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Today's News

  • Driver collides with squad car after running red light

    Officer Joe Saunier, a city police officer, was released from the hospital Feb. 2 after sustaining injuries in traffic accident that morning.  
    The two-vehicle crash occurred a little after 8 a.m. at the intersection of Woodford and South Main Street on Feb. 2.
    Officer Jeremy Cornish, who said he witnessed the collision, said a female driver, the sole passenger of the vehicle, was traveling east on Woodford Street when her brakes allegedly malfunctioned.

  • District court docket: 2-1-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Jan. 5, 2012.
    Christine E. Cunningham, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – continued to Feb. 16.
    Jesse Curran, show cause, two counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – bench warrant.
    Rex A. Davis, arraignment, theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded guilty, $183, installment/deferred payment Apr. 12.
    Paul S. Dearinger, pretrial conference, second-degree cruelty to animals – show cause Jan. 11.

  • Church briefs: 2-1-12

    Sand Spring Baptist hosts concert
    Sand Spring Baptist Church will sponsor a worship concert Feb. 16 featuring Shane and Shane.
    According to event organizers, Shane and Shane are nationally known contemporary Christian artists. This duo has many popular songs out such as “Beauty For Ashes,” “Before The Throne,” “He is Exalted,” “Saved By Grace,” and many more.

  • Community calendar: 2-1-12

    Community
    Feb. 3: Ducks Unlimited Banquet, sponsored by Shelby County Ducks Unlimited Chapter
    Ducks Unlimited will host dinner with a silent and live auction at Claudia Sanders Dinner House on Feb. 3.  Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner following. Auction, raffle and prize items include guided hunts, guns, gear and more. Tickets are $50 single or $60 per couple. Children are encouraged to attend. Look for Ducks Unlimited on Facebook at “Shelby County Ducks Unlimited” or call (502) 321-1609 for more information or the early bird discounts.

  • Community calendar: 2-1-12

    Community
    Feb. 3: Ducks Unlimited Banquet, sponsored by Shelby County Ducks Unlimited Chapter
    Ducks Unlimited will host dinner with a silent and live auction at Claudia Sanders Dinner House on Feb. 3.  Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner following. Auction, raffle and prize items include guided hunts, guns, gear and more. Tickets are $50 single or $60 per couple. Children are encouraged to attend. Look for Ducks Unlimited on Facebook at “Shelby County Ducks Unlimited” or call (502) 321-1609 for more information or the early bird discounts.

  • In good times and bad, God is in control

    Have you experienced great loss in your life, like a death in the family or financial troubles?
    I am sure you have and have asked God, “Why me?”
    Personal suffering is part of life but as Christians, aren’t we just clay in the potter’s hands? Right now I know a lot of people are suffering, especially due to the economic situation locally and nationally.  I believe sometimes we go through bad circumstances to have a closer relationship with our creator.

  • Anderson Community Education offers variety of classes

    Classes ranging from computers to Zumba will be offered in the coming weeks, Anderson Community Education has announced.
    For more information, call 839-3754 or email Jacque Zeller jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us

    Basic computer
    When: Friday, Feb. 10 and 17 from 12:30-2:30 p.m.
    Where: Anderson County Adult Learning Center, 219 E. Woodford St. with instructor Jacqueline Zeller
    Cost: $30 (four hours of instruction) Limit four students.

  • Engagement: Combs and Bowman

    Bill Combs of Frankfort and Brian and Michelle Nichols of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter LeAnn Combs to Kevin Allen Bowman, son of Richard and Karen Bowman of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are William “Lloyd” Evans of Frankfort and Wanell Poirier of Clearwater, Fla.; Steve and Brenda Kendall of Lexington; and John Nichols of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the groom are late John Jr. and Shirley McGaughey of Lawrenceburg; and Sharon Bowman and the late William “Billy” Bowman of Lawrenceburg.

  • Students selected for All State Chorus

    Anderson County High School had nine students selected to participate in the 2012 All State Chorus. They will be in Louisville on Feb. 8-10 preparing for and presenting a concert that is open to the public.
    The freshmen students, Hayden Bright, Hunter New and Tess Taylor, all submitted a tape to be judged and based upon that submission were accepted to the Junior High All State Chorus.

  • Way We Were: WHERE IN ANDERSON COUNTY IS ________? Part II

    Wyatt Shely, who wrote a weekly column called “Our Heritage” in the 1960s and 1970s, was asked by some men making a survey of Kentucky place names in 1971  to help compile some information about some of Anderson County’s place names.
    Mr. Shely was the resident historian at that time and wrote many columns about the family names found in Anderson County and how they came to be here.