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Today's News

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats to scrimmage Danville at Warford Stadium

    The time and place for Anderson County's first football scrimmage was incorrectly listed in the Aug. 14 edition of The Anderson News.

    The Bearcats will be scrimmaging Danville High School at 7 p.m. at Warford Stadium, located behind Anderson County High School.

    It will be the first of two scrimmages for the Bearcats.

  • Church briefs: 8-14-13

    Sand Spring Baptist announces upcoming events
    Sand Spring Baptist Church, located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road, will be hosting a concert Aug. 23 at 7 p.m., according to a news release.
    Southern Gospel Groups “The Shireys” from Columbia, S.C., and “The Jay Stone Singers” from Hope Mills, N.C., will be in concert at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    Love offering will be available.

  • Community calendar: 8-14-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension

  • Frankfort Legion to host benefit dance

    The American Legion Post 7 of Frankfort will be hosting a benefit concert and dance Aug. 18 for Wounded Warriors from 2-5 p.m.
    Proceeds of the fundraiser will go toward the purchase of track chairs for Wounded Warriors.
    Music will be provided by “The Legends,” and includes jazz, blues, country, Dixieland, Big Band, 50s and more by “Skeets” Pennington, Doyle Rambo, Reed Harrod, Bill May, Dale Abernathy, David Cunningham and Suzanne Lee.

  • Way We Were: Hanks recognized for knowing the numbers

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Aug. 8, 1963
    Claude Drury sustained broken ribs and severe bruises Monday when the tractor he was operating overturned and rolled down a hill. A local physician treated him.

    Bobby J. Gritton, Donnie O. Hunter, William F. Murphy, George T. Welch, Gilbert B. Sea and James T. Campbell were to leave Aug. 15 for their Army physical examinations in Louisville.
    Wilmer Leon Best was to leave for induction.

  • Stay vigilant and connected with your children

    Sept. 21 may be the official last day of summer on our calendars, but hundreds of students bid summer a poetic farewell as they filled classrooms this morning for their first day of another school year in Anderson County.
    You could almost hear the adolescent anxiety humming like a street lamp yesterday evening. Feelings of excitement, dread and outright despair marked many of our young people as they prepared for another year of social integration and educational pursuits.

  • District court docket: 8-14-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on June 6, 2013.
    Judith L. Kincaid, hearing, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) – show cause June 20.

  • Historical society to meet Aug. 22

    The Anderson County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Public Library. Tom B. Ripy, attorney and Ph.D., will present a program about Mary Dowling and her life as a distiller before and during Prohibition. The program is free and open to the public.

     

  • Artist to participate in Frankfort arts fair

    Marianne Brown of Lawrenceburg will participate in the second annual Art in the Gardens at Liberty Hall fair on Labor Day weekend from Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    This year’s fair will feature over 50 juried artists and craftspeople selling their works in tents scattered throughout the four-acre garden at the Liberty Hall Historic Site on the Kentucky River in downtown Frankfort, 202 Wilkinson Street.
    Admission is $3 daily.

  • City council approves $147K in municipal road aid

    The city council unanimously approved $147,508 for its yearly allotment of municipal road aid, receiving about $2,000 more than last year.
    City Clerk Robbie Hume said Public Works Director Larry Hazlett was currently working on a list, but would like the council’s input as to what city streets and roads needed improvements.

    Street paving bid for $190,044 approved,
    roads selected
    The council approved the lowest bid of $190,044 from Colston Paving for the 2013 street paving contract.