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Today's News

  • Three Lawrenceburg students named to dean’s list at Georgetown College

    Three Lawrenceburg students were named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester at Georgetown College, the college announced in a news release.
    The dean’s list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 hours and a 3.7 GPA.
    Students on the dean’s list are: Lee C. Birdwhistell, daughter of Terri Birdwhistell and Ben Birdwhistell; Caty A. Osborn, daughter of Scott and Linda Osborn; and Brandy Marie Smith, daughter of Bobby and Patricia Smith.
     

  • Shopping event will benefit shelters

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will join the statewide chapters of the Kentucky Federation of Women’s Clubs as volunteers at the Feb. 5 Shop & Share program at Kroger supermarkets.
    Shop & Share promotes domestic violence awareness and collects donations of non-perishable food, personal care and housekeeping items to be distributed at domestic violence shelters across the state, according to a news release.

  • Westside Community announces events for month of February

    Westside Community Church recently announced its events and services for the month of February.
    Every Monday, the church will host a healing day of prayer and fasting. Prayer team leaders will be at the church from 5 to 8 p.m.
    Mail prayer requests to Westside Community Church, P.O. Box 713, Lawrenceburg, Ky. 40342.
    Brother Gene Young will preach at 6 p.m. on Feb. 6 and every other Sunday evening.
    On Saturday, Feb. 12, the church will take a children’s trip to Monkey Joe’s. The group will leave the church at 10 a.m.

  • Lucas Gavin Metcalf birth

    Brittany and Johnny Metcalf of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Lucas Gavin Metcalf, on Dec. 3, 2010 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

  • Dinner to benefit Shelby County Ducks Unlimited

    A dinner and live auction to benefit the Shelby County Ducks Unlimited Chapter, a wetland conservation and preservation organization, is planned for Friday, Feb. 4 at the Claudia Sanders Dinner House.
    Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m., according to a news release. Auction, raffle and prize items include guided hunts, guns, gear and much more.
    The cost is $40 per person or $55 per couple.
    Call (502) 930-4232 for more information.
     

  • Anderson Senior Center calendar — 1/31

    Monday, Jan. 31
    10:30 a.m., Games day
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Bingo
    7 p.m., Rook club

    Tuesday, Feb. 1
    9 a.m., Exercise/Tai Chi
    10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., AARP Tax Aides
    Shopping and errands

    Wednesday, Feb. 2
    10:30 a.m., Don Atha
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

  • Community calendar — 1/31 to 2/7

    Monday, Jan. 31

    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.9 to 10:30 a.m., English as a Second Language, 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.

    Tuesday, Feb. 1

  • South Oldham sweeps Anderson

    South Oldham made it a tough start to the basketball weekend Friday night when the Dragons and Lady Dragons swept Anderson County.


    The South Oldham boys pulled away from Anderson in the fourth quarter to post a 62-55 win on the Bearcats home court. South Oldham improved to 14-4 on the year, while Anderson fell to 6-11.

  • COLUMN: Precinct moves will benefit disabled

    Column as I see ’em …
    Let’s kick this week off with some kudos for a change.
    Topping the list is a shout out to the board of elections for doing the obvious and moving the remaining polling places from the rural areas into the city.
    I know that isn’t sitting well with some folks who live in the western part of the county and other areas because they now have to drive into town to vote.
    They like the tradition of voting within their own precinct, and have done so since Hector was a pup.

  • COLUMN: Quantity over quality?

    When it comes to clothing in the Brock household, there is a constant debate about quantity vs. quality between my husband and me.
    This debate isn’t always verbalized, sometimes it’s internalized, but we like to give each other a lot of good-spirited grief.
    I’m a sucker for a good deal, so, as you can probably imagine, I’m on the quantity side of the discussion. I would rather spend less on items individually and get a whole heck of a lot of them.