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Today's News

  • Way We Were: 2-29-12
  • Wedding: Richardson and Young

    Katie L. Richardson and Logan B. Young, both of Lawrenceburg, were married on Oct. 1, 2011, at Ninevah Christian Church in Lawrenceburg, with the Rev. Chad Cooper officiating.
    The bride is the daughter of Rex and Belinda Richardson of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparents are Billy Gene and Joyce Richardson.
    The groom is the son of Berry and Barbie Young of Lawrenceburg. His grandparents are Larry and Georgia Young, and Raymond and Rachel Peak.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father Rex Richardson.

  • Community calendar: 2-29-12

    Community
    March 16-17: “Rehearsal for Murder” dinner theater, 6 p.m., Capital Plaza Hotel, Frankfort. Bluegrass Theatre Guild presents “Rehearsal for  Murder,” a dinner show, on March 16 at 6 p.m., and March 17 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.  
    Reservations may be made by calling 502-233-2877. $25 includes the meal and  
    show.
    Anderson Public Library Basic I class (Introduction to computers)
    When: March 7
    Times: 9:30-11 a.m., 5:30-7 p.m. Must register in advance

  • Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg: 2-29-12

    Christian Academy student wins
    Ohio Valley Region Spelling Bee
    Brooke Carpenter, an eighth grader at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, surpassed 15 other contestants in the championship round of the ACSI Ohio Valley Region Spelling Bee on Feb. 25.  
    The spelling bee was held at the Whitfield Christian Academy in Louisville.
    Carpenter, the daughter of Dale and Melissa Carpenter, correctly spelled ‘mellifluous’ and ‘syllabication’ in the final round to secure the championship trophy.

  • Emma B. Ward February Students of the Month
  • ACE offers March classes

    Anderson Community Education will be offering a variety of classes for March.
    Register by calling Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or e-mail jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.

    Steppin’ Up Aerobics and Tae Bo
    When: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday; Year-round classes at 6 p.m.
    Where: Saffell Street Elementary with certified instructor Doris Thompson
    Cost: $29 for six weeks ($3 to attend one class at a time).  

  • Saffell Singers perform for Board of Education
  • Saffell student places in conservation poster contest

    Savannah Thompson, a fourth grader at Saffell Street Elementary, placed ninth out of 43,000 entries for her artwork at the state Jim Claypool Art Contest.
    Thompson is a daughter of Chris and Dana Thompson and granddaughter of Bobby and Linda Durr and Allen and Julia Thompson of Lawrenceburg.
    Each year, the fourth graders at Saffell Street Elementary participate in the Jim Claypool Art Contest sponsored by the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.

  • Fiscal court notebook: 2-29-12

    Mallard Cove residents told no
    Get an attorney and fix up your own entryway.
    That was the message magistrates delivered last Tuesday night to a covey of Mallard Cove residents who continued their complaints about the entrance to their private community off Highway 248 in western Anderson County.
    Residents there have argued for the past two years that taxpayers should maintain Buckley Road, which allows them to access their community.

  • Fiscal court to public library: Don’t spend your money

    The Anderson Public Library should place its surplus revenue in escrow until a lawsuit in northern Kentucky is resolved.
    That’s the message the Anderson County Fiscal Court sent library officials last Tuesday, when it unanimously approved a motion to send a letter, asking them to do so.
    At issue are pending lawsuits in Campbell and Kenton counties, where a taxpayer group is challenging the legality of how libraries there have raised tax rates for decades.