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Today's News

  • Despite technological advances, we can’t fix sin

    Earlier this year, the MIT Technology Review released its list of 10 breakthrough technologies for the year 2014.

    These are innovations that have the capability of effecting significant change in our world. Among these high-tech advances is the neuromorphic chip, which is described as a “microprocessor configured more like brains than traditional chips [which] could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.”

  • 10-8 published district court docket

    Judge Betty Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 4, 2014.

    Brandon S. Bennett, motion to revoke probation, public intoxication controlled substance – probation revoked, 44 days to serve.

    Craig J. Chowning, hearing, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license – pleaded guilty, $243; failure to surrender revoked operator’s license – pleaded guilty, sentenced to nine days to serve (credit time served).

  • Bright named Mr. Anderson County High School
  • Drunk driver who killed child freed

    From staff reports

    On Oct. 2, 2004, an Ohio man driving drunk on the Bluegrass Parkway in Anderson County slammed into a Harrodsburg family, killing a 6-year-old boy.

    One day short of the 10th anniversary of that crime, that same Ohio man walked out of prison a free man.

    Joseph Shreve, 51, was released from custody Oct. 1, placed on supervised parole and allowed to return to Ohio, having served only nine years and 11 months of a 20-year sentence for second-degree manslaughter, driving under the influence and traffic-related violations.

  • Trial set for women charged with mailing marijuana

    From staff reports

    A jury trial for two women charged with attempting to mail 8 pounds of marijuana in exchange for crack cocaine is scheduled to begin 9 a.m. Oct. 13 in Anderson County Circuit Court.

    Diana Hart, whose listed address at the time of her arrest in 2012 was 303 Vail Drive, Lawrenceburg was charged with trafficking marijuana when a postal inspector tracked a large box to her home that was mailed from an address in California.

  • 10-8 community news

    Community blooddrive

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and cancer patients frequently require blood transfusions to build up blood counts depleted by cancer therapies.

    To thank donors who donate, the Kentucky Blood Center is offering October blood donors a special Fight Cancer T-Shirt while supplies last.

    The blood drive is Tuesday, Oct. 14 12:30 to 7 p.m. The blood drive is located at First Baptist Church in the Fireside Room at 111 North Main St., Lawrenceburg.

  • Deadline set for youth essays

    From staff reports

    Post 4075 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring two youth contests, according to a press release.

    The “Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition” is open to students in grades nine-12. It is a three to five minute audio-essay on the subject of “why veterans are important to our nation’s history and future.” First and second place winners will receive $500 and $250, respectively, and be eligible for district, state and national scholarships.

  • Class of 1959 holds reunion
  • 10-8 The Way We Were: ANGELA SPARROW NEW BEAR TALES COLUMNIST

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 1, 1964

    Homecoming candidates

    The eight candidates for the coveted title of Anderson High School Homecoming Queen were: Rita Lynn, Donna Shields, Christy Brown, Jenny Green, June Ripy, Linda Lyen, Barbara Sparrow and Wand Drury.

    Pirated music

  • School board OKs $27,000 study program for middle school

    From staff reports

    Study Island and funding approvals were the main topics of discussion at the Anderson County Board of Education meeting Monday night.