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Today's News

  • Church news briefs, April 29, 2015

    Churches to celebrate National Prayer Day Eve

    Six area congregations are planning a joint 7 p.m. worship service to mark the eve of the National Day of Prayer, according to a news release.

    Participating churches are Alton Baptist, Evergreen Baptist, Lawrenceburg Trinity Church, New Life Christian Fellowship, Open Bible and Second Christian.

    The service will be held Wednesday, May 6 at Alton Baptist Church. Alton is located on US 127 North between Lawrenceburg and Frankfort.

  • Senior Calendar for April 29, 2015

    The Anderson County Senior Center is located at 160 Township Square.

    Wednesday, April 29

    10:30 a.m. Bluegrass hearing info

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:15 p.m. Rook and games

    12:30 p.m. Library craft

    Thursday, April 30

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. Chair Yoga and exercise

    9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Shopping and errands. Kroger shopping day.

    Friday, May 1

    10:30 a.m. Taking control of your diabetes

    10;30 a.m. Balloon volleyball

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

  • Library Calendar for April 29, 2015

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in April and May, the library announced.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: noon to 1 p.m.

     

    Writer’s Group

    When: Wednesday, April 29

    Time:  6 p.m.

     

    Basic Candle Making

    When: Thursday, April 30

    Time:  6 p.m.

     

    DIY Spa Day

    When: Tuesday, May 5

    Time: 10 a.m.

  • WEDDING: Price-Drury

    Alexandria Elizabeth Price of Utica and Timothy Paul (TJ) Drury Jr. of Lawrenceburg were married Oct. 25, 2014 in Utica at Utica Baptist Church.

    Minister Bart Price officiated the ceremony.

    The bride is a daughter of Gerald and Debora Price of Utica. She is a granddaughter of Annie Price of Utica and Henry and Norma Moore of Owensboro.

    The groom is a son of Timmy and Debbie Drury. He is a grandson of Paul and Peggy Drury and Richard and Barbara Wakefield, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • WEDDING: Baker-Sutherland

    Kellsie Elizabeth Baker and Kyle Lynn Sutherland were married Jan. 31, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Trace Distillery Club House. The ceremony was officiated by Bro. Mike Hamrick.

    The best man was Douglas Bowman and maid of honor was Kennedy Blakeman. The bridal party consisted of Kelsey Sutherland, Morgan Barnes, Jordan Estepp, Shaylyn Burton, Lexandra Overby, Ryan McGregor, Tyler Zepeda, Jay Smith, Ryan Wilhoit and Matthew Harbison.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Taylor-Marraccini

    Scott and Tina Mitchell of Frankfort announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Taylor, to Michael Marraccini of Lawrenceburg.

    A closed wedding is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. June 27 at Holly Hill Church of Christ in Frankfort, followed by a reception at Eagle Lake Ballroom in Lawrenceburg.

    The bride to be is a graduate of Franklin County High School and employed at the Department for Public Health.

  • Favorites to help celebrate Derby Day

    By Ciara Hyatt, Food Columnist

    The Kentucky Derby is a time-honored tradition since 1875.

    It has been labeled “The Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports” for the duration of the race and “The Run for the Roses” for the beautiful blanket of 554 red roses that are draped over the Kentucky Derby winner.

  • Greenhouse teaches students business skills, responsibility

    Ben Carlson, News staff

    While their peers sweated out exams and lectures last Friday, members of the high school’s greenhouse class did a little sweating of its own.

    It was the day before the greenhouse’s annual grand opening and the team’s four managers were busy making everything just right while waiting on school staff who were buying up potted flowers and vegetable during what amounts to a sneak preview.

  • Trash ‘just everywhere’

    Ben Carlson, News staff

    Health officials suspended food service Saturday evening at Wildcat Championship Wrestling on Hilltop Drive and someone apparently wasn’t happy with the decision.

    While a Lawrenceburg police officer escorted an environmental inspector through the building, someone “keyed” the officer’s car in the parking lot, leaving large scratch marks on the cruiser. That incident remains under investigation, according to Lawrenceburg Police Chief Chris Atkins.

  • Wild Turkey employee among those indicted

    One Wild Turkey employee was among nine people indicted Tuesday by a Franklin County Grand Jury in the theft of bourbon from that distillery and Buffalo Trace, along with distribution of steroids.

    Mark S. Searcy was the Wild Turkey employee indicted. All were said to be part of what prosecutors called an organized crime syndicate that has operated since 2008.

    Authorities said that the stolen bourbon included the pricy Pappy Van Winkle.