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Today's News

  • Gilkerson and Gilkison family reunion to be held Oct. 29

    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris.
    Bring a covered dish for sharing and soft drinks of your choice.
    Lunch will be at 12:30 p.m. Utensils, napkins, plates, lemonade and coffee will be furnished.
    Bring family tree information and anything to display at the reunion.
    Bring children, brothers, sisters, and any other family members to the reunion.
    The six-member committee is looking forward to seeing everyone.

  • Birth: Emma McKay Fosson

    Beth and Matt Fosson of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Emma McKay Fosson, born July 14, 2011, at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 19 ¼ inches long.
    She was welcomed home by big brother Jimmy Thomas.
    Her maternal grandparents are Dr. Sandy and Jamie Goodlett of Lawrenceburg. Her paternal grandparents are John and Cris Fosson of Chillicothe, Ohio.

  • Way We Were: Candlelight service held for girl scouts

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 19, 1961
    A candlelight investiture service for 11 girl scouts was conducted.
    The scouts had completed their tenderfoot requirements.
    Serving as the color guard was Connie Hughes, American flag bearer; Charlotte Sullivan, troop flag bearer; Nancy Ellen White, song leader; and Dana Satterly, color sergeant.
    The investees were Beverly Brown, LaKeta Cammack, Debbie Duncan, Nancy Haydon, Bonnie Hughes, Connie Huge, Jeannie Kirby, Jane Mitchell, Dana Satterly, Charlotte Sullivan and Nancy Ellen White.

  • Engagement: Hood-Hyatt

    Chris and Donna Short of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Hood, to Gerry Hyatt, son of Billy and Carolyn Hyatt of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Gerald and Opal Hood of Chaplin and Peggy C. Hood of Springfield.
    Grandparents of the groom are June Hyatt and Kathleen Carlton of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2004 Anderson County High School graduate and graduated with an associate’s degree in 2007 from KCTCS in Danville. She is currently employed at Lexington Clinic as a medical coder.

  • District court docket: 10-19-11

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 22, 2011.
    Theodric Allen, arraignment, possession of marijuana – pleaded guilty, sentenced to seven days to serve, $100 to Anderson County drug interdiction fund, $253.
    Jerry Bailey, motion for expungment, theft by deception (less than $300) – motion sustained.
    Ricky D. Baker, arraignment, third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree wanton endangerment – pleaded not guilty, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 17.

  • Community calendar: 10-19-11

    Community
    Oct. 25: Anderson County Health Department open house, 5-7 p.m.
    Oct. 28: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Movie Night on the Green
    Oct. 31: Trunk or Treat on the Green
    Nov. 5: Maynard Studio’s first Studio Sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Education
    Oct. 19-21, Oct. 24-25: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day

  • Meet the classroom: 10-19-11
  • Rice gets pie in the face for United Way
  • Five generations of the Gash family
  • 4-H shooters excel at state contest

    Twelve 4-H members represented Anderson County at the State 4-H Shooting Sports Contest held Sept. 17-18.
    They competed in several divisions including archery compound bare bow, archery bow hunter, archery target bow and shotgun.  Anderson County had several top individual scorers as well as two state champion teams.
    Justin Mehs placed third in the 15-18 age category of the bow hunter division. Ethan Steele placed first in the 12-14 age category of the target bow division, and was also the overall high scorer for all age groups.