Today's News

  • Birth: Cunningham

    Shawna and James Cunningham of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Bentley John Cunningham, born Dec. 8, 2011 in Frankfort.
    He weighed 7 pounds and 12 1/4 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Cooper of Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Warren and Nancy Cunningham of Lawrenceburg.
    His great-grandmother is Edith Patterson of Lawrenceburg.

  • Student receives full scholarship to Minnesota

    Clifford “Ford” William Wilson, 17, part-time resident of Lawrenceburg and  currently a senior at Memorial High School and Engineering Academy in Tulsa, Okla., has just been awarded a full Naval Reserve Officer Training Corp scholarship to the University of Minnesota.

  • Community calendar: 12-21-11

    Dec. 24: Christmas Eve
    Dec. 25: Christmas Day

    Dec. 21-22, Dec. 27: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Dec. 21: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Dec. 22: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • Transy student inducted into honor society

    Anderson County High School graduate and Transylvania University junior Katelyn Shouse has been inducted into the Lampas Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa.
    Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society, was founded in 1914 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., by 15 students and faculty members.
    Students apply for ODK membership in their junior or senior year.

  • Academy students visit Santa
  • Bustin out, Todd in as new health board chairman

    The Anderson County Board of Health continued its effort to draft a new list of responsibilities for its embattled director Monday night.
    It also has a new chairman.
    Harold Todd, a certified public accountant, was approved as the board’s new chairman last Wednesday night, and will replace outgoing chairman Dr. Andrew Bustin after the first of the year.
    Todd takes over as chairman as the health board battles to help right its financial ship, which is leaking what board members say is $13,000 each month in losses.

  • Drury wins ‘Outstanding Youth’ award
  • Troopers help local children have merrier Christmas

    About 41 children experienced Christmas early during the Dec. 8 “Shop with a Trooper” event, held at the Frankfort Walmart.
    The Kentucky State Troopers held four “Shop with a Trooper” events for about 100 underprivileged children in seven participating counties in its Post 12 area.
    The last “Shop with a Trooper” will be held for Shelby County on Dec. 15.
    Each child is able to spend about $125 on themselves for Christmas, maintaining a balance between what they want and what they need.

  • Farm Bureau receives ‘Gold Star Award’

    Anderson County Farm Bureau received Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2011 Gold Star Award of Excellence during the agency’s annual meeting in Louisville earlier this month.
    The award honors county women’s committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agricultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau, according to a news release.

  • Landlords make Shop With Cop donation