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  • McDonald named to dean’s list at Morehead State University

    From staff reports

    Lawrenceburg resident Amanda McDonald, a daughter of Amy Ruble and granddaughter of Faye Murphy, was named to the dean’s list at the College of Science and Technology at Morehead State University, the school announced.

    She was name for the school’s fall 2014 term.

  • Maynard Studios earns awards

    From staff reports

    Maynard Studios of Lawrenceburg was been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for both design and customer satisfaction by Houzz, a home remodeling and design agency.

    Maynard Studios specializes in custom architectural iron and applied design and was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals, according to a news release.

  • Donkey rescued after being stuck in mud
  • Bus skids, hits fire hyrdrant
  • Scenes from the snowstorm of 2015
  • God made sure Adam wouldn’t be alone

    In order to put content and value to our current narrative we’re going to take a short cul-de-sac walk this time and next. We need to examine a truth contained in the word “helpmeet.”

    It provides an impact that should be most valuable. It did for me early as a believer. Once I began to grasp its significance many, many of the misconceptions I grew up with and believed about woman began to disappear.

  • City's snowplows destroyed in early morning fire

    UPDATED 10:45 A.M. — City officials are beginning to sort out the devastating fire that destroyed all but one truck equipped to plow snow when the city’s maintenance building burned early Sunday morning.

    City Clerk Robbie Hume said the city now has only one pickup truck equipped with a plow after its main snowplow trucks, along with most of its other heavy equipment, were destroyed.

  • Storm packs a punch

    By Ben Carlson

    Not even venerable Walmart and Kroger could withstand Monday’s snowstorm that dumped upwards of 10 inches of snow on Anderson County.

    Both of the county’s largest shopping centers closed at 8 p.m. after many employees were unable to make it to work.

    “I’ve had 55 people call in today,” Walmart manager Mark Willard late Monday afternoon. “There are only 10 of us here right now.”

  • Tipton votes against smoking, minimum wage increase bills

    By Ben Carlson

    Saying his first legislative session in Frankfort has been “like getting a drink from a fire hydrant,” freshman state Rep. James Tipton (R-Spencer) has soaked up plenty of information and cast votes on what is proving to be the some of the session’s most controversial legislation.

    Tipton represents Anderson County as part of the 53rd House District, along with Spencer County and a portion of Bullitt County.

  • School district eyes revenue, spending increases

    By Ben Carlson

    A proposed budget for the school district calls for spending an additional $387,000 and revenue increases totaling just over $318,000.

    The bulk of the revenue increase comes from just over $200,000 in increases to local property taxes, coupled with a projected increase in state funds.