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Today's News

  • Bearcats roll past Clark in opener

    Anderson County overcame four turnovers and the mistakes expected in a season opener to whip host George Rogers Clark, 50-21, Friday night in Winchester.

    Zachary Carmichael, Ryan Martin and Chris Toomey all registered two touchdowns as the Bearcats won their first season-opener since 2010.

    Anderson overcame an early deficit, then took control during the second quarter and never looked back.

  • Marching Bearcats open season with Mark Twain Invitational
  • Senior center to host Grandparents Day event

    Helping Hands-Heart of Community (HHHC) will be sponsoring a Grandparents Day celebration lunch on Sept. 8 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Anderson County Senior Citizens Center, located at 160 Township Square.
    “Bring your grandparents or special senior friend to enjoy an Italian meal and classical guitar music with family,” event organizers said in a news release. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children under age 12. Please call Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 at ACE or Donna Drury at 859-8080 for tickets or information about the day.

  • District court docket: 8-28-13

    Judge Janice R. Martin heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on June 27, 2013.
    Michael A. Joseph, disposition, possession of marijuana – pretrial conference Sept. 19, jury trial Oct. 16.
    Tara L. Judd, disposition, second-degree disorderly conduct – pleaded guilty, $253, installment/deferred payment Dec. 12; resisting arrest – pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days to serve (credit time served); menacing – dismissed.

  • Church briefs: 8-28-13

    Salvisa Christian Church to host free clothes day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a community free clothes day on Monday, Sept. 2, from 1:30-4:30 p.m.  All sizes will be available, including  school clothes.
    Salvisa Christian Church is located at 155 Sugar Street in Salvisa.
    For more information, contact Pam Votaw at 502-839-5626 or the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515.

     

  • Day coming when Christians expected to compromise beliefs

    On Aug. 22 the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that wedding photographer Elaine Huguenin violated state law when she declined to photograph a lesbian “commitment ceremony” because of her Christian beliefs that homosexuality is a sin.
    As a result of the ruling, she and her husband were ordered to pay more than $6,000 in attorney’s fees to the lesbian couple.

  • Community calendar: 8-28-13

    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.

    Shelby Christian Church in Shelbyville will be hosting an art and craft  festival and jewelry show on Oct. 12.  For vendor information and  

  • Anniversary: Cox

    Donald Lee and Mary Jane Cox of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 29.
    Donald and Mary were married Aug. 29, 1963, at the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church in Danville by the Rev. Elroy Lamb. Mary’s mother, Elizabeth Curtsinger and Brenda Rankin were in attendance with Donald and Mary.
    Mary is the daughter of Elizabeth Curtsinger and the late Raymond Curtsinger.
    Donald is the son of the late Irene Dale and the late Lenious Cox.
    Mr. and Mrs. Cox are both enjoying retirement and spending time with each other.

  • Locks of Love donation
  • ACE to offer Excel class

    Register for classes at Anderson Community Education, 219 East Woodford St., Lawrenceburg by calling Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or email jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us. Adult education students are returning to class for the 2014 school year, so those in need of instruction for a GED diploma or college preparation should call 839-3754 or stop by the center to enroll.

    Excel and beyond
    When: Tuesday and Thursday, Sept. 3 and 5 from 6-8 p.m. with instructor Beth Feddersen
    Where: Adult Learning Center, 219 East Wood St., Lawrenceburg