Today's News

  • A new and improved Lovers Leap Vineyard and Winery

    By Brittany Fuller

    News staff

    After undergoing a recent five-year overhaul, the owners of Lovers Leap Vineyard and Winery say there has never been a better time to come out and enjoy a glass of wine.

    Located at 1180 Lanes Mill Road and situated on a 60-acre farm, the vineyard offers 10 different varieties and hosts a tasting room which is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is a minimal tasting fee, and bottles are available for purchase.

  • church briefs

    Farmdale Baptist to hold

    Clothes Closet event

    Farmdale Baptist Church has announced it will hold a Clothes Closet event Sept. 9 from 9 to 11 a.m.

    Men’s, women’s and Children’s clothes will be available. The church is located at 5610 U.S. 127 South, just across the Frankfort County line.

    Second Sunday Mass in Taylorsville

    The All Saints Catholic Church, located at 410 Main Cross St., Taylorsville, announced it would begin having a second Sunday Mass starting Sept. 10.

  • Tragedy in Houston proves we really can get along

    My thoughts have been completely captivated by the events playing out in Houston and the surrounding area for the past week, with constant images of the floods and devastation inundating the entire area.

  • Humane Society to host adoption, supply drive

    If you have been searching for that perfect pet, or waiting for the right time to adopt one, next weekend might serve as the best time to do just that.

    On Sept. 16-17 the Anderson County Humane Society will host its third annual adoption event and supply drive Sept. 16 and 17 in the Walmart parking from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Setting up what Karen Tucker, president of the Humane Society, says is a “village,” the event will also feature live entertainment, food and some giveaways.

  • Family, friends help WWII vet celebrate his 94th birthday

    When World War II veteran Alvin “Huston” Perry was being held as a prisoner of war, the last thing on his mind would have been how and where he’d someday celebrate his 94th birthday.

    He was likely much more concerned if he’d live to see his next one.

    The lifetime Lawrenceburg resident who now resides at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Home in Wilmore, lived to celebrate many more birthdays, including his 94th recently with a host of family and friends, which culminated with a hearty rendition of “Happy Birthday.”

  • Rutherford Elementary School closes after week in session

    80 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 9, 1937

    Helen Morgan, demonstration agent for Anderson County, demonstrated the latest method of canning peaches, tomatoes, beans and corn at Tyrone.

    The canning was done at the home of Mrs. Will Hughes. Others present were Mrs. Flora H. Booker, Mrs. Albert Ledridge, Mrs. W.P. Frazier, Mrs. Frank Searcy, Mrs. Ethel Moynahan and Mrs. C.W. Young.

    Two new Homemakers clubs were formed in the county, one at Alton and the other in the Hughes community.

  • Man carrying case of beer flees from police

    A man walking on Broadway while carrying a case of beer took off on foot from police before being captured Aug. 29 and placed under arrest.

    Lawrenceburg police responded to a report of an intoxicated man walking on Broadway. When they arrived, they saw a man identified as Marvin Earl Brown, 51 (no address) stumbling along, carrying a case of beer.

    Police said they ordered him to stop, but he took off running south, cutting through several yards.

    Police said they quickly closed the distance and ordered him to stop or they would use a Taser on him.

  • Emma B. Ward Elementary students wage war over lemonade

    What started as a summer reading assignment two years ago has turned into one of the largest lemonade stands to hit Anderson County.

    Last Friday, students at Emma B. Ward Elementary School took part in the school’s second-annual Lemonade War, during which they competed against one another to see who could earn the most money.

  • Group to hunt for bigfoot here Saturday

    Those who believe in the mythical bigfoot creature will have a chance to prove its existence next week in Anderson County.

    Jeff Waldridge, known locally for his Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk, will be running Cryptidcon in Frankfort on Sept. 9 and 10, and says Saturday evening a soldout expedition to hunt for bigfoot will take place in an undisclosed location in Anderson County.