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Today's News

  • Central Baptist Church hosts shoe drive

    Central Baptist Church is participating in its fifth year of the Soles4Souls shoe collection.
    Last year nearly 3,000 pairs of shoes were collected and processed by the church.
    A drop box is available at the church 24 hours a day, or donors may call for free pick-up of shoes.
    Shoes will be accepted through April 30.
    Shoes for all ages and all types are accepted, new and used.
    Soles4Souls is a non-profit organization that donates millions of pairs of shoes, new and used, annually to people with needs all over the world.

  • Way We Were: Brian Gritton compelled to spell

    50 YEARS AGO
    March 29, 1962
    A crowd estimated at 800 attended the 4-H Talent Show presented at the Elementary School for the selection of county champions, who would participate in the District Talent Show at Eastern Kentucky State College in Richmond.
    The Alton Club, composed of grades 5, 6, 7 and 8, was judged the champion club act with its entry “America For Me.” Gregory Sea and Diane Sea from the Rutherford 7th and 8th grade club won with their specialty act, “Waltz Me Again Willie.”

  • Students compete in Belle of the Blue scholarship pageant

    Freshman Allie White and Senior Megan Webb, both from Lawrenceburg, will compete as one of 15 contestants in the Belle of the Blue Scholarship Pageant, an annual Georgetown College tradition since 1950, held March 31.
    White is an Elementary Education major with a minor in social sciences, and is involved in Sigma Kappa, campus ministries, Maskrafters and choir.
    As a graduate of Anderson County High School in 2011, White was involved in Spanish Honor Society and theater.
    She was also the Lawrenceburg Fair-Miss Teen.

  • Christian Academy student places at ASCI spelling bee

    Brooke Carpenter, a student from the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, was one of 39 spellers in Circleville, Ohio at the Ohio Christian University for the ACSI Ohio River Valley Regional Spelling Bee.  She won fourth place spelling words like “tutelage,” “idiomatically” and “invidious.”

  • Education briefs: 3-28-12

    Lawrenceburg student studies abroad in Ireland
    Dylan Reaves, a Denison University student from Lawrenceburg, is studying with the Arcadia College of Global Studies Program in Ireland for the 2012 spring semester.
    According to a press release from the university, “Many of Denison’s undergraduate students choose to broaden their horizons through off-campus study each semester. In these programs, students continue to receive full credit toward a Denison degree while pursuing diverse research or academic opportunities.

  • Anderson County Middle School February Students of the Month
  • Ward hosts annual teachers vs. fifth grade basketball game
  • Robert B. Turner Elementary February students of the month
  • District selects Teachers of the Year

    The Anderson County school district has selected its Teachers of the Year for the 2011-2012 school year.
    Teachers of the Year include Robin Ratliff, Early Childhood Center; Jennifer Darmsteadt, Robert B. Turner Elementary; Joel Maude, Saffell Street Elementary; Brandy Beasley, Emma B. Ward Elementary; Ginger Warren, Anderson County Middle School; and Micki Ray, Anderson County High School.  

  • Nothing common about 1 million baseball cards

    Jerry Milburn, a passionate Lawrenceburg baseball card collector, wanted to turn his hobby into something more.
    His mission: collect 1 million baseball cards and donate them to less fortunate children across Kentucky.
    It’d take at least a decade, Jerry said.
    Or so he thought.
    In only seven months since starting the Commons 4 Kids charity organization, however, Jerry will have donated more than a quarter million baseball cards to needy children and charities, with about 200,000 cards waiting to be given away.