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Today's News

  • Dillow, Buser run well at state meet

    LEXINGTON – Anderson County runners Austin Dillow and Dylan Buser put forth strong showings at the state Class 3A cross country meet, held at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday.
    Dillow, a junior competing in his third state meet finished 79th out of 228 runners with a time of 17:54.63. Dillow was almost 1.5 seconds faster than last year in the 5K race.

  • New Hope offers Thanksgiving meals

    New Hope Baptist Church of Versailles will deliver meals to those in need on Thanksgiving day.
    Call the church at 859-873-1707, to get a home-cooked full Thanksgiving meal.
    The meal and delivery are free, the church announced in a news release.
    The meal will include turkey, dressing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and dessert. Dessert substitutions for those with diabetes are available on request.

  • Salvisa Community Thanksgiving Service planned

    The Salvisa Community Thanksgiving Service will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at Salvisa United Methodist Church, 305 Main St. in Salvisa.
    The Rev. James Byrd of New Providence Presbyterian will preach.
    A reception will follow the service.
    An offering will be taken for the Mercer County Ministerial Association’s Transient Ministry Fund.
    For more information, contact Pastor Gil Duffee at 859-797-0226 or the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515.

  • Prayer walk planned at high school

    A prayer walk is planned to take place at Anderson County High School on the third Sunday of each month at 2 p.m.
    The next scheduled prayer walk is Sunday, Nov. 21.
    Walkers can meet at the front doors, and the walk will proceed through the school to pray for the high school students.

  • Salvisa Christian to host concert

    Salvisa Christian Church will host the gospel quartet, Blue No More at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21.
    Members of the group are Jerry Key, Barbara Mitchum, Ed Rudolph, and Veronica Brown.
    A reception will follow the concert.
    “Come, share with us the faith-filled witness of Blue No More.
    For more information, contact Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515.

  • Noon joins Alton Baptist ministry staff

    Sherry Noon recently joined the ministry staff at Alton Baptist Church as the director of children’s ministry.

    A graduate of Georgetown College, Noon is also the children’s director for the Anderson Public Library.

    For more information about the children’s ministries at Alton, call the church office at 839-3487.
     

  • These Blue Kentucky Wildcat women out to make sure they are being heard

    LEXINGTON -- Things have sure changed since Loretta Lynn introduced the world to the Blue Kentucky Girl.

    Some mornin' when you wake up all alone
    Just come on home to your blue Kentucky girl.

    Let's just say the Blue Kentucky women are a long way from being alone these days.
    No country blues allowed. Just high-energy fun, all in line with the Wildcats' season motto, “Can you hear us now?”
    Alone? Hardly. In the building that was once the hoops home of Hagan, Nash, Dampier and Issel, there are new stars, new expectations and new fans.
    Lots of new fans are hearing the Wildcats now.

  • Middle school teams key to Anderson success

    If you ever doubt the importance of a strong middle school sports program, just check back to March 10. That night, the Anderson County Middle School girls' basketball team took on Clay County in the high school state tournament.

    Or so went the joke that made its way around Lawrenceburg and found its way to Bowling Green eight months ago.

  • Hopes high for CAL season

    With seven returning players, including four starters, expectations are high for Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg basketball in 2010-11.

    The Rams have already gotten their season underway, splitting their first two games, in a year when the Rams will be playing two Australian national teams and several of the top Christian school teams in Kentucky.
    Christian Academy will also be playing Kentucky School for the Deaf, a public school.

  • Will meth take Anderson by storm?

    A spike in violent crime.
    A rise in domestic violence.
    A dramatic increase in child abuse.
    Families and lives destroyed, seemingly overnight.
    Those problems and worse are headed toward Anderson County like an out-of-control freight train, and the devil driving that train is methamphetamine — meth, for short.
    “You have all the telltale symptoms,” said Daviess County Sheriff Keith Cain, renowned nationwide for his decade-long battle with the drug that in 1999 reared its ugly head and nearly destroyed his county.