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Today's News

  • Class of 1953 to hold 60th high school reunion

    The Class of 1953 will be holding its 60th reunion June 14-15.
    Activities will include gathering at the Best Western hotel on Friday, June 14, and a dinner at the current Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg on Main Street on Saturday, June 15.
    Attendees are encouraged to dress in the fashion of 1953, according to event organizers.
    Event organizers invite anyone who was connected to the Class of 1953, and their spouses.

  • ACHS Class of 1993 to host reunion

    The Anderson County High School Class of 1993 will be hosting a 20-year class reunion Saturday, July 20 from 7 p.m. until Midnight at the Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in Lawrenceburg. The price per person is $25 ($50 per couple) if paid by July 1. The price per person if paid after July 1, or at the door on the night of the reunion, will be $30 ($60 per couple). This price will include food, music, fellowship and room rental, according to event organizers.

  • Auxiliary Unit 34 donates to Children’s Miracle Network
  • Vehicles collide, flip on Bypass
  • Woman’s Club event raises $1,500

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club raised approximately $1,500 for the Backpack Buddies program during the Hats Off! luncheon held April 27 in the Family Living Center at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    The Backpack Buddies program provides weekend food for needy Anderson County students, according to the press release.
    After lunch, Martha Caywood of The Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville again presented the style show, with club members and friends modeling.

  • Way We Were: First historical marker placed at Fox Creek

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 9, 1963
    The Kentucky Historical Marker Association erected a marker at Fox Creek, the first of several to be erected in Anderson County.
    Wyatt Shely, a member of the association, said that Anderson County afforded a higher than average percentage of troops in both Mexican and Civil Wars, and that graves of many distinguished leaders are not marked.

  • News briefs: 5-8-13

    Mount Eden Saddle Club hosts horse show
    Mount Eden Saddle Club will host a horse show May 11 at 6 p.m.
    The event will feature youth, adult Western, gaited pleasure and contest classes.
    The horse show will be located at the Mount Eden Ruritan Grounds on Mount Eden Rd/Highway 53.
    For more information, contact Leslie Smitha at 502-321-8166, Sharon Gilbert at 502-738-9741, Chasidy Hawkins 502-680-0497 or Brooke Gilbert 502-902-1754 or visit www.mtedensaddleclub.weebly.com.
    Humanities Council hosts Chautauqua presentation

  • All Veterans Reunion to be held May 17-18

    The seventh All Veterans Reunion in Kentucky is scheduled for May 17-18 starting at noon on Friday at the American Legion Post 34 fairgrounds, according to a news release.
    All veterans and veterans’ families are welcome, event organizers said. The event is also open to the public.
    Activities include a candlelight service on Friday at 8:30 p.m. at the Healing Field, the Scott Harper memorial motorcycle show and live entertainment Friday and Saturday.
    Opening ceremonies begin Saturday at 10 a.m., with the veterans’ ceremony at 2 p.m.

  • Property owners on historic district: ‘Don’t do it’

    Property owners raised their hands high during last Tuesday’s public hearing to say one thing to the city council about a proposed historic district in Lawrenceburg.
    Don’t do it.  
    “People that live there don’t want it,” city councilman Thomas Vaughn, who attended the hearing along with four of his fellow councilmen, said in a follow-up interview. “They live there, they don’t want it.”

  • Drive-in car show at Ward

    Emma B. Ward Elementary School recently hosted a Family Literacy Night car show last Thursday evening, complete with box car parade, vintage vehicles and a “drive-in” movie in the gym.
    Students in kindergarten through fifth grade created their own cardboard cars and voted on the best classic cars, brought by adult volunteers.
    Third grader Carson Grimes, who created a flame-emblazoned vehicle, won best in show.