Community News

  • Historical Society to present ‘Who Shot Gov. Goebel?’

    From staff reports

    On Thursday, Nov. 20 a program called “Caleb Powers: Who Shot Governor Goebel?” with Mr. Powers being portrayed by Duane Murner, will bring a mystery from the past to Anderson County, according a news release. The intriguing, historical event tells of a political murder that has never been solved to this day.

  • 11-05 community calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in November. The Anderson Public Library is located at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.


    Workshops and Clubs


    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1:00


    Doctor Who

    When: Friday, Nov. 7

    Time:  6-8 p.m.


    APL Book Club

    When:  Monday, Nov. 10

    Time:  6-7 p.m.


  • 11-05 news briefs

    Vets honored Nov. 9

    Now that the voting is done, remember to get out and pay tribute to those who keep that sacred right possible.

    A Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9 at American Legion Post 34 in Lawrenceburg.

    The event will be held inside of Patriot Hall and feature a catered meal for Anderson County veterans.

    Col. Charles Jones of the Kentucky National Guard will be the guest speaker.

  • 10-29 community briefs

    City Trick or Treats hours

    The City of Lawrenceburg Trick or Treat hours are Friday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

    Trick or Treat on Main is on Friday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. City officials advise to please watch closely for all pedestrians during this time.

    Last chance to visit Misery Manor

    Misery Manor will continue from Oct. 29-31 the Eagle Lake Convention Center located at 1008 Eagle Lake Drive. The haunted house starts at 7:30 each night and tickets are $5 at the door.

  • 10-22 community calendar

    Meet the local candidates

    The public will have an opportunity to meet local candidates from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at Anderson County Middle School, presented by The Anderson News. All are welcome.

  • Bakewell presentation scheduled Friday

    From staff reports

    A Kentucky Humanities Council program “Lucy Bakewell Audubon-Audubon’s Leading Lady” presented by Kelly O’Connell Brengelman, will be held at the Anderson Public Library at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, according to a news release.

  • Montgomery wins at Kentucky State 4-H Shooting Sports Competition
  • Friends of Library plan Halloween book sale

    From staff reports

    Want your costumed child to receive more than candy this Halloween?

    Children dressed in costumes will receive a free children’s book during the Friends of the Anderson Public Library’s annual Halloween sale, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at in the back lawn of the library, located at 114 North Main St., Lawrenceburg, according to a news release.

  • Students collect, donate canned goods to food pantry

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    Anderson County High School students started out with the simple goal of providing more canned goods for the food pantry this year during their annual Stuff the Bus fundraiser.

    Last year, students raised approximately $4,000 worth of canned goods and non-perishable food items. This year, the students shattered their record, collecting an estimated $10,000 to $12,000 worth of canned goods.

  • Misery Manor on pace for record crowds

    From staff reports

    Misery Manor continued to scare up huge crowds last weekend at Eagle Lake Convention Center, and is on tap again this Friday and Saturday with nightly shows starting at 7:30.

    Sheriff Troy Young, who organizes the annual haunted house to support Shop With a Cop, said additional guides were added last weekend to handle the huge crowds.

    “We added some people to help move people through a little quicker,” Young said, adding that an estimated 750 people visited the haunted house last Saturday night.