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Today's News

  • Weather is improving but don’t rush planting just yet

    I got to wear a T-shirt and shorts last week! Never mind that my legs really did look like toothpicks, color and all. Dogs were bathed, windows opened and lawn sort of mowed. Then Mother Nature got witty again and pulled us back to reality. Having grown up in Indiana, I’m used to these bipolar weather swings.

  • Riley is French award winner at Xavier U.

    Arianne P. Riley, of Anderson County, senior French student at Xavier  
    University, Cincinnati, Ohio, received the Joseph and Jeanne Bourgeois French Award for excellence achieved in the study of French, on April 5 at the Cintas Center on campus.  Arianne will be a graduating French major in May, 2014 and is the daughter of Donna and Steve Wecker of Lawrenceburg, Ky. and Earl and Linda Riley of Frankfort, Ky.

  • Kentucky Automotive Industry Association is launched

    Kentucky Press News Service

  • Jesus had a bride all right: the church, for which he gave his life

    By Brian Owens

    Faith Columnist

  • Church news briefs for April 16, 2014

    Women’s spiritual seminar planned

    The Lawrenceburg United Pentecostal Church, located at 113 Dogwood Dr., Lawrenceburg KY 40342, invites women of Lawrenceburg for a daylong spiritual seminar Sat., May 24, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The event will feature international speaker Vicki Richardson and fun and relaxing breakout sessions. One of the sessions is a pottery class taught by Susan Burge of Elements Pottery. The cost for the event is $35 by Wed., April 30, or $50 at the door.

  • District court docket 4-16-14

    Judge Tom Lively heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on March 20, 2014.

    Donald W. Jones, arraignment, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded guilty, sentenced to 15 days to serve (concurrent), $100 to Anderson County Drug Interdiction Fund, $353, installment/deferred payment Oct. 30.

    Jordan C. Lewis, hearing, license to be in possession, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – jail credit $50 per day for fines and costs.

  • Jail log for April 16, 2014

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail April 1-11, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    April 1

    Bear Norton for DUI 1st and operating on a revoked or suspended license by Lawrenceburg Police Department.


    April 2

    Bertha Sutton for receiving stolen property under $10,000 by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • New ACHS principal shares love of teaching

    Chris Glass, who was recently named Anderson County High School principal, can personally speak to the positive impact of teachers. A grade school teacher inspired him to pursue a career as an educator.

    “I had a wonderful math teacher that inspired me to pursue a career in education and make a difference in the lives of young people,” Glass said in an email interview. “I've always enjoyed working with young people and had a strong passion for math during my high school years. “

  • Memorial Day: It's back in for Anderson County

    Anderson County students and their families can plan a picnic after all now that Memorial Day has been added back to the school calendar as a day off school.

    The Anderson County Board of Education voted to add Memorial Day back to the school calendar as a holiday and end school Wed., June 4 during a special-called meeting Tuesday of last week.

  • Spillman joins The Anderson News team

    As a journalist, Shelley Spillman considers herself a “collector of narratives.”

    “It’s not about me. I tell the stories of people and things that impact the community,” she said.

    Spillman, who became news editor of The Anderson News Thursday, has worked for 2 years at daily newspapers, primarily covering education and business beats.