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Today's News

  • Police make heroin bust

    By Ben Carlson, News staff

    A Lawrenceburg man said he was all set to turn himself into police Tuesday on a host of outstanding warrants.

    He didn’t get the chance.

    Instead, Johnathan Powell, 25, of 1021 Sunrise Lane went to jail a day early after being charged with first-degree heroin trafficking following a traffic stop at the intersection of Hilltop Drive and Court Street.

  • ‘Grinch’ given diverted sentence

    By Ben Carlson, News staff

    The former operator of a Dairy Cheer restaurant in Lawrenceburg received a three-year diverted sentence for stiffing a dozen employees out of over $8,000 in pay in 2011.

    Dubbed by former employees as “Dairy Grinch” because their paychecks started bouncing and she closed the Lawrenceburg location just before Christmas, Lou Emma Compton will remain on supervised probation during her sentence.

  • Education briefs 4-15-2015

    Hewitt to graduate

    Jennifer Cloer Hewitt, daughter of late Ruth A. and Robert T. Cloer and sister of late Gerald C. Locker will graduate May 3 from Cincinnati State in Cincinnati.

    She has maintained a combined GPA of 3.78 and will be graduating with honors during a ceremony at Xavier

    University.

  • Mustang Media claims top spot in state
  • Turner students enjoy Career Day

    Left, Amy Womack with Anderson County EMS gives Robert B. Turner Elementary School students an up-close look at an ambulance during Career Day last Friday at the school. Center, Deputy Patrick Beasley of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and his K-9 partner, Cooper, put on a demonstration during the event. Right, County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis, center, and Assistant County Attorney Tiffany Azzinaro speak with students.

  • District Court Docket, published April 15, 2015

    Judge J.R. Robards heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on March 16, 2015.

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on March 12, 2015.

    Jessica D. Reece, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Apr. 27.

    Michael C. Rice, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – dismissed.

  • God says ‘Give me another chance’ to those who rebel

    By Nancy Kennedy, Faith Columnist

    Recently, I met a young guy who told me about his faith journey with Jesus.

    He had grown up in church but didn’t want to follow Jesus once he got older. He didn’t go into details, but he said he was a knucklehead and did a lot of stuff he knew was wrong and didn’t really want to do what’s right.

    One day he was out driving and hydroplaned his car and it stopped just before going over a ledge.

  • In life and eating, balance is key to everything we do

    By Ciara Hyatt, Cooking columnist

    Balance is key in everything we do.

    Dancing all night is just as important as yoga in the morning. Relaxing on the couch and listening to the rain is just as important as taking a long walk in the sunshine.

    A good conversation with friends is just as important as sitting peacefully in a quiet room, and a breakfast feast of bacon, eggs, fried potatoes and biscuits and gravy is just as important as a bowl of fresh fruit and oatmeal.

  • Contralto to perform at Senior Center

     

    Contralto Donna Phillips is scheduled to perform 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16 at the Senior Center, located at Township Square in Lawrenceburg.

    Admission is free.

    A native Kentuckian, Phillips is described as an accomplished singer, musician, playwright and composer of plays that include Sumbahdee, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Theatre Association’s new play contest, and Delightful Music, Murder at Shakertown, and Blow Ye the Trumpet, Blow!.

  • Birth: Gracie Ann Chilton

    Pete and Tonia Chilton announce the birth of a daughter at the Women’s Hospital St. Joseph East on March 8, 2015.

    Gracie Ann Ajean Chilton weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger Hall of Lawrenceburg and the late Daisy Hall.

    Paternal grandparents are the late Leon Chilton and Connie Chilton.