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Today's News

  • Nearhoof-Taylor engagement

    Art and Michele Nearhoof of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tracy Lynn Nearhoof, to T.J. Taylor, son of Tim and Libby Taylor of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2007 graduate of Murray State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in international affairs.

    She is employed as a Books as Bridges coordinator by the International Book Project in Lexington.

  • Community calendar - 10.20 to 10.27

    Wednesday, Oct. 20

    Education

    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.

    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    City/county government

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Sept. 20.

    Anthony D. Simpson, show cause deferred/installment payment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- $478 installment/deferred payment Nov. 29.

    Patricia W. Stephens, show cause deferred/installment payment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – failed to appear.

  • Morgan-Anderson wedding

    Natalie Jane Morgan and William Jay Anderson were married July 17 at The Carpenter’s Christian Church in Harrodsburg.

    The bride is a daughter of Cathy Morgan of Lawrenceburg and the late Bruce Morgan.

    She is a granddaughter of Earl McGaughey of Lawrenceburg, the late Jane McGaughey, and Henry and Joan Morgan of Utica.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Kentucky where she earned a Bachelor of Science in biology.

  • Landon Elliott Sparks birth

    Laura and Louis Sparks of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Landon Elliott Sparks, on Aug. 27 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 10 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by a brother, Lance Edward Sparks, 2.

    His maternal grandparents are Geneva Blevins of Nicholasville and the late Oscar Delance Blevins.

    His paternal grandparents are Brenda and Jerry Willoughby of Lexington and Louis and Sue Sparks of Willisburg.

  • 'This time we caught him red-handed'

    The term funny money is now anything but for a Lawrenceburg man arrested last week for allegedly having nearly $2,000 in fake cash.

  • Bearcats stage incredible comeback at South Oldham

    CRESTWOOD – Anderson County learned a football lesson, then gave one right back at South Oldham High School on Friday night.

    Down 37-10 heading into the fourth quarter, the Bearcats scored 28 unanswered points for a 38-37 win in Class 5A, District 4 football action.

  • Archery team on top of the world

    By John Herndon

    Sports Editor

    The Anderson County Middle School archery team is on top of the world. Again.

    The team took the championship of the National Archery in the Schools World Tournament, held last week at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

  • Planning to burn? Don't even think about it

    Not even campfire.

    That’s the word from Anderson County Fire Chief Mike Barnes, who on Monday afternoon enacted a countywide burning ban.

    “That means it’s illegal to run anything outside,” Barnes said. “It’s completely banned, and it includes everything.”

    Barnes requested the ban following a serious brush fire that ignited Sunday afternoon on Clay Burgin Road and toasted between 4 and 5 acres of property.

  • Lady Bearcats luck runs out in regional

    VERSAILLES – One of the oldest truisms in sport, any sport, is that championship teams are good and they are lucky.

    Anderson County girls' soccer was mighty good in 2010, as the 16-6-2 record against a rugged schedule attests. Coach Jason Earnest dubbed this year's team the most talented, top to bottom, that he has ever had. As many as five or six current seniors could be playing collegiate soccer next year.