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Today's News

  • Jail Log 06.25.14

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail May 31- June 19, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    May 31

    •Edward Hedges for two counts of failure to appear in court by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    •Roger Back for driving under the influence 1st and no insurance by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    •Michael Cooper for alcohol intoxication and open container by the Kentucky State Police.

  • District Court Docket 06.25.14

    Trial Commissioner S. Marie Hellard heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings June 9.

    Allison K. Mitchell, arraignment, buy/possess drug paraphernalia, two counts of possession of controlled substance, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference June 19.

    Karen A. Toles, arraignment, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence, minor injury) – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference June 19.

  • KSP warns public about leaving children in hot cars

    The Kentucky State Police remind parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car as temperatures in the Bluegrass are on the rise.

    It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles. The National Safety Council reports that nine children have already died in 2014 from being left in hot cars across the U.S.

    An ongoing study by San Francisco State University estimates that since 1998, there have been 615 heatstroke deaths of children left in vehicles, an average of 38 deaths per year.

  • Community Calendar 06.25.14

    Historical Society will meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thurs., June 26 in the old section of the Lawrenceburg cemetery.

    Those attending should dress comfortable. Plan to park at the cemetery. This meeting is free and open to the public.

    The cemetery is located at 1031 Bond & Lillard Rd.

    Salvisa Ruritan Club Vendor Fair

    The fair will be held on Sat., June 28 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This event is located at Salvisa Ruritan Fairgrounds on Main Street in Salvisa, Ky.

  • City’s fireworks are July 4

    The upcoming Lawrenceburg Fourth of July festivities will be held Fri., July 4.

    The event lineup is:

    •Veterans Parade Line up at 4:30 p.m. at the American Legion Fairgrounds located at 725 W Broadway St, Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

    There will be hot dogs, chips and other refreshments provided for all participants during line-up. The Anderson County American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 sponsors this event.

    •Veteran’s parade starts at 5:30 p.m. from American Legion park to Lawrenceburg Green.

  • District horse show champ!
  • Distinguished Young Women program is Aug. 9

    Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky is an official state preliminary of Distinguished Young Women, a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women.

    In addition to earning scholarships for college, those who participate in the Distinguished Young Women program develop friendships, self-confidence and other life skills that pave the way for future success.

  • Summer reading program headlines host of public library happenings

    The Anderson Public Library Summer reading program is going on now.

    This year’s theme is “Spark a reaction, read!”

    For more information, contact Sherry Noon at 502.839.6420.

    Here are upcoming events:

    •Summer Reading Monday: now through July 14 from 10-10:30 a.m. for toddles up to 2 years old at the Story time Class in the library.

    This is a fun way to start the Toddlers involvement in a Story time Class.

    Preschool class Monday 11 a.m.- noon events:

  • CASA seeks volunteers

    Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of the Bluegrass is seeking dedicated volunteers to begin training in July.

    CASA is a national organization, which provides trained volunteers to serve as advocates for abused, neglected, or dependent children involved in family court.

    These volunteers provide factual, unbiased reports to the court while working toward a plan that ensures that the children are in safe and permanent homes as quickly as possible.

  • Chamber scramble raised $5,000 for operational costs

    Scott Brothers Construction was champ and Lawrenceburg Supply finished runner-up but everybody who participated in the recent Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble was a winner.

    The annual event, held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course, raised $5,000 for operational expenses.

    It is one of three major events the Chamber holds - Business Expo, Golf Scramble and Annual Gala - to raise money for operating the Chamber, according to Chamber Pres. Pam Brough.