Today's News

  • Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg visits Kentucky state capitol
  • ACE offers February classes

    Anderson Community Education will provide a variety of classes for February.
    A full list of classes is available at www.anderson.k12.ky.us, or by contacting Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.

    Basic Computer
    When: Feb.10 and17 from 12:30-2:30 p.m.
    Where: Anderson County Adult Learning Center, 219 E. Woodford St. with instructor Jacqueline Zeller
    Cost: $30 (four hours of instruction) Limit four students.

  • Saffell Street January Citizens of the Month
  • 100th day of school celebration at Turner
  • Woman charged with DUI following two-car wreck

    Three people were transported to Frankfort Regional Medical Center after being rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver Friday afternoon at the intersection of US 127 and 62.
    Officer Jeremy Cornish said the female driver of the pick-up will be charged with a DUI citation after rear ending the vehicle in front of her.
    The female driver of the second vehicle, who will be cited for operating a vehicle with a suspended license, was transported to Frankfort Regional Medical Center, along with her two passengers.

  • District court docket: 2-15-12

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Jan. 23, 2012.
    April M. Jones, show cause, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – failed to appear.
    Mark C. Linzy, show cause, license to be in possession – failed to appear.
    Tammy J. Long, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – paid.
    Geldino Martinez, show cause, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – failed to appear, bench warrant.

  • Farm Bureau donates $200 to food pantry

    In recognition Food Check-Out week, held Feb. 19-25, the Anderson County Farm Bureau Federation plans to donate $200 to be spent on food for Open Hands Food Pantry.
    The High School FFA students on Feb. 21 will also participate in distributing literature concerning Agricultural Facts and Food production in America at Kroger and Wal-Mart.
    According to the Kentucky Farm Bureau, “the cost of food in America remains affordable.

  • Lawrenceburg City Council accepts tank bid

    The city council voted unanimously to approve a $1.092 million bid for the new Wild Turkey water storage tank at its Feb. 13 meeting.
    The council approved 5-0, with council member Ken Evans absent from the meeting, to accept the lowest bid for the project from Louisville company Caldwell Tanks, Inc., at $1,092,000.
    The bid includes construction of the new water storage tank on Wild Turkey property, as well as the removal of the two current water storage tanks on Center Street. The new water tank will increase volume capacity by 300,000 gallons.

  • Lovers Leap Winery changes hands

    Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery came under new management last week.
    Former owners Logan and Pam Leet confirmed last Friday morning that they had sold their interest in the winery.
    The Leets operated the winery for several years after taking it over from its founders, Jerry and Ann Holder, according to the winery’s website.
    The names of the winery’s new owners were not listed on the website. An answering machine at the winery said it will be closed until March 1.

  • Now’s the time to start planting tomato seeds

    There are only five more Mondays until spring.
    I have to say that I have loved this winter. I haven’t had to walk up the drive even once.
    Last winter I walked for almost a month. Sure, it got me in shape and offered plenty of beautiful night skies, but slipping and sliding while carrying groceries or dog food, was not my idea of a good time.
    We should be done with the snow, if the August fog predictor is accurate. The number of foggy mornings predicted the number of snows accurately last year, so I’m hopeful.