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Today's News

  • REGIONAL CHAMPS! Bearcats slog through mud, hold on to beat Franklin for title

    Anderson County was not going to let this one slip through its hands.

    The Bearcats scored with 3:02 to play, then intercepted two Franklin County passes in the final three minutes to defeat the Flyers, 31-28, in the Class 5A, Region 3 football championship game Friday night on a muddy field at Anderson County's Hollie Warford Stadium.

    The game-winner came when Zachary Carmichael sneaked into the end zone from two yards out. Carmichael then hit Ross Cox for the two-point conversion to set the final score.

  • Services this weekend for ‘Woody’ Gash

    The man who served as Anderson County Coroner for nearly 30 years died Thursday morning following a lengthy illness.

    Wilmer C. “Woody” Gash, 71, served as coroner from 1964 through 1982 and was owner, funeral director and embalmer at Gash Memorial Chapel on Main Street, Lawrenceburg.

    Visitation is scheduled for 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Gash Memorial Chapel.

    Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Ehr officiating.

    For more, see Wednesday’s edition of The Anderson News.

  • Operation Christmas Child
  • S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G their way to victory
  • American Red Cross plans three blood drives

    The Franklin County chapter of the American Red Cross have announced three pre-Thanksgiving blood drives.
    A two-day drive is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church, located on Ninevah Road.
    Both drives will include free chili for those who sign up to donated.
    Another drive is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kroger store in Lawenceburg.
    Donors at both drives can also receive a free four-week trial subscription to The Anderson News.

  • Engagement: Crutcher-Chrisman

    Mark and Cindy Crutcher announce the engagement of their daughter Emily Ann Crutcher to Evan Kyle Chrisman, son of Randy and Dawn Chrisman, all of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents of the bride are the late Paul and Martha Crutcher. Maternal grandparents of the bride are Mary Bell Welch and the late Luther Welch.
    Paternal grandparents of the groom are Alice Chrisman and the late Terry Chrisman. Maternal grandparents of the groom are Coleman and Rita Adams and Mary Ellen Graves.

  • Mary Todd Lincoln delights local audience

    An audience of about 50 people filled the Pierian Woman’s Clubhouse wing of the Anderson County Public Library last Friday evening to watch Trish Clark portray “Mary Todd Lincoln — A House Divided.”

  • Community calendar: 11-20-13

    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.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • High school to hold ‘college and career-readiness’ week

    Throughout the week seniors will be given opportunities to explore the “next steps” needed to prepare for life after graduation through a “College and Career-Readiness” week held Nov. 18-22, according to a news release from the school.   
    Representatives from colleges, vocational/technical schools, public service, and military branches will be present during the week to talk to students about post-secondary opportunities.

  • Church briefs: 11-20-13

    Salvisa Christian Church
    to sponsor free clothes day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a free clothes day for Anderson and Mercer county residents only on Dec. 2 from 1:30-4 p.m.
    Proof of residency is required.
    Salvisa Christian Church is located at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa.  
    For more information, contact Pam Votaw at 502-839-5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226.

    Salvisa hosts community
    Thanksgiving worship service