Today's News

  • Engagement: Clark-Mitchell

    Landon “Pudden” and Janelle Clark of Frankfort announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Martin Clark, to Brandon Allen Mitchell, son of Robert Mitchell and Teresa Mitchell of Willisburg.
    The bride is a 2007 graduate of Western Hills High School and MedTech class of 2012, where she received an associate’s degree in applied health science. She is currently employed with Dermatology Associates of Kentucky as a clinical assistant.

  • Family reunion held at county park Sept. 1

    Carolyn and Richard Steilberg, Cynthia and Adam, Talitha and Reed and Erich Steilberg, as well as the families of the late Brunelle Flynn Casey and the late Marcella Lampton Steilberg Parnell, hosted a family reunion Sept. 1 in the county park.

  • Community calendar: 9-12-12

    Upcoming Lawrenceburg Green events
    Movie nights
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band – Parrot Head Event

    Anderson Public Library offers two free yoga classes  

  • Engagement: Caldwell-Cook

    Dude and Donna Caldwell of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandi Lynn Caldwell, to Billy Joe Cook, Jr., son of Billy Cook, Sr., and Regina Cook of Frankfort.
    The bride is a 2001 graduate of Anderson County High School. The groom is a 2002 graduate of Western Hills High School.
    The wedding will take place on Oct. 13, 2012.

  • Way We Were: Brothers not seeking head butts

    50 YEARS AGO
    Sept. 13, 1962
    Mountjoy’s Crown Jewel placed first in the American Saddle Horse Breeders Futurity of Kentucky at the State Fair, winning $1,463.63.
    The winning entry formerly owned and shown by Billy Mountjoy was sold in July to Blue Lake Stables of Newbury, Ohio. Mountjoy had nine weanlings out of the 134 nominated for the event, but showed only three.

  • District court docket: 9-12-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Aug. 2, 2012.
    Zachery R. Ashburn, arraignment, fourth-degree assault (minor injury), first-degree disorderly conduct, trafficking in marijuana (less than eight oz.) – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Aug. 16.
    Thomas R. Combs, arraignment, theft by unlawful taking (auto), tampering with physical evidence – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Aug. 9.

  • As 9/11 comes and goes, student won’t let memorial dream die

    One year later, high school senior Blake Roach hasn’t given up on his dream to construct a 9/11 memorial.
    Some people thought he did.
    “They do ask me, ‘what happened to it?’” Roach said of his plans to commemorate the victims of the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93. “At this point, to give up would be pointless.”
    One thing Roach has learned in a year spent fundraising for the 9/11 memorial  — frustration.

  • Fiscal court cracks down on business licenses

    The owners of 35 businesses, including a number of well-known businesses in town, have been turned over to the county attorney’s office for prosecution for refusing to pay a business license tax imposed by the fiscal court.

  • Tug raises funds for Ramsey family
  • Woman injured in dump truck wreck dies

    The Lawrenceburg woman whose mini-van was struck head-on last Friday by a dump truck has died, The Anderson News has confirmed.

    Marie Garmon, 43, sustained massive injuries in the wreck that occurred when the truck struck her van and drove it into a rock wall near Starhill Way. She died Wednesday night.

    The dump truck was headed toward Versailles when it locked up its brakes to avoid hitting a car that had stopped in front of it. The truck then veered into the opposite lane, slamming into Garmon’s mini-van.