Today's News

  • Phillips celebrates 90th birthday
  • Class of 1987 to hold reunion on Oct. 20

    The Anderson County High School Class of 1987 will hold its 25th high school reunion on Oct. 20 from 6-11 p.m. at the Eagle Lake Convention Center in Lawrenceburg.
    The reunion will include a dinner, served with music and “a walk down memory lane,” according to a release from event organizers.
    The dinner is $30 per person or $55 per couple. Money can be mailed to: Eagle Lake Convention Center, 1006 Eagle Lake Drive, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342, c/o Jenna Smith.
    Checks should be made payable to Anderson County High School Class of 1987.

  • Historical society to meet Sept. 27

    The Anderson County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Anderson Public Library.
    This month’s speaker, Robert W. Myles, will discuss the Dogwalk battle and the efforts of the city of Lawrenceburg in staging its re-enactment. The meeting is free and open to the public.

  • Bailey family reunion to be held

    The Bailey Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 7 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Franklin County Senior Citizens’ Center, located at 202 Medical Heights Drive, Frankfort (across from the hospital). Please bring a dish and/or meat to share. For more information, call Danny or Doris Bailey at 502-875-5182.

  • Way We Were: Local girl nominated to McCall’s board

    50 YEARS AGO
    Sept. 27, 1962
    Charles Allen Perry, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Paul Perry of Chaplin, underwent the removal of wisdom teeth in St. Matthews.

    H.G. McRay showed in the jersey cattle division at the Alexandria Fair in Campbell County and came home with several awards.

  • Community briefs: 9-26-12

    VFW, Auxiliary  to sponsor youth
    scholarship competitions
    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4075 and the Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring two contests for youth in the community.
    The “Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition” is open to students in grades 9-12. It is a three to five minute audio-essay on the subject “Is Our Constitution Still Relevant.”
    First and second place winners will receive $500 and $250, respectively, and be eligible for district, state and national scholarships.

  • News briefs: 9-26-12

    Early Childhood Center
    to host open house
    The public is invited to an open house for the new Ezra B. Sparrow Early Childhood Center on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 6-8 p.m.
    Staff will be on hand to show the new building and demonstrate the benefits it provides for students. Light refreshments will be provided.
    The center is located at 1154 N. Bypass in Lawrenceburg, behind the district’s central office off US 127 Bypass north.

    Friends of the Library host book sale on Saturday  

  • Two churches, one foundation

    After more than 60 years since its last Sunday morning service, Salt River Primitive Baptist is now considered home for one small Baptist congregation.
    The Salt River Baptist church will celebrate two milestones this year — the 214th anniversary of Salt River Primitive Baptist building and the fifth anniversary of the congregation that worships there.
    Salt River Independent Baptist formed in September 2007, and has been worshipping in the historic sanctuary on Salt River Road for the past five years.

  • Project Restoration organizers seek to ‘take back our town’

    Project Restoration is making a declaration: Anderson County needs to take back its town.
    Organizers of the Project Restoration prayer walk believe next Saturday’s event — a prayer march from the Anderson County High School to the courthouse to the Lawrenceburg Green — will be a call for unity in fighting addiction and suffering in the county.

  • Burgoo Festival starts Friday; cook off is Saturday

    If you haven’t experienced Lawrenceburg’s annual burgoo festival yet, now’s your chance.
    The 19th Anderson County Burgoo Festival activities kick off on Sept. 28 with a pancake breakfast at the Anderson County Senior Center at 7 a.m.
    The second annual Burgoo Cook Off will begin at 11 a.m. on the Lawrenceburg Green. Festival goers are invited to sample and vote on local businesses and organizations’ burgoo, with all proceeds going to the sheriff’s office’s Shop with a Cop program.