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Today's News

  • Girls' golf: Lady Bearcats tee off with mixed expectations

    Expectations frame practically everything in high school sports.

    Few teams will reflect that truth more than the Anderson County girls' golf team this fall. The Lady Bearcats figure to be good. They expect to have one of the state's best golfers who should make quite a showing at the state meet. But they also know it will be extremely difficult for all of them to make the season's final tournament.

  • Boys' golf: A nice problem to have

    It must be nice to have the kind of problems that surround the Anderson County boys' golf team this year.

    There are questions about the Bearcats, for sure, but they are questions like, “Can everyone get enough playing time to keep improving?” or the basic, “Who will play on the varsity?”

    Such is life when a team is loaded with talented golfers. Really talented golfers.

  • Senior citizen robbed in home invasion on Jean Drive

    City police has called off the search for two men who allegedly forced a senior citizen to hand over cash and pain pills during a home invasion Friday morning on Jean Drive.

    According to Det. Mike Schell of the city police department, two white males entered the back of a Jean Drive residence at about 10:30 a.m. Friday.

    Schell said the men forced the homeowner, a woman in her 70s, to give them some cash, pain pills and other property.

  • ‘A good home’

    Tyra and Jerry Robinson of Lawrenceburg never thought they would have two children in their home, let alone five.

    “Five kids, 5 and under is like a zoo sometimes,” Tyra Robinson said.

    For nearly a year now the Robinsons have been raising three foster children along with their own two biological daughters.

    Jaivon, 4, Andrew, 3, and Nadia, 2, came to the Robinson home for lack of anyone else that would care for all three siblings. 

  • Unit 34 members attend 2013 department convention

    The American Legion and Auxiliary Convention was held June 27-29 in Louisville. This was the 95th Department of Kentucky convention for the Legion and the 92nd for the Auxiliary.
    Unit 34 of Lawrenceburg received certificates of appreciation and participation. The certificates are for Unit 34’s legislative program, national security, past president’s parley program, Give 10 to Education, Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, cavalcade of memories, Americanism, community service, chaplain, membership, Americanism and history.

  • Happy 100th birthday
  • Four generations
  • Class of 1993 celebrates 20-year reunion
  • Wedding: Von Bergen-Wells

    Alison Von Bergen and Caleb Ryan Wells, both of Houston, Texas, were married May 18, 2013, at Saint Michael Catholic Church in Houston, Texas.
    Father Leon Strieder officiated the ceremony and the bride was given in marriage by her father, Clarence Von Bergen.
    Parents of the bride are Clarence and Leslie Von Bergen of Sherman, Texas. Parents of the groom are Stephen and Sherry Wells of Lawrenceburg. The groom’s grandparents are Sue Grafton and James R. and Rita Nowlin.
    The maid of honor was Beth Von Bergen, sister of the bride, of Houston, Texas.

  • Community calendar: 7-24-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Western High School committee meeting