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Today's News

  • Maynard Studios celebrates grand opening
  • Library offers One Book One Bluegrass events

    The Anderson Public Library, in participation with the central Kentucky 2013 One Book One Bluegrass community program, will be offering the following programs in April.
    This year’s book is “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern. The month’s events at central Kentucky libraries will culminate in a final Night Circus Gala in Lexington on April 20.
    For more information about One Book One Bluegrass, contact Tami Elam at Anderson Public Library at 839-6420 or visit the reading program’s website at www.lexpublib.org/OneBook2013.

  • Church briefs: 3-27-13

    Methodist Church hosts egg hunt
    The Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church hosted a community wide Rock-N-Roll Easter Egg-stravaganza and egg hunt March 24.
    “With almost 250 from the Anderson County community and God 1st Athletic League in attendance, the children were delighted with face painting, crafts, carnival style games and prizes, a photo booth and sweets shop,” according to event organizers.

  • Library announces April classes

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in April.
    All classes are subject to cancellation, and class space is limited to five students. Students will use the library’s laptops.
     Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up or contact Tami Elam at the library for more information.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: April 2, 10-11:30 a.m.
    Introduction to Internet
    When: April 2, 2-3:30 p.m.
    Introduction to email
    When: April 4, 2-3:30 p.m.
    Introduction to Word Part 1

  • Jesus Christ’s death is the foundation for eternal salvation

    Dr. Bryan Chapell tells the story of two brothers who were playing on the sandbanks by the river in his hometown.
    He writes, “One ran after another up a large mound of sand. Unfortunately, the mound was not solid, and their weight caused them to sink in quickly.

  • Lawrenceburg native honored by KSU

    Naomi Pleasant Barkley, a native of Lawrenceburg, was recently honored by Kentucky State University’s Cincinnati chapter and the national alumni as a prestigious and dedicated alumni member for “her unwavering commitment to and support of our beloved alma mater,” according to a press release.
    Barkley received honors during the March 1 performance of the KSU Concert Choir at Tryed Stone New Beginning Church in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Engagement: Meeks-Liles

    Floyd W.R.D. Meeks proudly announces the engagement of his parents, Samantha D. Meeks and Jonathan R. Liles.
    The wedding is scheduled to take place July 26, 2014.

  • Community calendar: 3-27-13

    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.
    Helping Hands--Heart of Community to hold fundraiser
    The Helping Hands—Heart of Community will be hosting a Thirty-One company charity party on

  • Shots fired on US 127 during road rage incident

    A Salvisa man who allegedly shot at another vehicle during what is being described as an incident of road rage has been charged with wanton endangerment, a Class D felony.
    John Roberts, 47, of 821 Claylick Road allegedly fired a handgun from his vehicle at another driver Feb. 5 on US 127 South near Nevins Station, a location near the Anderson-Mercer county line, according to Det. Bryan Taylor of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Way We Were: Winners ate steak, losers ate beans

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 21, 1963
    Jerry Gritton, Western High basketball player, suffered a fracture of his left arm in practice Wednesday afternoon.
    He was admitted to the Frankfort hospital.

    Darrell W. Sullivan, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse F. Sullivan underwent nine weeks of basic training at the Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Ill.

    Feb. 28, 1963
    William Burton fell Sunday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bobby Clay, and suffered a severe cut of his mouth. Several stitches were required to close the wound.