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Today's News

  • CHEEK, THACKER TOP HOMEMAKER VOLUNTEERS

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 7, 2014

    Nominated for award

    Paula Monroe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kisle Monroe, was nominated for the annual Achievement Awards Program, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English.

    FFA awards

    The annual FFA banquet of the Anderson High Chapter was held with 129 members in attendance.

    An Honorary Chapter Farmer degree was presented to Henry Frazier, principal at Anderson High School.

  • Shouse-Graves

    Bryan and Mary Beth Shouse of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katelyn Elizabeth Shouse, to Aaron Morgan Graves, son of Larry and Bobbi Graves of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 Anderson County High School graduate and a 2013 Transylvania University graduate. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Pharmacy degree with the University of Kentucky.

  • Promtacular
  • 8th Annual Veterans Reunion is May 16-17

    The 8th Annual All Veterans Reunion is May 16-17 at the American Legion Post 34 located at 725 W. Broadway, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

    The event is open to the public.

    Gates open at noon Friday. Friday activities include a candlelight service at 8:30 p.m.

    Saturday activities include an opening ceremony at 10 a.m.

    For more information, contact Mike Cartwright at 502.229.8454.

  • Giddy Up!
  • Racism, pervasive and perverted, ruins God’s plan of diversity

    by Brian Owens

    When the news broke of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s ignorant and outright racist diatribe, I was not surprised.

    What has been known about this man was only further confirmed as his girlfriend cajoled him into verbalizing his views in what he thought was a private quarrel turned public debate.

  • Church Briefs

    Westside Community Church events include Lift Ladies meeting

    Regular Sunday services are held at 11 a.m. with Sunday School at 10 a.m. There are also evening worship services at 6 p.m.

    Bible study is held Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

    There will be no evening service Sun., May 11, due to the Mother’s Day holiday.

     Other upcoming events are Lift Ladies meeting Sun., May 18, at 4:30 p.m. and Singer Dave Raby Sun., May 18, at 6 p.m.

  • Russell named all conference

    Anderson County resident Jacob Russell has been honored as part of the All Mid-South Conference baseball team as a second team selection by the conference coaches.

    In his first year at Campbellsville University after transferring from the University of Kentucky, Russell has been a major part of the Tiger attack all season.

    Through Saturday's games, Russell led Campbellsville with three home runs and 33 RBIs. He ended the regular season with a 12-game hitting streak, which he extended in the first round of the MSC Tournament against Shawnee State.

  • COLUMN: Today's kids teach lasting lessons

    We probably shouldn't have been as shocked as we were over the words of Donald Sterling.

    If you don't know what the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers said, you simply haven't been paying attention. Ever since TMZ released a tape recording that contained incredibly racist remarks later confirmed to be Sterling's, the story has dominated everything from Good Morning, America to SportsCenter.

  • Bearcats second in CKC meet

    Anderson County track made one of its strongest showings ever in the Central Kentucky Conference track and field meet, held Friday at East Jessamine High School.

    The Anderson boys' team placed second with 108 points, trailing only Henry Clay's 170. The Bearcats took three first place finishes and had four seconds.

    The Lady Bearcats finished sixth (56 points) after winning two events and placing second in three others.