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Today's News

  • Anderson Senior Center Calendar - 11/17

    Wednesday, Nov. 17
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., Arnold Clark and friends
    12 p.m., Thanksgiving potluck
    1:30 p.m., Grief support

    Thursday, Nov. 18
    9 a.m., Exercise
    Shopping and errands

    Friday, Nov. 19
    10:15 a.m., Anderson County Middle School
    11:45 a.m., Lunch
    12:45 p.m., Games/cards

  • Just hold the mushrooms

    We only thought Anderson County's football turnaround came about when Blake Curtsinger and Matt Sprague blocked a Bullitt Central extra point, in overtime, back on Oct. 8.
    Makes sense, you know. The Bearcats were 3-3, teetering on the brink of .500 or less. Since then, they are riding a six-game win streak, managed to win only the third district title in school history and have rolled to a pair of playoff wins for the first time since Kentucky started determining state football champions with a tournament in 1959.

  • Community calendar - 11/17 to 11/24

    Wednesday, Nov. 17
    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 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

  • McKenna-Spivey wedding

    Leeann McKenna and T. Jay Spivey were married July 10 at Sand Spring Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.

  • Selection of All-Time Team tips off '100 years of basketball'

    (Editor's note: This article contains some of the writer's personal observations and explanations of the “All-time team” selection process.)
    Selecting the best of the best to ever play basketball in Anderson County is not really a new idea. In the 25 years I have been writing about sports, I have been asked countless times, “How does this player compare to that player?”
    The question has come from Anderson CountyBearcat faithful and opposing fans alike.

  • Community Thanksgiving service planned at Alton Baptist

    A community Thanksgiving service is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23 at Alton Baptist Church, the church announced in a news release.
    Lee Yates, associate minister at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg, will be the speaker.
    Leading praise and worship will be worship coordinators Kris Grimes and Angie Woods of Alton Baptist.
     

  • Fellowship Baptist Church to host potluck

    Fellowship Baptist Church on Hammonds Creek Road will celebrate Thanksgiving with a potluck meal on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 5 p.m.
    “Immediately after the meal, we will celebrate the history and future of the church with a pictorial video highlighting many of the people who have played such a huge role in the life of Fellowship Baptist,” organizers said in a news release.
    The community is invited.

  • Dillow, Buser run well at state meet

    LEXINGTON – Anderson County runners Austin Dillow and Dylan Buser put forth strong showings at the state Class 3A cross country meet, held at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday.
    Dillow, a junior competing in his third state meet finished 79th out of 228 runners with a time of 17:54.63. Dillow was almost 1.5 seconds faster than last year in the 5K race.

  • New Hope offers Thanksgiving meals

    New Hope Baptist Church of Versailles will deliver meals to those in need on Thanksgiving day.
    Call the church at 859-873-1707, to get a home-cooked full Thanksgiving meal.
    The meal and delivery are free, the church announced in a news release.
    The meal will include turkey, dressing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and dessert. Dessert substitutions for those with diabetes are available on request.

  • Salvisa Community Thanksgiving Service planned

    The Salvisa Community Thanksgiving Service will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at Salvisa United Methodist Church, 305 Main St. in Salvisa.
    The Rev. James Byrd of New Providence Presbyterian will preach.
    A reception will follow the service.
    An offering will be taken for the Mercer County Ministerial Association’s Transient Ministry Fund.
    For more information, contact Pastor Gil Duffee at 859-797-0226 or the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515.