Today's News

  • Wedding: Hammond-Bedford

    Caitlin Ruby Hammond and William James Bedford, both of Lawrenceburg, were married Sept. 29, 2012, at the home of the groom’s grandmother, Mattie Bedford of Lawrenceburg.
    Parent of the bride is Annette Hammond of Lawrenceburg.
    Parents of the groom are Terry and Pam Bedford of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Carole Keene of Lawrenceburg and Bill Hammond of Howell, Mich. Grandparents of the groom are Mattie Bedford of Lawrenceburg and Kenneth and Linda Dobrick of Louisville.

  • Saffell Street hosts writing celebration

    Second graders at Saffell Street Elementary hosted their first writing celebration on Oct. 11.
    According to teacher Stephanie Barnes, students are taking part in a daily writer’s workshop that views writing as ongoing process where students plan, write, revise, edit and publish their writing.
    Each student chose the piece they wanted to use and they will have several writing celebrations throughout the school year.

  • Wedding: Young-Goin

    Cecil “Tad” and Donna Lynn Young are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter, Cecilya Lynn Young to Bobby Jack Goin, all of Lawrenceburg.
    The groom is the son of Sarah and John Garvison of Denton, Texas.
    The wedding took place June 3, 2012, at the home of the bride and groom.
    They had an outdoor ceremony in front of the pond.
    Decorations were a large white arch and lots of pink and red roses.
    Latifa Meenes performed the double ring ceremony.

  • Way We Were: More entries from blacksmith’s ledger

    Compiled by Janie Bowen
    J.D. Milton ran a blacksmith shop in Avenstoke in the early 1900s.
    After his wife died, he raised two boys and a girl.
    One of his sons, Millard Milton, became the postmaster at Avenstoke. The train that traveled through would pick up the mailbag from a hook on a post near the tracks, just like you see in the old westerns.
    J.D. Milton’s grandson and Millard’s son, Curtis Milton, was raised in Avenstoke. He brought in an old ledger a while back that came from his grandfather’s blacksmith shop.

  • Lawrenceburg student performs in Eastern Kentucky University production
  • Education briefs: 10-17-12

    Student selected for Harding chorus
    Erin Paden of Lawrenceburg has been selected for the 2012-13 Harding University Chorus, the school announced.
    Following auditions at the beginning of the fall semester, students were chosen for the 60-member ensemble that performs on and off campus, according the university’s press release.
    Paden, a sophomore vocal music education major, performs choral classics, new works, spirituals, opera, folk songs, novelties and contemporary Christian songs.

  • Christian Academy celebrates fire prevention week
  • Non-profit hopes to touch lives of senior citizens

    Lexington resident Greg Dearinger began a non-profit after reading a statistic — the leading cause of death after the age of 62 is from falls.
    Dearinger, born and raised in Anderson County, had been working on a research paper for his social work course at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
    The statistic shocked him, he said, because he knew those deaths were most likely preventable.

  • Middle school makes a Mountain of Love
  • Ward ranks sixth in state for arts and humanities

    Emma B. Ward Elementary ranks in the top 10 in Kentucky for its arts and humanities programs, according to data released by the Kentucky Department of Education this fall.
    The elementary school achieved an overall score of 2.56 out of 5.0 for its program review of arts and humanities, ranking sixth in Kentucky for its overall performance.
    Robert B. Turner received a score of 2.05; Saffell Street received a score of 1.89; and Ezra B. Sparrow Early Childhood Center received a score of 1.39.