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Today's News

  • Champions Elite Dance teams earn national, international titles

    The Champions Elite all-star dance teams have completed the 2010-11 competition seasons.


    The senior all-star team’s results included six first place titles, three national champion titles, one international champion title and one second place international title.  


    The junior all-star team’s standings included five first place titles, two national champion titles, and two second place international titles.  

  • Sports briefs for May 4,2011

    Middle school football clinic announced
    The Anderson County Middle School football coaches will be having their annual non-contact football clinic for any students interested in playing football during the upcoming  2011 season. The clinic will be for any current fifth graders (entering sixth grade in the fall), through current seventh graders.  Registration packets are available in the school offices and may be picked up at each elementary school and Anderson County Middle School.

  • This week in Anderson County Sports -- May 4, 2011

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Anderson County High School

    Baseball
    Thursday, May 5: Anderson Co. at Henry Co., 6 p.m.
    Friday, May 6: Anderson Co. at Collins, 30th District seeding game, 5:45 p.m.
    Monday, May 9: Anderson Co. at East Jessamine, junior varsity only, 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, May 10: Western Hills at Anderson Co, 5:30 p.m.

    Softball
    Thursday, May 5: Anderson Co. at Spencer Co., 30th District seeding game, 6 p.m.
    Friday, May 6: Anderson Co. in Owensboro Catholic Tournament, TBA

  • Think twice before working muddy soil

    Webbed feet, anyone?
    Well, the Almanac said it would be a wetter than normal spring. It seems like it just keeps raining. I know it’s hard, but resist working the soil when it’s wet. It just messes it up. I had a small field I dug wet once and it was two years before I got those clay lumps back to normal.

  • Mandatory trash pickup not bad idea

    You could have knocked me over with a feather when Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway said that 35 percent of Anderson County residents don’t have their trash collected each week.
    While pondering Conway’s trial balloon of making trash collection mandatory and putting the cost of doing so on property tax bills, I figured that percentage certainly couldn’t be above 10, could it?

  • Church Briefs, 4-27-11

    Revival scheduled at Mt. Pleasant
    Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church revival starts tonight (Wednesday) with Bro. Robert Simmons, former pastor, as evangelist.
    It will continue through Friday night.
    There will be special singing each night at 6:45. The Calvary Trio will perform Wednesday night; Happy Valley on Thursday night; and Daughters of the King on Friday night.
    For more information call the church at 839-9904 or Ernie Drury at 604-0693.
    Bro. Bobby Chesser is the pastor at Mt. Pleasant and invites everyone to the services.

  • The Bible is a story about a special people

    From the Garden of Eden where the first two human beings lived in constant communion with God, to the Tabernacle in the wilderness where God dwelt in the midst of the children of Israel in veiled fashion because of the problem of sin, to the incarnation of Christ, all the way to the new Heaven and Earth where God will once again dwell unveiled in the midst of his people, God has always desired to live among his people.

  • Engagement: Hoskins – Wilson

    Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hoskins of Lawrenceburg announced the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Michele Hoskins, to William Cassidy Wilson IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Cassidy Wilson III of Henderson.
    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Anderson County High School and has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Transylvania University. She is a physical therapy technician at Oldham County Physical Therapy.

  • Senior Citizens Calendar, 4-27-11

    From staff reports
    The following events are going on at the Anderson Senior Center on Township Square.

    Wednesday, April 27
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., Second wind dreams
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, April 28
    9:00 a.m., Exercise
    Shopping and errands
    6:00 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, April 29
    10:30 a.m., Walk at City Park
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Crafts
    12:30 p.m., Cards/games

  • Relay for Life calendar, 4-27-11

    Upcoming Relay for Life Fundraisers

    Saturday, May 7
    Derby Day 5K, sponsored by Fitness Firm. All ages. Registration 8 a.m. with the 5K starting at 9 a.m. Cost $20 per person and $15 for each additional family member (must have proof of same address). Registration forms can be picked up at Fitness Firm. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life. For additional information, contact Fitness Firm at 502-859-3476.

    Saturday, May 14