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Today's News

  • Hyatt competes in golf tourney

    Anderson County High School senior Anna-Marie Hyatt was one of 40 female golfers from around the state selected to participate in the KGCA Senior All-Star Tournament, held at the University Club of Kentucky in Lexington on Oct. 20. Hyatt represented golf's Seventh Region as well.

    Despite battling strong winds and temperatures in the 40s, Hyatt finished in a seventh-place tie to cap her 5-year career at Anderson County High School.

  • COLUMN: Pennsylvania anthem controversy is really a look at scholastic sports

    At first glance, the news out of Pennsylvania last week was more than a bit upsetting at first glance.

    In case you missed it, last Monday, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League issued a directive to 183 member schools in the central and western portions of the state that they should no longer play the National Anthem before high school hockey games.

  • 'Whooping cough' spreads to Saffell Street Elementary

    Another Anderson County elementary student has contracted whooping cough, this time a third grader at Saffell Street Elementary.

    Anderson County Health Director Tim Wright confirmed Tuesday morning that a sixth positive case of pertussis or “whooping cough” was detected and confirmed at Saffell Street Elementary at 2 p.m. Monday afternoon.   

    Wright said the health department, located at 1180 Glensboro Road in Lawrenceburg, will now provide $5 whooping cough immunizations for adults and children 11 years of age and older.

  • Free 'whooping cough' vaccinations available Friday for Ward students, staff

    Free "whooping cough" vaccinations will be provided by the Anderson County Health Department on Friday, Nov. 16 from 4-5:30 p.m. for Emma B. Ward Elementary students and staff who may have been in contact with students positively diagnosed with pertussis, commonly known as "whooping cough."

    Superintendent Sheila Mitchell confirmed the whooping cough outbreak in a press release Thursday morning, stating that the state epidemiology department recommended all fifth grade students at Ward be immunized for whooping cough.

  • ‘Whooping cough’ outbreak confirmed at Ward Elementary

    An outbreak of pertussis or “whooping cough” was confirmed Thursday morning at Emma B. Ward Elementary, according to Superintendent Sheila Mitchell and Anderson County Health Director Tim Wright.

    Five cases of whooping cough have been reported, all isolated to a single fifth grade classroom, Wright said.

    According to Wright, the first student at Ward to contract whooping cough first visited the doctor on Oct. 22, but the case was not confirmed until Nov. 9.

  • Internet comedy series features Lawrenceburg residents

    Lawrenceburg residents Nycole and Travis Huber recently finished reprising their roles in season two of regionally produced “Brothers Barbarian,” a comedy Web series about two teenage barbarians who have been turned into overweight, balding, middle-aged men by an evil witch.

  • District court docket: 11-14-12

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 20, 2012.
    Tamara Bivins, arraignment, trafficking in controlled substance, controlled substance prescription not in original container – bonded out.
    Aaron D. Caudill, arraignment, third-degree burglary – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Sept. 27.

  • Church briefs: 11-14-12

    New Hope Baptist
     announces events
    On Nov.18, New Hope Baptist in Versailles will be dedicating the shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.  
    The church-wide Thanksgiving Potluck Meal will be Sunday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. Bring several dishes to share.  
    If you or someone you know needs a Thanksgiving meal, please contact New Hope at 873-1707.
    The church will be delivering meals from 10 a.m. to noon on Thanksgiving Day. The delivery and meal are free.  

  • No need to worry about politics when God is in control

    The results of the presidential election startled me.
    I personally feel a lot of hurt and concern for the moral decline of our country. For a good part of Wednesday I really just felt hurt.  
    However, there is no reason for a Christian to “worry” about things of this nature. God is sovereign! God is in full control! Throughout history there have been cultures of rebellion that lacked morality.

  • Community calendar: 11-14-12

    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.  

    Relay for Life fundraisers