Today's News

  • Grill Off raises funds for clinic
  • Project Restoration holds prayer walk
  • Job fair scheduled Oct. 17 for veterans

    Job seekers who are transitioning personnel, veterans, members of the National Guard, reservists and their dependents will have an opportunity to meet nearly 30 employers at an Oct. 17 job fair, according to a news release.
    The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Northeast Christian Church, 990 Star Shoot Parkway, Lexington. The free event is sponsored by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training (OET).

  • Senior Center to host fish fry

    The Anderson County Senior Center will host a fish fry, sponsored by the Alton Ruritan Club, on Oct. 13 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    The dinner costs $8 each and includes a meal of fried fish, French fries, hush puppies, cole slaw, dessert, drink and entertainment. The dinner is $4 for children under the age of 6.
    Music by David Perkins and Rick Hanks will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Proceeds to benefit the seniors of Anderson County.

  • Rock n’ roll band films music video at Ripy house

    The T.B. Ripy house on Main Street rocked with a different sound than creaking floorboards this weekend.  
    In a small drawing room of the Lawrenceburg mansion, Jenny Mann — the lead singer of the band Blameshift — debated grabbing her prescription ear plugs before running through another take for their music video.
    “For the beauty of the shot, I’ll go deaf,” Mann joked as she took her place in front of a bedazzled microphone stand.

  • Man to be sentenced for third DUI charge

    A Versailles man is scheduled for sentencing Tuesday on charges that include his third DUI in the past five years and fleeing from police.
    Jason D. Nelson of 324 Ridgewood Dr. pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, first-degree evading police and other charges stemming from a traffic stop late last year on Keaton Lane.

  • Magistrates OK engineer contract for recycling building

    The Anderson County Fiscal Court approved a $19,000 engineering contract with a local firm Cann-Tech to help design and oversee construction of a new recycling facility at the county highway facility.
    The building will part of the county’s overall recycling plan, which will include an eventual end to curbside pickup and bins located in various areas of the city and county.

  • Trio charged with tying up child in court Tuesday

    The three people charged with tying up a 3-year-old for up to 16 hours a day are scheduled to appear Tuesday, Oct. 16 in Anderson Circuit Court.
    Grandmother Carolyn Case, mother Rebecca Medley and stepfather Herbert Medley are scheduled to appear in front of Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman for a disposition hearing at 9 a.m.
    All three have already pleaded not guilty.
    Case and Rebecca Medley have been released from jail on their own recognizance after being charged with first-degree criminal child abuse of a person under the age of 12.

  • Operation: Homecoming

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg’s school photo needed one more person.
    Not another teacher or a student.
    It needed Ashley Elliott’s husband, Staff Sgt. Colby Elliott.
    Ashley, an instructor at the Academy, believed she was picking her husband up in Frankfort later that afternoon after his debriefing. After being deployed to Afghanistan in January with the National Guard, Colby was finally coming home from his third tour of duty.
    The Elliott family reunion came a little earlier than expected.

  • Deputy: Woman offered cash to get out of DUI ticket

    A Lawrenceburg woman charged with DUI and attempting to bribe a police officer was scheduled for a pretrial conference today (Wednesday) in Anderson District Court.
    Malory R. Johnson, 24, of 121 Chautauqua St. allegedly offered $100 to Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputy Alan Robinson “to let her go” after he determined she had been drinking and driving, according to court documents.
    The deputy was called to assist a stranded motor vehicle on Mill Creek Pike. When he arrived, Robinson said Johnson told him that her vehicle had blown a tire.