Today's News

  • Birth: Drury

    Josh and Brook Drury of Lexington announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Jane Drury, born Dec. 6, 2012 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She was 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Kitty Stevens of Mt. Eden. Maternal great-grandparents are Emma Jean Stevens, Eugene and Norma Royalty and Bobby Hale.
    Paternal grandparents are Ricky and Karlene Drury of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are Mark and Emma Drury.

  • Anderson Library offers March classes

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in March.
    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 Tami Elam at the library for more information.
    Heirloom Seed Workshop
    When: March 2
    Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Seating is limited, so call to reserve a spot.
    Introduction to Computers
    When: March 14, 10-11:30 a.m. and 2-3:30 p.m.; March 28, 10-11:30 a.m.

  • Historical society to meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Public Library.
    The monthly meeting will focus on the series of books “The Rivers of America,” which was started in 1937 and ended in 1974.
    William S. Bryant, Ph.D., will discuss this series of books, especially those dealing with Kentucky.
    Other historical series of books of interest to Kentuckians and collectors will also be mentioned.
    The meeting is free and open to the public.

  • Extension to host ‘Festival of Foods’

    The Anderson County Extension Homemakers will sponsor “The Festival of Foods” on March 19 at 6 p.m., with all proceeds going to support a scholarship for an Anderson County student who majors in family and consumer sciences or agriculture.  
    “Join us for a fun night of food from Australia, Germany and Guatemala,” event organizers said in a press release. “Learn about their country and culture.”  
    Tickets are $5 each, and children 4 years old and under are free.

  • Way We Were: Fire destroys Pennys Chapel Methodist Church

    Rutherford School
    Does anyone have photos of the old Rutherford School Building that was located behind the one that is there now? Any kind of photo would be appreciated, class group, activity, school buildng, etc.
    If so, please email them to Janie at jbowen@theandersonnews.com or send them to Janie, The Anderson News, P.O. Box 410, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 21, 1963

  • Community calendar: 2-20-13

    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.
    Anderson Public Library offers computer, yoga classes
    Library offers February computer classes

  • To learn about community, hand out homemade valentines

    To teach her students about community, preschool teacher Andrea Newman decided to forgo the typical Valentine’s Day party for her students  
    When kids are 3, 4 and 5 years old, Newman said, they tend to think a lot about themselves.
    So Early Childhood Center students gathered up their homemade Valentine’s Day cards, hopped on a bus and found themselves walking through the hallways of the Heritage Hall Health and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, Feb. 15.

  • Emma B. Ward Elementary names students to honor roll

    Emma B. Ward Elementary recently named students to its second nine weeks honor roll.

    Fourth Grade
    All “A” Honor Roll
    Haley Abell
    Katrina Best
    Katherine Bowman
    Lauren Breiner
    Nicholas Breiner
    Hailey Bruce
    Tyler Case
    Daniel Clark
    Kaylie Clark
    Kayla Conway
    Sara Cook
    Ashley Curtsinger
    Kailey Curtsinger
    Jocelyn Douglas
    Logan Dowell
    Alaina Drake
    Jerrica Drury
    Brooklyn Durr
    Nathan Eccles

  • Academy MathCounts member to compete at state

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg's MathCounts team competed with 10 other schools in the Capitol Chapter competition Feb. 16.

    Two team members, Blaine Carpenter and R.W. Myles, were in the top 25 percent out of more than 60 competitors. R.W. Myles was in the top 10 and will be competing in the state competition in March. 

  • Education briefs: 2-20-13

    Girls’ soccer team
    to host pancake breakfast
    The Anderson County Middle School Lady Mustang soccer team will host its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 23 at Tony’s Bar B Q Barn in Lawrenceburg.
    All-you-can eat pancake platters will be served from 7:30-10:30 a.m. for the cost of $7. All proceeds will support the team.

    Transy students win awards
    at speech contest