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Today's News

  • High school FFCLA Club to host Christmas camp

    Children ages 5-12 are invited to a Christmas day camp Dec. 15 hosted by the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) club at Anderson County High School.
    Students will be participating in making various crafts and food items and will be assisted by FCCLA members and the Family and Consumer Sciences teachers at the high school. Information is as follows:
    The camp will be held in ACHS rooms 126 and 128 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with lunch served at 11:30 a.m.

  • GED changes to affect test fees, format


    Big changes are on the way for the GED test in Kentucky, according to a press release from the Anderson County Adult Education Center.   

  • Grandparents arrive via helicopter for Academy event

    Grandparents of Christian Academy fourth grader Phillip Maxfield arrived in style, via helicopter, for the Academy’s Grandparents celebration.
    “When your grandson invites you to his Grandparents Day celebration at the Christian Academy, most folks just use the traditional method of arriving. They drive in, find a nice parking spot and walk on in,” Christian Academy Administrator Steve Carmichael said in an e-mail press release.
    “Not fourth grader Phillip Maxfield’s grandparents.

  • Anderson County Middle School Students of the Month
  • Annual Christmas home tour set for Sunday

    The Lawrenceburg Gamma Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma will host its 16th Christmas Home Tour on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.
    The homes on this year’s tour are Bill and Barbara Bryant, 527 South Main St.; Rod and Beth Swartz, 419 South Main St.; the T.B. Ripy home, 320 South Main St.; and Ron and Marlene Yung, 643 North Main St., all in Lawrenceburg.
    The local chapter held its first home tour in 1995.

  • Turner students ‘Unleashed!’

    Leigh Anne Florence, author of multiple children’s books and the newspaper serial “Unleashed,” visited with Robert B. Turner Elementary students on Nov. 16, bringing children’s book stars and dachshunds Woody and Chloe with her.

  • Students Dumpster dive to kick off district recycling program

    Students from James Rapp’s seventh grade class at Anderson County Middle School Dumpster dived to learn about recycling last Thursday as part of a special presentation and kick off by Bluegrass Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment, or PRIDE.
    Anderson County schools recently received part of a $45,000 recycling grant through the group from the Walmart Foundation used to educate and promote recycling initiatives in Anderson, Garrard and Lincoln public schools.

  • Robert B. Turner October Students of the Month
  • District court docket: 11-28-12

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 20, 2012.
    Jessie L. Morris, arraignment, possession of marijuana, use/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 4.
    Katurah Prophet, disposition, fourth-degree assault (minor injury) – pretrial conference Oct. 4, bench trial Nov. 1.
    F.D. Robinson, III, arraignment, harassing communications – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 10, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 1.

  • Time running out for Santa letters

    If you think you’ve been good this year, tell Santa all about it by submitting your holiday letters to The Anderson News.
    For the 35th consecutive year, the News will help Santa by publishing the letters and pictures of Anderson County’s children. Santa only asks one thing. In order to make sure he can get through them all, please keep letters to 100 words.
    Letters should be e-mailed to santa@theandersonnews.com. Photos should be attached to the e-mail letters they accompany and should be saved in JPEG format.