Today's News

  • When days turn chilly, look to soup recipes

    Hot soup is a welcome addition to lunch or supper when the days turn cold. I love tomatoes of every kind except for green tomatoes. The recipe below calls for canned diced tomatoes but you could substitute fresh tomatoes in season and add about 1 1/2 cups more liquid, half broth and the other half milk.
    Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
    Makes 5 servings (1 cup each)
    2 (14) ounce cans diced tomatoes
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 yellow onion, diced (about 3/4 cup)
    Salt and pepper to taste
    2 tablespoons olive oil

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  • ‘Sophomore’ and ‘credenza’ winning words of Spell Off

    Eli Glivin, a seventh grader at Anderson Middle School, will tell you he’s not a trophy winner.
    He is one now after correctly spelling the words “sophomore” and “credenza” in the final round of the 2012 Farm Bureau District Spell Off last Thursday.
    “I don’t know, probably in my room on top of the TV,” Glivin said when asked where he’d put his first place trophy. “I don’t exactly have a trophy case.”

  • ‘Honey wagon’ owner owes me pair of sneakers

    You know you’re having a bad evening when you’ve just stepped in a nightmarish stew of someone else’s feces, urine, used toilet paper and God only knows what else.
    Remote in hand, I had just settled in for some Monday Night Football when my phone rang. It was a tip that someone had just illegally offloaded a septic tank trunk on Wildcat Road and the caller figured I’d want that story for this week’s paper.

  • Deputy injured in meth-related scuffle

    A late-night vehicle and foot chase on Herndon Road injured an Anderson County deputy and resulted in the arrest of two people on methamphetamine charges, according to a news release from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    When deputies responded to a suspicious call vehicle around 11 p.m. Tuesday night on Herndon Road, the vehicle fled the scene and attempted to elude deputies, according to the news release.
    A chase ensued but ended when the suspect’s vehicle crashed into a tree at the intersection of Herndon and Puckett roads, the release states.

  • Anti-tank round discovered at recycling center

    The Kentucky State Police were called to the sheriff’s office Tuesday morning after a 75 millimeter anti-tank artillery round was left at the county’s recycling center, according to a news release from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    Jack Edwards, supervisor at Kentucky State Police Hazardous Devices, responded and identified it as a World War II-era anti-tank round. He advised it was a solid projectile that had previously been fired and posed no explosive risk. He collected the round for disposal, according to the news release.

  • Crimestoppers offers cash reward

    Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a two people suspected of stealing cars from Industrial Park, according to a news release from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    A cash reward is being offered through Crimestoppers to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of those responsible for stealing a 1985 black Delta 88 and 1996 Plymouth Breeze from the 1700 block of Clifton Road near Industrial Park.
    Both vehicles were located wrecked and abandoned in the Clifton Road/Ninevah area.

  • Mismatched ball hitch leads to meth, stolen tractor arrest

    A routine traffic stop last Sunday afternoon resulted in the recovery of numerous stolen items —including a tractor — and the discovery of a suspected methamphetamine lab.
    Lawrenceburg Police officer Jeremy Cornish said he was patrolling US 127 Bypass near Highway 151 when a piece of tin flew off a trailer in front of him and nearly struck his vehicle.

  • Missing teen found in trunk of man’s car

    A Lawrenceburg man was arrested last Tuesday after police officers found a missing teenage girl in the trunk of his car.
    Cameron K. Robinson, 19, of Lawrenceburg was charged with custodial interference, endangering the welfare of a minor, first-degree wanton endangerment and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, according to a news release from the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    Officers were called to the Butler Drive area of Lawrenceburg around 2 a.m. Tuesday following a report of a missing 14-year-old girl.

  • Suspected heroin ring busted

    The flow of heroin from Cincinnati to Lawrenceburg was dealt a serious setback after a Lawrenceburg man and three Georgetown residents charged with selling the drug were taken into custody here Wednesday afternoon, according to the officer who made the arrest.
    “This was the Cincinnati hookup,” said officer Jeremy Cornish of the Lawrenceburg Police Department. “That’s where a lot of the heroin comes in from.”