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Today's News

  • School board votes to pay $110, 596 insurance bill

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    Fiscal matters were the primary topic of discussion at the Anderson County Board of Education meeting Sept. 8.

    Though Anderson County Schools no longer participates in Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust, which offered low cost, risk pool insurance to Kentucky school districts. Statewide school districts that participated in the program are required to make up for the KSBIT’s more than $50 million deficit.

  • Simulation gives high school students a crash course in budgeting

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    Anderson County High School students were given a “Reality Check” on Thursday morning. The simulation was designed to give students an idea of real life expenses and budgeting.

    Around 13 booths were assembled in the high school gym to allow students to purchase necessities based on their income. Several businesses and residents assisted in the Reality Check simulation. Some of the booths were transportation, utilities, insurance, health, communication, housing, Uncle Sam and crystal ball.

  • Freshmen spend morning giving back to Lawrenceburg

    From staff reports

    Around 350 Anderson County High School freshmen were seen around town performing community service last Thursday.

    Small groups were found lending helping hands at the county park, the American Legion Park, the Anderson Humane Society, Friends of the Anderson Public Library building, Anderson County Sheriff’s Office’s upcoming haunted house and the Anderson County Senior Citizens’ building, to name a few.

  • 09-24 published district court docket

    Judge Betty Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Aug. 18, 2014.

    Richard Phelps, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, carrying concealed deadly weapon, license to be in possession – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Sept. 17, disposition/trial date Oct. 2.

    Deborah K. Hobbs, hearing, seven counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded guilty, sentenced to six months (conditionally discharged two years), $153, installment/deferred payment Nov. 10.

  • 09-24 jail log

    From staff reports

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to Jailer Joani Clark.

     

    Sept. 12

    Cierra Harman for fourth-degree assault and menacing by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

     

    Sept. 13

    Michael Craigmyle for a Franklin County warrant by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Zachary Wainscott for two counts of failure to appear in court by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

     

  • 09-24 Chamber Page featured business: Proudly serving Lawrenceburg since 1885

    The Anderson County branches of Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Co. have a history going back to 1885 when Lawrenceburg National Bank opened for business.

    A hundred years later, the bank was purchased by Frankfort’s Farmers Bank. LNB, as it would later be called, continued to operate independently until 2010 when it and Farmers merged. Though this consolidation meant a name change, the bank’s employees remain committed to community involvement and attention to customer needs.

  • 09-24 Chamber Page

    New members

    Kim’s Shear Talent

    1020 Eagle Lake Drive

    Walk In Welcome

    Renewals

    Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Economic Development Authority

    Tonya’s Hometown Buffet

    Commonwealth Credit Union

    Birdwhistell Realty & Auction Co.

    MainSource Bank

     

    Upcoming events

    Ribbon Cutting

    Natural Balance Massage & Spa Therapies, 575 S. Main St., Friday, Oct. 3 at noon

     

  • 09-24 The Way We Were: FAMILY WORSHIP BIBLE QUIZ TEAM 4TH IN NATION

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.co

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 10, 1964

    Enrolls at U.K.

    Sammy W. Peach, son of Mrs. Ruby A. Peach and the late William S. Peach of Glensboro, and Carroll Bruce Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Brown, enrolled at the University of Kentucky.

    Real estate sale

  • Birth: Anna Marie Wiloughby

    Beth and Scott Wayne Willoughby of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Marie Willoughby, at 11:42 p.m. on July 7, 2014 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

    She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Anita Hatchell, Jerry and Lisa Hughes, all of Lawrenceburg. Her maternal great-grandparents are George and Betty Kinne and Rosemary Hughes and the late Buddy Hughes.

  • Birth: Brian James Bedford

    Jimmy and Caitlin Bedford of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Brian James Bedford, at 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 5, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long.

    His maternal grandparent is Annette Hammond of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Carole Keene of Lawrenceburg and Bill and Jean Hammond of Michigan.

    His paternal grandparents are Terry and Pam Bedford of Lawrenceburg. His paternal great-grandparents are Mattie Bedford of Lawrenceburg and Ken Dobrick of Louisville.