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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Ranking the Region

    Anderson News sports editor John Herndon handicaps the Eighth Region.

    Boys

    1.Collins (11-2)

    Titans have been impressive in the early going and got a big win over Mason County in Indianapolis Saturday.

    2.South Oldham (10-2)

    Defending champs are off to fast start, but lost to Collins by 18.

    3.Oldham County (9-4)

    Good talent, nice size but have a puzzling loss to Owensboro on the resume.

    4.Simon Kenton (7-5)

  • Showdown between No. 1 Anderson and No. 3 Franklin reset again because of weather

    The girls' basketball triple-header featuring Anderson County, ranked No. 1 in Rating the State, and Franklin County, No. 3 in the same rating, has been rescheduled again.

    The game will now be played on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at Anderson County. Freshmen will play at 5:15, junior varsity at 6:30 and varsity at approximately 7:45 p.m.

    News of the rescheduling came after the print edition of The Anderson News (Jan. 8) had been sent to press.

    The game had originally been set for Jan. 7, then moved to Jan. 8 before the latest rescheduling.

  • Hundreds in Anderson County without power during Monday's freeze

    As temperatures dipped to new freezing lows, roughly 340 northern Anderson County Blue Grass Energy customers found themselves without power Monday morning.   

    More than 3,000 western Franklin County residents and 340 Anderson County customers lost power at about 8 a.m. Monday morning following a night of wind chills and record-setting freezing temperatures for the region.  

  • Lady Bearcats rout Spencer; Franklin game rescheduled

    The Anderson County girls' basketball team held Spencer County scoreless in both the second and third quarters on the way to a 70-8 rout Saturday afternoon in Taylorsville.
    Anderson shed an 11-day layoff by going 2-0 in 30th District play. Makenzie Cann led Anderson with 25 points.

    For a complete report, see the Jan. 8 edition of The Anderson News.


    Franklin game rescheduled

  • Community calendar: 1-1-14

    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

  • Auxiliary visits Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore

    Ten members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 went to Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore on Dec. 15 for a Christmas party for the Roosevelt unit. Shopping was done from a wish list provided for the 50 residents. Unit 34 members helped pass out food provided by Veterans Center and gifts for veterans provided by the Auxiliary and Legion Post 34.
    Veterans asked for and received sweatsuits, sweaters, jackets, robe, Marilyn Monroe décor, shirts, word find puzzles and University of Louisville and Kentucky items. Cookies were also taken for a later snack .

  • Birth: Callan

    Christopher and Brittany Callan of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Abby Gayle Callan, born Oct. 21, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Judy Carlton of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Marvin and Mary Ann Carlton and the late Howard and Virginia Smith.

  • Way We Were: LOS ANGELES TIMES COLUMN MAKES IT TO LAWRENCEBURG

    The following story was found in a box of papers that belonged to Margaret Baker.The box was found in a building after she died. She was raised in Lawrenceburg and lived on Woodford Street, says her niece, Linda Chilton.
    In later years, she moved to Hometown Manor on Hawkins Street, where she lived until she died.

  • Anderson County Jail Log: 1-1-14

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail during the past week, according to information released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Dec. 23
    William Robinson, probation violation, failure to appear or pay fines, by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    Jimmy Griggs, probation violation, by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    Crystal Brophy, theft by unlawful taking under $500, by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    Dec. 24

  • Middle school staff smooch pig to celebrate reading goals

    Middle School Principal Jeanna Kidd and language arts teachers Jennifer Johnson and Leslie Mitchell kissed a 400-pound pig, spray painted their hair pink and climbed up onto the middle school roof last Friday to celebrate the sixth grade surpassing its “Challenge to Read” for November.