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Today's News

  • Drive-in car show at Ward

    Emma B. Ward Elementary School recently hosted a Family Literacy Night car show last Thursday evening, complete with box car parade, vintage vehicles and a “drive-in” movie in the gym.
    Students in kindergarten through fifth grade created their own cardboard cars and voted on the best classic cars, brought by adult volunteers.
    Third grader Carson Grimes, who created a flame-emblazoned vehicle, won best in show.

  • TENNIS: Anderson tennis has tough day at regionals

    Tuesday was a tough day for Anderson County tennis as all of the Bearcat hopes for state tournament berths went by the wayside.

  • Heroin suspect leads police on foot chase

    A Lexington man is behind bars after leading police on an early-morning foot chase Saturday that began on Broadway and ended Suzanne Street.
    Deputy Brian Wooldridge of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office noticed that Jarrod T. Baker, 20, of 1658 Maywick View Lane was unsteady on his feet while pumping fuel at Five Star on Broadway, according to a report filed by officer Josh Satterly of the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Library lawsuit moving forward, donations sought

    The lawsuit threatened two weeks ago against the Anderson Public Library has yet to be filed, but those suing say they still plan to do so.
    “We’re in the developing stages and getting our briefs together,” said Harold Todd, one of those involved. “We still have some legwork to do, but we are still moving forward.”

  • Library lawsuit moving forward, donations sought

    The lawsuit threatened two weeks ago against the Anderson Public Library has yet to be filed, but those suing say they still plan to do so.
    “We’re in the developing stages and getting our briefs together,” said Harold Todd, one of those involved. “We still have some legwork to do, but we are still moving forward.”

  • Anderson County high school crowns Prom King, Queen
  • Education briefs: 5-8-13

    School board reports personnel action for March, April
    The Anderson County school board reported the following personnel action on March 25.

    Employed
    Christen Casey as a student bus monitor.
    Rita Frick as a substitute custodian.
    Lauren Heustis as a substitute teacher.
    Leah Mager as a student after school childcare worker.
    Donald Monroe as a substitute custodian.
    Leatisha Pogioli as a substitute paraeducator.
    Angela Slone as a substitute paraeducator and substitute after school daycare worker.

  • Middle school to perform ‘Best of Both Worlds’ musical

    Anderson County Middle School will perform the musical “Best of Both Worlds” on May 10-12 in the middle school’s multi-purpose room.
    Friday and Saturday performances are at 7 p.m., and Sunday’s performance will be at 3 p.m.
    Tickets are $3 for those over the age of 5.
    The show is about fairytale creatures that find a portal into a middle school and turn everything upside down in their efforts to get back home, according to event organizers.
     

  • Social studies teacher elected KEA vice president

    Delegates to the 141st KEA Delegate Assembly elected Lisa Petrey-Kirk to a three-year term as vice president of the 42,000-member Kentucky Education Association, according to a press release.
    Petrey-Kirk, a 1983 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and a National Board Certified Teacher, has taught all of her 26 years at Anderson County Middle School.

  • Anderson County Relay for Life announces upcoming community events

    Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for May and June. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    ‘Concert and Cakes’
    to be held May 11