Today's News

  • Engagement: Stephens-Hagan

    Laura Moore Stephens and Samuel Tyler Hagan, both of Lawrenceburg, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage Oct. 26, 2013.
    The bride’s parents are Terri Birdwhistell and Ben and Dolores Birdwhistell, all of Lawrenceburg. The groom’s parents are Larry and the late Gwen Hagan of Beattyville.
    The bride’s grandparents are Leroy and Amaryllis Cotton and Carl and the late Mary Lois Birdwhistell.
    The groom’s grandparents are Don and Boneva Hurst and Jr. and the late Betty Hagan.

  • Way We Were: Gospel group jubliant over win

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 10, 1963

  • All are guilty in rejecting the word of God

    “I see the sun … it is beautiful.” These were the words of George Souliotes as he was walking out of a California prison a free man, after spending 17 years incarcerated for a crime he was innocent of.
    The 72-year-old Greek immigrant, who was convicted of triple murder, had his case taken up by an innocence project that worked to overturn his sentence, re-examining and disproving much of the forensic evidence that was used to condemn him.

  • Church briefs: 10-23-13

    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church
    to host ‘Trunk or Treat’
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will be hosting a ‘Trunk or Treat” event Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.
    There will be trick-or-treating for children along with games, food (chili, soup, hot dogs and desserts), a cake walk and face painting. “So, dress up in your favorite costume and join us,” event organizers said.
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road in Waddy.

    Alton Christian Church
    youth group to host ‘GodFest’

  • District court docket: 10-23-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Aug. 15.
    Jacob C. Record, arraignment, first-degree possession controlled substance, second-degree enhancement trafficking in controlled substance, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, continued to Sept. 26.
    Robert W. Reesor, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 10.

  • Charity presents $1,013 to senior center
  • Auxiliary helps buy uniforms
  • Getting lost at the corn maze
  • Anderson public library offers November classes, events

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in November.
    All classes are subject to cancellation and class space is limited to five students.  Students will use the library’s laptops. Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up or contact Laurel Sisler at the library for more information.

    Computer Classes
    Introduction to Word Part I
    When:  Nov. 5
    Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

    to the Internet
    When: Nov. 5
    Time: 3-4:30 p.m.


  • Education briefs: 10-23-13

    School board president elected to state board
    James Sargent, president of the Anderson County school board, was recently elected to the Kentucky School Boards Association, the largest organization of elected officials in Kentucky, according to a news release.