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Today's News

  • COLUMN: What happened to decency?

    Just when you think things can't go any lower, you realize they are.

    In case you missed it, the state of California recently passed a law that allows student-athletes who identify themselves as transgender to choose which sex-segregated athletic teams they desire.

    California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill into law last week.

    Really. I am not making this up. I wish I were.

    Athletics are not the only thing covered under the law as it allows transgender students to choose which school locker rooms and bathrooms to use.

  • Gilkerson and Gilkison family reunion to be held

    The Gilkerson and Gilkison family reunion will be held Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris.
    Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Reunion organizers ask that attendees bring a covered dish to share and soft drinks of their choice. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished.
    “Bring your family tree information and anything you’d like to display for others to enjoy,” organizers said.

  • Todd qualifies to perform at state fair

    Keaton Todd, a 16-year-old junior at Anderson County High School, recently qualified to compete with a vocal acoustic performance in the 2013 Coca-Cola Talent Classic Semi-Finals competition at the Kentucky State Fair on Aug. 17, according to a news release.

  • Anderson Public Library announces upcoming September classes

    The Anderson Public Library will be offering the following classes in September. All classes are subject to cancellation, and class space is limited to five students. Students will use the library’s laptops. Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up or contact Tami Elam at the library for more information.

    Windows 8 Basics  
    When: Sept. 3
    Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

    Intro to Computers  
    When: Sept. 3
    Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

    Intro to Internet  
    When: Sept. 5
    Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

  • Puckett to celebrate 90th birthday

    A reception is set to be held in honor of Ethel Robinson Puckett in celebration of her 90th birthday on Aug. 25 from 2-4 p.m. at the Anderson County park building.
    All friends and relatives are invited to come visit and join the celebration. Event organizers request no gifts.
     

  • Bryant marks 90 years with open house

    A celebration in honor of Elizabeth (Mrs. Willard) Bryant’s 90th birthday will be held Sept. 1 in the fellowship hall of the Lawrenceburg First Christian Church.
    Friends and well wishers may pay their respects from 2:30-4:30 p.m., event organizers said in a release, and cards and good wishes are also appreciated.

  • Auxiliary gives $2,000 for football field drainage project
  • Community calendar: 8-21-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

  • Turmoil in Egypt takes toll on persecuted Christians
  • Church briefs: 8-21-13

    Salvisa Christian Church
    to sponsor Make-A-Blanket Day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day on Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Participants should feel free to come and go as they are able, event organizers said.
    A potluck lunch will be served. Event organizers ask that participants bring 1.5 yards of fleece in any color or characters pleasing to children aged infant to 18.