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Today's News

  • CASA grads sworn in
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  • ‘Beauty and Beast’ high school musical opens Friday night

    As a candlestick and clock banter on stage, a dancing spoon (she also embodies the roles of wolf and villager) waits in the dark auditorium wings.
    Anderson County high school student Suzanne Lilly said, in a loud whisper, that the cast and crew of “Beauty and the Beast” have basically recreated the animated Disney movie from the 1990s, one that holds fond childhood memories for Lilly and many of her classmates.

  • Questions answered on vehicle taxes, license plates

    Can I find out the amount that I paid last year in vehicle taxes?
    Before you call our office, look at your current registration receipt. The tax information is printed on it. If for some reason you don’t have it the registered owner (name on the title) can obtain this information.
    Our office doesn’t give out tax information over the phone due to the personal nature of the information and the lack of a way to verify the identification of the registered owner.

  • Help needed for family who lost home in fire

    Tim Perry is a fighter, but that doesn’t mean he and his family can’t use a helping hand.
    Perry’s family lost everything in a fire last Monday afternoon that destroyed their home on Glensboro Road. Since that then he and six other family members have been living at Best Western and wondering how they will replace not only their home, but their clothes, furniture and other belongings.

  • Councilman wants to ban gunfire in city

    Past complaints of broken headlights and windows triggered city council member Ken Evans to propose an ordinance regulating the discharge of firearms in the city of Lawrenceburg.
    Evans said he was surprised to learn the Lawrenceburg didn’t already have an ordinance to that effect, and that the police department thought
    “There’s no ordinance prohibiting that, and I don’t think that should be happening in this town,” Evans said at Monday’s night council meeting.

  • Girls advance to Sweet 16, play tonight

    An epidemic of Lady Bearcat fever has broken out in Anderson County.
    That became official about midday Monday when Anderson County High School announced it had sold out of its allotment of tickets for the girls’ state high school basketball tournament where the Lady Bearcats will take on Henderson County tonight, Wednesday, March 13, at Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

  • Vigilante jailed for whacking home invasion suspect in head

    An act of vigilantism by a man whose teenage son was held at gunpoint while his home was being robbed resulted with his arrest.
    Josh Hillyer, 40, of 4128 Citation Lane allegedly found one of the men involved in the March 1 invasion of his home hours later at a residence on Hunter Ridge Drive.
    Hillyer allegedly struck him in the head with a police baton after the suspect refused to allow Hillyer to take him to the Lawrenceburg Police Station.

  • Drunk hunting suspect indicted on three felonies

    The Lawrenceburg man charged with hunting under the influence and second-degree wanton endangerment is now facing a host of felony charges for an incident that took place last September.
    David Gaines, 40, of 1040 Lakeshore Drive was indicted last week on three felony counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, along with harvesting wildlife while under the influence.
    Gaines was indicted by the Anderson County Grand Jury just days before his Monday trial was supposed to begin in Anderson District Court on the original charges, which were misdemeanors.

  • OUTDOORS: White bass runs coming in the next few weeks

    Some old-time anglers in Kentucky say the white bass run when the redbud trees bloom in spring. Others say they run when the dogwoods bloom.

    Fisheries biologists say don't watch the trees, watch the water temperatures.

    "White bass begin their spring spawning runs when the water temperatures reach the low 50s," said Gerry Buynak, assistant director of fisheries for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. "It is just around the corner."

  • Sports Briefs for March 13, 2013

    Elliott named to KCSAA all-star team

    Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg volleyball player Brette Elliott was selected to the North Region All-Star team by the Kentucky Christian Schools Athletic Association. She was to play in a KCSAA-sponsored tournament in Somerset last weekend.

    Players are selected to the teams based on their performance during the regular season, according to Lady Ram coach Meghan Bowling. Christian Academy finished with a 6-8 record.