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Today's News

  • Apply now for Shop With a Cop assistance

    Families of children in need are encouraged to apply for Christmas assistance through Sheriff Troy Young’s Shop With a Cop program, the sheriff announced.

    Applications are available at the sheriff’s office on Main Street along with the sheriff’s website at www.andersoncountysheriff.com. Applications can also be found at any of the county’s schools.

    The deadline to have applications turned it is Wednesday, Nov. 26.

  • Two Lawrenceburg troopers receive promotions

    Kentucky State Troopers Douglas L. Carter and Franklin K. Flowers were among 37 troopers recognized Monday during a ceremony held at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

    Flowers was promoted from senior trooper to sergeant, Post 6, Dry Ridge.

    He is a 12-year veteran of the agency.

    Carter was promoted from senior trooper to sergeant, aircraft branch.

    He is a seven year veteran of the agency.

  • 11-12 We Won political cartoon
  • Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion members attend Fall Fling

    From staff reports

    Several Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion members and their guests attended the program’s Fall Fling, held Nov. 2 at the American Legion Hall, according to a news release.

    More than 40 young men and women enjoyed a casual, autumn-themed party, complete with fall festival games, prizes, a meal and dancing, organizers said.

    Those attending were reminded of the importance of giving. Each was asked to bring canned or boxed food items that have since then been donated to the local food pantry.

  • Families enjoy literacy night at childhood center

    Ezra Sparrow Early Childhood Center students and families were invited to a Family Literacy Night Thursday. The theme for the day was “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” based off the popular children’s book. There were several cookie themed hands-on activities and a book fair in the library. Many parents said they enjoyed Family Literacy Night and the opportunity to see their child’s classroom environment. The main goal of the event was to encourage parents to read with their children.

  • 11-12 published district court docket

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on October 6, 2014.
    Nicholas R. Lawhon, hearing, failure to notify department of transportation of address change, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – dismissed.
    Dylan T. Livingston, hearing, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – amended to failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, pleaded guilty, $643, installment/deferred payment Mar. 23.

  • 11-12 Jail Log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Nov. 1

    Ryan Andrade for public intoxication by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Keelan Dean for driving under the influence, first offense, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a synthetic cannabinoid by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    William Robinson for operating on a revoked or suspended license and three counts of failure to appear in court by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • 11-12 Way We Were: MALL ON MAIN OPENS WITH 11 SHOPS

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Nov. 12, 1964

    Breaks toe

    Eugene Blakeman suffered a broken toe while at work at the G.E. plant in Louisville Tuesday.

    Receives injury

    Mrs. Charles Woods suffered a deep cut on the forefinger of her left hand Sunday, requiring four stitches. She was sharpening a paring knife when it slipped from her hand.

  • Senior Center calendar

    Anderson Senior Center has planned the following events. The center is located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg. Call 839-7520 for more information.

    Wednesday, Nov. 12

    10:30 a.m.: inspiration with Joe Earl

    11:30 a.m.: lunch

    12:15 p.m.: Dominos and snacks

    12:30 p.m.: pool table

    Thursday, Nov. 13

    8:30 a.m.: breakfast club

    9 a.m.: chair yoga

    9 a.m.–3 p.m.: shopping/errands

    10:30 a.m.: lunch and shopping in Frankfort

    Friday, Nov. 14

  • Historical Society to present ‘Who Shot Gov. Goebel?’

    From staff reports

    On Thursday, Nov. 20 a program called “Caleb Powers: Who Shot Governor Goebel?” with Mr. Powers being portrayed by Duane Murner, will bring a mystery from the past to Anderson County, according a news release. The intriguing, historical event tells of a political murder that has never been solved to this day.