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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Bearcats roll past Washington in season opener; Lady Bearcats rout Lex Cath

    Both Anderson County High School basketball teams recorded big wins Friday night.
    The Bearcats opened the boys' basketball season with a solid 71-50 win over visiting Washington County. Senior guard Jay Smith poured in 30 points, a career high, while pulling down eight rebounds and dishing five assists. Classmate Austin Linzy pulled down 12 rebounds as the Bearcats owned the backboards, 37-17.

  • Deputy injured in meth-related scuffle

    A late-night vehicle and foot chase on Herndon Road injured an Anderson County deputy and resulted in the arrest of two people on methamphetamine charges, according to a news release from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    When deputies responded to a suspicious call vehicle around 11 p.m. Tuesday night on Herndon Road, the vehicle fled the scene and attempted to elude deputies, according to the news release.

    A chase ensued but ended when the suspect’s vehicle crashed into a tree at the intersection of Herndon and Puckett roads.

  • Church briefs: 11-28-12

    Salvisa Christian announces events
    A community free clothes day will be held Dec. 3 from 2-5 p.m. at Salvisa Christian Church, 155 Sugar St., in Salvisa. All sizes are available. For more information, contact Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226.
    Salvisa Christian Church will celebrate the beginning of advent with the Hanging of the Greens at the morning worship service Dec. 2 at 11 a.m.  All are welcome.  For more information, contact the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515 or check the website at  www.salvisachristian.org.

  • Academy hosts Thanksgiving feast
  • The churches are full of sinners, so why not join us?

    Do you attend church regularly? No I do not mean Christmas or Easter, I mean are you a member of a church?
    I have touched on this issue before, but as more than half of Anderson County does not attend church at all, this is directed at those professing Christians who do not.
    Now, there are plenty of “spiritual people” who often say to me “I don’t have to attend church to be a Christian. I can worship God from the comfort of my home.”

  • Anderson Retired Teachers to meet Monday

    The Anderson County Retired Teachers will meet Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. at First Christian Church.
    The group asks members to bring a non-perishable item for Open Hands food pantry, and a hors d’ oeuvre to share.
     

  • Nominations open for military Freedom Award

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense agency, is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
    The Freedom Award is the nation’s highest award for civilian employers that support their employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve. Nominations may be submitted by guardsmen, reservists or family members acting on their behalf at www.FreedomAward.mil through Jan. 21, 2013.

  • Pearl Harbor veterans invited to luncheon

    A buffet luncheon will be held for Pearl Harbor survivors, veterans and public Dec. 7 at noon at the Oleika Shrine Temple, located at 326 Southland Drive in Lexington.
    The lunch is $10 per person.
    The speaker will be Thomas R. Emerson, historian and retired Kentucky assistant attorney general.
    For reservations, call Don Dixon at 859-277-5008 or Doyle Rambo at 859-536-6925.
     

  • Engagement: Metcalf-Smith

    Rebecca Fryman and Troy Metcalf announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Dawn Metcalf, to Jacob Smith, son of Lori McKinney and Glenn Smith.
    The ceremony will be held Dec. 22, 2012, at Alton Christian Church at 4 p.m., with a reception to follow at Eagle Lake Convention Center.
    The couple will reside in Colorado where the groom is stationed in the military.
     

  • Community calendar: 11-28-12

    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.