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Today's News

  • Relay for Life calendar: 6-5-13

    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.

    Relay for Life Baskets
    to be displayed today
    First Christian Church will be displaying their baskets today, Wednesday, June 5 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Kroger. The baskets will be displayed the night of Relay for Life, June 21.

    Flamingo Flocking fling
    to raise funds for Relay

  • Community calendar: 6-5-13

    Community
    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.

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in June.

  • Way We Were: Cattle can't fool Major and Mathis on weight

    50 YEARS AGO
    June 6, 1963
    Donna Jean Cook, 2 1/2 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Cook, broke her left leg in a fall down some stairs at her home. She was treated at a Frankfort hospital.

    Lucille Duncan was sworn into office by Judge Coleman Wright and was given the oath of office to fill the unexpired term of Mrs. Lizzie Witherspoon, who resigned as Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk.
    Agnes Kays, who had been serving as Mrs. Witherspoon’s deputy, was sworn in to be Duncan’s deputy as well.

  • School district recognizes perfect attendance achievements

    The following Anderson County students received perfect attendance, zero tardies and zero absences, for the 2012-2013 school year.
    This list does not include those students who were present everyday, but may have signed in or out for an appointment, according to Director of Student Services Derek Shouse.

    Anderson County High School

  • Academy recognizes service of teacher Connie Gilbert
  • Christian Academy celebrates annual ‘Pet Day’
  • Education briefs: 6-5-13

    Juniors chosen to attend
    Governor’s Scholars program
    Four Anderson County High School juniors — Hunter Campbell, Hannah Merideth, Mary Lee and Jacob Brumley —were chosen to attend the 2013 Governor’s Scholars program.

  • Saffell Street Elementary names students to honor roll

    Saffell Street Elementary recently released its fourth nine week honor roll list for the 2012-2013 school year.

    Fourth grade
    Shields

    All A’s
    Taylor Dudley
    A and B honor roll
    Elisabeth Craft
    Elijah Johnson
    Nita Kiem
    Andrew Walker
    Dadisman
    All A’s
    Maggie Abner
    Grayson Shouse

    A and B honor roll
    Lily Hagan
    Bradley Richardson
    Dylan Robinson

    Blackburn

    All A’s

  • Ward crowns students ‘kings’ and ‘queens’ of reading

    Emma B. Ward students were recognized and rewarded for their Accelerated Reading accomplishments May 21, according to a news release.
    “The school wide reading program encourages students to read books and take quizzes on those books in order to meet point goals set by their teachers,” Ward accelerated reading organizers said in the release.
    Ward students earned a total of 20,950 points for the year. The boy and girl from each grade who earned the most points were crowned AR King and Queen.

  • Ward student named district winner for essay

    Emma B. Ward Elementary fifth grade student Emily Slone was recently named the Central Kentucky West district winner in the “AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year” essay contest.
    She is among thousands of Kentucky fifth graders participating in the annual essay competition, sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, according to a press release.
    The local contest was coordinated and promoted by the Anderson County Retired Teacher Association.