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Today's News

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 12, 2012

    Jack Wells Memorial Scramble set

    The second annual Jack Wells Memorial Golf Classic will be held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in Lawrenceburg on Saturday, Sept. 22.

    The scramble is designed to raise money for the Father Charles McDonald Scholarship Fund and other outreach programs of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. The scramble will tee off at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start.

  • Christian Academy volleyball in full swing
  • Middle school student arrested for ‘hit list’

    An Anderson County Middle School student was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with 32 felony counts of terroristic threatening for possessing what police are calling a “hit list.”

    The list contained the names of 32 middle school students, according to the school’s resource officer, Joe Saunier of the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Saunier said he arrested the male student after he arrived by school bus to the middle school Wednesday morning.

    He said the student did not have any weapons on him at the time of his arrest.

  • Department of Highways holds ‘Roadeo’ competition in county park
  • District court docket: 9-5-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on July 30, 2012.

    Curtis W. Sanford, arraignment, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license – failed to appear, bench warrant.
    Austin Schooler, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (conditionally discharged two years), 30 day operator license suspension, $728, installment/deferred payment Dec. 17, review Aug. 13.

  • Church briefs: 9-5-12

    New Hope Baptist Church hosts
    Back to School Bash  
    The New Hope Baptist Church youth will host a "Back to School Bash” on Sept. 9.
    Event organizers invite the community to join New Hope Baptist in Versailles for a time of games, fellowship and snacks.
    The event begins at 6 p.m.
    New Hope’s Wednesday night meal for Sept. 5 will be fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, salad, dessert and drinks.
    Sign up now for The Generation Plus trip to Derby Dinner Playhouse.

  • Helping disgruntled readers avoid God’s wrath

    I received an email from a reader of mine who doesn’t like “my brand of religion” and who said, “If there is a God, and he is a loving, merciful one, how could he possibly want you [me] as his spokesperson?”
    The reader claims I am selling sin and damnation and says I am depressing others. I would like to address all of these concerns.
    I do not consider myself to have a brand of religion, even though I am Baptist. I consider the Bible to be the inspired word of God and it is all I rely on to write my column.

  • Birth: Wells

    Ashlee and Loren Wells of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Palmer Catherine Wells, born June 21, 2012, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Becky Lane of Lawrenceburg and David Lane of Versailles. Maternal great-grandparents are Alvie and Imogene Antrobus of Versailles and Dana and the late Wayne Lane of Versailles.

  • Birth: Groothedde

    Chris and Heather Groothedde of Moore, S.C., announce the birth of their daughter, Ryleigh Faith Groothedde, on July 24, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, S.C.
    She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Billy and Amy Fint of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Gordon and Pinkie Clark and Bill and Bessie Fint, all of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-great grandparent is Mary Fint of Lawrenceburg.

  • Birth: Young

    Jonathan and Erin Young of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Peyton Michael Young, born on July 25, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Nicholas and Robin Moore of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are John and Sandy Carter.
    Paternal grandparents are the Rev. Darrell and Shad Young of Murray. Ky. Paternal great-grandparents are James and Ann Young.