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Today's News

  • In case of emergency, locate the tattoo

    If Martin Elder is hurt in a car accident, search for his tattoo immediately.
    Flip over his left forearm. Find the black snakes intertwined around a winged staff, the all-caps word “diabetic” inscribed underneath.
    Slightly pink, Elder’s new medical tattoo is still healing.
    After undergoing a triple bypass surgery in November 2011, the Lawrenceburg man understands healing, scars and pain.

  • Church briefs: 4-17-13

    Church kicks off
    ‘Souls 4 Soles’ shoe drive
    Central Baptist Church will be accepting shoes for its 2013 “Souls 4 Soles” shoe collection through the end of May, according to a press release.
    Last year the community donated more than 2,600 pairs of new and used shoes for the drive.
    Shoes may be dropped off at any time at Central Baptist Church, located across from the cell phone tower on 1958 127 Bypass North, or call 502-319-0903 or 502-829-5013 to have someone pick up a shoe donation.

  • Don’t find romantic love in all the wrong places

    In 2008 TIME magazine ran an article titled “Are Romantic Movies Bad For You?”
    The article covered what researchers at Heriot Watt University’s Family and Personal Relationships Laboratory in Edinburgh, Scotland, found when they completed a study of 40 Hollywood romantic comedies released between 1995-2005. They found that problems typically reported by couples in relationship counseling at their center reflect misconceptions about love and romance depicted in Hollywood films.  

  • Warford to celebrate 90th birthday Saturday

    A reception will be held in honor of Ms. Billie Warford in celebration of her 90th birthday on Saturday, April 20 from 2-4 p.m. at Freedom Baptist Church.
    All friends and relatives are invited. Warford requests no gifts.
    Freedom Baptist Church is located at the corner of Powell Taylor Road and Highway 44 in Lawrenceburg.  
     

  • Engagement: Hardin-Lynch and Hancock

    Tony Lynch and Lori Hardin-Lynch of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Christine Hardin-Lynch of Lawrenceburg to Robert Dylan Hancock, son of Dewayne Hancock of Georgetown and Cora Mae Hancock of Frankfort.
    The bride is a 2011 Anderson County High School graduate and currently attends Western Kentucky University. She is currently employed by Bowling Green City Schools and Sun Tan City.

  • Library announces upcoming May classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in May. 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 Tami Elam at the library for more information.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: May 9
    Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

    Yoga course
    When: May 9
    Time: 6:30 p.m.

    Doctor Who Club
    When: May 10
    Time: 6-8 p.m.

    APL Book Club

  • Way We Were: Farm Bureau Agent Arlie Gritton retired

    50 YEARS AGO
    April 17, 1963
    It was thought that the last team of oxen used in Anderson County was owned by Jim A. Leathers. Many of our older citizens remembered the sturdy ox as he pulled the plow or dragged the heavy saw logs to the mill.
    In remote section of the Eastern Kentucky mountains the ox was still be used. A pair of ox shoes that were being displayed in the Anderson News window were secured by Wyatt Shely from a friend in Johnson County, where the ox is still in common use.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 4-17-13

    Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for April and May. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    Relay for Life bake sale
    to be held Saturday
    On Saturday, April 20, a bake sale will be held at Kroger from 12-6 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life of Anderson County.

    Dodge ball tournament
    to be held June 15

  • Community calendar: 4-17-13

    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.

    Helping Hands — Heart of Community to hold fundraiser

  • Anderson County scholarship available

    The Blue Grass Community Action Partnership will offer one $750 scholarship to an Anderson County applicant, according to a press release.
    The scholarship may be used to help cover expenses associated with attending college or a technical school of the recipient’s choice, according to a press release.
    Applications for the scholarship may be obtained from the guidance counselor at Anderson County High School, or by calling Blue Grass Community Action Community Developer Becky Stratton at 502-839-7102.
    The deadline for applications is May 31.