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Today's News

  • Homecoming photos from Progressive Studio
  • 10-8 church briefs

    Fish Fry at Pleasant Hill

    Pleasant Hill Christian Church will host a fish fry, Sunday, Oct. 12.

    The meal will be at the fellowship building at 5:30 p.m. After the meal, the Joymakers are scheduled to sing at the church, which is located at 3316 Mt. Eden Road.

    For more information, call 502-738-5454.

    Bowlin in concert at Antioch Christian

    Antioch Christian Church will host Victoria Shirey Bowlin in concert Friday, Oct. 10.

  • Despite technological advances, we can’t fix sin

    Earlier this year, the MIT Technology Review released its list of 10 breakthrough technologies for the year 2014.

    These are innovations that have the capability of effecting significant change in our world. Among these high-tech advances is the neuromorphic chip, which is described as a “microprocessor configured more like brains than traditional chips [which] could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.”

  • 10-8 published district court docket

    Judge Betty Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 4, 2014.

    Brandon S. Bennett, motion to revoke probation, public intoxication controlled substance – probation revoked, 44 days to serve.

    Craig J. Chowning, hearing, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license – pleaded guilty, $243; failure to surrender revoked operator’s license – pleaded guilty, sentenced to nine days to serve (credit time served).

  • Bright named Mr. Anderson County High School
  • 10-8 community news

    Community blooddrive

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and cancer patients frequently require blood transfusions to build up blood counts depleted by cancer therapies.

    To thank donors who donate, the Kentucky Blood Center is offering October blood donors a special Fight Cancer T-Shirt while supplies last.

    The blood drive is Tuesday, Oct. 14 12:30 to 7 p.m. The blood drive is located at First Baptist Church in the Fireside Room at 111 North Main St., Lawrenceburg.

  • Deadline set for youth essays

    From staff reports

    Post 4075 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring two youth contests, according to a press release.

    The “Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition” is open to students in grades nine-12. It is a three to five minute audio-essay on the subject of “why veterans are important to our nation’s history and future.” First and second place winners will receive $500 and $250, respectively, and be eligible for district, state and national scholarships.

  • Class of 1959 holds reunion
  • 10-8 The Way We Were: ANGELA SPARROW NEW BEAR TALES COLUMNIST

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 1, 1964

    Homecoming candidates

    The eight candidates for the coveted title of Anderson High School Homecoming Queen were: Rita Lynn, Donna Shields, Christy Brown, Jenny Green, June Ripy, Linda Lyen, Barbara Sparrow and Wand Drury.

    Pirated music

  • Four Roses Distillery celebrates visitor center grand opening

    From staff reports

    Four Roses Bourbon was joined by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and local leaders to celebrate the grand opening of its new visitor center at the Cox’s Creek Warehouse and Bottling Facility in Bullitt County, according to a news release.

    It is Four Roses’ second destination on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

    The newly constructed 2,500-square-foot visitor center, located off of KY 245 in Cox’s Creek, expects to attract more than 20,000 guests annually, and will create a dozen new local jobs.