Today's News

  • Engagement: Royalty-Monroe

    Keith and Terri Royalty of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Nickie Royalty of Lawrenceburg to Kenny Monroe III, son of Zella and the late Kenny Monroe of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Bill and Doris Sanford of Harrodsburg and Joyce and the late Bruce Royalty of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the groom are Minnie and Vascom Lewis of West Liberty and Harold and Ruby Monroe of Lawrenceburg, all deceased.

  • Engagement: Franklin-Brandenburg

    Jill and Jody Roberts and Kevin and Christina Franklin of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Franklin of Lawrenceburg, to David Andrew Brandenburg of Lawrenceburg, son of Tammy and Dallas Brandenburg of Burgin.
    Grandparents of the bride are Linda Franklin and the late Hollis Franklin. Grandparents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brandenburg and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sewell.

  • Birth: Leelan Riley Logue

    Ashley Benningfield and Lee Logue of Harrodsburg announce the birth of their son, Leelan Riley Logue, born Sept. 16, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by big sister Kaydance Michele Logue, 3.
    His maternal grandparents are Johnny and Kelia Benningfield and the late Linda Benningfield of Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Brian and Stacy Logue of Harrodsburg.

  • Birth: Ace Kristopher Beasley

    Jonathan and Tina Beasley of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Ace Kristopher Beasley, born Sept. 3, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
    He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Big brother Jameson, 9, welcomed Ace home.
    Maternal grandparent is Brenda Blanton of Berea.
    Paternal grandparents are Junior and Donna Beasley of Lawrenceburg.


  • Way We Were: Western 7th graders visit Capitol

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 16, 1961
    Hamilton Tingle of Alton Station brought some blooms from a lilac tree in his yard to The Anderson News.
    He said this was the second time in the past six years that he had lived there that the tree had bloomed in the spring and fall.

    George Fallis Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. George Fallis, underwent a shoulder operation at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington for an old baseball injury.

  • Visit from a firefighter
  • Drury wins Farm Bureau district award; state’s next

    Anderson County High School student Emily Drury advanced to the state Farm Bureau contest after winning the title of Outstanding Girl Youth in district competition.
    She is a daughter of Jeff and Nicole Drury of Lawrenceburg.
    Drury delivered a two minute speech on agriculture and was interviewed for seven minutes during the district competition.
    Also competing in the competition were students Logan Stevens and Erin Paden.
    Drury will compete at the state level Dec. 1 in Louisville against 11 other district finalists.

  • District court docket: 10-26-11

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Oct. 6, 2011.
    Collin W. Catlett, preliminary hearing, second-degree burglary – amended to third-degree burglary, waived to grand jury; eight counts of theft by unlawful taking – waived to grand jury.
    Collin W. Catlett, preliminary hearing, second-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault (no visible injury) – waived to grand jury.

  • Cary indicted for drug trafficking, DUI

    A Lawrenceburg man was indicted last week on drug trafficking and DUI charges from an incident that occurred in May.
    Richard M. Cary, 34, of 3071 Blaine Circle, was indicted for first-degree trafficking of Oxycodone, a Class C felony, according to documents on file in the Anderson County Courthouse.
    He was also indicted for first-offense DUI and having an open alcoholic beverage in the vehicle.
    Other grand jury indictments include:
    Darryl E. Riley, 420 Bondville Road, Salvisa for unlawful possession of a methamphetamine precursor, a Class D felony.

  • School groups host fundraiser for Open Hands food pantry

    Two high school clubs, the FFA and FCCLA, are taking on the biggest fundraiser they’ve ever been involved in — raising $100,000 for Open Hands food pantry.
    Heather Montgomery, co-adviser for FCCLA, said the two organizations, along with the Youth Service Center, started work on the school-wide fundraiser this summer.
    “FFA and FFCLA are driven by community service and leadership,” Montgomery said, adding that the fundraiser planning will give students real-world experience.