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Today's News

  • ONLINE EXTRA: Bearcat JV team routs Western Hills

     

    Running back Nathan Cox rushed for three touchdowns and a two-point conversion as the Anderson County junior varsity football team cruised to an easy 50 – 6 victory over the Western Hills Wolverines at Hollie Warford Stadium. Cox picked up 83 yards on the ground while teammate Chris Toomey made the most out of his two carries, adding 69 yards, a touchdown and a two-point conversion.

     

  • Drive-thru flu shots at health department
  • Upset residents lobby for, get public hearing

    Angry Harry Wise Road residents didn’t get to have their say Tuesday morning, but they soon will.
    Upset over the Anderson County Fiscal Court’s efforts two weeks ago to overturn a planning and zoning board recommendation to deny a subdivision near their homes, about 20 residents packed the fiscal court’s meeting room Tuesday morning to say their piece.
    Most weren’t allowed to speak because of legal restrictions that allow magistrates to hear only statements and evidence presented during previous planning and zoning meetings.

  • Children’s clothing, equipment on sale Sept. 24 to benefit charities, Backpack Buddies

    Children’s clothing and baby equipment will be sold 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 during the eighth semi-annual Lil Prince & Princess Sale, organizers announced.
    Twenty-five percent of the proceeds will be donated to local and statewide charities, organizers said.
    Clothing ranging from newborn to size 14 will be available.
    Charities that have been supported in the past include The Children’s Crusade, Jarrett’s Joy Cart at UK Children’s Hospital, Gavin’s Goodies and Briar’s Brother’s Fund.

  • Revival and homecoming at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church

    Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, located on Highway 53 on Willisburg Road, will hold a revival and homecoming Sept. 28-30.
    The speaker will be Bro. David Collier from Grace Baptist Church.
    The service begins at 7 p.m., with special music each night.
    On Wednesday night the Rainy Day Band from Springfield will be playing; on Thursday Judy Grewell of Springfield will be the special music and Friday night will feature the Heritage Trio of Lexington.
    The homecoming on Oct. 2 will be the church’s 167th anniversary.

  • Church at home is no real substitute

    Does a person who claims to be a Christian have to attend a church?
    I have encountered numerous people who say they don’t believe in organized religion or that they have “church time” alone at home. I do not buy into this line of thinking, but let’s remove my opinion and consult with the inspired word of God.

  • Firefighters honored on 9/11
  • Marlowe reunion held Oct. 9

    There will be a Marlowe Grade School reunion Oct. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at the American Legion building at the Anderson County Fairgrounds.
    Those attending are asked to bring their own drinks and appetizers or snacks to share.
    For more information call Bonnie Perry Hundley at 812-579-9005 or e-mail bfhundley@comcast.net.
     

  • Community calendar: 9-21-11

    Community
    Sept. 23-25: Civil War re-enactment, Anderson County Middle School, Fri. at 3 p.m., Sat. and Sun. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sept. 24: Historical society’s bourbon and wine tasting fundraiser, Ripy House, Main Street, 6:30 p.m.

    Education
    Sept. 21-23, Sept.26-27: 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

  • Engagement: Cleveland-Ricke

    Murray and Ann Cleveland announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Ellen Cleveland of Waddy, to Michael Joseph Ricke of Versailles, son of John Ricke and Kim Mattingly.
    Judge Thomas D. Wingate will officiate the wedding.
    The bride received a master’s in rehabilitation counseling, and is currently employed as an adult day training manager at Quest Farm, Inc.
    The groom received a master’s in rehabilitation counseling, and is currently employed as a vocational rehabilitation counselor with the Cabinet for