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Today's News

  • Commonwealth Attorney’s Office joins campaign to reduce drunk driving

    Commonwealth’s Attorney Laura Witt Donnell is joining with law enforcement throughout the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug.16 through Sept. 2, according to a press release.
    “The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events, and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb alcohol impaired driving in August and through the Labor Day holiday weekend,” the release said.

  • News briefs: 8-21-13

    Orthopedic seminar on new hip replacement procedure
    Frankfort Regional Medical Center, along with the Paul Sawyier Public Library, is offering an upcoming  orthopedic seminar on Anterior Hip Replacement  on Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m.
    This free health seminar will take place in the Library Community Room at the Paul Sawyier Public Library in Frankfort at 319 Wapping Street.

  • Walmart associates volunteer at Senior Center, Family Fun Fest
  • Community Education to offer September classes

    Register for classes at Anderson Community Education, 219 East Woodford St., Lawrenceburg by calling Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or email jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.
    Adult education students are returning to class for the 2014 school year, so those in need of instruction for a GED diploma or college preparation should call 839-3754 or stop by the center to enroll.

    Zumba fitness and toning
    the body for weight loss
    When: Tuesday and Thursday beginning Sept. 10 from 6-7 p.m.

  • The Anderson News says ‘Guten Tag’ to Germany
  • Believe in golden rule: reduce, reuse and recycle

    Wow! There’s only two more Saturdays in August and a realization just dawned on me.
    For the last decade or so I have run my produce stand from Memorial Day to Labor Day. That’s my idea of summer. After Labor Day, I switch over to tutoring on Saturdays. So, besides the holiday breaks I’m always working, off the farm, six days a week. This year is going to be different.

  • Summer salad packs healthy punch

    The summer corn and couscous salad was a favorite at the Anderson County Senior Center. This week I’ll prepare it for “Taking Ownership of Your Diabetes.”
    Corn is low fat; saturated fat free; sodium free; cholesterol free and good source of vitamin C. Corn is a good source of fiber and B vitamins, with 90 calories in a half cup serving.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline will be important part of Kentucky’s future

    By James Scheel
    and Allen Kirkley
    Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP
    Learning that a new underground pipeline may be coming through Kentucky has some folks asking questions.
    What are the risks? What about my land? What about the environmental impact? These are just a few things Kentuckians have a right to know about the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline Project.

  • Documenting the county in 24 hours

    I must be insane to be standing here, taking a photo of the courthouse at 12:45 a.m.
    Let’s be clear here: I am not a night owl.
    The night, even last Saturday night with its sleepy August cricket chirps and lingering smoke of dinner barbecues, does not appeal to me.
    You will not find me conscious at midnight, sitting outside on a porch on a warm summer night to contemplate life after all the lights have been snuffed out except for the moon.
    I like sleep. I love sleep.

  • Man stabbed in Walmart parking lot

    The two men looked like buddies catching up on a Sunday afternoon in the Walmart parking lot, several witnesses told city police.
    Then one of the men yelled that he’d been stabbed and to call 911.
    City police arrested Lawrenceburg man Michael Aaron Joseph, 28, 1777 Bypass South, for first degree assault after he stabbed Cedric Washington, 29, of Lawrenceburg once in the stomach with a small hunting knife in the Walmart parking lot.