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Today's News

  • Saffell students cast ballots in mock election

    Students at Saffell Street Elementary School took part in the democratic process last Thursday as they cast ballots in the National Student/Parent Mock Election.

  • Warrants, without the wait

    A Lawrenceburg man blows off a court appearance in Louisville, convinced that it will take a week or two before police here will be wised up to the bench warrant issued by a Jefferson County judge.

  • Burn ban remains in effect

    With approximately 50 acres already scorched by assorted wildfires, the burn ban in Anderson County is alive and well and still in force.
    That’s according to Anderson County Fire Chief Mike Barnes, who on Monday reiterated that outdoor burning of any kind is strictly prohibited and violators can be ticketed and fined.
    “A person burning can be cited and fined and, should a fire burn onto someone else’s property, they can be held responsible for any damage,” Barnes said.

  • Robert B. Turner Elementary School Honor Roll

    Robert B. Turner Elementary School recently announced its students named to the honor roll for the first grading period.

    Third grade

    Mrs. Hutton

    All A’s
    Tanner Cornish
    Dalton Crane
    Spencer Davis
    Dustin Hunt
    Ben Jennings
    Anthony Jones
    Cekiera Nation
    Drew Smith
    Gracie Snider
    Jessica Watson

    All A’s and B’s
    Kieran Birdwhistell
    Korbin Blankenship
    Zachary Fields

  • 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.