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Today's News

  • Saffell Street September Citizens of the Month
  • Church briefs: 10-3-12

    Pleasant Hill Christian hosts fish fry
    Pleasant Hill Christian church will host its annual fish fry on Oct. 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pleasant Hill Christian Church Activities building.
    The dinner will be $5 a plate. There will be a concert to follow by the Lindseys of Greensburg at the church building. Pleasant Hill Christian is located at 3316 Mount Eden Road. For more information, contact Jerry Shely at 839-7108.

    Van Buren Baptist to hold
    homecoming and reunion services

  • Can you find Christians in Lawrenceburg?

    Are you a Christian? It’s a very simple yes or no question.
    Most people typically will say they are a “Christian” here in Anderson County.
    Now, I ask you if you are currently making new Christians or disciples of Christ? Are you? If not, are you really a Christian? Can you count how many people you have personally shared the story of Jesus with? Is the answer a couple, a hundred, perhaps none?

  • Friends of the Library to meet

    The Friends of the Anderson Public Library will meet on Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m. at Anderson Public Library. If there is no school, there will be no meeting.
    The Friends of the Anderson Public Library meets the second Wednesday of every month.
     

  • Senior Crime College program to be held at public library

    Anderson Public Library and the Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway’s office will be hosting the Program Senior Crime College on Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Anderson Public Library.
    According to a press release from the library, the program will teach senior citizens how to avoid becoming victims of scams and who to alert if they feel they are being targeted.
    Lunch will be provided. Space is limited to 30 patrons. Registration is required. Sign up by calling the library at (502) 839-6420 or speaking with someone at the circulation desk.

  • Community calendar: 10-3-12

    Community
    Anderson Public Library October computer classes schedule
    Call the library at 839-6420 or speak with a staff member at the circulation desk for class descriptions or to sign up. Class space is limited to 5 students. All classes are free, and students will use the library’s laptop computers. All classes are subject to cancellation. For more information please contact Athena Gentry at 839-6420.
    Introduction to Computers
    When: Oct. 9 or Oct. 23
    Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

  • ‘Rebel in the White House’ comes to Lawrenceburg

    On Thursday, Oct. 11, the Anderson County Humanities Council will provide residents with an opportunity to hear the story of Emilie Todd Helm, portrayed by Betsy Smith, at the “Rebel in the White House 1836-1930” program at 7 p.m. at the Saffell Street Elementary library.
    According to a press release from the Humanities Council, “As the sister of Mary Todd Lincoln and the wife of Confederate Gen. Benjamin Hardin Helm, Emilie Todd Helm had a front row view of history during and after the Civil War.

  • District court docket: 10-3-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Aug. 13, 2012.
    Mark J. Sheftick, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – amended to aggravator, pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Sept. 19, motion/disposition/trial date Sept. 24.
    Logan Shelburne, hearing, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – dismissed.
    Jade A. Shouse, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – pleaded guilty, $243, installment/deferred payment Oct. 8.

  • Second graders raise money for Buddy Walk

    Two students and friends from Emma B. Ward Elementary are raising money and looking for registered walkers for the 10th annual Buddy Walk on Oct. 6.
    Second graders Jordan Ball and Elijah Penn have participated in the Buddy Walk for the past few years to raise money for the Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky organization.
     “Jordan’s Team” raised $7,802 last year and rewarded for his efforts by being featured on a billboard advertisement for the 2012 Buddy Walk.

  • Library offers computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer free computer classes to the computer in October. Class space is limited to five students each and students will use the library’s laptop computers. All classes are subject to cancellation. For more information, contact Athena Gentry at 839-6420.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: Oct. 9 or Oct. 23
    Time: 10-11:30 a.m.