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Today's News

  • Anderson County Middle School Students of the Month
  • Annual Christmas home tour set for Sunday

    The Lawrenceburg Gamma Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma will host its 16th Christmas Home Tour on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.
    The homes on this year’s tour are Bill and Barbara Bryant, 527 South Main St.; Rod and Beth Swartz, 419 South Main St.; the T.B. Ripy home, 320 South Main St.; and Ron and Marlene Yung, 643 North Main St., all in Lawrenceburg.
    The local chapter held its first home tour in 1995.

  • Turner students ‘Unleashed!’

    Leigh Anne Florence, author of multiple children’s books and the newspaper serial “Unleashed,” visited with Robert B. Turner Elementary students on Nov. 16, bringing children’s book stars and dachshunds Woody and Chloe with her.

  • Students Dumpster dive to kick off district recycling program

    Students from James Rapp’s seventh grade class at Anderson County Middle School Dumpster dived to learn about recycling last Thursday as part of a special presentation and kick off by Bluegrass Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment, or PRIDE.
    Anderson County schools recently received part of a $45,000 recycling grant through the group from the Walmart Foundation used to educate and promote recycling initiatives in Anderson, Garrard and Lincoln public schools.

  • Robert B. Turner October Students of the Month
  • District court docket: 11-28-12

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 20, 2012.
    Jessie L. Morris, arraignment, possession of marijuana, use/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 4.
    Katurah Prophet, disposition, fourth-degree assault (minor injury) – pretrial conference Oct. 4, bench trial Nov. 1.
    F.D. Robinson, III, arraignment, harassing communications – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 10, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 1.

  • Time running out for Santa letters

    If you think you’ve been good this year, tell Santa all about it by submitting your holiday letters to The Anderson News.
    For the 35th consecutive year, the News will help Santa by publishing the letters and pictures of Anderson County’s children. Santa only asks one thing. In order to make sure he can get through them all, please keep letters to 100 words.
    Letters should be e-mailed to santa@theandersonnews.com. Photos should be attached to the e-mail letters they accompany and should be saved in JPEG format.

  • Community thanked for election day cooperation

    Another election has come and gone. Even though we experienced a large voter turnout, we had very few problems.
    As usual, the Attorney General’s Office visited several of the voting locations looking for voter fraud and election officer compliance. Nothing was found.

  • Beat cold with indoor garden

    Like it or not winter is rolling in on us and Mother Nature is doing her best to get us used to it.
    Cold nights, with a low of 19 so far at the farm, and 50-degree days help our bodies adjust to the upcoming change. It’s like having continuous nudges that winter is on its way. Still, how many had to scramble to find their ice scrapper the other day?

  • Extension offers parenting program Dec. 12

    Is there a perfect parent? I’m interested in hearing from you. If the answer is yes, my guess is that every perfect parent needs the same thing. Think about it.
    Past studies on parenting styles suggest that parents may get what they want by the way they parent, i.e. parents who believe that obedience is the most important characteristic will parent in a way that encourages obedience.