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Today's News

  • Learning Center to host Army recruitment meeting

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center will host a meeting Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. for those interested in learning more about joining the military.  
    Sgt. Adam Aguilar, U.S. Army, will be at the learning center to answer any questions about recruiting, ASVAB (vocational testing), occupations, physical requirements and retirement, according to a press release from the Learning Center.

  • Church briefs: 1-30-13

    Salvisa Christian Church
    sponsors free clothes day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a community free clothes day Feb. 4 from 2-5 p.m. at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa.
    All sizes are available.
    Since June 2011 Salvisa Christian has given away nearly 14,000 items, according to the church’s press release.  
    For more information, contact Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226 or check the website at  www.salvisachristian.org.

    New Hope Baptist Church
    announces upcoming events

  • Church names reveal little about what’s inside

    On Nov. 24, the Jameson family named their newborn baby girl Hashtag, after Twitter’s use of the (#) symbol.
    The year before, an Egyptian man named his son Facebook, and in 2011 an Israeli couple named their baby Like.
    These babies join celebrities’ babies Spec Wildhorse Mellencamp, Moxie Crimefighter Jillette, Pilot Inspecktor Lee and Audio Science Clayton, which makes Apple Blythe Alison Martin sound almost traditional as a baby name.

  • Wedding: Caldwell-Cook

    Brandi Lynn Caldwell and Billy Joe Cook Jr., were married on Oct. 13, 2012, at “The Cabin” on North Main in Lawrenceburg.
    Bro. Bob Logue officiated the wedding.
    Parents of the bride are Dude and Donna Caldwell of Lawrenceburg. Parents of the groom are Billy Cook of Frankfort and Regina Cook of Frankfort.
    Grandparents of the bride are Wilma Flygstad and the late Dale Flygstad Sr., Aileen Caldwell and the late James Caldwell.
    Grandparents of the groom are Nathan and Mary Lou Cantrel of Grand Prairie, Texas.  

  • Friends of the Library scheduled to meet Feb. 13

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library is scheduled to meet Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the library.
    New members are welcome.
    The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Anderson Public Library at 5:30 p.m.
    If there is no school, there will be no meeting.
     

  • Community calendar: 1-30-13

    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.
    Anderson Public Library offers computer, yoga classes
    Library offers February computer classes

  • Way We Were: Thomas wins award at Mason Dixon games

    Chris Eva Sea Stratton called about the Lawrenceburg Beta Club photo that appeared in the Jan. 23 edition. She was the first student on the first row after teacher Stites Milton. For the past five years, she has lived in Florence with her daughter.
    She grew up in Lawrenceburg and she and her husband, Harry Stratton, lived in Lawrenceburg many years after school. He worked with Kraft Foods and transferred to Carrollton as plant manager. They lived in Carrollton about 30 years.

  • Scouts compete in Klondike Derby
  • Stoner back on court for one final go-round

     

    BEREA – Makenzie Stoner knew something had to give.

    Now, though, the Anderson County native is taking, as in taking it all in as her competitive basketball career is winding down at Berea College.

  • Humane Society fundraiser successful

    Things were really buzzing at Edwardo’s Pizza and Subs recently when some board members and volunteers from the Anderson Humane Society put on aprons and waited tables to raise funds for their spay-neuter program.
    It was a hectic evening, but thanks to the generosity of the owners, Dave and Diane Richardson, 10 percent of the total sales went to help Anderson County residents spay or neuter their pets.