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Today's News

  • Leland Ferrell Hood birth

    Stephenie P. and Michael L. Hood of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Leland Ferrell Hood on Dec. 13, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

  • Wilson-Hose engagement

    Sara Rachel Wilson and Troy Kelly Hose II of Frankfort announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

  • ACE offers ‘boot camp fitness’ class

    A class called “Boot Camp Fitness” will be offered each Saturday from Jan. 8-29 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the gymnasium at Emma B. Ward Elementary School.
    The class is sponsored by Anderson Community Education, and will be taught by certified instructor Todd Barrick.
    Cost is $25.
    The four-week class will include five fitness interval sessions. Workouts will include circuit training, heart rate intervals along with strength, core and polymeric training, according to a news release.
    The class is structured to fit all levels of fitness.

  • Anderson Senior Center calendar - 1/5

    Wednesday, Jan. 5
    10:30 a.m., Inspiration
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Advisory council meeting
    1:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, Jan. 6
    9 a.m., Exercise
    Shopping and errands
    6 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, Jan. 7
    10:30 a.m., Senior challenge
    11 a.m., Optimum balance
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

  • Community calendar - 1/5 to 1/12

    Wednesday, Jan. 5
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.
    4:30 p.m., Anderson Middle School site-based decision making council meeting.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

  • Ninevah Christian Church worship center on track to open in April

    Ninevah Christian Church, located at 1195 Ninevah Road, recently completed the outside construction phase of its new 740-seat worship center.

  • Westside Community announces January events

    Westside Community Church recently announced its events and services for the month of January.
    On Saturday, Jan. 8, the youth will take a trip to the Georgetown Pavilion. The group will leave the church at noon.
    During the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Jan. 16, Glenis Sanders will be singing.
    On Tuesday, Jan. 18, the church will visit Heritage Hall for music and fellowship.
    Regular service times are Sunday at 10 a.m. for Sunday school, 11 for the morning worship service and 6 for the evening worship service.

  • Middle school principal suspended

    Students returned to Anderson County Middle School on Tuesday, but their principal wasn’t there to greet them.

  • No surprise at Bearcats' start

    This time, the answer seemed to surprise the questioner.

    As we concluded an interview in the locker room at Lexington’s Sayre High School, Glen Drury turned the tables on the only local media member around.

    “Does it surprise you that we are .500 right now?” Drury asked.
    “Nope,” I replied. “Not at all.”

    Drury has won over 400 games and has seen a ton of the unexpected on the basketball court, but he seemed genuinely surprised that one who has seen probably more games he has coached, outside of his family and trusted friends Jimmy Young and Wayne Wilder, would make that statement.

  • ‘It’s their livelihood’

    The Fairgrounds Drive-In built a reputation around having what many considered the best hamburgers and coneys in Lawrenceburg.