Today's News

  • Relay for Life calendar: 3-7-12

    Upcoming Events
    March 24: My American Girl and Me Tea, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at First Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 300 South Main. $15 per person or two for $20.  Reservations required by Wednesday, March 21. Bring your American Girl dolls, Bitty Babies or dolls of your choice, and your cameras for pictures with American Girls. Contact Keli Reynolds at 502-839-0823 or Melanie Johnson at 502-859-0955 or agteaparty@yahoo.com. Sponsored by Sand Spring Baptist’s Relay for Life team.

  • Way We Were: More than 9 inches of rain fell in three days

    50 YEARS AGO
    March 1, 1962
    Seven families were evacuated as the Kentucky River flooded Tyrone to within six feet of the record set during the flood of 1937.
    Mrs. Annie Fint, Mrs. Susie Robinson, Herman Shryock Jr., A.D. Cox, Ray Morris Beasley and Raymond Murphy and Bob Alcorn and their families were moved out due to rising water.
    William Fint and Steve Thurman, residents of Tyrone, said there had been at least a 40-foot rise in the river with the water at least 4 1/2 feet over the small iron bridge leading into the community.

  • Community calendar: 3-7-12

    March 16-17: “Rehearsal for Murder” dinner theater, 6 p.m., Capital Plaza Hotel, Frankfort. Bluegrass Theatre Guild presents “Rehearsal for  Murder,” a dinner show, on March 16 at 6 p.m., and March 17 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.  
    Reservations may be made by calling 502-233-2877. $25 includes the meal and  

    Anderson Public Library classes
    Basic I class (Introduction to computers)
    When: March 7
    Times: 9:30-11 a.m., 5:30-7 p.m. Must register in advance

  • Student competes in state geography bee

    Christian Academy eight grader Brooke Carpenter was selected to participate in the state level of the National Geographic Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek.
    The state bee will be held in Bowling Green on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Brooke was the school winner and then completed a written geography test in order to qualify. Being a state participant means that Brooke placed in the top 100 of all the students in the state of Kentucky who took the test.   

  • Beasmore pages for Sen. Carroll
  • Ward wins 2012 District Governor’s Cup

    Emma B. Ward placed first overall in the 2012 District Governor’s Cup held on Feb. 25. Students competed in written assessment, quick recall and future problem solving events. The FPS team placed first and Quick Recall third. Eleven students won individual ribbons in written assessment.

  • Saffell students complete the St. Jude mathathon

    Saffell Street Elementary recently raised more than $4,000 for the St. Jude Mathathon, with third grader Monynita Kiem raising the most, at $270.
    The Mathathon is a program where students are sponsored to answer math problems. All the money raised goes to St. Jude to help fight childhood cancer.  This year, Saffell Students raised $4,039.93 for the St. Jude Children’s hospital during the school’s mathathon fundraiser.   
    Saffell Street students have raised $37,772.38 for St. Jude during its history of participation.

  • Meet Mrs. Barnes’ second grade classroom
  • Local planning committee to hold public forum March 12

    The Anderson County school district’s Local Planning Committee will be holding a public forum for the community on March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the central office on US 127.
    The LPC will be discussing barriers and needs of Anderson County schools in creating its district facility plan, which will outline priority construction and renovation projects for Anderson County for the next four years.

  • Christian Academy names Homecoming Court