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Today's News

  • Senior Center Calendar July 8, 2015

    Wednesday, July 8

    10:30 a.m. Blood pressure with Phyllis

    10:30 a.m. Embracing life as you age with Joan

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Rook/Cards

    12:30 p.m. Sorry/Uno

    Thursday, July 9

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Video exercise

    9 to 2 p.m. Shopping and errands/Kroger Shopping Day

    5:30 p.m. Dinner out/Jim’s Seafood

    Friday, July 10

    10:30 a.m. Games with Home Town Manor

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

  • Enjoy day at the beach right here at home

    I just spent seven days in one of my favorite places on earth, the beach.

    I have always been a lover of sun and water but the older I get I appreciate fresh seafood more and more.

    Besides building sand castles, riding boogie boards and waking up early with my little ones to watch the sun rise over the ocean, one of my favorite things to do is to go to the fish market every day and get their latest catch.

  • Church Briefs July 8, 2015

    Motorcycle run to benefit Open Hands

    A motorcycle run is scheduled for Saturday, July 18 to benefit the Open Hands Food Ministry, it was announced.

    Sign up for the run begins at 11 a.m. at Open Hands, located on Industry Drive.

    Cost is $15 to enter, plus $5 for each additional rider.

    For more information, call David Montgomery at 502-680-6645.

    Homecoming at Hebron Cemetery

    Hebron Cemetery will host its annual homecoming Jul 11-12, according to a news release.

  • Here’s a letter to the millennial generation

    Dear young Christians of today,

    On behalf of my generation and our helicopter parenting, overboard praising for tying your shoes and giving every one of you a trophy just for showing up, I am truly sorry.

  • Man who served 10 years for DUI manslaughter charged again

    It might have seemed that every police officer in Kentucky was participating in last Monday’s funeral for a fallen state trooper, but there were still enough left on duty to corral a man who allegedly fled following a traffic stop.

    William Daniel Drummond, 41, of 1034 Wildcat Road, was charged with DUI, operating on a suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia and fleeing from police both behind the wheel and on foot when Lawrenceburg police pulled him over near Hilltop Drive.

  • Owners get vehicles out of defunct body shop

    Penny Tillett, along with about a half dozen other people, just wanted their vehicles back last Wednesday morning when police were called to an auto body shop on Glensboro Road, located in what was Southern States.

    Tillett took her 2015 Jeep Patriot to Craig Fraine’s Body Shop just before Memorial Day when it was damaged in a wreck. For two months she said she tried to be patient with Fraine, but her patience ran out last weekend.

  • The Way We Were

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 8, 1965

    Breaks hip

    T.L. Barnes fell in the yard at his home on Bond Street about noon Thursday and broke his left hip. He was running a lawn mower at the time of the fall.

    He was taken to the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington for treatment.

    Made “A” honor roll

    Ira Jack Birdwhistell, Sara Frances Drury and Betty McMichael were listed on the “A” Honor Roll at Georgetown College.

    Crowned Miss RECC

  • Isaacs to pack ’em in Friday at Sand Spring Baptist

    One of the biggest names in Nashville will be performing Friday night, July 10, at Sand Spring Baptist Church.

    The Isaacs, a world-renowned acoustic group, will be the headliner as part of the Sand Spring Gospel Concert series. Also performing will be The Shireys, another family group that has become a local favorite at Sand Spring.

    The program begins at 7 p.m. There is no admission charge but a love offering will be taken.

  • Judge-executive stops peforming marriages

    Anderson County Judge-Executive Orbrey Gritton confirmed last week that he will no longer perform marriages following the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex weddings in all 50 states.
    Gritton, who is not statutorily required to perform marriages, said he has performed them since taking office in January but the ruling prompted him to stop.

  • Mom, daughter busted

    From staff reports

    A Lawrenceburg mother and daughter were among three people charged last Wednesday afternoon with possession of methamphetamine, according to court documents.

    Dusty L. Dizney, 42, and her daughter, Lauren Dizney, 19, of 419 East Court St. were each charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    The third person, Anthony D. Simpson, 27, of 1241 Dennis Road, was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.