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  • Assigning blame for recycling mess

    By Ben Carlson

    Column as I see ’em …

    The numbers are factual, stark and daunting. Taxpayers are losing roughly $175,000 a year on a recycling program that was doomed to fail from the start.

    That program in 2014 generated a paltry $30,000 in revenue from the sale of materials collected at a cost to taxpayers of just over $200,000. Salaries alone are three times the revenue generated and will only go higher in years to come.

  • Turner students celebrate Dr. Seuss Week
  • Roadster Boston Blackie nets Hanks silver trophy

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, March 4, 1965

    Tire sale

    Goodyear size 12.4x28 or (11x28) size tractor tires were on sale for $44. You could see Gordon Jenkins at Twin Oaks Service Station on North Main or stop by and see Gene King at the Tire Shop at 109 West Woodford Street.

    Wills probated

    The will of the late Roy Langford of Sinai was probated. The residue of all property was left to his nephew, Thurle Hardin and his wife, Lura.

  • Snow no match for Drury boys
  • Snow removal proceding in city, county; Flood warning issued

    UPDATED, March 5, 11:30 a.m.

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Kentucky River, affecting several Kentucky counties, including Anderson County.

    According to the warning, the water at Frankfort lock was measured at 27.6 feet. Flood stage is 31.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast for Friday morning to Friday evening as the river rises and crests near flood stage Friday morning. The river should fall below flood stage Friday afternoon.

  • Closings for March 5

    UPDATED, March 5, 9:25 a.m.

    The City of Lawrenceburg offices will be closing at noon today, according to Robbie Hume, city clerk administrator.

     

    We have learned of several closings in Anderson County so far.

    Anderson County schools are closed on Thursday, March 5. The system's central office is also closed today.

    Anderson County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis used her Facebook page to announce that her office is closed today and said that District Court is also canceled for Thursday.

  • Anderson County schools closed Thursday

    Anderson County schools will be closed on Thursday, March 5 due to slick roads, according to a message on the school system's Twitter account.

    Check back for more news concerning the latest round of winter to hit Anderson County.

  • Flood-prone residents advised to seek shelter

    Anderson Countians should prepare for flooding and significant snowfall over the next few days, according to Bart Powell, the county's public safety director. In a news release, Powell said the flooding event will occur over the next 12 to 72 hours, adding that snow will begin falling Wednesday afternoon. He said citizens living in flood-prone areas should be prepared to evacuate and warned that they should not wait until it's too late to seek shelter.

  • County residents advised to seek shelter

    Anderson Countians should prepare for flooding and significant snowfall over the next few days, according to Bart Powell, the county's public safety director. In a news release, Powell said the flooding event will occur over the next 12 to 72 hours, adding that snow will begin falling Wednesday afternoon. He said citizens living in flood-prone areas should be prepared to evacuate and warned that they should not wait until it's too late to seek shelter.

  • Inmate released to see doctor tests postive for meth

    Getting another furlough from jail to see a doctor isn’t likely for a Lawrenceburg man who tested positive for methamphetamine the last time he was granted one, according to a report issued by the Shelby County Detention Center.

    Robert H. Phillips, 28, of 1500 Glensboro Road tested positive Feb. 19 after he was granted a furlough to see a doctor.

    He was released to his mother, who was supposed to take him to the doctor appointment and return him directly to jail, according to the report.