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Today's News

  • Adult Learning Center offers sign language class

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center will be hosting the American Sign Language I class.

    The course is designed for adults over 16 who have little or no knowledge of sign language, according to a news release.

    Arlene J. Hoffman, certified ASL instructor, is the teacher for this class. Students will learn the manual alphabet, ASL vocabulary, numbers, colors, games and more.

    After taking this class, students should be successful at communicating with the deaf and hard of hearing. Students should bring lined paper or notepad and a pencil or pen.

  • Birth:Groothedde

    Heather and Chris Groothedde announce the birth of their son, Connor Robinson Groothedde born July 8, 2014 at 5:05 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Hopsital in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

    Connor weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

    Sibling Ryleigh Faith, 3, welcomed Connor home.

    Maternal grandparents are Billy and Amy Fint of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Maternal great-grandparents are Gordon and Pinkie Clark; Bill and Bessie Fint.

  • Even Christians can be depressed, but Christ understands our grief

    Last week, we were shocked and saddened by the news that comedian Robin Williams took his own life after an extended battle with depression. His death is shining a bright light on this dark malady that is associated with many stigmas and misunderstandings, particularly how this disease can touch anyone, no matter your position in life.

  • Church news briefs for Aug. 20, 2014

    Three churches to gather on Sunday, Aug. 31

    The public is invited to join the Antioch, Fairview and New Liberty Christian churches as they gather to worship together at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31. The service will be held at New Liberty Christian located on Ky. 248.

    Music will be provided by the group Bluegrass 101.

    Grilled hot dogs will be served after service.

    Calvary Baptist to host Jay Stone Singers

  • First day of school
  • Anderson County Jail Log, Aug. 20, 2014

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail August 1-17, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Aug. 1

    Shelby Moore for failure to appear in court and receiving stolen property in the amount of less than $500 by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Ashley Kornoelje for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, operating on a revoked or suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia by the Kentucky State Police.

  • Community Calendar, Aug. 20, 2014

    Jobs Academy offers to

    prepare individuals for

    the local workforce

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center, in cooperation with  Anderson County Community Education, is launching the Anderson County Jobs  Academy.

    The Anderson County Jobs Academy is a one week course designed to  prepare local residents for entry into the local workforce. Participants will learn job skills such as interviewing techniques, preparing a resume, teamwork and team building, basic math.

  • LPD: ‘Drive sober or get pulled over’

    If you drink and drive in Anderson County beware, the Lawrenceburg Police Department has joined forces with law enforcement throuhgout the nation for the “Drive sober or get pulled over” campaign Aug. 13-Sept. 1.

    The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb alcohol impaired driving in August through the Labor Day holiday.

  • Nonpartisan candidates who have filed

    The following nonpartisan candidates have filed with the Anderson County Clerk’s Office as of Tuesday, Aug. 12:

    Mayoral Race

    • Robert D. “Sandy” Goodlett

    • James M. Ritchey

    • Tracy Hicks

    City Council

    • Paul Thomas Vaughn

    • Ken Evans

    • Bobby G. Durr

    • Dan Stumph

    • George M. Geohegan III

    •Wendy Bruce Shouse

    •Steven Rucker

    • Joseph Marshall Sr.

  • Deadly highway claims another life

    By Shelley Spillman

    News Editor

    Another fatal crash on U.S. 62 claimed the life of Courtney Meyers of Holland, Ohio, on Thursday, Aug. 14.

    Myers, who Kentucky State Police confirmed was a passenger the gnarled blue Dodge Dart, was involved in the collision at the intersection of Hunter Ridge Drive and U.S. 62. She died from her injuries at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. She was only 20 years old.

    Myers is one of four who died in crashes on the same stretch of U.S. 62 since 2011.