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Today's News

  • Bring out your junk!

    The City of Lawrenceburg has scheduled its annual clean-up days, which are slated to begin April 18 and run through May 4.
    Work crews will pick up items not accepted by trash hauler Republic Services during that time, including washers, dryers, water heaters, refrigerators, light metal and other items.
    Crews will not pick up yard debris, lumber, paint containers, tires or any hazardous materials.
    Residents are asked to have items at the curb on the date assigned to their streets.
    Once that street has been covered, no future pickups will be available.

  • Pickin’ taters

    Doug Smith had two options: throw away nearly a quarter of a ton of potatoes at a produce depot in Louisville or haul them back to Lawrenceburg and give them away.
    “It was a no-brainer,” said Smith, owner of Smith’s Towing near the Bluegrass Parkway. “I told them I would take them back to my hometown and let the people there have them before anyone else.”
    The towing company posted a note on its Facebook page that it was giving away just over 46,000 pounds of potatoes and people came from near and far to get their share.

  • Deadline to Apply for a Kentucky Elk Quota Hunt is Midnight, April 30

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources release

  • Saffell Street names Citizens of the Month
  • Alsabrook’s poster places second in state

    Saffell Street Elementary School fourth-grader Helaine Alsabrook won first place in the district, and second place in the state Jim Claypool Poster Contest.

    The elementary school poster contest (grades 1 to 5) received 39 entrants from four schools.

    District poster contest winners were: second place, Julia Fuqua; and third place, Elisa Lilley.

    First-place winner Alsabrook received a blue ribbon, certificate, t-shirt, and prize money.

  • Born Learning Graduates
  • State champs
  • What’s important in your life?

    Many years ago, I befriended an elderly gentleman who lived in a nursing home near Dresden, Tennessee.

    Mr. Garner was in his mid-80s, with failing health but had a very sharp mind.

    Frequently, if I was in Dresden on business, I would go by the nursing home and take Mr. Garner with me as I did my business to give him a break form his bleak living conditions.

  • Police honored at Mt. Pleasant Baptist
  • church briefs

    Sand Spring to attend

    Graham rally

    A group from Sand Spring Baptist Church will attend a rally at the state capitol in Frankfort.

    Franklin Graham will bring his Decision America Tour to Frankfort on May 4. Graham is scheduled to speak from noon to 1 p.m.

    “I’m going to every state in our country to challenge Christians to live out their faith at home, in public, and at the ballot box,” Graham explained. “And I will share the gospel.”

    Transportation will be provided from Sand Spring.