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  • Beta Sigma Phi annual Christmas tour rescheduled for Sunday

    The Lawrenceburg Gamma Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will host its 17th Christmas Community Tour on Sunday, Dec. 15 from 2-4:30 p.m. after postponing the annual event due to icy road conditions last weekend.
    An exception to the times is the tours at the Four Roses Distillery, which start on the hour at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., and last approximately one hour.

  • Lawrenceburg police department announces recent arrests

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department made the following arrests during the past several weeks, according to a news release from the department.

    Nov. 4
    An investigation by Officer Sean Wells into a theft from Walmart resulted in the arrest of Justin M. Christmas, 22, Lawrenceburg. He was charged with theft by unlawful taking, under $500.

  • Police warn of drinking and driving during holidays

    This holiday season, Lawrenceburg police will be out in force cracking down on drunk drivers throughout the region with aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement, the agency announced in a news release.
    From Dec. 13 to Jan. 1, 2014, state and local law enforcement will be watching for drunk drivers to help keep roads safe for holiday travelers.
    The Lawrenceburg Police Department is giving fair warning to all partygoers.

  • Farm Bureau outlines priority issues during annual meeting

    Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) concluded its 94th annual meeting with its Board of Directors approving condensed lists of priority issues for 2014, according to a press release. The organization’s delegates adopted policy positions at its business session on Friday.
    Most of KFB’s chief concerns are ongoing, including maintaining funding for the state’s agricultural development initiative and opposing any attempt to freeze the state real property tax rate. Kentucky’s rural road fund and hefty wildlife population were other topics given top attention.

  • Local Farm Bureau receives
 2013 Women’s Gold Star Award of Excellence

    Recognized for the achievements of its women’s program this year, Anderson County Farm Bureau received the 2013 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville, according to a news release. The award honors women’s committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agricultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau.

  • Four Roses, union match Burgoo Cook Off fundraiser total
  • Beta Sigma Phi to host 17th Christmas tour Dec. 15

    The Lawrenceburg Gamma Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will host its 17th Christmas Community Tour on Sunday, Dec. 15 from 2-4:30 p.m.
    An exception to these times is the tours at the Four Roses Distillery, which start on the hour at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., and last approximately one hour.

  • American Legion, Auxiliary Unit 34 hold district meeting

    The American Legion and Auxiliary 8th District meeting was held Nov. 17 at Patriot Hall in Lawrenceburg.
    The meeting started out as a joint meeting with Auxiliary and Legion members. The district commander John Jacobs welcomed everyone and called on the chaplain for prayer.

  • Community briefs: 12-4-13

    Diabetes program
    to meet Dec. 10
    The Anderson County Health Department will host its diabetes support program next Tuesday, Dec. 10, according to a news release.
    It will meet in the health department’s community room from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    The department kicked off the revitalization of its diabetes support group on Nov. 12.

  • Not only may you not get to keep your insurance plan under Obamacare, you might not be able to keep your doctor

    By Molly Burchett
    Kentucky Health News
    Part of the sales pitch for the federal health-care reform law was that people could keep their doctors, but many Americans and some Kentuckians won’t because insurers are excluding some hospitals and doctors from policies in an effort to make the new, standardized plans on the insurance exchanges more affordable.