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Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Bearcats to be on road

    Anderson County's high school baseball game with Washington County, originally scheduled for Barnes Memorial Field Wednesday afternoon, March 20, has been moved to Washington County due to Anderson's field being unplayable.

    The problems stem from a renovation of the infield. Wet weather has delayed completion of the project, according to Anderson coach L.W. Barnes, who said the Bearcats hope to be back on their home field by mid-April.

  • Keep calm and cheer UK on

    When you’re a Wildcat Princess attending the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament, first you:
    Put on a shiny blue wig.
    Crown yourself with a tiara.
    Wrap a feathered boa around your neck, drape yourself with jewelry and rub a temporary University of Kentucky tattoo on your cheek.
    Then you’re ready to greet the UK fan populace, as you have been for the last 17 years.
    Francine Sloan, a Lawrenceburg resident and member of The Wildcat Princess Club, almost didn’t travel to Nashville last weekend.

  • Godly men must be careful to preserve the family unit

    The family has fallen on hard times. Now I don’t mean every family unit is suffering; the institution of the family, however, as God ordained it, is suffering. My wife and I are foster and adoptive parents. This has opened our eyes to the reality of hurting families. It is this ministry that has caused me to have a burden in my spirit to walk closer to God.

  • Church briefs: 3-20-13

    New Liberty Christian announces events
    New Liberty Christian Church has set March 24 as “bring a friend’ day, according to a news release.
    ‘The church uses one Sunday each year to encourage the members to invite a friends who they work with or lives near their residence,” event organizers said. “The goal for this special day is ‘100.’”
    The New Liberty Christian Church is planning a pictorial church directory, according to the church’s news release.

  • Community calendar: 3-20-13

    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.
    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes

  • Wedding: Montgomery-Adams

    Heather Adams and Randy Adams of Lawrenceburg were married June 30, 2012, at 4 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    Dr. Mike Hamrick officiated. The bride was given in marriage by her mother and father.
    The bride is the daughter of Bobby and Betty Montgomery of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the bride are Deverl and the late Clyde Burns and Robert Montgomery and the late Virginia Perkins.
    The groom is the son of Ronald and Diane Adams of Loretto. Grandparents of the groom are Joyce and the late Frank Gibson and Shirley and the late Paul Adams.

  • Birth: Alexander

    Jason and Jamie Alexander of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Wyatt Tomer Alexander, born Jan. 15, 2013, at St. Joseph East.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Greg and Denise Cinnamon of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Gene and Mary Ruth Cinnamon and Wilma  
    Flygstad.
    Paternal grandparents are Bob and Cammie Alexander of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparent is Hazel Smith.

  • First Baptist to host Relay dinner

    First Baptist Church will host a dinner March 27 from 5-6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in the Fireside Room.
    The dinner will cost $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under.
    All proceeds raised with go to Anderson County Relay for Life.
    The annual Relay for Life event will held this year June 21-22, 2013, at the American Legion city park from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

  • Way We Were: 'Tender' memories honored Dot McMichael

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 7, 1963
    Eighty-three pints of blood were received at the local center with 10 rejections recoded because of lack of iron or because prospective donors had received shots for colds during the past six weeks and the blood drive.
    William Nevins, who gave his 40th pint and who received a 5-gallon pin from Chairman Truman Birdwhistell, was the largest donor in the county.

  • District court docket: 3-20-13

    Judge David F. Hayse heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Feb. 7, 2013. ment, operating a motor
    Jessica L. Poole, arraignment, eight counts of second-degree criminal possession forged instrument – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Feb. 21.