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Today's News

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats among state stats leaders

     

    The Anderson County High School boys' basketball team is well represented in the intial statistics report on the 2011-12 season released by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

    As a team, Anderson is second in scoring margin, behind Bishop Brossart. Anderson is beating teams by 19.8 points a game.

  • ONLINE EXTRA: Why I picked the stories I did and some other big 2011 stories

    In this week's Anderson News, I ranked my top five sports stories that affected or impacted Anderson County this year. Like any time someone undertakes such a project there will be disagreements on what should and should not be on the list or how the ones I ranked should be ranked.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats rout Henry Clay

    Anderson County jumped on Henry Clay early and never looked back in posting a 61-35 victory Tuesday night at Anderson.

    The Lady Bearcats led 21-10 after a quarter, then kept extending the lead for their sixth win in their last seven games. Eriel McKee led Anderson with 23 points, 10 steals, 8 rebounds and 4 assists.

    Corrin Robinson added 10 points, eight coming in the first quarter.

  • Church briefs: 1-4-12

    Open Bible Church hosts evangelist
    The Rev. Tom Stamman will be guest speaker at Open Bible Church in Lawrenceburg on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 6 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
    There will be no 8:30 a.m. worship service, the church announced.
    “If you’ve never had an authentic experience with the prophetic, or a close encounter with the one who is the source of all things, this is your opportunity,” the church said in a news release to describe Stamman.

  • A different sort of wish for 2012

    I heard someone pray that they wanted peace and comfort in their life for the New Year.
    I understand this type of prayer, as I want the same, much like I am sure most of us do.
    However, Christ promised us a very different life if we want to follow him. Matthew 10:34-35, “Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword, for I am come to set a man against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.”

  • Robert B. Turner Elementary September Citizens of the Month
  • Library offers January computer classes for community

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following classes in January:

    Basic I class: Intro
    to computers
    When: Jan. 11 or Jan. 25, 9:30-11 a.m.
    This class is for the beginner. The main goal is to ease anxieties about using the computer. Topics include parts of the computer and mouse/keyboard skills.
    No previous computer skills required.
    Registration in advance is required.

    Basic II class: Intro
    to the internet
    When: Jan. 11 or Jan. 25, 5:30-7 p.m.

  • Friends of the Library to meet

    The Friends of the Library is scheduled to meet Jan. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the library, organizers announced.
    New members are welcome.
    Friends of the Anderson Public Library meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.
    If there is no school, there will be no meeting.
     

  • CASA seeks volunteers

    The Court Appointed Special Advocates agency for Anderson and Franklin counties is seeking volunteers, according to a news release.
    Volunteers must complete a 30-hour training period before taking on cases.
    Training will begin this month.
    The training curriculum will include volunteer panels, guest speakers and some homework.
    Some of the classes are also available online.  Call 502-875-0702 or email s.ritchey@fewpb.net to start the application process.

  • Community calendar: 1-4-12

    Education
    Jan. 4-6: 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 depending on day
    Jan.  4: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Jan. 5: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.
    Jan. 5: Family Literacy and Next Step Program, Anderson Community Education building, 5:30-8 p.m.

    Public meetings