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Today's News

  • Christian Academy names honor students

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg named the following middle and high school students to its honor roll for first quarter.

    Honors: GPA 3.69-3.50
    Mason Eichhorn, 6
    Teri Crutcher, 9
    Caleb Hatton, 9
    Elishah Black, 11

    High Honors: GPA 3.99-3.70
    Christian Weeks, 6
    Jeremiah Robinson, 6
    Blaine Carpenter, 6
    Asa Brown, 7
    Payton Mckinney, 8
    Dillon Harper, 9
    Shaylyn Burton, 11
    Brittney Casey, 11

    Administrator’s Commendation: GPA 4.00

  • Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg honors local veterans
  • Meet the classroom: 11-16-11
  • Anderson County Schools earn spot on AP Honor Roll

    Anderson County Schools was one of five Kentucky districts to be designated as a member of the College Board’s second annual AP District Honor Roll for significant gains in Advanced Placement access and student performance.
    The AP District Honor Roll nationally recognizes and acknowledges districts’ successes and efforts to expand AP access, performance and commitment to increasing student achievement.
    Only 367 districts were selected nationwide this year. Inclusion on the second annual AP District Honor Roll is based on the following criteria:

  • Fired ex-social worker in court Tuesday for disposition hearing

    The fired ex-social worker charged in tampering with public records in cases involving alleged sexual abuse of children is scheduled to appear Tuesday, Nov. 22 in Anderson County Circuit Court for a disposition hearing.
    The hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m.
    Margaret “Geri” Murphy pleaded not guilty in September to nine felony charges based on a number of child custody cases she was supposed to investigate between 2006 and 2010.

  • Murder suspect in court Tuesday

    The man charged with murdering a Clay Burgin Road woman in January is scheduled to appear next Tuesday morning in Anderson Circuit Court.
    Terrance Cram, 49, allegedly murdered Tena McNeely, 49, on Jan. 3 at her residence on Clay Burgin Road, about 14 miles west of Lawrenceburg.
    Cram disappeared, leaving a trail of receipts from credit cards he allegedly stole from McNeely following her murder.
    He was captured several months later in Arizona.
    He is also charged with tampering with physical evidence and fraudulent misuse of a credit card.

  • Citation Lane man indicted for trafficking to minor

    A Citation Lane man was indicted Nov. 8 by the Anderson County Grand Jury on multiple drug trafficking and possession charges, including one involving a minor.
    Jeffrey S. Perkins, 42, of 4129 Citation Lane, faces several felony and misdemeanor charges for possession and trafficking of Oxycodone, Phenergan and Trazadone in separate incidents dating back to March, according to the indictment.

  • Mom pulls son from flame-filled bedroom

    An Alton Station family is safe following a fire early Monday morning that caused significant damage to their home.
    But it was close.
    Anderson County Fire Chief Mike Barnes said only fast action by a woman inside the home likely saved her child.
    “For whatever reason, the mother woke up, smelled smoke and went in to check on the boy, who is 3 to 4 years old,” Barnes said.

  • Here’s a way to learn more about organic gardening

    Well, November is already half over and Thanksgiving is just around the corner.
    So, I’d like to take this time to say “Thank you!” I don’t think there’s a week that goes by that I don’t hear nice things from you. It really means a lot to hear your comments and have feedback on my columns. Thanks to you, I always learn something and for that I am very grateful.

  • A message for people who don’t like church

    I saw this on a billboard in Cincinnati a couple of years ago. At first glance I was offended, but the more I thought about it the more I realized what the ad was saying.
    The ad said people have grown tired of churches which are lifeless in nature, ran by the pastor, an elder or some prominent family or individual rather than relying on God and his word to direct the church.