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  • News briefs: 11-6-13

    Troop 37 plans rummage sale
    Boy Scout Troop 37 will hold a rummage sale Saturday, Nov. 9, from 7a.m. to 1 p.m., at First Christian Church, 300 S. Main St., Lawrenceburg.
    “Now is the time to rid your garage or basement of some of those items that you know you’re likely not going to use again, but may be exactly what someone else needs,” organizers said.

  • Sea offers thoughts, enters race for 6th District magistrate

    One of the 6th Magisterial District’s strongest advocates is now aiming to represent it on the Anderson County Fiscal Court.
    Steve Sea, 60, said last week that he intends to file papers to run for the office Wednesday (today), the first day candidates for the 2014 general election can file for office.
    Kenny Barnett, a fellow Democrat elected in 2010 when then-incumbent John Wayne Conway was elected judge-executive, currently holds the seat and as of Tuesday morning had not announced his intentions to seek re-election.

  • Is that you, Jase?

    Now that her husband is a certified celebrity, it’s safe to say that Jessica McGuire will no longer mind cleaning his beard hair out of the bathroom drain.
    But she will have to become accustomed to squealing young girls begging him for photographs, not to mention him being recognized as one of TV’s biggest celebrities.

  • Machine-gunner, soldier, mom

    Brenda Daniels, National Guard military police officer, kept watch from her perch by the machine gun at the back of the Jeep.
    Her supervisors put her in charge of the gun, probably because the thought of firing the machine gun would scare her, Daniels recalled Monday morning from the safety of her home on Washington Street.
    It didn’t.
    She was scared, but not because the National Guard reservist couldn’t do her job. The chaos in Miami frightened Daniels.
    The screams.
    The gunshots.

  • Doctor free to practice after restrictions lifted

    The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure lifted in June all conditions imposed on a new Lawrenceburg doctor’s medical license about eight years after it discovered the doctor engaged in conduct that violated state laws.

  • Trick-or-treat hours rescheduled for tonight

    Sad Halloween is over? Ate all your candy from yesterday?

    Don't be too sad — the city of Lawrenceburg has rescheduled trick-or-treating for tonight, Nov. 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    'Trick or Treat on Main' will also be held downtown from 5-7 p.m.

    The city of Lawrenceburg issued a press release Wednesday morning stating that because of the threat of severe weather, trick-or-treating hours and the annual downtown event would be moved to Friday, Nov. 1.

  • Only two days left for ‘Misery’
  • Truck goes up in flames on Bluegrass Parkway

    A Ford F-350 pick-up truck became engulfed in flames Monday afternoon after the driver pulled off the Bluegrass Parkway to check the cause of a burning smell in the vehicle.
    According to County Fire Chief Mike Barnes, two men from Fayette County were traveling westbound at 12:48 p.m. Monday when something started to smell like it was burning.
    They pulled off to the side of the parkway, at about mile marker 62, popped the hood and didn’t find anything. Climbing back into the cab of the truck, they pulled off the dashboard cover and the fire flared into the cab.

  • Man indicted for owing $22K in child support

    A Lawrenceburg man was indicted by a grand jury Oct. 22 for allegedly owing just over $22,000 in child support payments, according to court documents.
    Stanley W. Penny Jr., 50, of 520 Lincoln St. faces a Class D felony charge after Marlena Jean Corbin swore out a complaint claiming he owes her child support payments dating back to 2006.
    Corbin swore out the complaint in March and Penny was arraigned in May in Anderson District Court. The charge was then waived to the grand jury.
    Penny is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 26 in Anderson Circuit Court.

  • Man jailed for hitting invasion suspect in court Thursday

    A Lawrenceburg father who allegedly assaulted one of the men suspected of robbing his Citation Lane home in March is scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. Thursday morning in Anderson County District Court for a disposition hearing.
    Joshua Hillyer, 40, of 4128 Citation Lane, was arrested and charged in March 2013 for allegedly striking one of the men involved in the home invasion of Hillyer’s residence.