Today's News

  • Golfers win opener

     The Anderson County boys' golf team got the regular season started with a victory last Thursday when the Bearcats defeated Spencer County, 156-172, at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course. Senior Tyler Harrod led Anderson with a 35 over nine holes while junior Lee Robinson tallied a 35. Nick Vuick led Spencer with a 40.

    The Anderson junior varsity won its match by forfeit. Nicolas Wilson led Anderson with a 41.

    Anderson was to have played in the Shelby County Invitational on Monday. The Bearcats will host Woodford County on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

  • Sports Briefs for Aug.8, 2012

     Bowl to be in memory of fallen Mustang player

    The inaugural Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl Game will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11 at Anderson County High School.

    The Mustangs will be playing Henry County at 11 a.m. Ticket prices are $5 per person.

    The game is named in honor of Seth Andrew Carnahan, an Anderson County Middle School student who lost his life while playing in Elkhorn Creek in Scott County on Aug. 1, 2009. He was a member of the Mustang football team at the time of his death. He was 13 years old.

  • District court docket: 8-1-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on June 21, 2012.
    Deanna P. Waldridge, hearing, failure to notify department of transportation of address change, pleaded guilty, $20; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, pleaded guilty, $500; operating a motor vehicle under the influence, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 15 days (conditionally discharged one year), 30 day operator license suspension, $728, installment/deferred payment Dec. 20, review July 5.

  • Church briefs: 8-1-12

    First United Methodist holds
    annual Chautauqua event
    This marks the 26th year of Chautauqua at Frankfort’s First United Methodist Church.
    All programs will begin at 7 p.m., with the first program in the sanctuary. The remainder of the series’ programs will be held in Asbury Hall of the Wesley Center.
    On Aug.5, the Capital City Community band, under the director of noted Frankfort musician Tom Brawner, returns to lead off the series.

  • Facts that non-believers don’t want to read

    I find the Bible to be so fascinating. Non-Christians or general non-believers often scoff at the Bible being accurate or true at all.
    It’s fascinating how anyone could believe such an amazing work of literature written over 2,000 years ago and compiled by numerous authors all inspired by God can be so easily dismissed.
    I am most surprised that some dismiss it when historically there is no doubt a man named Jesus lived and was crucified.

  • Engagement: Shelton-Yocum

    Chasidy Renee Shelton and Brandon Myles Yocum, both of Lawrenceburg, announce their upcoming marriage Aug. 11, 2012, in Frankfort.
    The bride is the daughter of Steve and Cherie Shelton of Lawrenceburg. The groom is the son of Rebecca Robling of Rockport, Ind., Duane Yocum of Independence, and Vince Coomes of Lawrenceburg.

  • Engagement: Sea-Gjerstad

    Lawrence and Gretta Sea of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Opal Eliza-Lane Sea of Lawrenceburg to Benjamin Lawrence Gjerstad of Bowling Green, son of Kent and Amy Gjerstad of Bardstown.
    Grandparents of the bride are Jerry Creech and the late Eliza Creech of Versailles and the late William and Opal Sea.
    Grandparents of the groom are the late Joan Borchers and Harding and the late Marion Gjerstad.

  • Anniversary: Lowery

    James and Janet Lowery of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Lexington, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Dowling Hall in Lawrenceburg.
    The couple has three children, James Allen Lowery II and wife Teresa Browning Lowery of Willisburg; Jason Franz Lowery of Lexington; and Junisha Alene Callis of Lawrenceburg.
    The couple has five grandchildren: James Allen Lowery III, Collin Dailey Lowery, 15, Colton Prentice Callis, 15, Shelby Annemarie Lowery, 11, and Jan Anniston Lowery, 7.

  • Community calendar: 8-1-12

    July 30-Aug. 3: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change.
    July 30-Aug. 3: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

    Public meetings
    Aug. 1: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

  • Anniversary: Meade

    Laura Watson Meade and Bobby Meade of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary July 17.
    The couple was married July 17, 1982 in Lexington.
    She is retired from state government.
    He is retired from both state government and the University of Kentucky.
    Their daughter is Sarah (Jonathan) Cummins of Lawrenceburg.
    Their grandchild is Zachary Cummins of Lawrenceburg.