Today's News

  • Nowlin speaks to Rotary Club

    Keith Nowlin was the guest speaker at last Thursday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg.
    Nolan discussed of the need for support of the Gari Stewart Nowlin Foundation Inc., which raises and distributes funds to children who want to play baseball but do not have the necessary funds.
    The foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible, organizers said.
    Donations can be made online at www.garistewartnowlinfoundation.org.

  • Way We Were: Briscoe lifted purse, wound up with flowers

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 17, 1962
    Ronnie Downey won a blue ribbon for his demonstration and a red ribbon on speech, and Regina Cunningham won a blue ribbon on her demonstration at the Senior District 4-H Rally held at the University of Kentucky. Sue Cole was also a blue ribbon winner in speech.

  • Anderson County Grand Jury: Man indicted for third DUI

    A Versailles man was indicted May 8 by the Anderson County Grand Jury for his third driving under the influence charge, fleeing from police and other traffic charges. according to court documents.
    Jason D. Nelson, 35, of 324 Ridge Wood Drive was also indicted on his third offense of driving with a revoked or suspended license, along with possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to produce an insurance card.
    The indictments stem from a traffic stop last December by the Kentucky State Police.

    Other indictments

  • News briefs: 5-16-12

    Box seats available for
    Fair and Horse show
    Box seats for the 140th annual Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show are now available.  
    The fair is scheduled for June 23-30 at the American Legion fairgrounds on Broadway in Lawrenceburg.
    Box seat tickets are $75 and include six passes and reserved parking for one car for the horse show nights, which are Tuesday, June 26 through Friday, June 30.
    Box seats do not include carnival rides, which are available for $8 per person per night.

  • District court docket: 5-16-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings April 12, 2012.
    Angela D. Lay, motion for shock probation, first-degree criminal trespassing – continued to Apr. 26.
    Colton T. Riggs, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, possession of marijuana, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance, first-degree possession of controlled substance, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Apr. 19.

  • Former board of education president Young steps down

    Benita Young, former board president, recently resigned from her position at the Anderson County Board of Education.
    Young, who is currently employed with the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority in Frankfort, said she had taken on more duties and responsibilities with her job and more responsibility at home with the birth of her first granddaughter.
    “The school board itself was becoming more time intensive,” she said. “I just felt like I couldn’t devote the time needed to do the job properly.”

  • Student briefs: 5-16-12

    Student named
    at Campbellsville
    Courtney Michelle Welsh, a 2009 Anderson County High School graduate and co-valedictorian, recently graduated from Campbellsville University with summa cum laude honors. She was named co-valedictorian at Campbellsville, and received the psychology academic award with plans to enter Eastern Kentucky University in the fall to work on a master’s degree.

    Cook receives diploma from Cumberlands

  • Saffell Street May Students of the Month
  • World War II gunner speaks with Christian Academy students
  • Academy celebrates Mother’s Day with muffins