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Today's News

  • Lincoln makes plays in final minute, slips past Anderson

    Everything seemed to be going Anderson County's way Saturday night.

    The Bearcats had built a 10-point lead with less than 10 minutes to play. They looked like a team ready to post victories on back-to-back nights for the first time since December. After 22 minutes, they had the look of a team that was working its way into being an Eighth Region title contender.

  • Flying high at Morehead

    Anderson County High School senior Madeline Wilson signed an NCAA national letter-of-intent with Morehead State University during a ceremony at the school last Wednesday.

    Wilson has been a mainstay of the Anderson program. She was a four-year starter and earned honorable mention all-state status after both her junior and senior seasons.

  • Wrestlers to host regional tournament

    The Anderson County High School wrestling team will host the Region 4 Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 13 beginning at 10 a.m.

    The 10-team regional meet will provide a full day of action with the top four finishers in each weight class advancing to the state meet, scheduled for the following weekend at Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    The tournament will feature mats in the school's main gym and the auxiliary gym, known as Gym B.

  • Church briefs

    Valentine’s Day event set
    at Pigeon Fork Baptist
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will have a Valentine’s Day lunch Feb. 14 following the morning worship service that begins at 11 a.m.
    This will be a time to celebrate God’s love and meet the new Pastor Vernon Carpenter and his wife Lois, organizers said.
    The church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road in Waddy.
    For more information, contact Vernon Carpenter at 502-223-2756.

    Salvisa Christian Church marking Lent

  • Fish fries on tap at St. Lawrence

    The Lenten season in the Catholic and other Christian churches means a time of preparation for Easter.
    In Lawrenceburg, it also means good food and fellowship at the Friday night fish fries at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    People from all over Anderson and surrounding counties pack the Family Life Center at St. Lawrence every Friday, except Good Friday, during lent to enjoy Alaskan cod fillets, fried and baked with sides of potato wedges, slaw, baked beans, homemade hush puppies and desserts.

  • Calendar of Events

    Feb. 10
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center
    10 a.m. — Coloring for Grownups at the Anderson Public Library
    10:30 a.m. — All About Computers at the Anderson County Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center
    12 p.m. — Pilates Plus at the Anderson Public Library
    1 p.m. — Gentle Yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center
    2 p.m. — Wii games and refreshments at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Feb. 11

  • New gallery offers unique items, fills niche

    With art from all around the bluegrass, the Gatsby Gallery located at 131 S. Main St. fills a niche that has been missing from the rejuvenated downtown area.
    “Ninety percent of our artists are from Kentucky,” Shannon Redden, who owns the gallery along with his wife, Jennifer, said.

  • Coke-Crouch

    Ricky and Bea Coke and Barbara and Tim Bond, all of Lawrenceburg, announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Coke, to Nicholas Crouch.
    A wedding ceremony is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 2016 at Berry Hill Mansion in Frankfort.
    The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Anderson County High School and is employed as a human resources administrator with the Department of Corrections, Probation and Parole.

  • LARRY GILES TROOPER OF THE YEAR

    From one of our readers
    I just wanted to say that I love The Way We Were Page. It’s my favorite page of the weekly paper. the picture in this week’s edition (Feb. 3), was especially cool. My family moved here from Versailles in 1985. I was just a young boy. We  lived on Forrest Drive. In the picture you can see how that entire end of Forrest Drive was just farmland 20 years prior. It was neat to see that. Thanks, and I look forward to more old photos in the future.
    — Shawn Crowe

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Feb. 3, 1965

  • News briefs

    Library board OK temporary location
    The Anderson Public Library Board of Trustees unanimously approved to accept a bid for it’s temporary location at its Feb. 2 meeting.
    The location of the building is the former Phoenix Academy School located at 31B Industrial Road.
    Following an approval from the library attorney, the board of trustees will likely move to initiate a draft contract. The board will review the subject at its next meeting, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m.