Today's News

  • Anderson Christian grows produce for Open Hands food pantry

    The Roots Garden Ministry of Anderson Christian Church will host a dedication service on April 14 at 9 a.m. at the church.
    According to the church’s press release, “The Roots Garden Ministry of Anderson Christian Church is a vegetable garden at the church for the community’s food pantry Open Hands. The garden is being grown through volunteer labor from the church and supplies donated by local businesses and individuals. The Dedication Service will be the day we dedicate the garden and plant the first seeds.”

  • Hospice of the Bluegrass honors volunteers

    National Volunteer Week is April 15-21 and Hospice of the Bluegrass is honoring its hospice care volunteers who provide support, companionship and hope to those facing a life-limiting illness, the agency announced in a news release.
    “Hospice volunteers play an indispensable role in enabling Hospice of the Bluegrass to offer the best care possible for patients living with life-limiting illness, their families and caregivers.

  • D.A.R.E. sponsors April 13 magic show at Turner Elementary

    The Anderson County DARE program will sponsor the “Spectacular Magic Show” at the Turner Elementary School gym on April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Pee Wee Reese to be portrayed at Emma B. Ward on April 12

    Baseball legend Pee Wee Reese will be portrayed April 12 at Emma B. Ward Elementary School.
    The free event will begin at 7 p.m. in the school’s library and is provided by the Anderson County Humanities Council.
    Portraying Reese will be Dick Usher.

  • Academy students learn about Ascension
  • Cornish family plans reunion

    A reunion for the Cornishes of central Kentucky will be held June 2 at noon at the Cornishville Fire Station Community Center, located at 4534 Cornishville Road in Cornishville.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 4-11-12

    Now open: 2nd Chance Upscale Consignment Boutique – 101 W. Court Street.  Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 9 am-3 pm. Proceeds of purchases from the “Relay for Life” section will be donated to Anderson County Relay for Life. Call 502-680-0770 for more information.

    Saturday, April 14: 5th Annual Concert and Cakes at 6 p.m. in the First Baptist Church sanctuary. Bake sale and concert by local performers to raise money for Relay for Life.  

  • Community calendar: 4-11-12

    April 21: Distinguished Young Women competition, 7:30 p.m., Anderson High School auditorium, tickets are $10 per person

    April 9-13: 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.
    April 9-13: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

  • Way We Were: Duckwall, Hatchett, Goodlett, Durr, Gabhart MVPs

    50 YEARS AGO
    April 12, 1962
    Marine Lance Cpl. Randy Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Black, completed a week of testing and screening at the Naval Air Technical Training Center Memphis, Tenn., to determine his eligibility for technical training in preparation for duty with the aviation branch of the Marine Crops.

    Jerry Lewis starred in “Ladies Man,” at the Starway Drive In.

  • Education briefs: 4-11-12

    Local students accept merit-based
    scholarships to Eastern Kentucky
    Four Lawrenceburg students accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.
    These students include Chelsea Lane, presidential scholarship; Matthew Sprague, founders scholarship; Bronston Mitchell, presidential scholarship; and Scarlett Sullivan, regents scholarship