Today's News

  • Caldwell family holds reunion July 14

    Descendants of Michael and Ruth Franklin Caldwell held their 10th annual family reunion July 14 at Anderson Dean Park in Harrodsburg.

  • Community calendar: 7-25-12

    Upcoming Lawrenceburg Green events
    Movie nights
    Aug. 10: ‘Happy Feet 2’
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
    July 27: The Sweet Beats – Beatles Tribute Band
    Aug. 24: Cadillac Shack – 60’s & 70’s Rock ‘n Roll
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band – Parrot Head Event

    Lovers Leap events
    Aug. 4: "Rod Stewart tribute" by Larry Madlinger from Owensboro  

  • District court docket: 7-25-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings June 18, 2012.
    Corey D. Bixler, review, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – found in contempt of court, sentenced to five days (conditionally discharged), continued to Aug. 27.
    Amanda S. Bostic, disposition, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, operating vehicle with expired operator’s license – continued to July 2.

  • Trial date set for murder suspect

    A trial date for the man charged with murdering his wife in March has been set for Feb. 25, 2013.
    Timothy Lee Branson, 48, was arrested earlier this year for allegedly shooting Modena Branson during a domestic dispute at the couple’s home on Ballard Road.
    Following the shooting, police say Branson shot himself in the head but survived.
    His trial date was set Tuesday morning when he appeared in Anderson Circuit Court.

  • Fiscal court votes to explore privatizing home incarceration

    The Anderson County jailer is speaking out after the fiscal court shunned her advice and voted last Tuesday night to begin contract discussions with a company that provides home incarceration services.
    Lexington-based Corrisoft monitors defendants with ankle bracelets as well as smart phones that track their movements, allow them to receive information about their cases and stay in contact with probation officers.

  • Covert camera will monitor trash dumpers, dope growers

    By Ben Carlson
    News staff
    Illegal trash dumpers, pot growers and others who break laws when they think no one is watching will soon have to worry about another way of being caught.
    The Anderson County Fiscal Court voted last Tuesday to share the cost of a surveillance camera system with the sheriff’s office that will be used to monitor those problems and more.

  • ACHS class of 1972 raises money for scholarship fund
  • Century Bank announces prize winners
  • Legion, Auxiliary attend convention

    The American Legion and Auxiliary convention was held in Louisville on June 28-30. Unit 34 received many certificates of appreciation for the groups’ legislative program, national security, past president’s parley program, Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, cavalcade of memories, americanism, poppy program, community service, chaplain and history.
    The Membership Achievement and Beyond award for 110 percent was an eagle and certificate.

  • Wild Turkey expansion under way