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Today's News

  • Gray named to honors list

    Lynzie Nicole Gray of Harrodsburg was recently named to Campbellsville University’s President’s Honors list for the spring 2012 semester.
    Students who achieve a GPA of 4.0 are named to the list. One hundred and eighty-eight students achieved the honor.
    Gray, a 2010 Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg graduate, is a junior education major. She is also a resident assistant at the university and plans to attend graduate school.

  • Robot wars at Extension office
  • High school to hold freshman orientation

    Anderson County High School will host its annual freshman orientation, Transitional Insights for Pre-secondary Students, on Aug. 9 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    TIPS registration will begin at 6 p.m.  

  • Auditioning for future tourism

    Seven days of work for a 15-second car crash.
    Rick Shaw, stunt coordinator with the movie “Rich Mullins: A RagMuffins’ Legacy,” had the time-consuming task of removing the danger from car crash scenes like the one filmed on US 127 Bypass late last Tuesday night.  
    “It’s just a challenge, to supply the knowledge of scientifics,” Shaw, who’s been flipping over cars and motorcycles for more than 25 years said about crash preparations. “It looks dangerous but we try to calculate the danger out of it.”

  • Ribbon winners named during homemakers fair

    The following people won blue ribbons during the recent Anderson County Extension Homemakers Home, Craft and Garden Fair held last Monday and Tuesday:

    Art department
    Preschool and Kindergarten:
    Other medium: Maya Murphy
    Grades 1-4:
    Other medium: Rachel Ellis
    Grades 5-8:
    Watercolor: Emma Boebinger
    Pastels: Emma Boebinger
    Pencil: Kaylee Snow
    Acrylic: Krista Spaulding
    Other medium: Emma Boebinger
    Grades 9-12:
    Watercolor: Alaina Goodlett
    Pastels: Alaina Goodlett

  • Farm Bureau opens in new location
  • Friends of the Library host book sale

    The Friends of the Library book sale and 127 Yard sale will be held Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m
    It will be held at the Old Glensboro school corner of the US 127 Bypass and Highway 62, the group announced in a news release.
    Friends members will receive a 10 percent discount, according to the group’s news release.

  • Fundraiser set for medical clinic

    The Anderson Community of Promise Program and Health and Nutrition committee will host a “Wishes for Wellness Garden Party and Shower” to benefit the Anderson County Community Medical Clinic on Aug. 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church, located at 565 Carlton Drive.  
    The community is invited to the event.
    For more information, contact 502-859-8080.
     

  • Settlement hearing date moved in federal suit against school board

    A judge’s order to have both sides prepare settlement offers by mid-August in the case of an instructional assistant suing the school district has been moved to December.
    Kathy Campbell, of 1077 Indian Trail, is suing the school district and Superintendent Sheila Mitchell in federal court on claims that her rights were violated when she lost her job at the end of the 2010-11 school year.
    During a July 23 conference call, a federal judge agreed to give each side more time and rescheduled an Aug. 20 hearing until Dec. 11.

  • Busy summer includes video message to troops

    Summer, 2012 has been hot, dry... and a lot of fun.  Thank you for the many invitations to join you as you celebrate, educate and recreate.  New Providence Presbyterian Church pastor, James Byrd, invited me to join the congregation and community in a time of prayer for our state and nation on Sunday, July 1.  It was an honor to pray for local, state and national leaders as we face many difficulties.  Thank you, New Providence, for including me in your inspiring service.