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Today's Features

  • Ashley and Jackie Smith of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Rylee Cole Smith, on April 21, 2014 at 8:26 a.m. at Frankfort (Ky.) Regional Medical Center.

    She weighed 7 pounds, 15.5 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    She is welcomed home by her brothers Austin, 14, Jackson, 8 and sister Carlee, 3.

    Her maternal grandparents are Bill and Pam Cole of Lawrenceburg.

    Her maternal great-grandparents are Warren and Shirley Ivey of Lexington, Rollin and Jeanette Cole of Lawrenceburg, and the late Jimmy Wright.

  • The family of John and Berneice Mitchell will host a reception to celebrate John and Berneice’s 50th wedding anniversary.

    The anniversary will take place at Antioch Christian Church in Willisburg, Ky. from 5 p.m.– 8 p.m. Sat., May 17.

    They were married May 16, 1964 in Clintwood, Va.

    Berneice is a retired teacher.

    John is a retired bus driver and IBM employee.

    Berneice’s parents are the late Robert Drury and Faye Drury of Willisburg.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, March 5, 1964

    Glensboro News

    Mrs. Claude Perry reported in the Glensboro News that Mr. and Mrs. Paul Husband and daughter, and Emma Perry of Shelbyville visited Mr. and Mrs. Dell Thurman and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Perry Sunday.

    Mr. and Mrs. James Gordon Catlett and children of Lawrenceburg were Sunday dinner guest of Mrs. Ellen Catlett.

    Mr. and Mrs. Roy Brown and Mr. and Mrs. Will Brown and son of Alton visited Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Sutherland Monday afternoon.

  • Poll workers are needed

    The Anderson County Clerk’s office is in need of qualified voters to be trained as poll workers.

    For more information, contact the clerk’s office at 502.839.3041.

    Annual Chamber golf scramble is May 31

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course May 31 starting with breakfast at 8 a.m.

    A brand new car, plus several other hole-in-one opportunities, at stake, this year.

  • Gratitude for Growers is a series about growers, farmers and craftsmen of the Anderson County Farmers Market. The stories will celebrate farmers market vendors and allow readers to have a greater appreciation of the local faces who produce.

    As a woodworker, Rick Davidson breathes new life into old, dilapidated wood barns, re-purposing the wood to create clocks, birdhouses, bird feeders and picture frames.

    “I like to use old 1800s barn wood,” said Davidson. “It looks nice and the wood lasts for a long time.”

  • Bryan and Mary Beth Shouse of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katelyn Elizabeth Shouse, to Aaron Morgan Graves, son of Larry and Bobbi Graves of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 Anderson County High School graduate and a 2013 Transylvania University graduate. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Pharmacy degree with the University of Kentucky.

  • 50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 7, 2014

    Nominated for award

    Paula Monroe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kisle Monroe, was nominated for the annual Achievement Awards Program, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English.

    FFA awards

    The annual FFA banquet of the Anderson High Chapter was held with 129 members in attendance.

    An Honorary Chapter Farmer degree was presented to Henry Frazier, principal at Anderson High School.

  • by Brian Owens

    When the news broke of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s ignorant and outright racist diatribe, I was not surprised.

    What has been known about this man was only further confirmed as his girlfriend cajoled him into verbalizing his views in what he thought was a private quarrel turned public debate.