Today's News

  • High school to hold ‘college and career-readiness’ week

    Throughout the week seniors will be given opportunities to explore the “next steps” needed to prepare for life after graduation through a “College and Career-Readiness” week held Nov. 18-22, according to a news release from the school.   
    Representatives from colleges, vocational/technical schools, public service, and military branches will be present during the week to talk to students about post-secondary opportunities.

  • Church briefs: 11-20-13

    Salvisa Christian Church
    to sponsor free clothes day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a free clothes day for Anderson and Mercer county residents only on Dec. 2 from 1:30-4 p.m.
    Proof of residency is required.
    Salvisa Christian Church is located at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa.  
    For more information, contact Pam Votaw at 502-839-5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226.

    Salvisa hosts community
    Thanksgiving worship service

  • Sorry, Mr. Mayor, being spiritual just isn’t enough

    In a recent article posted in the religion section of the huffingtonpost.com, newly elected mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, revealed that he is among the “religiously unaffiliated” in an effort to quash rumors that he is “an atheist who is against churches.”
    He acknowledged that he considers himself a man of faith. While “I’m not affiliated with any particular church,” he said, “I do consider myself a spiritual person.”


    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Nov. 21, 1963
    Joe Earl Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe L. Brown, of Route 3, and senior student at Kentucky Christian College at Grayson, was named to the Dean’s list.
    Beverly Gillis and Nancy E. Mullins, both of Lawrenceburg, seniors at Eastern Kentucky State College, were among 213 at the college performing student teaching at 38 off-campus elementary and secondary school throughout Kentucky.

  • Shelbyville woman indicted for owing $17K in child support

    A Shelbyville woman who allegedly owes over $17,000 in child support was indicted by the grand jury Nov. 5 on two Class D felonies for flagrant non-support, according to court documents.
    Christy Gail Wilson, 35, whose residence is listed as Shelbyville on bail release documents but Florida on the indictment, owed $17,573.51 as of Sept. 22, court documents show.
    A warrant for her arrest was issued in January and she was taken into custody in August in Shelbyville before being released on $10,000 cash bail.

  • District court docket: 11-20-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Oct. 3, 2013.
    Jacob M. Hibbs, motion to revoke probation, non support – probation extended two years.
    Jason S. Hulker, disposition, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence, minor injury) – pleaded guilty, sentenced to 90 days (conditionally discharged two years), $153, installment/deferred payment Mar. 6.

  • Anderson County Jail Log: 11-20-13

    The following people were charged during the past week and transported to the Shelby County Detention Center, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Nov. 11
    Mallory Drury, driving under the influence, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, prescription controlled substance not in original container, leaving the scene of an accident and criminal mischief. She was arrested by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Career Day at Ward
  • Saffell Street hosts Arts Day

    Saffell Street Elementary held an Arts Day on Nov. 4, with each classroom choose to participate in activities that enhanced student learning in the arts, according to a press release.
    Some of the students’ choices included listening to Rob Pottorf, a writer and composer for Disney who resides in Lexington; hearing from local Kentucky authors Kay Cox and Ann Gabhart; viewing the wood carvings of artist Joe Clark; and touring an “instrument zoo” where students got to pick up, examine and play many different types of instruments from drums to violins.

  • Perfect attendance for Mrs. Thompson’s homeroom