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Today's News

  • Debt, sin reasons to weep for nation

    Our government has amassed a staggering debt.
    What does the Bible tell us about debt regarding our country? In the Old Testament when God favored the children of Israel and his commands were followed we are told the following:
    Deuteronomy 28:12-13:  “The Lord will open for you His good storehouse, the heavens, to give rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hand; and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.”

  • Anniversary: Breeding

    Ralph and Wanda Breeding are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 3 with an open house reception Nov. 11 at First Baptist Church.
    Ralph married the former Wanda Sparks on Nov. 3, 1952, in Wilmington, Del.
    “The Breedings note that their faith, love and commitment to each other have brought them many blessings over the past 60 years,” according to the submitted announcement.

  • Homemakers collect denim for recycling program

    The Anderson County Extension Homemakers recently collected 60 pairs of jeans for the “Cotton, From Blue to Green” recycling program.
    This program recycles denim to produce natural insulation that is chemical free and safe to touch.
    The Ultra Touch Denim insulation is used in homes built by Habitat for Humanity.  

  • Library celebrates Halloween
  • Rotary Club to host ‘holiday help drive’

    The Lawrenceburg Rotary Club is hosting a “holiday help drive” for the Anderson County community by collecting non-perishable food items and winter wear now through January 1, 2013.
    The club is asking for non-perishable food items, coats, gloves, scarves, winter hats, blankets, sweatpants and sweatshirts. The winter wear collected will be given to Anderson County schools. Food collected will be donated to the Lawrenceburg Open Hands food pantry.

  • Way Were Were: Michele Thomas crowned queen at KSU

    50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 1, 1962
    A&P had a canned goods sale. Iona hominy, corn, green beans; Sultana pork & beans and corn, and A&P pumpkin were 10 cents a can. Sultana fruit cocktail was 79 cents for four cans; Red sour cherries were 69 cents for four cans and you could get four cans of A&P applesauce for 55 cents.

    Ballard’s Rexall Drug Store advertised a 1-cent sale — 2 for 1 plus a penny to celebrate their golden anniversary.

  • Community calendar: 11-7-12

    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.  
    Relay for Life fundraisers

  • Saffell Street holds mock presidential election

    Saffell Street Elementary conducted a mock presidential election, complete with a demo voting machine, on Nov. 1.

    Students, with help of County Clerk Jason Denny, filled out ballots and learned how to use the same voting machine Anderson County residents used to vote on Tuesday.

    President Barack Obama won the elementary school’s mock election with 245 total votes, and presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney received 232 total votes.

  • Education briefs: 11-7-12

    FFA students enter YouTube national soybean contest
    FFA students Kali Whiteside, Kelby Tucker, Eric Gribbins and Lyndi Walker have entered YouTube videos for a chance to win almost $4,000 in the Soybean YouTube contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Soybean Association.
    According to adviser Randy Adams, the contest’s purpose is to allow students to educate the public about how soybeans are used in the agriculture industry and how soybean production influences consumers.

  • Emma B. Ward September Students of the Month