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Today's News

  • Volleyball team earns Blue Grass medal

    The Anderson County High School volleyball team earned bronze medals in the silver bracket in the Blue Grass State Games competition, which ended Sunday in Lexington. The Lady Bearcats split six matches against strong competition, according to a news release.

    “These girls did a nice job,” Anderson assistant coach Bob Hardin said in the release. “We have work to do but they completely embrace that success is demonstrating dedication, skill, strength and heart.”

  • Alumni soccer game set

    The Anderson County High School soccer programs will be hosting an alumni game on Saturday, Aug. 3. The activities are set to get underway at 6 p.m.

  • Cake decorators to attend international event

    Carolyn Cole and Debbie Woodruff of Lawrenceburg, both hobby cake decorators and members of the non-profit International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES), will attend the 38th ICES convention and sugar art show Aug. 8-11, according to a news release.
    Cole, who will work security during the event, said event organizers expect about 1,800 people to attend, including international competitors.
    She and Woodruff have been members of ICES for about 15 years, Cole said.

  • Wedding: Young-Richardson

    Kelsey Lauren Young Richardson of Lexington and Patrick Michael Richardson of Lawrenceburg were married May 4, 2013, at the Rotunda at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown.
    Will Briggs officiated the wedding, and the bride was given in marriage by her father, Berry Young.
    The bride’s parents are Berry and Barbie Young of Lawrenceburg. Her maternal grandparents are Raymond and Rachel Peak and her paternal grandparents are Larry and Georgia Young.

  • Community calendar: 7-31-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Fifties Fun Night fundraiser to benefit adult education

  • Church briefs: 7-31-13

    Mom2Mom group
    kicks off with bubble party
    Mom2Mom, a faith-based group for Lawrenceburg moms and their children, will kick off the year with a bubble party Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Legion park in Lawrenceburg.
    Those interested are asked to bring a towel and swimwear; bubbles and snacks will be provided. All mothers and their children from Lawrenceburg and surrounding areas are invited.

  • Way We Were: AMS student honored by Duke University

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 25
    Garry Willard Gillis received a four-year scholarship from Transylvania College. He is a son of Willard Gillis and the late Mrs. Gillis. He was to enroll at Transylvania in the fall.

    John Denton of Alton was named to the Lawrenceburg police force.

    Timothy Darrell Stratton, 2, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Bronson Stratton, was a patient at the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment of a viral infection.

  • What Christians should do about same-sex marriage

    Last week a Louisville area same-sex couple filed a federal lawsuit challenging Kentucky’s ban on recognizing same-sex “marriage.”
    According to their attorney, theirs is just the first of many to come.

  • District court docket: 7-31-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on May 30, 2013.
    Mary R. Morrow, hearing, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) – continued to June 6.
    Justin Abner, arraignment, theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded not guilty, motion/disposition/trial date July 11.
    Justin L. Arnold, arraignment, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of meth precursor, driving on DUI suspended license – failed to appear, bond forfeiture hearing.

  • Two women receive minor injuries in wreck near Walmart

    Two women were injured July 24 in a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Glensboro Road and US 127 Bypass in front of Walmart.
    City police said witnesses saw Jennifer Jaber, 31, of Louisville, run a red light at about 6 p.m. last Wednesday as she headed north on the US 127 Bypass.
    Racheal Palmerton, 22, started to make a left turn from Glensboro Road onto US 127 Bypass north when Jaber’s Ford Escape crashed into Palmerton’s Nissan 300ZX.