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Today's News

  • Hospital’s ICU earns award for Critical Care Excellence

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit has received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, an award given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to recognize U.S. hospitals with the best pediatric, progressive and adult critical care units.
    The recognition represents extraordinary commitment to high-quality critical care standards, and dedication to the exceptional care of patients and their families. Frankfort Regional’s ICU also received the award in 2009.

  • Local businesses sponsor toy, clothing drive

    New Creations Hair Design and Kitty’s Flowers and Gifts are sponsoring a toy and clothing drive for local children this Christmas season, according to a news release from the businesses.

    Gifts for children of all ages are requested, including jeans, pajamas and coats.
    “All gifts are appreciated,” organizers said.
    Both business are located in the Willowdale Plaza just off Broadway, across from Dairy Queen, according to a news release.
    For more information, call New Creations at 839-5573 or Kitty’s at 859-3512.

  • Fundraiser will help child with cancer

    A fundraiser to help a Nicholasville child stricken with cancer is scheduled for Dec. 3 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort, according to one of its organizers, Major Amy Womack of Anderson County EMS.
    Womack said the child was diagnosed in February, and given almost no chance to survive.
    “She wasn’t expected to live 12 hours, but she has made it since February,” Womack said. “They are calling her a medical miracle.”

  • 4-H Reports - 12/1

    Ms. Wise’s class at Turner Elementary

  • Christian Academy hoops teams have depth

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Rams junior varsity and varsity basketball teams are coached by Karl Pitzer and Cory Robinson. The varsity team is led by junior Zach Gray, whose exuberance infects the team and the crowd. The JV squad leaders are sophomores Mathew Robinson and Forest Bowman, while eighth-grader Dillon Harper brings excitement from outside the 3-point arc. Of the 15 players for JV and varsity combined, six are new to Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg basketball. These teams are a blend of old and new, and the chemistry works well.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Nov. 15.
    Jordon Z. Coffey, arraignment, operating on suspended/revoked operators license – failed to appear, show cause.
    Rocky F. Colon-Matos, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – dismissed.
    Michael L. Corley, to enter plea, operating motor vehicle under the influence – sentenced to 30 days (to serve four days or eight days home incarceration program), $728, 30 day operators license suspension.

  • The Way We Were - 12/1

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 27, 1960
    Robert Shifflet, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Shifflet of Nevins Station Road, was bitten on the nose by a dog last Thursday. The child began rabies shots on Friday.

    Sarah Margaret Kays, sophomore student at Eastern Kentucky State College, was elected floor representative of Burnham Hall for Women. She is a graduate of Western High School and is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Kays.

  • Sloane-Raeuchle wedding

    Virginia “Ginny” Lloyd Sloane, Bardstown, and Brandon Shane Raeuchle, Shelbyville, were marred April 10 at Parkway Baptist Church in Bardstown.

  • Peach anniversary

    Gertrude and Johnie Peach will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 2.

  • 100 years of basketball: One man's opinion of best-ever local players

    The only thing certain about picking the best ever in Anderson County basketball history is that we did not make room for enough players on the teams. Twenty boys players over 100 years? Ten girls since 1975?
    It is practically impossible to do so, especially the way basketball has changed over time.

    Just picking the best players is difficult in itself. I think it would be safe to say that no one alive has seen all of the greats in Anderson County history.