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Today's News

  • Birth: Davis-Holt

    Abigail Davis and Zachary Holt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Britley Taylor Davis-Holt, born on Sept. 5, 2012, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 21 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Teresa and Donald Fultz of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Carol Roysden-Akins and Tommy Roysden.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeannie Jaynes and Troy Holt of Lawrenceburg.

  • Legion, Auxiliary attend national convention in Indianapolis

    The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion National Convention was held in Indianapolis on Aug. 24-30.
    This was the 94th National Convention for the American Legion, the 92nd for the Auxiliary and the 41st for Sons of the American Legion.
    Attending from Lawrenceburg were Unit President Betty Butler, Vice President Pam Rice and Historian Shirley Thornberry. Post 34 Commander Bobby Thornberry and SAL member Shannon Hubert also attended.

  • Class of 1962 celebrates 50th reunion
  • Anniversary: Steilberg

    Cynthia Finnell, Talitha McGoff and Erich Steilberg, children of Carolyn and Richard Steilberg, planned a surprise celebration for their parents’ 50th anniversary.
    The celebration was disguised as, and included, a family reunion.
    The event, which took place Sept. 1 in the park in Lawrenceburg, was announced in last week’s Anderson News as the family reunion, which listed special guests.
    The couple was married Aug. 17, 1962.

  • Way We Were: New building dedicated at Van Buren

    50 YEARS AGO
    Sept. 20, 1962
    A dedication of the new building and a homecoming was held at the Van Buren Baptist Church.
    The Rev. Lewis Searcy, pastor of the Verona Baptist church and former pastor at Van Buren, delivered the sermon. Assisting in the dedication was the Rev. Paul Clubb, Shepherdsville, also a former pastor.
    The new concrete block building containing a sanctuary and approximately 10 classrooms was begun in 1958. The church was organized in 1950 and met several years in the old Van Buren schoolhouse.

  • Community calendar: 9-19-12

    Upcoming Lawrenceburg Green events
    Concerts
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band – Parrot Head Event

    Community
    Anderson Public Library offers two free yoga classes  

  • Waddy family displaced by fire

    Landmark news service
    A Waddy family has been left homeless after a blaze last Thursday night destroyed their modular home in Harrisonville near the Anderson County line.
    Waddy Fire Chief Greg Darst said the no one was at home at the residence of Mike and Pam Delk when the blaze broke out at around 7 p.m.
    He said the cause of the blaze has not been determined, but the fire is not considered suspicious in nature.
    The home was fully engulfed, requiring the services of three fire
    departments, Waddy, East 60 and Anderson County.

  • Fire rips through wrestling ring business

    A fire at Monster Rings and Cages, located at 1020 Cable Court near General Cable, destroyed the contents of the local business on Wednesday night, with the cause of the fire still under investigation by Kentucky State Police.
    The Anderson County Fire Department responded around 7:15 p.m. on Sept. 12. Anderson County Fire Chief Mike Barnes said firefighters had to fight the blaze defensively, spraying water from the outside in.

  • City council gives final nod to tax rate increase

    The city council voted 4-0 at its special-called meeting Monday afternoon to approve a 3.4 percent increase in real property taxes for 2012-2013.
    Council member Sandy Goodlett made the first motion to approve the tax rate, with Larry Giles seconding the motion. Council members Steve Rucker and Ken Evans were absent from Monday’s special-called meeting.

  • Training center move delayed as board learns nearly half of students get free/reduced lunch

    The Board of Education unanimously tabled its decision Monday night regarding the relocation of the Regional Training Center to Saffell Street Elementary from its current home at the former Early Childhood Center, now the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg.
    The Regional Training Center requested that it remain at 126 North Main St. and rent its space from the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg for $12,000 per year, or that it be allowed to stay at its current location until June 30, 2013, to accommodate its training schedule.