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Today's News

  • Education Briefs, 6-22-11

    Student receives doctorate
    Adam Whitehead Craig graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Ph.D. in marketing.
    Craig graduated from Anderson County High School in 2001 as co-valedictorian.
    After completing his B.A. degree at the University of Kentucky in 2005, he was admitted to USC where he completed a dissertation that used neuroscientific methods to examine consumer response to advertising.

  • Future artists
  • And they’re off!
  • District Court Docket, 6-22-2011

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings March 31.

    Jamie A. Mitchell, pretrial conference, theft by unlawful taking -- continued to April 28.
    Jamie A. Mitchell, disposition, theft by unlawful taking -- continued to April 28.
    John D. Morgan, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, carrying a concealed deadly weapon -- continued to April 25.
    Garver Kenneth Wa Morris, motion for expungement, possession of marijuana -- continued to May 23.

  • Childcare organization receives ‘star’ rating

    Abundant Life Christian Learning Treehouse is participating in the Stars for Kids Now Program, the organization announced.
    The organization has been awarded a three star rating, indicating that the program is seeking quality standards beyond the requirements for facility licensure.
    Star ratings are based on factors associated with good outcomes for young children such as staff to child ratios, program curriculum and staff education and training.

  • Hospital hosts cancer lecture June 29

    In partnership with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Frankfort Regional Medical Center and the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network are hosting an educational program on “Improving Treatments for Blood Cancers” by John Hayslip, MD, MSCR, assistant professor with the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

  • Annual Relay poker run is Saturday

    The ninth-annual Drury Brothers Relay for Life Poker Run is scheduled for June 25, organizers announced.
    Local bikers will meet at the former Shell gas station near the intersection of US 127 and the Bluegrass Parkway at 10 a.m.
    The actual poker run will begin at noon at Willie A’s, 201 North Depot St., Lebanon.
    Cost is $10 per bike, which includes ride entrance and one poker card. Additional cards are $5 each.
    The best poker hand will win $200. Second place will be $50 and there will be a $10 prize for the worst hand.

  • Woman indicted for felony in Frankfort

    Tina Kincaid, 46, of Lawrenceburg was indicted June 15 on one count of misusing electronic information, as well as one count of being a persistent felony offender.
    “She’s somebody we’ve had some history with in the past,” Larry Cleveland, commonwealth attorney for the 48th judicial district, said.
    According to Cleveland, Kincaid attempted to use stolen personal, blank checks in a Frankfort Walmart to obtain merchandise totaling about $100 or less.

  • Local woman involved in fatal Woodford wreck

    A Lawrenceburg woman was involved in an accident last Tuesday night that claimed the lives of a Versailles couple, according to reports.
    A vehicle driven by Cody Doan, 31, of Lawrenceburg struck another vehicle in the side at the intersection of Falling Springs Boulevard and McCowans Ferry Road in Woodford County, killing Barbara Drury, 68.
    Drury’s husband, William, died Saturday as a result of his injuries.
    Doan was transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, according to police

  • Honor Rolls

    Robert B. Turner releases honor roll
    Robert B. Turner Elementary School released its honor roll for the fourth quarter grading period. Local students include:
    All A’s
    Third grade
    Mrs. Hutton — Tanner Cornish, Dalton Crane, Spencer Davis, Gabriel Gettelfinger, Ben Jennings, Mikenzi Mullins, Cekiera Nation, Jamie Reed, Drew Smith, Gracie Snider, Jessica Watson;