Today's News

  • Club to host style show

    The Pierian Woman’s Club will be hosting the fifth “Hats Off!” luncheon, style show and silent auction on Saturday, April 27 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    The style show will be featuring clothing from Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville and will be hosted by Martha Caywood.

  • Way We Were: Bird to enter big bass in sports magazine contest

    50 YEARS AGO
    April 25, 1963
    James M. Waterfill fell at the Calvert Distillery where he was employed and suffered a fractured rib.

    Co-designer of unique device
     to aid divers

  • Wild Turkey seeks distillery artifacts for visitor center

    Wild Turkey Distillery is looking for unique Wild Turkey photographs, bottles and other artifacts for its new visitor center, scheduled to open this June.
    During two “Discovery Days,” Anderson County residents can bring in Wild Turkey Distillery artifacts and memorabilia to be photographed and logged into the visitor center’s digital archive.
    Artifacts will be a part of a “museum-quality gallery dedicated to Wild Turkey’s amazing history,” according to the distillery.

  • District court docket: 4-24-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Feb. 28, 2013.
    Christopher J. Caffee, arraignment, second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, menacing – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference March 28.
    Samantha L. Allison, bond forfeiture hearing, theft by deception (less than $500) – bond forfeited, bench warrant.
    Jonathon W. Anderson, motion to revoke probation, two counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – defendant to report to Kentucky Alternative Programs.

  • Driver flips pick-up truck to avoid hitting dog
  • School board approves salary step increase for teachers

    The school board unanimously approved a salary step increase for Anderson County school district teachers during its April meeting on Monday night.
    Teachers received a salary step increase — a raise in pay based on years of teaching and experience — and a 1 percent raise for 2012-2013.
    A raise in pay will not be possible for next fiscal year’s budget, Finance Officer Nick Clark said Monday night, recommending the board approve the current certified and classified salary schedule minus any raise.

  • Education briefs: 4-24-13

    Lawrenceburg student receives $1,000 scholarship
    from Kentucky law enforcement memorial foundation
    Harrison Mark-Shane Evans of Lawrenceburg was recently awarded the Gerald F. Healy Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation Scholarship, according to a press release.
    Evans, a student at the University of Kentucky, was one of 25 recipients of the $1,000 scholarship. Evans is the son of Lexington Division of Police Detective Lora Harrison.

  • Library board delays decision on next fiscal year’s budget

    Library board trustees tabled its 2013-2014 fiscal year budget to weigh decisions about capital outlay and future library expansion funds, as well as possible salary raises for library staff.
    Board members unanimously voted to table a final budget until its next board meeting on May 21, some trustees citing an “overwhelming” amount of information presented to them during last Tuesday’s meeting.
    Earlier in the meeting, several Anderson County residents indicated a potential lawsuit would be filed against the library regarding its tax rate.

  • Raman freed after 30 years of paying his family debt

    Although many people consider slavery to be an event of the past, slavery still exist in many countries, as well as the United States. Modern day slavery can effect by debt bondage and forced labor. Many researchers told and showed that 27 million people work as slaves in the world. This number is higher than the number of slaves that were in slavery in the past. There are several examples from text and videos that show the world this horrible problem.

  • More people enslaved today than ever before

    Most people think that slavery only happened long ago, but actually there are more people enslaved today then there ever have been. Even though it’s illegal everywhere, there is an estimate of 27,000,000 slaves worldwide. Slavery types are debt bondage and forced labor. Even when slavery was legal in the U.S., there weren’t as many slaves as there are today. An example from a text shows that slavery is still around.