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  • New ACHS principal shares love of teaching

    Chris Glass, who was recently named Anderson County High School principal, can personally speak to the positive impact of teachers. A grade school teacher inspired him to pursue a career as an educator.

    “I had a wonderful math teacher that inspired me to pursue a career in education and make a difference in the lives of young people,” Glass said in an email interview. “I've always enjoyed working with young people and had a strong passion for math during my high school years. “

  • Memorial Day: It's back in for Anderson County

    Anderson County students and their families can plan a picnic after all now that Memorial Day has been added back to the school calendar as a day off school.

    The Anderson County Board of Education voted to add Memorial Day back to the school calendar as a holiday and end school Wed., June 4 during a special-called meeting Tuesday of last week.

  • Financial controls primary weakness in fiscal court audit

    A recently released state audit report of the Anderson County Fiscal Court primarily revealed weaknesses in internal financial controls for the last fiscal year, ending in June 30, 2013.

    Each year, an audit report is released to identify non-compliance with laws, regulations, contracts and grants of county fiscal courts. The auditor is also obligated to “comment on material weaknesses involving internal control over financial operations and reporting.”

  • PETA alleges Turtleman abused coyote in Waddy

    By Lisa King, Landmark News Service

    Animal advocates are investigating a report of animal cruelty that is alleged to have taken place in Waddy last spring during the filming of an episode of Animal Planet. 

  • Jail Log – March

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail during March, according to information released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    MARCH 2

    • Latisha Massengill for probation violation by Kentucky State Police.
    • Richard Tracy for DUI suspended and a Franklin County warrant by Kentucky State Police.
    • Michael Humphrey for operating on a revoked or suspended license by Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    March 3

  • District Court Docket 4-2-14

    Feb. 3

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on February 3, 2014.

  • Movers and Shakers

    Catlett is Impact Award winner

    Deborah Catlett has been selected as the Impact Award winner for Anderson County by The Bluegrass Alliance for Women.

    Judges review nominations for the annual award that recognizes women who are helping women and girls improve their lives in areas of economic sufficiency, education, equity, health and well-being, and leadership.

  • Returning to the scene of the crime

    Lawrenceburg Police Detective Jeremy Cornish got the criminal version of a Tic Tac double-whack pack when he interviewed suspected thief Johnathan Michael Powell on March 22.

    Powell, 21, admitted to burglarizing the local Taco Bell in January while being questioned about an attempted robbery of Taco Bell employees earlier that day.

  • Magistrates or mathematicians?

    Reviewing bids for Anderson County Parks & Recreation softball shirts and caps took up nearly all of Anderson County Fiscal Court’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday.

    Because bids were not formatted the same, magistrates had to calculate potential total costs for each of the four bids. At one point, Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway had to call a Parks & Recreation official on his mobile phone to get an estimate for the various sizes that might be needed, because the shirts were bid at youth and adult sizes and in various colors.

  • Anderson 16th healthiest of Ky. counties

    Kentucky Press News Service
    and staff reports

    FRANKFORT — Oldham County ranks healthiest in Kentucky, according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

    The rankings are available at CountyHealthRankings.org.