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Today's News

  • New CAL Headmaster brings experience and energy

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg announces the hiring of a new headmaster, Jason Gribbins. 

  • Cigarette smoking among Kentucky high school students drops significantly

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Kentucky dropped to sixth place among surveyed states in 2013 for high school cigarette use, a significant improvement from the state’s first place ranking in 2011, according to a recently released Centers for Disease Control Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System report.

  • Paden named in Harding University dean’s list

    From staff reports

    Lawrenceburg resident Erin Paden, a senior at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring 2014 semester.

    The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Larry Long, University provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes.

  • Unit 34 members recognized at Department Legion and Auxiliary Convention

    The American Legion and Auxiliary Department of Kentucky Convention was held June 19-21. Unit 34 received many certificates and trophies. Those awards were best history, best press book, best scholarship program, best field service, best national security program. Unit 34 member Ann Ripy received Department of Kentucky Unit member of the year and community service member of the year.

    Members attending were Betty Butler, Pam Brough, Nettie Halvorson, Shirley Thornberry and Junior Chairmen Chrisie Halvorson and Robin Browning.

  • Church news briefs

    Blue No More to perform at Salvisa Christian

    Salvisa Christian Church will host the gospel group Blue No More during the worship hour on Sunday, July 27. Worship begins at 11 a.m. All are welcome. The church is located at 155 Sugar St. in Salvisa.

    Salvisa Christian to hold Free Clothes Day

  • Message of good news results in peace with God

    When we open the paper, turn on the television, or turn up the radio there is a common outcome; more often than not, what we read, see, or hear is bad news. After all, bad news is big business. We often buy magazines because of the scandal advertised on the cover; we “stay tuned” often out of an innate curiosity about the calamities of others.

  • Community Calendar, July 23, 2014

    Anderson County Historical Society to meet Thursday

    The Anderson County Historical Society will host its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Anderson Public Library. Over the yearsmany people have passed through and settled in Anderson County. Some objects have been left behind a sign o their presence. Speaker Bobby Cubert will present a program about the settlers in Anderson County entitled “Things that I have found on my farm.” This meeting is free and open to the public

  • Corrections and clarifications

    Due to incorrect information in the warrant, the story published last week “Two arrested in liquor store robbery” was incorrectly named Cody R. Baker as the individual holding the gun during the armed robbery.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: EDMONDSON RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD

     

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 23, 2014

    Elected president

    James E. Perry, son of Mrs. J. W. Perry of Alton, was elected and installed president of the Fleet Reserve Association of the Navy and Marine Corps, Northern Light Branch. He was stationed at the U.S. Naval Base in Keflavik, Iceland.

    Masons install new officers

  • Anderson County Jail Log, July 23, 2014

    The following people were charged and transported to the Shelby County Detention Center during the past week, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer, Joani Clark.

    July 13

    Joshua Gemmell for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of heroin by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    July 14

    Zachary Holt for theft by unlawful taking under $500 and theft by deception under $500 by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.