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Today's News

  • Tough night in the ER
  • God’s message doesn’t need improving, it needs to be believed

    According to a Gallup poll, more than 75 percent of Americans say that religion is losing its’ influential ground in our society.

    On the other hand, we live in a nation where we have well over 300,000 congregations that identify themselves as Christian and over 75 percent of Americans who identify themselves as Christian.

    How do we explain this?

    The answer is that the secularization of society is happening at a break-neck pace. Massive moral shifts are taking place as the world views of our friends and neighbors become increasingly irreligious.

  • Senior center will distribute farmer’s market coupons

    The Anderson County Senior Center, located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, will be distributing farmer’s market nutrition coupons at the senior center Tues., June 10, from 9 a.m.-noon.

    Eligible seniors must be age 60 or older and have an income for one person of less than $1,265 per month.

    For a two-person household, income cannot exceed $1,705 per month and for a three-person household, income cannot exceed $2,144 per month.

  • ‘Tug Boat’ pulls out win at coon dog trials

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Breaks hand

    Charles Allen Perry, son of Bro. and Mrs. E. Paul Perry of Chaplin, broke his left hand Saturday while playing ball at Camp Calvary.

    Thursday, June 18, 1964

    Graduates honored

    Carl Davis Penny, a graduate of the Lincoln Institute, won the Dr. Rabb “Best Sportsmanship” award and was presented with the trophy at graduation.

  • Lawrenceburg Fair & Horse Show celebrates 142 years

    The Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show opens Saturday with the Miss Teen, pre-teen, princess pageants and the Miniature Horse Show.

    This is year marks the 142nd annual Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show. The event is hosted and staffed with mostly local American Legion volunteers.

    “Our fair is actually two years older than the Kentucky Derby,” said Wayne Hanks, fair and horse show manager.

    The annual fair and horse show has grown to be an institution in Lawrenceburg.

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    Photos should be no less than 300 dpi. The Anderson News cannot guarantee print quality of photos less than 300 dpi.

  • Anderson duo plays well, but Hoosiers sweep series

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Makenzie Cann's eyes lit up. So did Eriel McKee's.

    And certainly every Anderson County girls' basketball fan watching was thinking, “We have seen this before.”

    Cann saw her Kentucky All-Star teammate McKee going back-door to the basket. Cann threaded the Indiana defense with a bounce pass that McKee took in stride before laying laying the ball in during Friday's Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Classic at Transylvania University's Beck Center.

  • Attendance figures for once-proud all-star games distressing

    It is not easy watching something that was once so grand and lively die a very slow death.

    But that might be the case for the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Classic.

    This once-grand series that has showcased the likes of Darrell Griffith and Kyle Macy on the boys' side and Lisa Harrison and Skylar Diggins in the girls' half has fallen on hard times in recent years, especially on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River.

  • Unexpected path gives Gillis joy

    Bad ankles only meant a good path for Taylor Gillis.

    Now graduated from the University of the Cumberlands, the Anderson County native can honestly look back at her eight-year, and counting, career on the golf course and wonder “What if?”

    What if some ankle problems had not developed while Gillis was the first one off the bench for a powerful basketball team at Anderson County Middle School?

    What if a former star basketball player had not seen her at church one Sunday moring and invited her to golf tryouts?

  • Hooping it up at Bearcat Camp