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Today's News

  • Flags stolen at Healing Field

    They fly above granite markers at the Healing Field in Lawrenceburg as a patriotic reminder of Kentucky soldiers who gave their lives in the war on terrorism.

    Apparently, not everyone shares that level of patriotism because, sometime earlier this week, someone lowered two American flags and stole them.

    Officials with American Legion Post 34 and its Auxiliary replaced those flags Wednesday afternoon, but said they can’t understand why anyone would commit such an act.

  • New ride for Humane Society
  • Ruff Country hosts ribbon cutting
  • ToyBurg hosts ribbon cutting
  • Lawrenceburg man killed in wreck

    A Lawrenceburg man was killed when the vehicle he was driving hit another head on Friday night in Franklin County.
    Mikey S. Ward, 32, was driving south on US 127 when his vehicle veered into the northbound lane and struck another vehicle, according to a report in the Frankfort State-Journal.
    Ward was pronounced dead while being transported to a hospital, the paper reported.
    Two victims in the other car were injured. One was in critical condition. The other was in stable condition.

  • Historical Society hosts fundraiser

    The Anderson County historical society hosted a bourbon and wine tasting fundraiser on the front lawn of Dowling Hall Sept. 24.
    Attendees had the opportunity to tour the T. B. Ripy House, the only official historic landmark designated by the historic district in Lawrenceburg.
    All proceeds of the event were to go to the historical society, according to organizers.

  • Salvisa native receives national boating safety leadership award

    Salvisa native John M. Johnson received the William B. Garner National Boating Safety Leadership Award earlier this month in Milwaukee, according to a news release from the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA).
    He received the award “in recognition of his ongoing efforts to steer the national nonprofit organization,” the news release said.

  • Former AC student publishes poem

    2011 ACHS graduate and current Transylvania University student Rebecca Radcliffe has garnered one more award from her high school career: national publication.
    Rebecca’s poem entitled “Juntos” (“Together”), written last year for a poetry slam in AP Spanish class, was chosen for inclusion in the spring edition of Albricias, the quarterly magazine of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica, formerly the National Spanish Honor Society.

  • Education briefs: 9-28-11

    Emma B. Ward 4-H Club
    From staff reports
    At the first Emma B. Ward 4-H club meeting, fourth graders from Mrs. Thomson’s first period “elected” officers: president Caleb Cherry, vice president Camden Nicholson, secretary Emma Jorette, reporter Emily Stone and two other officers, Hannah Whitaker and Brice White.

    Robert B. Turner 4-H Club
    From staff reports

  • Anderson Community Education offers classes

    Anderson Community Education is offering a variety of classes over the next several weeks.
    Register by calling 839-3754 or in person at the office, located at 219 East Woodford St., Lawrenceburg.
    Registration is also available by e-mailing Jacque Zeller jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us

    Extended Hours for GED
    and college prep instruction
    The Adult Learning Center is now open from 8 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday.