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  • Branson sentenced to 20 years

    Timothy Branson smiled and even laughed at the family of his late wife while being sentenced Friday for admittedly shooting and killing her in 2012.

    “Please don’t grin,” said Dudley “Trey” Darnell, 16, a grandson of the victim, Modena Sutton Branson. “You’ve torn apart a family and ruined lives. It’s mind-blowing that you have no remorse for someone else’s life.”

  • Taking control of diabetes begins with making healthy food choices a lifestyle

    Taking Control of Your Diabetes class will begin Aug. 26 at 5:30 p.m. This class is appropriate for anyone with Type 2 diabetes. You will taste healthy food and learn how to prepare it. You may be surprised to learn that you don’t need “special” food. Sugar-free foods are not the solution to healthy eating.

  • District Court Docket, Aug. 13, 2014

    Judge Betty A. Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on July 24, 2014.

    Ashley B. Fields, disposition, harassment (physical contact, no injury) – pleaded guilty in diversion, review July 23, 2015.

    Shella W. Burgess, hearing, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) – pretrial conference Sept. 4, bench warrant recalled.

  • Legion Auxiliary to hold annual poker run for Healing Field

    From staff reports

    American Legion Auxiliary, Anderson Unit 34 in Lawrenceburg, will sponsor the seventh annual Poker Run for the Department of Kentucky Healing Field.

    The event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 30, at the American Legion Fairgrounds, located at 725 W. Broadway in Lawrenceburg.

    The local Healing Field is still the only permanent healing field in the United States.

    Each hero has flag pole, flag, marble marker with the name, rank, branch or service, hometown and the Kentucky and military seal etched upon it.

  • Campbell named in National Society of Collegiate Scholars

    Jacob Tyler Campbell of Lawrenceburg, a 2013 graduate of Anderson County High School, has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

    Campbell will be a sophomore at the University of Kentucky in the fall and will be inducted during a ceremony on campus. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing.

    NSCS is a member of the Association of the College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first-year and second-year college students.

  • Lewis named Distinguished Young Woman

    McKenna Lewis was moved to tears Saturday night when she was selected as this year’s Distinguished Young Woman of Anderson County.

    “I’m overwhelmed,” said Lewis. “It’s something I promised my grandpa I would do before he died. There’s no better feeling than knowing I made him proud.”

    Lewis competed against seven other contestants: Allison Adams, Rebekah Cardwell, NaKayla Turner, Sydney Jessee, Tess Taylor, Jacy Isaacs and Megan Sparrow.

  • LPD confiscates counterfeit merchandise at 127 Yard Sale

    Yellow crime scene tape surrounded three vendor tents at the Eagle Lake Expo Center Saturday afternoon.

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department confiscated counterfeit purses and other items bearing a trademark logo.

    Detective Jeremy Cornish said, in accordance with state law, the Lawrenceburg Police Department was obligated to confiscate the fake merchandise. He said they have to notify the trademark holder such as Dolce and Gabanna. If the trademark holder does not want the merchandise, the LPD will have to destroy it.

  • Anderson County Schools bus routes schedule

    Anderson County Schools bus route information
    2014 - 2015

    AM bus pick up times for the Anderson County Schools

  • Blaze destroys Mount Eden Fire Department

    By Lisa King

    Landmark News Service

    An early morning blaze ripped through the Mount Eden Fire Department Tuesday morning, destroying the metal structure and all it contained.

    Lt. John Butler with the Mount Eden Fire Department said the fire occurred at 5:13 a.m., and destroyed the building and all the department owned.

  • Fiscal court approves sign ordinance first reading

    After much deliberation, a first reading of a proposed new sign ordinance narrowly passed in a 4-2 vote at the Anderson County Fiscal Court regular session Tuesday.

    Voting in favor of the new sign ordinance was Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway, along with magistrates Juretta Wells, David Montgomery and Buddy Sims. Magistrates David Ruggles and Kenny Barnett voted against the ordinance, and Magistrate Forrest Dale Stevens was not present.

    Fiscal court approved the sign ordinance first reading with the following amendments: