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Today's News

  • Annual Relay for Life scheduled for Friday

    Sitting in her office at the Commonwealth Credit Union, Branch Manager Kim Jennings’s eyes mist with tears as she explains the art of puzzle assembly and the importance of having the right pieces first.

    The puzzle Jennings is trying to solve: cancer.

    As the chair for the Anderson County Relay for Life event, Jennings is tasked every year with trying to place the right pieces together to form one of the biggest events that benefits the American Cancer Society.

  • Jorette signs with Centre
  • Big striper
  • THE WAY WE WERE: Ben Wilson appears on The Quiet Kentuckians TV show

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, June 10, 1965

    Competes for Dairy Princess

    Gloria Sea and Paula Monroe were the two contestants for Miss Anderson County 1965 Dairy Princess. The contest was to be held at the annual Dairy-Pasture Tour.

    Monroe, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kisle Monroe, was a graduate of Anderson High School.

  • Asian-style dish puts fresh veggies to good use

    By Ciara Hyatt, Cooking Columnist

    For years, my dad has grown the most beautiful garden around.

    I love to pack a picnic lunch and take the kids over and let them ride their bikes and play while dad takes me row by row and shows me each of the lovely plants that are growing.

  • Senior Center Calendar

    Wednesday, June 10

    10:30 a.m.: Blood pressure check with Phyllis

    10:30 a.m.: Prevent and protect from Medicaid/Medicare fraud

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12:15 p.m.: Rook/cards

    12:15 p.m.: Hangman

    Thursday, June 11

    8:30 a.m.: Breakfast club

    9 a.m.: Chair Yoga/exercise

    9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Shopping/errands, Kroger shopping day

    5:30 p.m.: Supper club

    Friday, June 12

    10:30 a.m.: Hometown Manor/games

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch with First Christian Church

  • Library Calendar

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

     

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

     

    Movie Matinee

    4 Englishwomen rent a villa in Italy.

    1991. Rated PG

    When: Thursday, June 11

    Time: 2 p.m.

     

    Seniors Computer Club

    When: Friday, June 12

    Time: 1 to 2 p.m.

     

    Seniors Computer Club

    When: Wednesday, June 17

    Time: 1 p.m.

  • Extension Calendar

    June 25

    Canning 101, taught jointly with the Franklin County Extension Office at 5:30 p.m. in Frankfort. Three hands on workshops will be held on July 13: salsa and pickles; July 14: jam and jelly; and July 16: vegetables and meat. Cost is $20 for four classes, including all supplies.

     

    July 22

    Lexington Legends Splash Day for youth ages 9 to 18. Cost is $10 and includes child’s ticket and chicken strip meal and drink. Deadline for registration is July 1.

     

    July 28

  • Wheels of Time to host cruise-in

    Wheels of Time will host its next summer Cruise-In on Friday, June 12 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

    The event is held once a month on Main Street and features dozens of classic cars, food and music.

    Traffic on Main Street will be blocked off during the event.

  • Church news briefs

    Yard sale scheduled at St. Lawrence Catholic Church

    St. Lawrence Catholic Church has scheduled a two-day indoor yard sale to benefit the religious education of children.

    The sale is scheduled for Friday, June 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 20 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, located at 120 N. Gatewood, Lawrenceburg.

    The sale will be conducted in the church’s basement.

    Vacation Bible school at Church of Christ