Today's News

  • Raymond to celebrate 80th birthday

    Robert Raymond will celebrate his 80th birthday July 13, his family announced. A resident of Anderson County for the past 50 years, Raymond was born July 13, 1935. He and his wife June have three children, Becky Whitehouse, Laura Raymond and Chad Raymond. Their grandchildren include Corey Peters, Chelsey Bast and Jayden Raymond. Great-grandchildren include Jacey Peters, Layne Day, Kendall, Kayden, Kolten and Korbyn Bast, with twins Kenzey and Karter Bast expected later this year.

  • Bybee-Wood ENGAGEMENT

    Tina Marinelli of Lawrenceburg announces the engagement of her daughter, Lindsey M. Bybee, to Alex Wood of Frankfort.

    The wedding is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sept. 18.

    The groom is a son of David and Karen Wood of Frankfort.

    A graduate of Western Kentucky University, the groom works for HMB Professional Engineers in Frankfort as a right of way consultant.

    The groom’s grandparents are Dr. Scott and Barbara Green, and Geneva Wood and the late Elmer Wood.

  • Library Calendar July 8, 2015

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in July

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Seniors Computer Class

    When: Thursday, July 9

    Time: 10 a.m.

    APL Book Club

    When: Monday, July 13

    Time: 6 p.m.

    Seniors Computer Class

    When: Tuesday, July 14

    Time: 10 a.m.

  • Senior Center Calendar July 8, 2015

    Wednesday, July 8

    10:30 a.m. Blood pressure with Phyllis

    10:30 a.m. Embracing life as you age with Joan

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Rook/Cards

    12:30 p.m. Sorry/Uno

    Thursday, July 9

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Video exercise

    9 to 2 p.m. Shopping and errands/Kroger Shopping Day

    5:30 p.m. Dinner out/Jim’s Seafood

    Friday, July 10

    10:30 a.m. Games with Home Town Manor

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

  • Enjoy day at the beach right here at home

    I just spent seven days in one of my favorite places on earth, the beach.

    I have always been a lover of sun and water but the older I get I appreciate fresh seafood more and more.

    Besides building sand castles, riding boogie boards and waking up early with my little ones to watch the sun rise over the ocean, one of my favorite things to do is to go to the fish market every day and get their latest catch.

  • Church Briefs July 8, 2015

    Motorcycle run to benefit Open Hands

    A motorcycle run is scheduled for Saturday, July 18 to benefit the Open Hands Food Ministry, it was announced.

    Sign up for the run begins at 11 a.m. at Open Hands, located on Industry Drive.

    Cost is $15 to enter, plus $5 for each additional rider.

    For more information, call David Montgomery at 502-680-6645.

    Homecoming at Hebron Cemetery

    Hebron Cemetery will host its annual homecoming Jul 11-12, according to a news release.

  • Here’s a letter to the millennial generation

    Dear young Christians of today,

    On behalf of my generation and our helicopter parenting, overboard praising for tying your shoes and giving every one of you a trophy just for showing up, I am truly sorry.

  • Man who served 10 years for DUI manslaughter charged again

    It might have seemed that every police officer in Kentucky was participating in last Monday’s funeral for a fallen state trooper, but there were still enough left on duty to corral a man who allegedly fled following a traffic stop.

    William Daniel Drummond, 41, of 1034 Wildcat Road, was charged with DUI, operating on a suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia and fleeing from police both behind the wheel and on foot when Lawrenceburg police pulled him over near Hilltop Drive.

  • Owners get vehicles out of defunct body shop

    Penny Tillett, along with about a half dozen other people, just wanted their vehicles back last Wednesday morning when police were called to an auto body shop on Glensboro Road, located in what was Southern States.

    Tillett took her 2015 Jeep Patriot to Craig Fraine’s Body Shop just before Memorial Day when it was damaged in a wreck. For two months she said she tried to be patient with Fraine, but her patience ran out last weekend.

  • The Way We Were

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 8, 1965

    Breaks hip

    T.L. Barnes fell in the yard at his home on Bond Street about noon Thursday and broke his left hip. He was running a lawn mower at the time of the fall.

    He was taken to the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington for treatment.

    Made “A” honor roll

    Ira Jack Birdwhistell, Sara Frances Drury and Betty McMichael were listed on the “A” Honor Roll at Georgetown College.

    Crowned Miss RECC