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Today's News

  • Freeman-Hancock Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Keith Freeman of Versailles announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Suzanne Freeman, to Christopher Gerald Hancock of Sturgis.

    The wedding is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. July 25 at St. Leo Catholic Church in Versailles. Formal invitations have been sent.

    The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hancock of Sturgis.

    A graduate of Western Kentucky University and a member of Farmhouse fraternity, the groom is employed by Toyo Automotive Parts in Franklin.

  • Soda pop, ’Stangs and half-court shots

    With their metallic emerald green paint, creamy white leather seats and convertible tops, it is hard to imagine that the1990 Limited Edition 5.0L LX convertible Mustangs were once considered failures.

    Way back in the early 1990s, the 7-Up bottling company and Ford agreed on an unusual marketing idea: to give away 30 dark green 5.0L LX Mustang convertibles at the 1990 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball finals.

  • Library board approves $4 million expansion

    This time they mean it.

    After several votes in recent years to consider expanding the Anderson Public Library were put on hold due to a pending lawsuit, uncertainty and, at times, public unrest, the library’s board of trustees on Wednesday approved a plan that will cost an estimated $4 million.

    Afterward, library officials made it clear that this time, the project will move forward.

  • Pay to play OK’d by school board

    The Anderson County Board of Education approved the implementation of athletic fees for the 2015-16 school year during its monthly meeting last week.

    This is the first year the school system has asked student athletes to pay to participate in sports.

    High school athletes will be asked to pay a yearly fee of $70 with the second child in a household paying $50. Students at the middle and elementary schools will pay $25 per sport. All families will have a $150 cap regardless of number of children or sports played.

  • BCB & Company performs at Legends game
  • Senior Center Calendar July 22, 2015

    Wednesday July 22

    10:30 a.m. Music with Ed

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Ice Cream floats/Trivia about ice cream

    1 p.m. Rook/cards

    Thursday, July 23

    8:30 Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Video exercise

    9 – 2 p.m. Shopping and errands

    7 p.m. Gospel music at Sand Spring

    Friday July 24

    10:30 a.m. Fireside chat with Abraham Lincoln and Colonel Harlan Sanders

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:15 p.m. Bible study

    1:15 p.m. Yard sales

  • The Way We Were: Child’s right hand injured by accidental explosion

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, July 15, 1965

    Entry wins on TV program

    A Lawrenceburg woman won a set of encyclopedias on a national television program.

    Mrs. Don Cooper of Route 3 said she submitted about 15 entries to the program “You Don’t Say” and the one on Luther Burbank was chosen.

    Mrs. Cooper jokingly told her four sons she was going to win a set of encyclopedias for them, and sure enough she did. The set was valued at $207.

    July 22, 1965

    Injured by explosion

  • Community Briefs July 22, 2015

    Alzheimer program at senior center

    Anderson County Extension is collaborating with the Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Association to provide programs for the public on the risks of Alzheimer’s disease, the Extension announced.

    The Alzheimer’s Association program will be held at the Anderson Senior Center on July 29 at 6 p.m. The program, Know the 10 Signs, is designed to help people learn more about the disease and its warning signs.

  • Church Briefs July 22, 2015

    Shirey to perform in concert

    Victoria Shirey will be in concert Saturday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg located at 1819 Hammonds Creek Road.

    Blakey Quartet

    New Hope Baptist Church announces The Blakey Quartet will perform live Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.

    New Hope Baptist Church is located at 3825 Tyrone Pike in Versailles.

    Free clothing at Salvisa

  • Man accepts plea deal in sexual assault case

    A man indicted more than three years ago on a charge of first-degree sexual abuse of an 8-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday morning in Anderson County Circuit Court, just moments before his trial was scheduled to begin.

    Daniel Rohach, 22, of 1120 Northwood Loop, Lawrenceburg, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of second-degree sexual abuse in exchange for the prosecution’s offer of being on probation and a five year diverted sentence.