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Today's News

  • Olivia Mae Robinson

    Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Robinson of Fargo, N.D. announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Mae Robinson, on June 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Essentia Medical Hospital in N.D.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    She is welcomed home by her sister Hannah, who is 23 months old.

    Her maternal grandparents are Pam and Carldon Lahay of Jacksonville, Fla.

    Her paternal grandparents are Jackie and Gerald Robinson of Lawrenceburg.

  • Borders Phillips-Whitaker

    Together with their children Rhonda Borders Phillips, formerly of Washington County and now of Lawrenceburg, and Chris Whitaker of Lawrenceburg would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late James Charles (J.C.) and Louise Beavers Borders Chesser and Leo Chesser.

    She is employed by the Sansbury Care Center as a food and nutrition service manager.

    The groom-to-be is the son of the late Paul and Reva Phillips Whitaker. He is employed by Legacy Carting.

  • Reading Royalty

    Emma B. Ward Elementary School students recently celebrated their yearly reading achievements with a party on the playground, as well as the annual crowing of the Accelerated Reading King and Queen.

    The Accelerated Reading program is a school wide program in which teachers set reading goals for students. Students earn points for books that they read and earn rewards throughout the year for their success.

    This year’s AR winners included, but are not pictured, Fifth Grade champs Justin H. and Abigail F.

  • Wilds charged with possession of heroin, drug paraphernalia
  • Jail Log 06.25.14

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail May 31- June 19, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    May 31

    •Edward Hedges for two counts of failure to appear in court by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    •Roger Back for driving under the influence 1st and no insurance by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    •Michael Cooper for alcohol intoxication and open container by the Kentucky State Police.

  • District Court Docket 06.25.14

    Trial Commissioner S. Marie Hellard heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings June 9.

    Allison K. Mitchell, arraignment, buy/possess drug paraphernalia, two counts of possession of controlled substance, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference June 19.

    Karen A. Toles, arraignment, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence, minor injury) – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference June 19.

  • KSP warns public about leaving children in hot cars

    The Kentucky State Police remind parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car as temperatures in the Bluegrass are on the rise.

    It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles. The National Safety Council reports that nine children have already died in 2014 from being left in hot cars across the U.S.

    An ongoing study by San Francisco State University estimates that since 1998, there have been 615 heatstroke deaths of children left in vehicles, an average of 38 deaths per year.

  • Community Calendar 06.25.14

    Historical Society will meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thurs., June 26 in the old section of the Lawrenceburg cemetery.

    Those attending should dress comfortable. Plan to park at the cemetery. This meeting is free and open to the public.

    The cemetery is located at 1031 Bond & Lillard Rd.

    Salvisa Ruritan Club Vendor Fair

    The fair will be held on Sat., June 28 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This event is located at Salvisa Ruritan Fairgrounds on Main Street in Salvisa, Ky.

  • City’s fireworks are July 4

    The upcoming Lawrenceburg Fourth of July festivities will be held Fri., July 4.

    The event lineup is:

    •Veterans Parade Line up at 4:30 p.m. at the American Legion Fairgrounds located at 725 W Broadway St, Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

    There will be hot dogs, chips and other refreshments provided for all participants during line-up. The Anderson County American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 sponsors this event.

    •Veteran’s parade starts at 5:30 p.m. from American Legion park to Lawrenceburg Green.

  • District horse show champ!