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Today's News

  • Saffell Street Elementary School Honor Roll

    Saffell Street Elementary School recently announced its students named to the honor roll for the first nine weeks.

    Fourth grade

    Shields

    All A’s
    Nich Kiem
    Thomas Holmes

    Dadisman

    All A’s and B’s
    Cassidy Smith
    Audrey Rice
    Chloe Phelps
    Keagan Hill

    Woods

    All A’s and B’s
    Emma Zeller
    Shjon Ripy
    Matthew Lunsford

  • School board OKs emergency boiler replacement

    Members of the Anderson County Board of Education are hoping for warm daytime temperatures at least for a couple more weeks — and for good reason.
    An emergency replacement of the boiler at Anderson County High School is scheduled to be completed by Nov. 19.
    Maintenance Director Bryan Drury said his staff started to switch the two-pipe system from cooling to heating about three weeks ago. However, when initiating that switch, they found a water leak.
    “We found a crack in the end section,” Drury said.

  • Horse capital, yes, but why?

    Lecturer Maryjean Wall will discuss how the Bluegrass region of Kentucky has evolved into the horse capital of the world Thursday, Nov. 11 with a presentation titled Changing Perceptions: Turning Kentucky Into Horse Country.
    Wall will explain how violence and lawlessness plagued Kentucky after the Civil War, dissuading wealthy capitalists of the Northeast from bringing their race horse-breeding operations to Kentucky, according to a news release.

  • Lovers Leap racks up more awards

    Lovers Leap Vineyards & Winery received three awards in the 2010 Kentucky Tourism Council Traverse Awards for Excellence in Tourism Marketing competition, the winery announced in a news release.
    The winery received its awards during the Traverse Gala held Oct. 19 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington as part of the 2010 Kentucky Tourism Industry Annual Conference.
    Kentucky tourism businesses and marketing organizations vie for awards in 20 separate categories during the annual competition produced by the Kentucky Tourism Council.

  • Morgan named campaign manager for LexArts

    LexArts recently announced that Robbie Morgan will join its staff on Nov. 9 as campaign manager and volunteer coordinator.
    Morgan is a native of Lawrenceburg.
    She will partner with LexArts President and CEO Jim Clark, the board, and campaign cabinet to increase funding to arts organizations and artists, according to a news release.

  • News briefs - 11/3

    Four Roses wins nationwide distiller award
    Whisky Magazine named Lawrenceburg based Four Roses Distillery the Whisky Distiller of the Year last week as part of the annual “Icons of Whisky - America” Awards “designed to celebrate the people and places behind the greatest whiskies in the world,” according to a news release.
    “This is an overwhelming honor that caps off the year-long celebration of our distillery building’s 100th anniversary,” said Jim Rutledge, Four Roses master distiller.

  • Anderson Community Education offers variety of classes

    Anderson Community Education will offer classes during the next several weeks.
    For more information or to register call 839-3754, or visit the office at 219 E. Woodford St.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Sept. 23.
    Headley D. Courtney, show cause deferred/installment payment, second-degree disorderly conduct, two counts of third-degree terroristic threatening – paid.
    Sandra Espy, show cause deferred/installment payment, three counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – bench warrant.
    Maria Gutierrez, show cause deferred/installment payment, theft by deception (less than $500) – installment/deferred payment Oct. 7.

  • The Way We Were - 11/3

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 27, 1960
    Frank E. Hammonds brought an interesting bit of information to the News concerning an old well found underneath the sidewalk in front of the Taylor and Dennis Grocery last week when a new sidewalk was laid.

  • Community Calendar - 11/3 to 11/10

    Wednesday, Nov. 3
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, 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 p.m., Anderson Middle School site-based decision making council meeting.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.