https://www.theandersonnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Koeberle’s coming to town! https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/koeberle%E2%80%99s-coming-town-0 <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/koeberle_and_kids_rgb_0.jpg" alt="Shown are New Jersey mom Koeberle Bull and her three children. They will be in Lawrenceburg on Nov. 30, and are scheduled to ride in the Dec. 1 Christmas parade." title="Shown are New Jersey mom Koeberle Bull and her three children. They will be in Lawrenceburg on Nov. 30, and are scheduled to ride in the Dec. 1 Christmas parade." align="left" hspace="6" width="83" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Santa Claus is coming to town, and so is Koeberle Bull.</p> Main Street facelift finally OK’d https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/main-street-facelift-finally-ok%E2%80%99d <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/11-14_main_street_improvements.jpg" alt="This is an artist’s rendition of what Main Street will look like with new sidewalks and other improvements. Work on the project is expected to begin early next year." title="This is an artist’s rendition of what Main Street will look like with new sidewalks and other improvements. Work on the project is expected to begin early next year." align="left" hspace="6" width="166" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;A plan to spruce up sidewalks and other elements along Main Street that was unveiled in January is finally coming to fruition.</p> ‘This is a race against time’ https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/%E2%80%98-race-against-time%E2%80%99 <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/11-14_hickman_fundraiser_cropped.jpg" alt="Jennifer and Troy Hickman pose for a family photo with their daughter, Erica. The family is trying to raise $65,000 for a surgery Erica needs to correct curvature of her spine." title="Jennifer and Troy Hickman pose for a family photo with their daughter, Erica. The family is trying to raise $65,000 for a surgery Erica needs to correct curvature of her spine." align="left" hspace="6" width="70" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Erica Hickman is running out of time and needs your help.</p> Drive to stock food pantry’s empty shelves https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/drive-stock-food-pantry%E2%80%99s-empty-shelves <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/11-14_food_drive_rgb.jpg" alt="Staff members of the Anderson County Health Department display some of the types of items they hope to collect from 9 a.m. to noon at Walmart, Kroger and Save-A-Lot to benefit the Open Hands Food Pantry." title="Staff members of the Anderson County Health Department display some of the types of items they hope to collect from 9 a.m. to noon at Walmart, Kroger and Save-A-Lot to benefit the Open Hands Food Pantry." align="left" hspace="6" width="77" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;The staff at the Anderson County Health Department are experts in helping keep people healthy.</p> Veterans Day service recognizes sacrifices of those who served https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/veterans-day-service-recognizes-sacrifices-those-who-served <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_6030.jpg" alt="First Vice Commander Bill Sloan performs a ceremony for POW-MIA veterans during a pre-Veterans Day ceremony held in Patriot Hall on Sunday. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 hosted the event. " title="First Vice Commander Bill Sloan performs a ceremony for POW-MIA veterans during a pre-Veterans Day ceremony held in Patriot Hall on Sunday. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 hosted the event. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Several dozen veterans stood for recognition at Patriot Hall Sunday afternoon, but statistically, their numbers are small among the larger American population.&nbsp;</p> Sims wins poster contest https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/sims-wins-poster-contest <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/11-14_kiwanis_award.jpg" alt="Karlie Sims accepts her award from Carol Hollander, chairperson of the Lawrenceburg Lions Club Peace Poster contest." title="Karlie Sims accepts her award from Carol Hollander, chairperson of the Lawrenceburg Lions Club Peace Poster contest." align="left" hspace="6" width="69" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;The Lawrenceburg Lions Club recognized winners in this year&rsquo;s Peace Poster Contest with the theme &ldquo;Kindness Matters&rdquo; on Nov. 3 at the Anderson Public Library.</p> Plenty of do with winter on its way https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/plenty-do-winter-its-way <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/steenerson_cheryl-cutout_bw_07_76.jpg" alt="Steenerson " title="Steenerson " align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;The end is near. Four words that hopefully got your attention. It will soon be the end of fall and things are dying off rapidly. I know it&rsquo;s the cycle of life, but jeez o pete it&rsquo;s not very uplifting. Enter the season of distraction.</p> Socialized medicine is a good thing https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/socialized-medicine-good-thing <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/carter_teri_column_tn_33.jpg" alt="Carter " title="Carter " align="left" hspace="6" width="65" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;I am in the checkout line at Kroger when the couple in front of me stalls to chat with the cashier. &ldquo;You know I&rsquo;d have done quit already if I could,&rdquo; the wife says, sliding her credit card. &ldquo;But he&rsquo;s the one I&rsquo;m worried about.&rdquo;</p>