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Community News

  • Local woman involved in fatal Woodford wreck

    A Lawrenceburg woman was involved in an accident last Tuesday night that claimed the lives of a Versailles couple, according to reports.
    A vehicle driven by Cody Doan, 31, of Lawrenceburg struck another vehicle in the side at the intersection of Falling Springs Boulevard and McCowans Ferry Road in Woodford County, killing Barbara Drury, 68.
    Drury’s husband, William, died Saturday as a result of his injuries.
    Doan was transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, according to police

  • 2011 Anderson County Relay for Life

    The 10th annual Relay for Life event may have been interrupted by a thunderstorm, but spirits couldn’t be dampened during the June 17-18 American Cancer Society fundraiser held in the city park.
    Derek Ruble, a volunteer with Relay for Life, estimates that about 750-1,000 people attended the event
    “In my mind, one of the most important things is that we honored 121 survivors,” Ruble said via e-mail.

  • Fair, horse show gallops into town

    The 139th annual Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show will kick off its week of horse shows, pageants and carnival rides this Saturday, June 25 with the gates opening at noon at the fairgrounds.
    The Fair and Horse Show, set to run June 25 through July 2, features a variety of entertainment, competitions and attractions.
    The Kent Family Magic Circus will perform two shows every night at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. through July 2.

  • Bypass Motors donates to Relay
  • Relay candles celebrate hope

    The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is a celebration of survivorship and remembrance that raises funds for and awareness of the fight against cancer. The Luminaria Ceremony is the soul of Relay for Life.
    After sunset at each of the more than 3,000 Relay for Life events held nationwide, luminaria candles are lit and left glowing throughout the night to remind everyone of the incredible importance of their contributions. The candles bear the names of those who have battled cancer.

  • ‘Copper for a Cure’
  • Weird Wood
  • Auxiliary donates Crusade for Children
  • For the children
  • Briscoe retires after 26 years in Navy

    It was Feb. 26, 1985 when Bradley A. Briscoe enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve. He was a teenager at the time.
    Twenty-six years later, Commander Bradley A. Briscoe, member of the Nurse Corps of the United States Army, has retired from the service. He was honored with a dinner at Beaufort, S.C., on May 11, according to the retirement program brought to the News office by his grandfather, Curt Briscoe. Bradley Briscoe was raised by his grandparents Curt and Lorena Briscoe and lived with them when he joined the Navy, according to his grandmother.