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Today's News

  • COLUMN: All of the signs point to a cold winter

    Brrrrrrrr, and double brrrrrr. Baby, it’s cold outside. Even Spanky’s wearing a coat. Spanky is my only shorthaired dog and she loves to wear her faux leather, fur-lined coat. Go figure. I love to wear my long underwear.
    Dressing in layers is about the only way to stay warm as winter settles in for a few months. Keeping your head and chest warm is key. You lose up to 90 percent of your body heat through the top of your head. If these temperatures continue, I’ll have more layers than an onion by the time spring rolls round.

  • COLUMN: Anderson County — working for students

    By Sheila Mitchell

  • Saffell students to present holiday concert, drama

    On Thursday, Dec. 16, Saffell Street Elementary School fourth-graders, the Saffell Players and the Saffell Singers will perform both music and drama presentations.
    Performances are planned for 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
    The fourth grade, along with the Saffell Players, the school’s after-school drama club, will present “Santa’s Holiday Playlist.”

  • Local student honored for research at state science meeting

    Torey Gilkison of Lawrenceburg was honored for her research at the 2010 Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting.
    Gilkison was awarded second place in the ecology and environmental science category of the 2010 Undergraduate Paper Presentation Competition.
    Gilkison, a high school senior, attends the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky.
    She was selected during her sophomore year at Anderson County High School to spend the last two years of her high school career at the Gatton Academy.

  • Versailles students send care packages to Afghanistan

    Several classes from Southside Elementary in Versailles gathered supplies and wrote letters to send to the Marines in Afghanistan, according to Monica Elmore, who helped organize the project.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Nov. 29.
    Lawrence C. Bent, hearing, receiving stolen property (less than $300) – revoke 30 days, work release, 235 days, (credit time served) (concurrent).
    Lawrence C. Bent, hearing, fourth-degree assault domestic violence (minor injury), possession of marijuana, use/possession of drug paraphernalia – revoke 30 days, work release, 235 days (probated two years), (credit time served) (concurrent).

  • The Way We Were - 12/15

    50 YEARS AGO
    Dec. 8, 1960
    Randy and Alice Black, twins, both of whom were receiving recruit training at Parris Island, S.C. were pictured having Thanksgiving dinner together in the traditional “family reunion” manner.

    Jimmy Cox, son of Mrs. Ira Cox and member of Western High’s basketball team, was out for the season due to rheumatic fever. He was a senior.

  • Karson Bradley Durr birth

    Bobbi Lynn and Brad Durr of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Karson Bradley Durr, on May 21 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by a brother, Hunter Durr, 9.
    His maternal grandparents are Bob and Kathy Holt of Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Charlie and Rozella Ritchey of Lawrenceburg.

  • Sparks-Morton engagement

    Anika Pearl Sparks of Lawrenceburg and Gregory Scott Morton of Lexington announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Anderson Senior Center calendar 12/15

    Wednesday, Dec. 15
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., Arnold Clark and friends
    12 p.m., Christmas potluck
    1:30 p.m., Grief support group

    Thursday, Dec. 16
    9 a.m., Exercise
    Shopping and errands
    6 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, Dec. 17
    11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Holiday Open House
    Saffell Street Singers perform at 12:30 p.m.
    The community is invited.