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  • Community calendar: 11-21-12

    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.  

  • Anderson County district spelling bee winners named
  • Anniversary: Whitehouse

    Howard Curtis and Mildred Jones Whitehouse will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 21.
    The couple met while they were employed by the Kentucky Department of Highways Central Office in Frankfort.
    They were married on Thanksgiving eve on Nov. 21, 1962 at Great Crossing Baptist Church in Georgetown, with the Rev. Eugene Reynolds officiating.
    Mildred retired from the Department of Highways in 1965.
    Howard retired from the University of Kentucky in 1992.

  • Relay for Life to host House of Trees fundraiser

    Anderson County Relay for Life will host its annual House of Trees fundraiser Nov. 24-25 at the Eagle Lake Convention and Expo Center in Lawrenceburg.
    The event will take place starting Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 25 from 1-4 p.m.
    Local organizations, churches and businesses decorate and donate themed Christmas trees, wreaths and centerpieces to be sold in a silent auction with all proceeds donated to the American Cancer Society.

  • Way We Were: Free fruitcake with tire purchase at Twin Oaks

    50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 22, 1962
    James B. Young was appointed jailer of Anderson County by County Judge W.S. Johnson to fill the vacancy left by the death of Charles W. Young on Nov. 15.
    The new jailer, son of the late Mr. Young, held a position with IBM in Lexington. During his father’s illness, he and his family moved to the jailer’s residence to assist in the operation of the jail and care of the courthouse.

  • Church briefs: 11-21-12

    Salvisa Community Thanksgiving
     service to be held Nov. 20
    The Salvisa Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Clay Lick United Methodist Church, located at 225 Clay Lick Road, Salvisa. The Rev. George Roberts, pastor of Salvisa United Methodist Church, will be preaching. Dessert and fellowship time will follow the service.
    For more information, contact the Rev. Anthony Cleary at 859-865-2963.

    Frankfort First United Methodist
    to host madrigal dinner
    and yuletide festival

  • BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Familiar Big 3 to battle for trip to Diddle

    If familiarity breeds contempt, then it would be easy to not like the best of the Eighth Region girls' basketball in 2013.

    Two-time defending champion Walton-Verona is expected to fight it out with Anderson County and Simon Kenton for the regional title. Between them, the three schools have combined for the last five regional championships and have four runner-up trophies in their cases as well. The only time two of the three did not make it to the regional final in the last five years was last March when Walton-Verona knocked off South Oldham in the final.

  • Friends of the Library plan book sale

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will have a Thanksgiving book sale Saturday, Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the corner of US 62 and US 127 Bypass in the historic Glensboro school building.
    The group has received a large donation of children’s books and has rearranged most sections to make browsing and shopping easier, according to a news release.