: Friday, Jan 2

    Time: 6-9 p.m.

     

    Writer’s Group

    When: Wednesday, Jan. 14

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

  • Soil and water conservation scholarship deadline is fastly approaching

    From staff reports

    Undergraduate agriculture or natural resource students enrolled in a college or university through the Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter region during the fall 2014 are eligible to apply for a Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of Soil and Water Conservation scholarship, according to a new release.

    The scholarships offered are a $1,000 Bailey -Zimmerman Scholarship and a $1,000 Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter Scholarship.

  • Christmas home tour canceled this year

    From staff reports

    During the November Beta Sigma Phi meeting, Christmas Home Tour Chairperson Rita Phillips reported the group could not find homes for the tour. In response, members voted to cancel for this year, according to a news release.

    The program for the meeting, which was held at the home of Glenda Thompson, was given by Jane Hawkins, who discussed the season of fall and the history of jack-o’-lanterns.

  • 12-17 church briefs

    Lawrenceburg Presbyterian to host Christmas cantata

    Lawrenceburg Presbyterian Church will host a Christmas cantata titled “There’s A Song In The Air, Jesus,” at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 21.

    “Join the Lawrenceburg Presbyterian Church congregation’s worship service and enjoy a wonderful way to ring in the Christmas season,” organizers said.

    The church is located at 101 North Main St.

     

    Claylick UMC to host Christmas Eve services

  • True Christian life is based on identity

    By Larry Coleman

    Faith columnist

    By this time several things should be surfacing in your consideration.

    The first being that true biblical faith has to be placed in a person – Jesus the Christ. Secondly, it is what he does in and through you, not what you do for him on his behalf that is significant.

  • SPARROW WINS AGAIN; MRS. EMMIE DIES

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

     

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Dec. 17, 1964

    Sweethearts

    Linda Lyen was chosen Chapter Sweetheart of the Anderson High School Future Farmers of America chapter. Wanda Drury was first runner-up and Ann Phillips was second runner-up.

    Soil conservation contest winners

  • Sixth graders win middle school academic competition

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    The Anderson County Middle School academic team won the sixth grade Kentucky Association for Academic Competition on Dec. 6 at East Jessamine Middle School.

    The team competed against Woodford, Fayette, Boyle, Mercer and Jessamine counties, finishing with 39 points. Bate Middle School placed second with 34.5 points, followed by Woodford County Middle School with 32 points.

  • Ward’s Empty Bowls teaches students importance of giving

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    Tables were lined with more than 25 different types of chili and soup at the Emma B. Ward Elementary Cafeteria for the seventh annual Empty Bowls fundraiser last Thursday night.

    The chili and soup were donated by residents and restaurants including Two Brothers, Tonya’s Hometown Buffet, Fair Grounds, Johnny Carino’s, O’Charley’s and Fazoli’s.

  • Frankfort Regional Hospital names wound care center after surgeon

    From staff reports

    The Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine at Frankfort Regional Medical Center recently recognized Dr. Willis P. McKee Jr., retired general surgeon, for his dedication and commitment to the hospital, community and Wound Care Center by renaming it to the “Dr. Willis P. McKee, Jr. Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine.”

    “We are proud to honor Dr. McKee by renaming the Wound Care Center after him,” said Chip Peal, chief executive officer, in a news release.