Today's News

  • Theater group to present Snow White

    Tickets for next month’s presentation of Snow White go on sale June 22.
    The play will be an adaption by Lawrenceburg’s Catherine Partlow, according to a news release.
    Performances are scheduled for July 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 7 p.m., and July 12 and 19 at 2 p.m.
    Tickets are $10 per person or $7 for groups of eight or more. Children under 5 are admitted free.
    The play, presented by Anderson County Community Theatre, will be performed at the high school.
    For tickets and more information, call Partlow at 502-600-0614.

  • Play to feature Lawrenceburg residents

    A musical featuring a number of Anderson County residents is scheduled this at Franklin County High School.
    “Mary Poppins, The Musical” will be presented by the Bluegrass Theater Guild from June 25-27 at 7:30 p.m., and June 28 at 2 p.m.
    General admission is $15; $12 for students and seniors.
    Call 502-223-2117 for more information.

  • Gast completes dental school


  • Gash earns Eagle Scout rank


  • Sixth grader qualifies for rodeo finals
  • Benefit raises thousands to assist ailing police officer

    His friends and family are quick to say that nobody loves Anderson County more than Kenny Goodlett, a Lawrenceburg police officer who was recently diagnosed with cancer.
    For the past week, Anderson County has showed him that love right back.
    An estimated 1,200 people packed a fundraiser for Goodlett on Saturday night, where they enjoyed a pig roast and purchased raffle tickets for items donated by an estimated 70 local businesses.

  • After 60 years, Korean War vet feels welcomed home

    Bobby Thornberry thought it was over.
    Following a whirlwind tour of the nation’s war monuments in Washington, D.C. as part of an Honor Flight contingent, the Korean War veteran arrived back at the Louisville airport tired and ready to head back to Lawrenceburg.
    That would have to wait.
    “There was probably 300 to 400 people waiting for us when we got back,” said Thornberry, longtime commander of American Legion Post 34 who couldn’t believe he and others on the flight received such a large reception.

  • Home invasion suspect gets second chance

    A judge has granted a motion to set aside the guilty plea of a Lawrenceburg man sentenced to 10 years in prison for the role he played in a 2013 home invasion case.
    Kendall Cunningham, 19, of 323 East Woodford St. filed a motion to have his guilty plea set aside based on receiving bad advice from his attorney, according to court documents.
    Cunningham, who was 17 at the time of the home invasion, said in his motion that his attorney told him he would only have to serve 20 percent of his 10-year sentence because he was a youthful offender when the crime was committed.

  • Man charged with two DUIs in three days

    A Lawrenceburg man was arraigned last Thursday for getting two DUI charges in three days.
    Jerry Reinstorf, 51, of 1001 Sycamore Drive, was charged with DUI on June 8 and June 10 and was held on a $2,500 bond and ordered to wear a monitoring device to detect if he drinks while out on bond by District Court Judge J.R. RoBards.
    Reinstorf’s troubles started June 8 when a trailer he was towing had a flat tire on US 127 near Eagle Lake and went off the road.

  • Fair, horse show begins Saturday

    The 143rd edition of the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show is scheduled for Saturday, June 20 through Saturday, June 27 at the American Legion.
    Billed as one of the largest outdoor saddle horse shows in the world, the horse show features saddlebreds, miniature horses, hackneys and roadsters.
    Admission for the fair is $10 and includes rides.
    Box seats for the horse show are $75 for four seats, which includes preferred parking and fair admission.