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Today's News

  • Waiting to see what OSHA does with morgue

    Column as I see ’em …

    I’d like to be a fly on the wall when folks in the state’s omnipresent labor cabinet get a glimpse of the article in this week’s paper about the county morgue. (See A1).

    Those folks don’t mess around when it comes to OSHA compliance, and for good reason. People have every expectation that their workplaces are relatively free of preventable hazards, and without those pesky OSHA types beating the bushes looking for violations, that expectation wouldn’t be met nearly as often.

  • EDA approves budget, names officers

    The Lawrenceburg-Anderson County Economic Development Authority elected officers, passed its annual budget and renewed its affiliation with the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD) during its meeting this morning (Wednesday) at Lawrenceburg City Hall.

    Re-elected to their current positions were Ricky Hawkins, chairman; Tom Smith, secretary-treasurer; and Charlie Cammack, vice chairman.

    All three previously held those positions, and no other authority members were nominated.

  • Church briefs

    Pigeon Fork Baptist plans vacation Bible school

    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school June 29 through July 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Family Fun Night is planned for 5 p.m. July 2.

    Pre-register by calling 502-803-6508.

    The church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road, Waddy.

    Vacation Bible school set at First Church of God

    “Pets Unleashed” is the theme for vacation Bible school at First Church of God from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11.

    All children are welcome.

  • Goodies for a good cause

    Members of Ninevah Christian Church pose for a photo last Saturday while raising money to send a local person on a mission trip to Eastern Kentucky as part of the Christian Appalachian Project. Set up at the entrance to Walmart, the group offered homemade baked goods for donations to help raise money for the effort.

  • Food is big part of family life

    Growing up in New Jersey and being from a very large, Italian-Irish family gave me my love for cooking and entertaining.

    My family doesn’t just gather and eat — they embrace any opportunity to celebrate life with food, family and friends.

  • Warford-Cooley engagement

    Kevin and Danette Warford of Nashville announce the engagement of their daughter Brittany to Corey Cooley, son of Rick and Betsy Cooley of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride to be is a 2009 graduate of Anderson County High School. She graduated from the University of Louisville in 2013, and is employed by MCM CPAs and Advisors as a certified public accountant tax supervisor.

    The groom to be is a 2008 graduate of Anderson County High School and is a student at the University of Louisville. He is employed as an operations analyst at Conifer Health Solutions.

  • Hendrix-Jones engagement

    Marty and Dianna Hendrix announce the engagement of their daughter Delana to Aaron Jones, son of Larry and Retia Jones of Monticello.

    The bride to be is a graduate of Anderson County High School and Campbellsville University. She is employed by the Christian County Board of Education and is a teacher at Pembroke Elementary School.

    The groom to be is a graduate of Hazard Independent High School and Morehead State University. He is employed by the Christian County Board of Education and is a music teacher at Millbrooke Elementary School in Hopkinsville.

  • Kate Savannah Sims birth

    Kate Savannah Sims was born April 28, 2016, at 3:57 a.m. at St. Joseph East.

    She weighed 7 1/2 pounds and measured 20 inches long at birth.

    Kate is the daughter of Spencer and Jenna Sims of Lawrenceburg. She has an older sister, Emily Grace, 17 months.

    She is the granddaughter of Brad and Susan Smith of Lawrenceburg, and Doug and Sherry Sims of Willisburg.

  • Rabies clinic June 11

    The 2016 rabies clinic is planned from 1 to 3 p.m. June 11 at the Anderson County Community Park.

    The shots are $5 per pet.

    If your pet received a rabies shot in 2015, it was a three-year shot and the pet will not need to receive another dose of the rabies shot until 2018.

    Other shots will also be available.

    No appointment is required.

    Please be sure to have dogs on a leash and cats in carriers.

    The Anderson County Community Park is located at 1026 County Road in Lawrenceburg.

  • Calendar of events

    June 8

    By appointment only — Computer tutoring at the Anderson Public Library

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure with Phyllis Wells, and active games with Chasity

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Noon — Exercise room open, cards, and games at the Anderson County Senior Center

    5:30 p.m. — Friends of the Anderson Public Library meet at the library

    June 9