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Today's News

  • Ward wins 2012 District Governor’s Cup

    Emma B. Ward placed first overall in the 2012 District Governor’s Cup held on Feb. 25. Students competed in written assessment, quick recall and future problem solving events. The FPS team placed first and Quick Recall third. Eleven students won individual ribbons in written assessment.

  • Saffell students complete the St. Jude mathathon

    Saffell Street Elementary recently raised more than $4,000 for the St. Jude Mathathon, with third grader Monynita Kiem raising the most, at $270.
    The Mathathon is a program where students are sponsored to answer math problems. All the money raised goes to St. Jude to help fight childhood cancer.  This year, Saffell Students raised $4,039.93 for the St. Jude Children’s hospital during the school’s mathathon fundraiser.   
    Saffell Street students have raised $37,772.38 for St. Jude during its history of participation.

  • Meet Mrs. Barnes’ second grade classroom
  • Local planning committee to hold public forum March 12

    The Anderson County school district’s Local Planning Committee will be holding a public forum for the community on March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the central office on US 127.
    The LPC will be discussing barriers and needs of Anderson County schools in creating its district facility plan, which will outline priority construction and renovation projects for Anderson County for the next four years.
     

  • Christian Academy names Homecoming Court
  • Humanities Council hosts Chautauqua performance

    On March 8, the Anderson County Humanities Council will provide community residents with an opportunity to hear the story of the Rev. Newton Bush, member of the 5th Regiment United States Colored Cavalry.
    Robert Bell, who portrays Bush, will interact with members of the community while telling Rev. Bush’s story beginning at 7 p.m. at the Emma B. Ward Elementary School Library.
    Robert Bell portrays Rev. Bush for Kentucky Chautauqua.

  • The Acoustic Project awards instruments to essay winners
  • Friends of the Library to meet

    The Friends of the Library is scheduled to meet March 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the library. New members are welcome.
    Friends of the Anderson Public Library meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.
    If there is no school, there will be no meeting.
     

  • District court docket: 3-7-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on February 13, 2012.
    Dana Dahlen, review, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – continued to June 18.
    Corey L. Hopper, hearing, third-degree terroristic threatening – 45 days to serve (credit time served), continued to Feb. 27.
    Armando M. Cortes, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, no operator/moped license – continued first appearance Feb. 16.

  • Trial date set for ex-social worker

    A trial date has been set in the case of the former Anderson County social worker charged with nine felonies for allegedly tampering with public records.
    Margaret “Geri” Murphy is scheduled to stand trial at 9 a.m. July 19-20 in Anderson Circuit Court, her attorney, Bill Patrick, confirmed following a hearing Tuesday morning.
    A pretrial conference is scheduled for June 17, also at 9 a.m.
    In a statement, Patrick said he is working to arrange a plea deal in Murphy’s case.