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Today's News

  • All are guilty in rejecting the word of God

    “I see the sun … it is beautiful.” These were the words of George Souliotes as he was walking out of a California prison a free man, after spending 17 years incarcerated for a crime he was innocent of.
    The 72-year-old Greek immigrant, who was convicted of triple murder, had his case taken up by an innocence project that worked to overturn his sentence, re-examining and disproving much of the forensic evidence that was used to condemn him.

  • Church briefs: 10-23-13

    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church
    to host ‘Trunk or Treat’
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will be hosting a ‘Trunk or Treat” event Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.
    There will be trick-or-treating for children along with games, food (chili, soup, hot dogs and desserts), a cake walk and face painting. “So, dress up in your favorite costume and join us,” event organizers said.
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road in Waddy.

    Alton Christian Church
    youth group to host ‘GodFest’

  • District court docket: 10-23-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Aug. 15.
    Jacob C. Record, arraignment, first-degree possession controlled substance, second-degree enhancement trafficking in controlled substance, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, continued to Sept. 26.
    Robert W. Reesor, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 10.

  • Charity presents $1,013 to senior center
  • Auxiliary helps buy uniforms
  • Getting lost at the corn maze
  • Anderson public library offers November classes, events

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in November.
    All classes are subject to cancellation and class space is limited to five students.  Students will use the library’s laptops. Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up or contact Laurel Sisler at the library for more information.

    Computer Classes
    Introduction to Word Part I
    When:  Nov. 5
    Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

    Introduction
    to the Internet
    When: Nov. 5
    Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

    Introduction

  • Education briefs: 10-23-13

    School board president elected to state board
    James Sargent, president of the Anderson County school board, was recently elected to the Kentucky School Boards Association, the largest organization of elected officials in Kentucky, according to a news release.

  • ‘Blast from the Past’ at Turner Elementary
  • Miss ACHS to raise funds for prom

    Twelve outstanding Anderson County high school students will compete for the Miss ACHS title on Oct. 27 at 2:30 p.m. to help raise money for the high school prom.
    “These ladies represent ACHS with great academic standing, while being well rounded through their involvement with community service, athletics and school clubs,” event organizers said in a news release. “Please make plans to attend as proceeds will benefit the annual ACHS prom.”
    Admission is $5 per person and will take place in the ACHS Auditorium.