Today's News

  • Engagement: Chaney-Woods

    John and Trish Chaney announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Marie Chaney, to Michael Thomas Woods III, son of Michael and LouKetta Woods, all of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Milly and Sam Chaney of Frankfort; Marty and Floyd Aldridge of Frankfort; Sue Bowman and Bruce Walker of Nicholasville; and Barbra Conway of Frankfort.
    Grandparents of the groom are the late Ida and Norman Gudgel of Lawrenceburg; the late Bill Goodlett of Versailles; and the late Meryll and Mary Alice Woods of Harrodsburg.

  • Birth: Smallwood

    Randi Rogers and Stephen Smallwood announce the birth of their daughter, Kylie Grayce Smallwood, born June 18, 2012, at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
    Big brother Brayden, 4, welcomed Kylie home.
    Maternal grandparents are Jim Rogers and Shirley May. Maternal great-grandparents are Lily and Billy Caldwell.
    Paternal grandparents are Tammy and Jeff Smallwood of Lawrenceburg.

  • Society briefs: 7-4-12

    Friends of the Library
    to meet
    The Friends of the Library is scheduled to meet July 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the library. New members are welcome.
    Friends of the Anderson Public Library meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.

    Kentucky Road Runners
    to host bike night
    The Kentucky Road Runners, a Frankfort a non-profit motorcycle group, will be hosting Monday bike night from July through October on Brick Alley in Frankfort.

  • Lessons learned in belly of the great fish

    This week I want to revisit the tale of Jonah and the whale.
    The story of Jonah, God’s prophet, is told by God: “Go to the great city of Ninevah and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” Jonah 1:2.
    Ninevah was the capital of Assyria and very much a hated enemy of Israel. Jonah knew God was capable of forgiving the Ninevites, and this made him not want to do what God commanded.

  • Local Lincoln Institute grads gather for reunion

    Lincoln Institute closed its doors in 1966, but the memories of the school are vivid for those who have been touched by its mission.
    Approximately 100 Lincoln graduates and friends gathered Saturday at Eagle Lake Convention Center for a reunion of the Lawrenceburg chapter of the Lincoln Alumni Association.
    “Most of the people that were there live in Lawrenceburg or were from Lawrenceburg and attended Lincoln Institute,” said Victor Brown, the president of the local chapter.

  • Anderson County Community Medical Clinic receives $500 grant

    The Anderson County Community Medical Clinic a charitable health organization, was awarded a $500 community grant by the Walmart Foundation, according to the clinic’s press release.
    The grant was made possible by the company’s Local Community Contribution/Hunger Outreach Grant Program through the Lawrenceburg Walmart.
    The clinic initiative is part of the Anderson County Community of Promise, and the work of its health and nutrition committee.
    The clinic will soon begin operation at 1111 Industry Road in Lawrenceburg.

  • Library offers free computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free computer courses in July:

    Basic I: Introduction
    to Computers
    When: Tuesday, July 10
    Time: 9:30-11 a.m., 5:30-7 p.m.
    This class is for the beginner. The main goal is to ease anxieties about using the computer. Topics include parts of the computer and mouse/keyboard skills.
    No previous computer skills required. Please register in advance.

    Basic II: Introduction
    to the Internet
    When: Tuesday, July 17
    Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

  • Way We Were: Rod Martin Oakland Raider Trainer

    50 YEARS AGO
    July 5, 1962
    Kenny Walker suffered a leg fracture on the Tway Horse Farm near Louisville Friday morning.
    According to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walker, a horse threw him and the horse fell on his leg.
    He is a nephew of deputy county clerk Susan Walker. The Walkers are former residents of Lexington where Mr. Walker was a horse trainer.

    Sharon, Teresa and Eddie Hyatt, children of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Earl Hyatt, were confined at home for several weeks with measles and whooping cough.

  • National Auxiliary president visits Healing Field
  • News briefs: 7-4-12

    Special-needs swim party to be held at Anderson-Dean Park
    A special-needs swim party will be held July 10 from 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Dean Aquatic Center in Anderson-Dean Park in Harrodsburg.
    The event is open to any age, and is open to residents and families of Anderson, Mercer and Boyle counties.
    Lifeguards and volunteers will be present, and there will be free refreshments.
    For more information, contact 859-325-0417.

    Maxfield receives promotion