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Today's News

  • Weddings: McDannold-Stratton

    Shelby Lynn McDannold and Zackary Scot Stratton were married on June 16, 2012, at Cardomme Center in Georgetown.  
    F.D. Robinson officiated the wedding.
    The bride is the daughter of Khristian McDannold of Lawrenceburg and Stacy and Paul Mason of Cynthiana. The groom is the son of Scot and Forresa Stratton of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride wore a beaded, empire waist, full-length dress.

  • Stars of the Bluegrass pageant and baby contest to be held

    The Stars of the Bluegrass Baby Contest and Pageant will be held July  1 at the Lions Club Shelter at Anderson Dean Park in Harrodsburg.   
    Register at the door beginning at 1 p.m.  The event celebrates America's  Independence Holiday. There are divisions for girls ages newborn to 22 years of age and divisions for boys ages newborn to 6 years old. The event is being hosted by the Miss Kentucky Teen America Organization.  
    For complete details and an application for entry email director@misskentuckyteenamerica.com.
     

  • Historical society to meet June 28

    The Anderson County Historical Society will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. June 28 in the old section of Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
    The program will be about the lives and contributions of some former Anderson countians. Event organizers ask that those attending park at the cemetery and are advised to wear comfortable walking shoes. This meeting is free and open to the public.
     

  • Girl Scout Troop 1060 tours newspaper
  • Way We Were: Harold and Maudie preferred milkin' by hand

    By Janie Bowen
    News staff
    I recently took a drive down to the Van Buren Boat Ramp at Taylorsville Lake and as I drove along Pleasant Grove Ridge, I was flooded with memories.
    Of course my grandparents, Robert and Emolyn Searcy, lived in the heart of Van Buren before Taylorsville Lake came about, so I have traveled that road many times.
    However, one of those memories had to do with a story for June Dairy Month.
    There aren’t enough dairy farms left in Anderson County to celebrate dairy month now, but 30 years ago was a different story.

  • News briefs: 6-20-12

    Experimental Aircraft Association offers free airplane rides
    The Experimental Aircraft Association will offer free airplane rides Saturday, June 23 at Capital City airport, located at 90 Airport Road in Frankfort, starting at 10 a.m.
    The rides will be open to children ages 8-17.
    There will also be a free pancake breakfast before the first plane ride at 10 a.m.
    For information on the event, contact 502-319-2438.

    Critic praises Four Roses

  • Scouts give Old Glory proper sendoff
  • District court docket: 6-20-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on May 21.
    Christopher Harlan, arraignment, license to be in possession – dismissed.
    Adela G. Gomez, continued first appearance, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, license to be in possession – dismissed; no operator/moped license – pleaded guilty, $393, installment/deferred payment July 30.
    Zackary E. Holt, show cause, license to be in possession – paid.

  • 2012 Fair and Horse Show features new pageant

    The Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show, in addition to a variety of horse shows, also offers another kind of competition — pageants.
    For the 140th Fair and Horse Show, one new pageant is being added to the schedule of events — the Mrs. Lawrenceburg pageant.
    “We’ve had interest over the last couple of years, hopefully, within the next couple of years, we’ll able to send our winner to the Mrs. State competition,” said pageant organizer Carolyn Cole.

  • Finding more than distilleries on the Bourbon Trail

    By Meaghan Downs
    News staff
    Travelers with a taste for the arts can find more than liquor on the Bourbon Trail.
    Ask two Lawrenceburg business owners — art connoisseur Brenda Gardner and potter Susan Burge — who opened two studios on Bonds Mill Road in the hopes of attracting tourists (and locals) to support Kentucky art.  
    Burge, a former painter turned potter who has been making pottery for about 15 years, had been selling her clay pottery out of her barn on Johnson Road and participating in art shows for years.