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  • Birth: Easton Thomas Lueker

    Erin and T.J.  Lueker announce the birth of their son, Easton Thomas Lueker, at 10:50 a.m., July 3, 2014 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington.

    He was 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are David and Judy Craft of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Lois Tinsley of Lawrenceburg and Mildred Craft of Frankfort.

    His paternal grandparents are Tom and Shirley Lueker of Mount Sterling. His paternal great-grandparents are Virgina Schwartzkopf of Nashville, Illinois.

  • Annual ladies outreach program August 16 at Glensboro Christian

    The Ladies Helping Hands Mission Circle of Glensboro Christian Church will host their seventh annual Ladies Day Outreach Program 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, August 16.

    The theme is "Trash to Treasure-Lord, Renew Us." Please bring a small "treasure" to swap.

    The day starts off with a continental breakfast of coffee, donuts, breads and pastries while registration forms are completed. Afterward, everyone will meet in the sanctuary to start the day's activities.

  • ACHS student wins best supporting actor award
  • Bath County High Graduate completes Gatton Academy at WKU

    Lindsey Porter, a recent Bath County High School graduate, has attended the Carol Martin Gatton Academy for Math and Science at Western Kentucky University for the past two years.

    The educational opportunity at the Gatton Academy placed Porter with the best and brightest of Kentucky high school students and allowed her to earn a full-ride Otis Singletary Scholarship for University of Kentucky in the fall.

  • Anderson Humane Society receives animal shelter assistance funding

    The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Foundation awarded the Anderson Humane Society with a $500 grant from the Animal Shelter Assistance program Monday of last week.

  • Dump truck wreck
  • HGTV is coming to the 127 Yard Sale

    This year, HGTV will be filming one of their newest shows at Eagle Lake, which Jenna Sims, event coordinator for the Eagle Lake Convention Center, describes as a cross between The American Pickers and The Amazing Race.

    Teams will be the 127 Yard Sale Aug. 9 and Aug. 10 to race to find certain unique treasures. At the end, the teams will meet with an appraiser who will gauge if the teams were successful with their finds.

  • The ultimate recycling project

    Horace Lawson sees things a little differently. Instead of seeing trash from discarded wood, cinder blocks and pieces of a black rot iron pergola, he sees potential.

    “Everything everybody else is throwing away, I recycle it,” said Lawson.

  • Jenkins sentenced to six years in Garmon's death

    Eric D. Jenkins was sentenced July 22 to six years in prison in the vehicular death of Lawrenceburg resident Marie Garmon.

    In March, Jenkins, 42, of Hustonville, accepted a plea deal that reduced the initial charge of murder to second-degree manslaughter.

    In addition to the prison sentence, Jenkins is required to pay court restitution in the amount of $730 for the charge of operating a commercial vehicle under the influence of intoxicants.

  • Marathon armed robbery suspect found dead

    The Anderson County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday evening that a suspect identified in the Marathon gas station armed robbery Friday afternoon was found dead in Versailles.

    George “Daniel” Cheatham, of Salvisa, was identified as a suspect during the joint investigation with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office and the Lexington Police Department, and an arrest warrant was obtained, charging Cheatham with first-degree robbery.