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Today's News

  • Time to ensure your vaccines are up to date

    Interesting health and illness statistics arrive weekly in my email. The Centers for Disease Control issues a weekly report on notifiable diseases and mortality tables. One of the reports is “provisional cases of infrequently reported notifiable diseases” (less than 1,000 cases reported during the preceding year.) A few of these are diseases that were once eliminated in the United States.

    Work is progressing worldwide to eliminate diseases such as polio and measles but total eradication hasn’t happened yet.

  • Biennial Beef Bash set for Sept. 25

    The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association will host the fourth biennial Beef Bash, a unique field day for Kentucky beef cattle producers, on Sept. 25 at the UK Research and Education Center in Princeton.

    “Research and outreach efforts such as Beef Bash are an important means of providing up-to-date information to cattle producers. “We also are keenly aware of the importance of the social and business aspects of cattle production.”

  • Homeownership brings visions of the movie ‘The Money Pit’

    Recently, my husband and I purchased a house in Frankfort. It’s a cute little house that was built in the ‘70s with room for our family to eventually grow, but lately small household repairs and moving has me feeling like a character in the movie “The Money Pit.”

  • Women beaters waging the real war on women

    By Ben Carlson

    General Manager

    He held her down near the wood stove and put a gun in her mouth.

    That happened to someone I love very dearly a couple of decades ago, along with other instances of physical abuse that I didn’t know about at the time and only was made aware many years after the coward who committed those crimes wised up and moved away.

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  • Auxiliary members attend national convention

    From staff reports

    The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion held their national convention in Charlotte, North Carolina on Aug. 21-28. Those attending from Lawrenceburg were Unit 34, First Vice President and Department Second Vice President Betty Butler, along with Shirley and Bobby Thornberry. This was the 96th national convention for the legion, 94th for the auxiliary and 43rd for the Sons of the Legion.

  • Poker Run raises needed funds for Healing Field

    From staff reports

    The American Legion Auxiliary Anderson Unit 34 held the seventh annual Poker Run on Aug. 40 to benefit the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Kentucky Healing Field.

  • 09-17 published district court docket

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Aug. 11, 2014.
    Christopher N. Fluhr, hearing, failure to notify department of transportation of address change, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – continued to Sept. 22.
    Byron L. Haliburton, arraignment, second-degree criminal simulation – pleaded not guilty, disposition Aug. 28.
    Brian E. Neikirk, arraignment, first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) – pleaded not guilty, continued to Aug. 14.

  • 09-17 Jail log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to Jailer Joani Clark.

    Sept. 8

    Stephanie Wheatley for failure to pay fines by the Shelby County Detention Center.

    Allen Vogel for failure to report to jail by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Latasha Stevens for failure to appear in court by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Sept. 9

    James Walker for two counts of failure to appear in court or pay fines by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Man indicted for attempting to injure police officer

    From staff reports

    A Lawrenceburg man was indicted Sept. 2 by the Anderson County Grand Jury for third-degree assault, first-degree fleeing or evading police and receiving stolen property in the amount of less than $10,000, according to court documents.

    Daniel L. Readnower, 30, of 1523 Nevins Station Road, Lawrenceburg was also indicted for resisting arrest, third-degree escape when he escaped from custody and second-degree criminal trespass.