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Today's News

  • Community calendar: 7-3-13

    Wednesday, July 3
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    City/county government

  • Anderson Public Library plans tribute to Dr. Suess

    From staff reports
    Anderson Public Library will host a Tribute to Dr. Suess, the library announced in a news release.
    The event is scheduled for Friday, July 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the library, located on North Main Street in Lawrenceburg, according to a news release.

  • Brown family holds reunion at Fairview Christian

    From staff reports
    The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. William B. Brown had its annual reunion June 22 at the Fairview Christian Church fellowship hall, according to a new release sent last week.

  • Group performs for Joe B. during reunion

    From staff reports
    Musical group BCB & Company entertained members of the Cynthiana High School Class Reunion(1938-1968) and former University of Kentucky basketball coach, Joe B. Hall with the hits of Motown and the golden oldies June 22 at the Prizing House in Cynthiana.
    Performers in BCB & Company represent Anderson, Boyle, Mercer, and Franklin counties.  

  • Woodford Theatre enrolling students for summer camps

    From staff reports
    The Woodford Theatre is currently enrolling students for its 2013 summer academy.
    At the end of each week of training, students will showcase what they have learned in a performance for friends, family and invited guests.
    The performances will showcase the techniques taught throughout the week and the practical application of these techniques, according to the theater’s press release.

  • Waldridge placed second in Region 8 bus rodeo

    50 YEAS AGO
    April 4, 1963
    Mrs. Jerry Dadisman received a severe cut to her right leg Sunday when a plank struck her while she was in her yard. Seventeen stitches were required to close the wound.

    Douglas Hanks, 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan S. hanks, fell off his bicycle as he was going home from school Monday afternoon and hit his head on the road.
    He sustained a concussion and a bruised elbow. He was treated at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington and returned to his home Tuesday morning.

  • District Court Docket: 7-3-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on April 29, 2013.
    Joshua S. Mefford, hearing, non support – revoke 96 days (credit time served).
    John P. Rusell, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance – bonded out.
    Patrick Tippery, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence, minor injury), third-degree criminal mischief, first-degree criminal trespassing – pleaded guilty, sentencing May 2.

  • Fair Board CEO visits Farm Bureau

    Fair Board CEO visits Farm Bureau

  • Two recognized by Toastmasters

    From staff reports
    Toastmasters International recently recognized two Lawrenceburg residents for their achievement in the organization’s communication and leadership programs, according to a news release.
    Cynthia Brandt received the Leadership Excellence Award for completing a High Performance Leadership project. This five-project program offers instruction  and practice in such vital leadership skills and activities as developing a mission and vision, goal-setting and planning, identifying values and building a team.

  • Dodgeball teams raise funds for Relay for Life

    From staff reports
    The 5 Ds of dodge ball, as identified by Patches O’Houlihan in the 2004 movie “DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story,” came to life the morning of June 15 at Robert B. Turner Elementary School, according to a press release.