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Today's News

  • ‘Oh, my God, Daddy!’

    Ben Carlson, News staff

    Ethan Sizemore was already busting at the seams.

    While he and his second-grade classmates at Emma B. Ward Elementary School were busy making American flags out of construction paper last Wednesday afternoon, Ethan made it clear why he was making his.

    “My dad’s in the military and he’s coming home this weekend,” he said, nearly bubbling over with enthusiasm. “I can’t wait to see him.”

    He didn’t have to wait nearly that long.

  • Police called when church hoops game turns violent

    By Ben Carlson and John Herndon

    News staff

    Police were called after a men’s church league basketball game ended in what a 911 caller described as a “riot” last Tuesday night at First Baptist Church on Main Street.

    Witnesses offered varying accounts of what happened when a team from Tyrone Baptist Church played a team from First Baptist, including differing views of which side started an altercation between a player who was ejected from the game for dunking and the game’s time keeper.

  • Readers wish moms happy Mother’s Day

    Dear Mother, (Iris Case)

    Hello, mother, just wanted to let you know that I am truly blessed to have you as my mother.

    You will always be my Mother Bear and I will always be your baby boy.

    I hope you have a wonderful Mother’s Day.

    Love,

    Adam Case

    Dear Mom, (Amanda Case)

    Mom, I want you to realize that my sister and I are very lucky to have you as our mother.

  • Locals named in ‘organized crime ring’

    Courtesy of The State Journal

    Five Lawrenceburg residents were among 12 people indicted last Tuesday by the Franklin County Grand Jury for what prosecutors say is their involvement in organized crime involving property theft and trafficking methamphetamine.

    Each was indicted for a Class B felony.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: FIRE DESTROYS WAREHOUSE AT WILD TURKEY

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 6, 1965

    Breaks wrist

    Mrs. Hugh Chambers fell Tuesday afternoon in a driveway at her home on Broadway. She was attempting to escape being hit by a falling ladder. She broke both bones in her right wrist in the fall.

    At the supermarket

    A 25 ft. roll of Reynolds aluminum foil was 29 cents at A&P supermarket. Ground beef was 39 cents a pound.

    Engaged

  • Dare Graduation 2015
  • Making flags at Ward Elementary
  • Christian Academy student wins conservation essay contest

    Colin Charles was named the Anderson County winner in the 2014 Soil Conservation Writing Contest.

    Charles is a seventh grader at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg. He and his family live in Versailles.

    The contest was produced as a partnership between Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation districts.

    This year’s theme was “Protect Kentucky’s Soil.” The winners were announced at the Anderson County Conservation District’s annual banquet.

  • Andrade places first in geography bee

    Each year the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg holds two in-house geography bees, according to a news release from the school.

    One features questions determined by “National Geographic” magazine, the other is scheduled by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). The winners of each of these in-house bees go on to participate in regional competitions. The regional ACSI competition was held on Friday, April 17.

  • Soldiers’ stories prove truth of life’s source

    By Larry Coleman, Faith Columnist

    Last night my wife and I watched for the first time the heralded movie “Unbroken.”

    This powerful visual story brought two very significant facts to light once again for me. First, the inhumanity of man to his fellow man. Second, the power and the reality of a life changing relationship with our creator though his son, Jesus Christ.