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Today's News

  • Way We Were: There was some twisting, shouting at Fair

    50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 9, 1962
    Large crowds were expected to visit Friday and Saturday for the first Exhibition of the Anderson County Fair, Inc. with many events planned.
    A twist contest was to be held Friday night from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. The Carnations with Cosmo and the Trendells with Paul Penny were to entertain. The 4-H Council sponsored the event.

  • Birth: Williams

    Donna Moon and Aaron Williams of Indianapolis, Ind., announce the birth of their daughter, Lauren Williams, born July 2, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. at St. John’s hospital.
    She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.
     

  • Four generations
  • Webb wins pageant
  • Stratton named Miss Teen
  • Church briefs: 8-8-12

    Westside news and notes
    On July 1 Pastor F.D. Robinson baptized Glenn Dunn, Samuel Green, JoAnn Rucker, Brandon Jones and Ladonna Bell.
    On July 20 Westside had a Family Fun Night in which the church family went to the movies.
    On July 22 Westside held its last Sunday Service at 700 West Broadway.
    On July 28 Westside had a Family Fun Night in which the church family went bowling.

  • Rest assured, even atheists will meet God

    I am often confused by the concept of atheism and ponder that there are those who actually reject the existence of God.
    How can someone step back and look at the vastness of our world, the beauty and intricacies of nature, to see your own eyes in your child’s eyes and believe this is all an accident?
    To me it borders on actual hatred for God as opposed to love of him. I believe even the unreached villager in Papua New Guinea acknowledges God.

  • ACE offers enrollment for upcoming school year

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center, located at 219 E. Woodford St., is now enrolling adult education students for the new school year, the organization announced.
    Orientation for new students began July 19. Students will now be enrolled into managed classrooms and placed in classrooms based on their skill levels.
    One-on-one tutoring will be available to students during scheduled lab times. Students will have access to an online study program. Returning students will be placed according to their current levels in math and language.

  • Public library introduces August computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following computer classes for the month of August. Class space is limited to five students each, and all classes are free. Students will use the library’s laptop computers. For more information or to sign up, contact the library or Athena Gentry at 839-6420. All classes are subject to cancellation.

    Introduction to computers
    When: Tuesday, Aug. 14; Tuesday, Aug. 21
    Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

  • Finding Bargains at the US 127 yard sale