Today's News

  • Way We Were: William Chowning Master at Lodge 90

    50 YEARS AGO
    Dec. 28, 1961
    William Chowning became Master of Lodge No. 90. Other officers elected were: Paul W. Hanks, senior warden; Major Wheat, junior warden; Cecil Cinnamon, senior deacon; Thomas Cotton, junior deacon; E.A. Brown, secretary; W. J. Smith, treasurer; Hollie Warford, tyler, Clarice Ray Sparrow, senior steward; J.R. Cox Jr., junior steward; Edward Watts, chaplain; and Joe Bertram, degree team captain.

  • Auxiliary hosts Lunch with Santa

    The American Legion Auxiliary hosted Lunch With Santa on Dec. 4 at the American Legion clubhouse.
    Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived on a fire truck, and those attending enjoyed hot dogs, chips, jelly sandwiches, cookies and soft drinks, organizers said.
    Each child was allowed to sit on Santa’s lap for a photo and a bag of candy and were given a form to fill out, telling Santa what they wanted for Christmas.

  • Wheels of Time makes donation
  • Turnip success at last
  • Frankfort Regional Hospital earns best workplace award

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center’s Information Technology & Services (IT&S) department was recognized by Healthcare IT News in the “Where to Work: BEST Hospital IT Departments” in the Medium Hospital (101-350 beds) size category, the hospital announced.
    Healthcare IT News was expected to profile the Best Hospital IT Departments nationwide in its December 2011 Special Supplement Report.

  • Burns earns Eagle Scout rank
  • Man indicted for third DUI, firearm possession

    The following people were indicted Dec. 20 by the Anderson County Grand Jury, according to documents on file in Anderson Circuit Court.
    Charles B. Vernon, 52, 3910 Finley Ridge Road, Campbellsville, was indicted with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon from an incident that occurred Nov. 11.
    He was also indicted on second-offense operating a motor vehicle while license suspended/revoked; third-offense driving under the influence; no insurance; and other moving violations.

  • Were gardening gadgets under your tree?

    Well, it’s here, the end of the year. There were moments when it seemed like it would never get here. Then time would speed up and we couldn’t believe it was December.
    Life is time. Some days it’s a slow stroll, others it’s a sprint. But it’s always a marathon filled with memories along the way.

  • New year brings new worries

    I work hard at developing wrinkles and gray hair.
    It’s a by-product of my favorite hobby — worrying.
    With a tumultuous year coming to a close and (if we can rely on the accuracy of the Mayan calendar) perhaps the world as we know it in 2012, there’s a lot to bite our nails over.
    Should the world end in either fire or ice in 2012, I can at least check off a few 2011 happenings here at home and around the world from my worrywart agenda.

    Life after Oprah

  • More jobs, less taxes and ban on fake pot

    Wish in one hand, spit in the other because in the end it generally amounts to the same thing.
    I shall nevertheless toss out some some wishes for the new year, minus all the “whirled peas” pablum that generally makes these kind of columns remarkably boring.
    Instead, I’ll focus on things that could actually happen here.

    Economic growth in Anderson County
    Nothing will fix our area’s immediate economic concerns better than companies already here growing and hiring more people.