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Today's News

  • Meet Mrs. Yeast’s second grade classroom
  • Saffell Second grade spelling bee winners
  • Birth: Anderson

    Ashley O’Neill Kays and Derrick Logan Anderson of Versailles announce the birth of their daughter, Addisyn Rebecca Anderson, born Dec. 1, 2011, at St. Joseph Women’s hospital.
    She weighed 8 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Daniel Kays and the late Rebecca Kays of Lawrenceburg.
    Her paternal grandparents are James Anderson and the late Kathy Hall of Hardin.

  • Ward art students make blankets for the needy

    Fifth grade students at Emma B. Ward Elementary recently made fleece blankets to donate to homeless shelters and orphanages over the Christmas season.
    Art instructor Tamara Williams said fifth grade parent Jewel Bingham donated all of the fleece material for the students to work with, and the children spent about five class periods cutting and tying the blankets together.
    Williams said she wasn’t sure where they would donate the 25-30 blankets, but they will probably go to a homeless shelter or orphanage in Lexington.

  • Birth: Cunningham

    Shawna and James Cunningham of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Bentley John Cunningham, born Dec. 8, 2011 in Frankfort.
    He weighed 7 pounds and 12 1/4 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Cooper of Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Warren and Nancy Cunningham of Lawrenceburg.
    His great-grandmother is Edith Patterson of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • Student receives full scholarship to Minnesota

    Clifford “Ford” William Wilson, 17, part-time resident of Lawrenceburg and  currently a senior at Memorial High School and Engineering Academy in Tulsa, Okla., has just been awarded a full Naval Reserve Officer Training Corp scholarship to the University of Minnesota.

  • Community calendar: 12-21-11

    Community
    Dec. 24: Christmas Eve
    Dec. 25: Christmas Day

    Education
    Dec. 21-22, Dec. 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
    Dec. 21: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Dec. 22: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • Transy student inducted into honor society

    Anderson County High School graduate and Transylvania University junior Katelyn Shouse has been inducted into the Lampas Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa.
    Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society, was founded in 1914 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., by 15 students and faculty members.
    Students apply for ODK membership in their junior or senior year.

  • Academy students visit Santa
  • Bustin out, Todd in as new health board chairman

    The Anderson County Board of Health continued its effort to draft a new list of responsibilities for its embattled director Monday night.
    It also has a new chairman.
    Harold Todd, a certified public accountant, was approved as the board’s new chairman last Wednesday night, and will replace outgoing chairman Dr. Andrew Bustin after the first of the year.
    Todd takes over as chairman as the health board battles to help right its financial ship, which is leaking what board members say is $13,000 each month in losses.