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Today's News

  • Plenty of activity at Anderson Humane Society

    By Jane Sinnett

    Guest columnist

    Things are always busy at the Humane Society here in Lawrenceburg.

    There are a lot of supporters out there that help in one way or another.

    For starters, Tractor Supply will host a low cost pet vaccination clinic on Feb. 22, March 22 and April 19 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. It’s a great opportunity to get vaccinations started or catch up on needed ones. If you’re interested, contact Abra at Tractor Supply here in Lawrenceburg.

  • Mahl donates hair to Locks of Love

    When Tina Mahl was looking at some information about St. Jude’s Hospital, her daughter, Leslieann, had some questions.

    She asked why the little kids in the pictures didn’t have hair. Tina and her husband Greg donate to St. Jude’s and she explained to her daughter that the children don’t have hair because of illness.

    That prompted the 9-year-old, who had never had her waist-length hair cut except for the occasional trim, to think.

  • BIRTHS: Karson Isaac Cornish

    Karson Isaac Cornish was born Jan. 21, 2015 at Baptist Health in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth.

    He is a son of Chad and Jehna Cornish of Lawrenceburg.

    His grandparents are David and Janeffa Pate and Adrain and Debbie Varner and Steve Cornish, all of Lawrenceburg.

    His great-grandparents are Sharon and the late Charles Pate; Brenda and the late Donald Stansbury; Vernae Mae and the late Billy Boggess; and the late Clay and Margie Cornish.

  • Pets of the week

    Sammy, a 9-month-old cat that was dropped off because its owner was moving, and Lily, a 2-year-old Aussie mix who got in trouble for chasing horses, are among the pets available for adoption through the Anderson Humane Society, located on Versailles Road near the county’s animal shelter. Call 839-8339 for more information.a

  • Every once in a while, it’s really not all ‘fine’

    By Nancy Kennedy

    Faith Columnist

    Everybody’s fine and everybody lies. That pretty much sums up the essence of life, doesn’t it?

  • Church plans Lenten Journey, clothing giveaway

    Salvisa Christian Church will host A Lenten Journey for six Mondays beginning Feb. 23, the church announced. The sanctuary will be open from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. A guided meditation will be provided to take participants on a journey through Lent via seven stations.

    The booklet “Fellowship of Prayer” by the Rev. Traci Smith will be used.

    Each week will have different scripture readings, meditations and prayers.

  • Scenes from Winter Storm 2015
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  • Storm wreaking havoc on roadways

    UPDATED 11 A.M. — The winter storm that is expected to blanket Anderson County with upwards of a foot of snow through tonight is already wreaking havoc on the roads.

    Drivers attempting to climb Wild Turkey Hill after crossing the bridge on Versailles Road were struggling mightily, forcing Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies to block the road while waiting for state plows to make a pass.

  • Gentle giant larger than life

    When you are 10 or 12 years old, the world around you is often growing closer and simultaneously getting bigger.

    And the heroes can vary.

    I grew up in the 1960s and 70s. Those were the days of three television channels – if the weather was good and you had a decent antenna – and AM radio. Wireless phones that fit in your pocket were just on Star Trek.