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Today's News

  • ‘Fit N’ Fun’ girl turns 94
  • Legion and Auxiliary conference held

    The American Legion and Auxiliary winter conference was held in Louisville on Jan. 17-18, according to a press release.
    Unit 34 members attending were Unit president and Department Chaplain Betty Butler, Unit 1st Vice President Pam Rice, who is also on the Department Distinguished Guest Committee and is Department Leadership Chairman.
    Other members attending were Nettie Halvorson, Shirley Thornberry, Louise Drury and junior chairman Chrisie Halvorson. Louise assisted Chrisie with the junior members.

  • Community calendar: 2-5-14

    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.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Making a study of historical figures
  • Church briefs: 2-5-14

    Lawrenceburg resident begins
    Lexington ministry
    Mose Roberts ministries, a new non-denominational ministry started by a Lawrenceburg resident, will be holding Sunday services at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Springhill Suites Marriott.
    “The early church began with the message of the cross,” event organizers said in a release. “That message is Christ and him crucified. We want to welcome you and invite you to hear and be a part of this dynamic message.”

  • Headphones and blinders won’t block out horror of abortion

    Last week Senate Bill 8 passed the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee, enabling it to be considered by the full Senate body. The law, sponsored by Sen. Whitney Westerfield of Hopkinsville, would require an ultrasound be performed prior to any abortion procedure, although the mother could legally refuse to view the images.

  • Students collaborate on snowy poetry

    Several students in one of Mrs. Hardin’s classes collaborated to write a poem about their experiences during the recent snow days, according to a release. They contributed written images and experiences, separated them into categories, and then created a poetry stanza for each category.
    Finally, students edited the poem and took a picture in some remaining slush around the school. Participating students were Brenda Jo Rogers, Solomia Chuburuk, Kameron Sunbom, Zariahn McKee, Jakori Bell, Joseph Denny, Jamie Walton and Robbie DuPlanti.

  • Anderson public library offers February classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in February.
    Ask at the desk or call 839-6420 to make a date for morning, afternoon or evening appointments.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: Feb. 4
    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Introduction to the Internet
    When: Feb. 6
    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Introduction to Email
    When: Feb. 11
    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Introduction to Word
    When: Feb. 13
    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    eReaders @ Your Library

  • Governor’s budget plan could add $1 million in SEEK funds

    Gov. Steve Beshear’s two-year budget proposal brings uncertainty, but also hope for school districts like Anderson County requesting additional funding from the state.
    Superintendent Sheila Mitchell said the governor’s draft budget includes a significant increase for Support Education Excellence in Kentucky or SEEK funding for students and staff.

  • Education briefs: 2-5-14

    Students eligible for Governor’s Mansion Centennial art and essay contest
    Kentucky public, private and home school students are invited to submit original artwork and/or essays in the Governor’s Mansion Centennial Visual Art and Essay Contest sponsored by First Lady Jane Beshear, the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion Centennial Committee and the Kentucky Department of Education, according to a news release from the state education department.