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Today's News

  • Trent to perform in state fair talent show semi-finals Saturday

    Kenzie Trent of Lawrenceburg has qualified to compete in the 2014 Coca-Cola Talent Classic Semi-Finals Competition at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Trent, a sophomore at Anderson County High School, will be competing with a guitar and singing solo at the 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 in the South Wing Conference Center.

  • BOBBY EDWARDS PLACES FIRST IN PISTOL SHOOT

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Aug. 13,1964

    Brown accepts scholarship

    Gary Brown, a 1962 honor graduate at the Lincoln Institute, graduated from United Electronics Institute in Louisville.

    Following completion of a course in basic electronics he qualified as an electronics technician and accepted a position with the American Telephone and Telegraph Company in Memphis.

    He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Brown.

    Severe cut on head

  • Legion Auxiliary to hold annual poker run for Healing Field

    From staff reports

    American Legion Auxiliary, Anderson Unit 34 in Lawrenceburg, will sponsor the seventh annual Poker Run for the Department of Kentucky Healing Field.

    The event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 30, at the American Legion Fairgrounds, located at 725 W. Broadway in Lawrenceburg.

    The local Healing Field is still the only permanent healing field in the United States.

    Each hero has flag pole, flag, marble marker with the name, rank, branch or service, hometown and the Kentucky and military seal etched upon it.

  • Robin Williams will be greatly missed

    Monday night, it was announced that Oscar-winning actor/comic Robin William, 63, was found dead in his California of an apparent suicide.

  • Don’t take short cuts; get your fall gardening off to a good start

    Well, the change has begun. School started today and the State Fair is close behind. To me, that marks the beginning of fall. The daylight gets shorter, too. Time to start the fall frenzy!

    We hopefully can count on more frequent rains now and that means planting new trees, shrubs, perennials and even a few fall vegetables. Extra work in the beginning means less work later. Shortcuts rarely save you anything.

  • Taking control of diabetes begins with making healthy food choices a lifestyle

    Taking Control of Your Diabetes class will begin Aug. 26 at 5:30 p.m. This class is appropriate for anyone with Type 2 diabetes. You will taste healthy food and learn how to prepare it. You may be surprised to learn that you don’t need “special” food. Sugar-free foods are not the solution to healthy eating.

  • New UK program gives farmers tools to succeed

    UK Cooperative Extension programs in eight central Kentucky counties have joined together to offer the KyFarmStart beginning farmer program this fall. KyFarmStart is a comprehensive whole farm management education program designed for beginning farmers, defined as those who have been managing a farm for less than 10 years as a primary operator, as well as those considering a future in farming. The program will offer multiple educational opportunities, including: classroom instruction, field days, and farm demonstrations.

  • Campbell named in National Society of Collegiate Scholars

    Jacob Tyler Campbell of Lawrenceburg, a 2013 graduate of Anderson County High School, has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

    Campbell will be a sophomore at the University of Kentucky in the fall and will be inducted during a ceremony on campus. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing.

    NSCS is a member of the Association of the College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first-year and second-year college students.

  • Community Calendar, Aug. 13, 2014

    Anderson County Extension Office Upcoming Events

    •Taking Control of Your Diabetes – a six session class that begins on Tuesday, Aug. 26.  This class is recommended for anyone with Type 2 Diabetes.  If you have been recently diagnosed with diabetes or have been living with diabetes for a long time, this class will help you live healthier and manage diabetes for life.  Classes meet on Tuesdays – Aug. 26, Sept. 30, Oct. 14 and 21, Nov. 4 and 11. This class is a free event.

  • District Court Docket, Aug. 13, 2014

    Judge Betty A. Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on July 24, 2014.

    Ashley B. Fields, disposition, harassment (physical contact, no injury) – pleaded guilty in diversion, review July 23, 2015.

    Shella W. Burgess, hearing, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) – pretrial conference Sept. 4, bench warrant recalled.