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Today's News

  • Mandatory trash pickup not bad idea

    You could have knocked me over with a feather when Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway said that 35 percent of Anderson County residents don’t have their trash collected each week.
    While pondering Conway’s trial balloon of making trash collection mandatory and putting the cost of doing so on property tax bills, I figured that percentage certainly couldn’t be above 10, could it?

  • Church Briefs, 4-27-11

    Revival scheduled at Mt. Pleasant
    Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church revival starts tonight (Wednesday) with Bro. Robert Simmons, former pastor, as evangelist.
    It will continue through Friday night.
    There will be special singing each night at 6:45. The Calvary Trio will perform Wednesday night; Happy Valley on Thursday night; and Daughters of the King on Friday night.
    For more information call the church at 839-9904 or Ernie Drury at 604-0693.
    Bro. Bobby Chesser is the pastor at Mt. Pleasant and invites everyone to the services.

  • The Bible is a story about a special people

    From the Garden of Eden where the first two human beings lived in constant communion with God, to the Tabernacle in the wilderness where God dwelt in the midst of the children of Israel in veiled fashion because of the problem of sin, to the incarnation of Christ, all the way to the new Heaven and Earth where God will once again dwell unveiled in the midst of his people, God has always desired to live among his people.

  • Engagement: Hoskins – Wilson

    Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hoskins of Lawrenceburg announced the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Michele Hoskins, to William Cassidy Wilson IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Cassidy Wilson III of Henderson.
    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Anderson County High School and has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Transylvania University. She is a physical therapy technician at Oldham County Physical Therapy.

  • Senior Citizens Calendar, 4-27-11

    From staff reports
    The following events are going on at the Anderson Senior Center on Township Square.

    Wednesday, April 27
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., Second wind dreams
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, April 28
    9:00 a.m., Exercise
    Shopping and errands
    6:00 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, April 29
    10:30 a.m., Walk at City Park
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Crafts
    12:30 p.m., Cards/games

  • Relay for Life calendar, 4-27-11

    Upcoming Relay for Life Fundraisers

    Saturday, May 7
    Derby Day 5K, sponsored by Fitness Firm. All ages. Registration 8 a.m. with the 5K starting at 9 a.m. Cost $20 per person and $15 for each additional family member (must have proof of same address). Registration forms can be picked up at Fitness Firm. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life. For additional information, contact Fitness Firm at 502-859-3476.

    Saturday, May 14

  • The Way We Were, April 27, 2011

    15 YEARS AGO
    March 20, 1996
    Greg Breeding was chosen as Citizen of the Month.
    He was the veteran dispatcher of Lawrenceburg Police Department county emergency organizations and coordinator of the county’s enhanced 911 system.
    It was for the work he did with 911 that he was nominated.
    The system was adopted just six years earlier and Breeding had personally driven every road in the county to get more detailed directions to each house.

  • Saffell names April Citizens of Month
  • District Court Docket, April 27, 2011

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings March 24.
    David Harmon, arraignment, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence, no visible injury) -- pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference April 20, motion/disposition/trial date May 5.
    William D. Head, disposition, second-degree disorderly conduct -- merged, $153, installment/deferred payment Sept. 22.

  • Anderson Community Education offers classes

    Anderson Community Education is offering the following classes.
    To register, call 839-3754.

    Beyond Basic Dog Obedience
    When: May 12-June 16 on Thursday evening from 6-7.
    Where:Anderson County Park (Behind the Extension Office) with professional instructor Jean Gibowski.
    Cost: $69