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Today's News

  • A visit with Santa
  • Brown Plumbing employees earn licenses

    Evan and Spencer Brown, two employees of Scott Brown Plumbing in Lawrenceburg, recently received their Journeyman Plumber’s licenses, according to a news release.
    Both Evan and Scott work for their father, Scott Brown, in the family-owned business.
    Evan has been working for Scott for seven years and Spencer for six years. Both attended Bluegrass Community Technical College.

  • Truck crashes on Willisburg Road
  • ‘Cram the Cruiser’ donates 3,050 pounds of food to Open Hands

    Anderson County residents donated approximately 3,050 pounds of food to Open Hands through Kentucky State Police’s ‘Cram the Cruiser’ December food drive.
    The ‘Cram the Cruiser’ drive asked Anderson County residents to donate non-perishable food items at pack them into Kentucky State Police patrol cars stationed outside of Kroger, Walmart and Save-A-Lot.

  • Officers play Santa for a day during ‘Shop With a Cop’

    Santa’s got some helpers in the disguise of Anderson County cops, who volunteered to help more 50 children pick out clothes, toys and shoes for Christmas this year.
    Anderson County Sheriff Troy Young said Shop With a Cop raised more than $15,000 to spend on children in need who otherwise wouldn’t be receiving Christmas gifts.
    More than $10,000 came from the inaugural Shop with a Cop fundraiser ‘Misery Manor,’ held during the month of October.

  • Show featuring Burgoo Cook Off champs rescheduled

    The television show scheduled to feature Burgoo Cook Off champs Jesse Sanford and Jeff Royalty later this month has been moved to another date.
    Sanford and Royalty were scheduled to appear Dec. 30 on TLC’s “Hungry Brothers” show. Their appearance is now scheduled for sometime during the first three months of 2014, according to an e-mail from Sanford.

  • Volume of material increases for recycling program

    David Ruggles, 1st District Magistrate and chair of the fiscal court’s solid waste committee, spent last Wednesday looking at other people’s trash in Meade County.
    More than four months have passed since the fiscal court ended curbside recycling in Anderson County, but Ruggles’ attention to the county’s recycling program hasn’t waned.

  • YKK donates toys to Open Hands
  • Steps for selling, buying vehicles

    If you have sold or intend to sell a vehicle before the end of the year, be sure that the buyer transfers the vehicle at the county clerk’s office.
    Just signing the title will not remove your tax obligation for the next year.
    Whoever’s name is in the AVIS System (State Transportation System) on Jan. 1 of that year is responsible for the property tax on that vehicle for that entire year. 2014 property taxes will be entered into the AVIS System by the Revenue Department on Jan. 1.

  • Enjoy holidays, but please be careful

    The holidays are here and ‘tis the season for joy and happiness. However, our busy professional and family lives can be crowded by the stress and extra activities which accompany this season.
    Here are some tips to stay safe throughout the holidays as well as the rest of the year.

    Don’t drink and drive