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Today's News

  • Community calendar: 9-21-11

    Community
    Sept. 23-25: Civil War re-enactment, Anderson County Middle School, Fri. at 3 p.m., Sat. and Sun. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sept. 24: Historical society’s bourbon and wine tasting fundraiser, Ripy House, Main Street, 6:30 p.m.

    Education
    Sept. 21-23, Sept.26-27: 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

  • Engagement: Cleveland-Ricke

    Murray and Ann Cleveland announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Ellen Cleveland of Waddy, to Michael Joseph Ricke of Versailles, son of John Ricke and Kim Mattingly.
    Judge Thomas D. Wingate will officiate the wedding.
    The bride received a master’s in rehabilitation counseling, and is currently employed as an adult day training manager at Quest Farm, Inc.
    The groom received a master’s in rehabilitation counseling, and is currently employed as a vocational rehabilitation counselor with the Cabinet for  

  • Wedding: Burke-Stewart

    Kevin Michael Burke, son of Michael and Joan Burke of Lawrenceburg, and Sarah Baker Stewart, daughter of Mark and Ginger Johnson of Lexington, and Bill and Ginger Stewart of Berea, were married Aug. 5, 2011. The ceremony and reception took place at the Bell House in Lexington.
    Kevin Burke is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, and is employed at Longley Marketing. Sarah Burke is a graduate of Spencerian College and is employed at Bluegrass Contracting Corporation.
    The bride and groom spent their honeymoon in Naples, Fla. The couple will reside in Lexington.

  • Anniversary: Sebastian

    Henry and Opha Sebastian of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 24.
    Their children are Tim (Lisa) Sebastian, and Shirley (J.R.) Huff.
    Their grandchildren are Matthew (Sandra) Sebastian, Aaron (Ashley) Sebastian, Heather Sebastian, Logan Sebastian and Taylor Huff. Their great-grandson is Judah Sebastian.
    The couple will spend their anniversary with their children and grandchildren.
     

  • Way We Were: Sisters up to their old tricks, again

    50 YEARS AGO
    September 21, 1961
    Jimmy Phillips, 8, son of Mr. aThe Junior Eagle Club of Western met for the first time this year, according to reporter Edwinna Cook.
    Officers elected were: Jane McGuire, president; Loretta Hupp, vice president; Shirley Wilson, secretary; Edwinna Cook, reporter; Mary Lou Corley and Ira Lee Blakeman, song leaders; Earl Puckett Jr. and Elizabeth Satterly, recreation.

  • District Court Docket: 9-21-11

    Michael Cooper, motion for shock probation, attempted intimidating a participant in legal process – motion denied.
    Michael A. Cooper, motion for shock probation, alcohol intoxication in a public place – motion denied.
    David T. Sawyer, motion for shock probation, traffic in marijuana (less than eight ounces), use/possess drug paraphernalia – motion granted.
    Ronnie G. Agee, hearing, theft by unlawful taking – bench warrant.
    Ronnie G. Agee, arraignment, receiving stolen property (less than $500) – bench warrant.

  • Six indicted for alcohol and drug possession, theft

    The following people were indicted September 6 by the Anderson County Grand Jury, according to information obtained at the Anderson County Courthouse.
    Jason P. Woodward, 32, of 524 Copperfield Drive, was indicted on one charge: first-degree illegal possession of a controlled substance.
    William K. Hyatt, Jr., 41, of 218 Lynn Drive, was indicted on three charges: first-degree wanton endangerment; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, second offense; possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle.

  • Two businessmen named to Century Bank’s board

    Local businessmen David Bogie and Randy Chrisman were named to Century Bank’s Board of Directors, the bank announced in a news release.
    Bogie is a 40 year resident of Anderson County and is a Vietnam veteran.
    He worked in the industrial manufacturing industry and was employed for over 36 years at General Cable.
    Chrisman has lived and worked on his family farm in Anderson County since 1974.
    He retired after 20 years of service with the Lexington Fire Department and currently works with the Oral and Facial Surgery Group in Frankfort.

  • Health department offers free flu shots for students Oct. 17

    The Anderson County Health Department will offer a free flu vaccine and mist to Anderson County students, the agency announced.
    A limited number of doses have been provided by the Department for Public Health and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.
    Students may obtain the vaccine at their school with a signed consent form, or parents/guardians may accompany students to a free clinic Oct. 17 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Anderson County Health Department, 1180 Glensboro Road.

  • Anderson High School class ring finds its way home

    What was lost has now been found.
    Thanks to Phyllis Smith and her yearlong quest to solve a mystery of the missing class ring.
    While cleaning out an apartment she rents out, Smith and her daughter discovered forgotten boxes of clothes left on the downstairs landing. Smith told her daughter to donate the clothing to charity.
    As Smith’s daughter was folding the clothes, she found a high school ring, engraved with images of deer and fish, and the name William Barnett.