Today's News

  • Engagement: Lyons and Sebastian

    Margaret Baxter and Richard Lyons of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Lyons of Lawrenceburg to Joseph Thomas Sebastian II of Lawrenceburg, son of Linda Sebastian of Frankfort and David Sebastian of Danville.
    The bride’s grandparents are Doris Baxter of Lawrenceburg and Hazel Eickhoff of Waterford, Mich.
    The groom’s grandparent is Virginia Carroll of Versailles.
    The bride is a 2005 Anderson County High School graduate and a 2009 Eastern Kentucky University graduate, receiving a bachelor’s of science in nursing.

  • Way We Were: Jacob Stewart Citizen of the Month

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 10, 1962
    Ed Grace was named president of the newly reactivated Anderson County Sportsman’s Club. There were about 30 members at the first meeting.
    Other officers were: Arlie Gritton, vice president; Billy Sayre, secretary-treasurer. The club had been inactive for about two years.

    Charlotte Vaughn, junior student at the University of Kentucky, was recognized for distinguished academic achievement at the annual Honors Day ceremonies at Memorial hall.

  • Drury wins scholarship
  • Zumba fitness class offered at ACE

    Anderson Community Education will offer Zumba fitness classes, the agency announced.
    Classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. beginning May 15 at the high school cafeteria.
    Cost is $45 for 10 sessions, or $5 per session.
    Zumba is described as a “fusion of Latin and international music-dance themes that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness workout,” according to a news release.

  • Students show love of country in mural

    Eighth graders Caitlyn Mehs and Hallie Morgan have been painting a mural on the lobby wall at Anderson County Middle School.
    The mural depicts rolling hills and tall grass of the country side complete with a barn and two tractors to represent the opposing tastes at the middle school, according to a middle school press release.
    Caitlyn Mehs and Hallie Morgan got the idea because they both love the country.

  • Middle school students of the month for April
  • Education briefs: 5-9-12

    Downing named
    outstanding grad
    Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) student Jennifer Downing of Lawrenceburg was selected as the 2012 Outstanding Program Graduate of the human services program, according to a news release from the school.
    Faculty members select one student from each of the BCTC programs as an outstanding program graduate.
    The distinction recognizes students who have exhibited strong leadership, exceeded criteria and expectations in their degree program, and demonstrated academic excellence.

  • Batty for bat houses
  • Junior wins opportunity to test flight plan

    Anderson County High School junior Blake Roach recently won first place in the student technology leadership program state competition in the area of aviation, according to a news release.
    Roach has been invited to visit the Eastern Kentucky University’s Aviation Department and will have a chance to fly his winning flight plan on one of the university’s flight simulators.
    The competition, sponsored by EKU, consists of different aviation challenges each year.
    This year’s challenge was to construct a flight plan given specific criteria.

  • Girls donate pop tabs