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Today's News

  • In times of spiritual questioning, rely on an unchangeable God

    Do you ever question your own salvation?  I know I do.  My own personal sin and rebellion against God often haunts me.  I think doubting one’s own salvation borders on sin itself if it applies to a Christian. I think every Christian experiences this in the Christian growth process.  
    In the book “Returning to Holiness” by Gregory Frizzell, he states, “You can make no spiritual progress until you’re absolutely certain of your relationship to Christ

  • Community calendar: 10-31-12

    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.  

    Education

  • Anniversary: Hyatt

    Edward Earl and Mary Jo Hyatt celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 1.
    They were married in Jeffersonville, Ind., by the Rev. Edwin Carroll.
    They have three children, Edward Allen Hyatt, Sharon Lynn Parker and Teresa Kay Hyatt. They also have one granddaughter, Heather Nicole Hyatt, who is working on her master’s degree at Eastern Kentucky University.

  • Anderson Public Library offers November computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free computer classes in November. All classes are subject to cancellation, and class space is limited to five students. Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up.

    Introducation to the Internet
    When: Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to noon
    Let’s go surfing! This class will introduce you to the internet. Topics include: using the internet, website addresses, navigating a website, conducting a simple search, understanding email and social networking. Pre-registration is required.

  • Student competes in Miss Kentucky County Fair

    Mayson Leigh ‘Baylee’ McKenzie recently competed in the 2012 Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair Pageant on Oct. 20 at The Crown Plaza in Louisville.  
    McKenzie competed against 84 additional contestants from all of the state in an interview, semi-formal and formal event.

  • ‘Coach Rupp’ to come to Lawrenceburg

    The Anderson County Humanities Council will provide residents with an opportunity to spend some quality time with the legendary UK basketball coach, Adolph Rupp, in a free Chautauqua presentation held Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Emma B. Ward Elementary library.
    According to the humanities council’s press release, “During the 42 years he coached at the University of Kentucky, Adolph Rupp (1901-1977) raised basketball to near-religious status in the commonwealth.

  • Way We Were: Sue, Pete, Jimmy and Kate put on the dog

    50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 1, 1962
    Building permits were issued to F.L. Barnes for a storage building at an estimated cost of $275; Mrs. Bertha Medley, new construction of additional room and porch for dwelling of building on South Gatewood at a cost of $400; Mrs. John Coubert, Ballard Street, new construction of additional room for bath at cost of $400.

    Ann Spencer was one of 11 co-eds at Eastern Kentucky State College chosen as ROTC sponsors by the 1,100 members of the Corps. Spencer was to be the sponsor for company “C.”

  • Chandler, Barr face off again next Tuesday for seat in Congress

    By Ben Carlson
    News staff
    Incumbent Congressman Ben Chandler (D-Versailles) scored a narrow victory challenger Andy Barr (R-Lexington) two years ago to retain his seat in Congress, and the two are squaring off again next Tuesday in one of the most anticipated races of the year.
    The Anderson News asked each candidate the same questions to preview their race, and their responses are as follows.

    Ben Chandler
    What are the top three reasons people in Anderson County should vote for you?

  • Carroll, Haynes square off for state senate seat

    Incumbent state Sen. Julian Carroll (D-Frankfort) is being challenged by Frank Haynes (R-Frankfort) in Tuesday’s election to represent Anderson County as part of the state’s 7th District.
    Each was asked the same questions and what follows are portions of their responses.

    Julian Carroll
    What are the top three reasons people in Anderson County should vote for you.
    First, experience is the best reason. There are issues before the General Assembly that are so tremendously complicated now.

  • King, Stevens square off for state representative seat

    Incumbent state Rep. Kim King (R-Harrodsburg) will square off Tuesday with challenger Kent Stevens (D-Lawrenceburg) for the right to represent the 55th District in the state House of Representatives.
    Stevens held the seat before losing to King two years ago.
    Each were asked the following questions, and what follows are portions of their remarks.

    Kim King
    What has been the most difficult thing you’ve discovered about your seat during your first term?