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Today's News

  • Academy celebrates ‘Spirit Week’

    Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg students and staff celebrated “Spirit Week” with a variety of activities, according to a news release.
    Students and staff dressed up as “twins” or “Twin/Twinkie Day” and “Cammo Day.”
    Sophomore Nick Schreiber was one student who went “all out” during the “Cammo Day” portion of Spirit Week at the Christian Academy.

  • Report shows Anderson among top counties for education, child well-being

    Kentucky Youth Advocates’ Kids Count County Data Book has released a new report that breaks down the state’s 120 counties, considering economic security, education, health and family/community support, according to a press release from the school district.
    Using information from various state and local agencies, the report ranks the counties in the above categories and determines their overall child well-being ranking from the average of those scores.

  • OUTDOORS: Time flies! Enjoy the outdoors at every opportunity

    I want to start out this month’s column by dedicating this writing in memory of Kenny Detherage. Kenny was an avid outdoorsman and the Lilly/Detherage clans have always been like a family. I’ll never forget the many dove hunts the two families shared together over the years, the goat cookings and the many other good times. As outdoorsmen, I feel I can speak for us all; we have lost a great one. Kenny lost his battle with cancer on November 30, 2013. Thoughts and prayers are with this wonderful family.

  • A visit with Santa
  • Brown Plumbing employees earn licenses

    Evan and Spencer Brown, two employees of Scott Brown Plumbing in Lawrenceburg, recently received their Journeyman Plumber’s licenses, according to a news release.
    Both Evan and Scott work for their father, Scott Brown, in the family-owned business.
    Evan has been working for Scott for seven years and Spencer for six years. Both attended Bluegrass Community Technical College.

  • Truck crashes on Willisburg Road
  • ‘Cram the Cruiser’ donates 3,050 pounds of food to Open Hands

    Anderson County residents donated approximately 3,050 pounds of food to Open Hands through Kentucky State Police’s ‘Cram the Cruiser’ December food drive.
    The ‘Cram the Cruiser’ drive asked Anderson County residents to donate non-perishable food items at pack them into Kentucky State Police patrol cars stationed outside of Kroger, Walmart and Save-A-Lot.

  • Officers play Santa for a day during ‘Shop With a Cop’

    Santa’s got some helpers in the disguise of Anderson County cops, who volunteered to help more 50 children pick out clothes, toys and shoes for Christmas this year.
    Anderson County Sheriff Troy Young said Shop With a Cop raised more than $15,000 to spend on children in need who otherwise wouldn’t be receiving Christmas gifts.
    More than $10,000 came from the inaugural Shop with a Cop fundraiser ‘Misery Manor,’ held during the month of October.

  • Show featuring Burgoo Cook Off champs rescheduled

    The television show scheduled to feature Burgoo Cook Off champs Jesse Sanford and Jeff Royalty later this month has been moved to another date.
    Sanford and Royalty were scheduled to appear Dec. 30 on TLC’s “Hungry Brothers” show. Their appearance is now scheduled for sometime during the first three months of 2014, according to an e-mail from Sanford.

  • Volume of material increases for recycling program

    David Ruggles, 1st District Magistrate and chair of the fiscal court’s solid waste committee, spent last Wednesday looking at other people’s trash in Meade County.
    More than four months have passed since the fiscal court ended curbside recycling in Anderson County, but Ruggles’ attention to the county’s recycling program hasn’t waned.