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Today's News

  • Community calendar: 8-24-11

    Community
    Aug. 24: Meet and greet with First Ladies Jane Beshear and Madeline Abramson, 10 a.m., Heavens to Betsy
    Aug. 26: Block Party on the Green
    Aug. 27: Rotary Wine Fest, 6-11 p.m., Lovers Leap Vineyard and Winery,

    Education
    Aug. 24-26, Aug. 8 and 9: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day

  • After school yoga offered at Anderson County High School

    An after-school yoga program is being offered on Tuesdays between Aug. 30 and Oct. 4, Anderson Community Education announced.
    It will be held in the high school cafeteria from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., and is for those 13 and older.
    Cost is $39 for six weeks. The instructor is Harmonie Field.
    For more information, call 839-3754.
     

  • Anniversary: Puckett

    Norma (Tipton) Puckett and Earnie Lee Puckett of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary with a reception at 5 p.m. on Aug. 27 at Sands Spring Church.
    All friends and relatives are invited. The couple requests no gifts.
    Norma’s parents are Nancy Tipton of Mt. Sterling and the late Walter Tipton. She is currently employed at Kroger in Lawrenceburg.
    Earnie’s parents are the late Albert and Lulua Mae Puckett. He is currently employed at Denny’s restaurant in Waddy.

  • Engagement: Bowman-Akins

    Keith and Desiree Bowman of Nicholasville proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Elizabeth Bowman of Nicholasville to Brandon Lee Akins of Lawrenceburg, son of Barry and Lynn Akins of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2009 Jessamine County High School graduate and works admittance at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
    The groom is a 2005 Anderson County High School graduate and problem solver at Amazon.
    The wedding will take place Sept. 10, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.
    All family and friends are invited.

  • Way We Were: Johnson and Murphy win pageant

    Carolyn Casey called recently to correct some information that ran under  the photo of the dairy calf demonstration Aug. 3.
    Carolyn says David Flynn was actually Wayne Flynn and James Flynn should have been listed as Ray Flynn.
    Thanks, Carolyn, for correcting that 50-year-old mistake.

    50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 24, 1961
    Plans were under way to rebuild Pleasant Hill Christian Church that was destroyed by fire a few weeks before, when struck by lightning.

  • District court docket: 8-24-11

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings Aug. 1, 2011.
    Melissa C. Gamble, hearing, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, two counts of second-degree possession of a controlled substance, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Aug. 15.
    Stephen Griffin, sentencing, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, driving on DUI suspended license – converted fines and costs to 16 days to serve (concurrent with six month sentence).

  • Six indicted by Anderson County Grand Jury

    The following people were indicted Aug. 16 by the Anderson County Grand Jury, according to information obtained at the Anderson County Courthouse.
    Ronald C. Spivey, 27, was indicted on two charges: second-degree burglary; and theft by unlawful taking.
    Brian K. Daniels, 28, of 1161 Baxter Ridge Road, was indicted on two charges: two counts of theft by unlawful taking.

  • Legion Auxiliary hosts Poker Run Sept. 3

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 will host its fourth annual 100-mile poker run Sept. 3 for the Kentucky Healing Field.
    Poker hands will cost $10, and extra cards are $5 with a limit of two.
    The American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Kentucky Healing Field located in Lawrenceburg, was the first and only permanent Healing Field ever constructed in the U.S.
    The Healing Field honors all Kentucky soldiers killed in Iraq or Afghanistan and brings healing to their families.

  • Council considers development water rates for industry

    The city council held a work session Aug. 18 to discuss establishing a temporary economic development rate for city water districts as an incentive to attract future businesses and retain current industries.
    According to city clerk Robbie Hume, the city is required to conduct a cost of service study when setting utility rates for water districts.

  • Amputation trial has emotional opening

    By Lisa King
    The Sentinel-News
    The jury trial of a man suing his surgeon for amputating his penis without his consent began Monday in the matter-of-fact manner of any other trial, but it got very personal very quickly.
    Eight women and six men seated in the jury box saw graphic photos of Phillip Seaton’s groin area after what was supposed to have been a simple circumcision performed by Dr. John Patterson at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville in 2007.