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Today's News

  • Woodford Tourney not kind to Lady Bearcats

    Spring break was not a time on the beach for the Anderson County softball team. The Lady Bearcats dropped two of three games in the Woodford County Invitational Tournament, after being able to enter that event at the last minute.

    Anderson had originally been scheduled to play in the Southern Invitational in Louisville but that tourney was canceled.

  • New ACHS principal shares love of teaching

    Chris Glass, who was recently named Anderson County High School principal, can personally speak to the positive impact of teachers. A grade school teacher inspired him to pursue a career as an educator.

    “I had a wonderful math teacher that inspired me to pursue a career in education and make a difference in the lives of young people,” Glass said in an email interview. “I've always enjoyed working with young people and had a strong passion for math during my high school years. “

  • Memorial Day: It's back in for Anderson County

    Anderson County students and their families can plan a picnic after all now that Memorial Day has been added back to the school calendar as a day off school.

    The Anderson County Board of Education voted to add Memorial Day back to the school calendar as a holiday and end school Wed., June 4 during a special-called meeting Tuesday of last week.

  • Financial controls primary weakness in fiscal court audit

    A recently released state audit report of the Anderson County Fiscal Court primarily revealed weaknesses in internal financial controls for the last fiscal year, ending in June 30, 2013.

    Each year, an audit report is released to identify non-compliance with laws, regulations, contracts and grants of county fiscal courts. The auditor is also obligated to “comment on material weaknesses involving internal control over financial operations and reporting.”

  • PETA alleges Turtleman abused coyote in Waddy

    By Lisa King, Landmark News Service

    Animal advocates are investigating a report of animal cruelty that is alleged to have taken place in Waddy last spring during the filming of an episode of Animal Planet. 

  • ‘Cowboy Tommy’ visits ECC

    From staff reports 

    Preschool students at Ezra Sparrow Early Childhood Center were hosts to two very special guests from the Extension Agency, Joan Martin and Tommy Yankey, also know an “Cowboy Tommy,” the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent for Anderson County. Martin and Yankey read the book “Rodeo Ron and His Milkshake Cows” to students, according to a news release. 

  • THE WAY WE WERE

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, April 2, 1964

    Terry Young, junior at Anderson High School, and one of the outstanding basketball players on the Anderson High team this year, was named to the All-Central Kentucky Conference team.

    Mildred Maddox entertained with a birthday party and hayride at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernice Cinnamon in honor of Eileen Cinnamon on her 15th birthday.

  • Church News

    Salvisa church will host
    Free Clothes Day April 7

    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor Free Clothes Day for Anderson and Mercer County residents only, Mon., April 7, from 1:30-4 p.m. Bring proof of residency, such as a photo ID.

    The church is located at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa KY 40372.  For more information, call Pam Votaw at 502.839.5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 859.865.2226.

    Westside Community Church
    announces April events calendar

  • Grace will outreach darkness of a ‘Genesis 3’ world

    Let me blunt: I do not enjoy training meetings. As foster parents, my wife and I are required to have a certain number of hours of training every year in order to keep our license and our house open to minister to children in crisis situations.

    It’s not fun, the training that is, but it is worth it.

  • Jail Log – March

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail during March, according to information released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    MARCH 2

    • Latisha Massengill for probation violation by Kentucky State Police.
    • Richard Tracy for DUI suspended and a Franklin County warrant by Kentucky State Police.
    • Michael Humphrey for operating on a revoked or suspended license by Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    March 3