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Today's News

  • Relay for Life calendar: 11-9-11

    3rd annual House of Trees
    The third annual House of Trees will be held Friday and Sunday, Nov. 18-20 at West Park Shopping Center, US 127 Bypass.

  • Birthday: Cardwell

    Wallace B. Cardwell, a 20-year Navy veteran, will celebrate his 65th birthday Nov. 11, Veterans Day.
    Pictured are Cardwell, left, and his wife Charlotte.
    Cardwell has a son, Wally, a daughter Rebecca, married to husband Robbie Barnes, a grandson, Tucker Barnes, and a dog, Hondo.
     

  • Way We Were: Cooper and Sea were good citizens

    50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 9, 1961
    Votes were cast by 2,597 voters on a sunny but cold election day.
    Winning magistrate races were: Elmo Bruner, Democrat of the fourth district, beat out Everett Kays, Independent; and Elbert Stinnett defeated E.L. Shouse, Republican, as magistrate of the fifth district.
    Unopposed were: James C. Hanks, first district; Arvin W. Crask, second district; Stanley Burge, third district; all Democrats, and Walter Drury, Republican, sixth district.

  • Engagement: Smith-Powell

    Dwayne Smith and Angela Robinson of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Jessica Rana Marie Smith of Lawrenceburg to Charles Powell of Lawrenceburg, son of David Brown and Cheryl Powell of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are George and Barbara Aldridge of Lawrenceburg and Jackie Smith and the late Annette Smith of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the groom are Charles and Henrietta Powell of Lawrenceburg.

  • Fantastic 4-H Club holds meeting

    The Fantastic 4-H Club met Oct. 19 at Robert B. Turner Elementary.
    The meeting was called to order by our club president, Jade McEndree. The American Pledge was led by Gracie Snider and the 4-H Pledge was led by Gaven Jenkins. Members answered roll call by answering what each student’s favorite color was.
    The club secretary, Alex Carpenter, read the minutes from last meeting. The program for the day was titled “Let’s Go To Kentucky.”

  • Adult Learning Center offers class

    The Anderson Adult Learning Center is offering a “Excel and Beyond and PowerPoint” course starting Nov. 8.
    The class, held Nov.8-17, will be taught by instructor Beth Feddersen and will be from 6-8 p.m. The fee is $59 for 8 hours of instruction and a certificate of completion.
    The Anderson Adult Learning Center is located at 219 East Woodford Street in Lawrenceburg.
    For more information or to register, contact Jacque Zeller at 839-3754.

     

  • Ward Elementary announces honor rolls

    The following students were named to the “A” and “A-B” honor rolls for the first nine-week marking period at Emma B. Ward Elementary School.
    Also included are students who had perfect attendance.
    All names were provided by the school.

    Mrs. Hudson’s Homeroom

    All A’s
    Hadley Bunton
    Tavion Crayon
    Kaylee Hawkins
    Brody Hopper
    Makayela Lewis
    Tyler Miller
    Chase Smith
    Zane Wampler
    Kayla West

    All A’s and B’s

  • Planting seeds of knowledge
  • Print making at Saffell Street Elementary
  • Better results expected in audit of schools

    After last November’s district audit Superintendent Sheila Mitchell faced $1.1 million in excess spending by Anderson County Schools, leading to a pay increase freeze for staff and 13 terminated teaching positions.
    This year, however, Mitchell said she believes Anderson County Schools have met their goal of cutting 5 percent from every department across the budget.
     “We’ve worked very hard on it,” Mitchell said regarding the 2010-11 school district’s budget. “Our goal is to set a budget and stick to it.”