Today's News

  • Treehouse dream coming true for Mt. Eden child

    By Ashley Wilkins, Landmark News Service

    After a new cancer diagnosis, Mt. Eden’s Blake Hundley is back to fighting for his life.

    An aggressive reemergence of the cancer has the family taking it one day at a time, but another group is rallying together to make a wish come true for the 9-year-old.

    Originally Hundley made just one request to the Make-A-Wish foundation – he asked for a treehouse built by Pete Nelson, the star of Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters.

  • Turner Elementary School names honor roll students

    From staff reports

    The following students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at Robert B. Turner Elementary School, according to information provided by the school.

    Fourth grade

    All A’s

    Alena Andrukov

    Gracie Birch

    Abigail Frasure

    Joseph Frasure

    Olivia Griffin

    Wyatt McEndree

    Jack Rhody

    Laney Rowland

    Taylor Sanders

    Jade Trent

    Connor Asher

    Megan Conway

    Dani Edwards

  • Three named to dean’s list at Georgetown

    From staff reports

    Three Lawrenceburg residents have been named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College, the school announced last week.

    Named were Amber Crutcher, Shelbi L. Savoie and Allie L. White.

    To qualify, students must have completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and have a minimum 3.7 grade point average.

  • Beta Club donates to Kosair, attends convention
  • Chorus serenades school board
  • District Court Docket, Feb.11, 2015

    Judge J.R. Robards heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Jan. 22, 2015.

    Gary L. Bullion, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, possessing license when privileges are suspended/revoked, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license – pleaded guilty, $1343; possession of marijuana – pleaded guilty, sentenced to five days to serve (credit time served), $100 to Anderson County Drug Interdiction Fund, installment/deferred payment Aug. 6.

  • Twain portrayal coming to Senior Center

    From staff reports

    Actor Robert Brock will portray Mark Twain during a performance Feb. 19 at the Anderson Senior Center, according to a news release.

    The performance is free and scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

    Brock will tell stories of the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, whom as history would come to know him as Mark Twain, author of many novels including two classics of American literature.

  • Community News Briefs

    Auxiliary sponsoring essay contest

    The American Legion Auxiliary is seeking entrants for its annual Americanism Essay Contest, according to a news release.

    Titled “What Does Freedom Mean to My Family,” the contest is divided into five classes, with winners receiving $50, along with a $50 honorarium in the student’s name that will be made to the Children of Warriors National President’s Scholarship Fund.

    Entries are due by April 1.

  • Sure-fire ways to help control pet’s bad breath

    By Jane Sinnett

    Guest Columnist

    Bad breath isn’t something any of us like to talk about, but it’s a harsh reality in animals.

    It’s no fun getting a big, slobbery wet kiss from a pet that has halitosis. That’s the fancy word for bad breath. Fancy words aside, it’s still a problem that is caused by excessive build-up of odor-producing bacteria inside your pet’s mouth, lungs or even gut.

  • library calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in February, according to a news release.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon to 1 p.m.


    Computer Club

    When: Thursday, Feb. 12

    Time: 10 to 11 a.m.


    Closed for President’s Day

    When: Monday, Feb. 16


    Mystery & Thriller Book Club

    When: Tuesday, Feb. 17

    Time:  10 to 11 a.m.