Today's News

  • COLUMN: Local chance to learn about heirloom seeds

    Happy Groundhog Day and happy February. We’re one month closer to spring. As I write this, I have no idea whether Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow or not. He lives in Pennsylvania, home of the Steelers. I can tell you that if the sun came out, he saw his shadow and we’ve got 6 more weeks of winter to endure.

  • COLUMN: New year, new era in Kentucky House

    As the Speaker’s gavel fell on Tuesday, Jan. 4, all 100 members of the Kentucky State House filed into the chamber, waiting to commence the 2011 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge David F. Hayse heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Jan. 13.
    George Gambrel, diversion, fourth-degree assault domestic violence (no visible injury) – dismissed.
    Sullivan Gardner III, pretrial conference, third degree trafficking in controlled substance (drug unspecified), possession of marijuana – Jan. 27.
    Sullivan Gardner III, disposition hearing, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – Jan. 27.

  • The Way We Were — 2/2

    50 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 26, 1961
    Mrs. C.M. Edwards fell at Punta Gorda, Fla., where she was vacationing and broke her left wrist.
    She was reported to be fishing and had hooked a big one and in trying to land it fell in the boat.

    Lawrenceburg City Attorney Walter Patrick announced he would be a candidate for the office of State Senator for the 20th district. He planned to make a formal announcement at a later date.

  • COLUMN: What does worship really mean?

    This article appears on a page on which a list of churches in the area is provided with the encouragement to “Worship At The Church Of Your Choice This Week.” I appreciate that the newspaper provides this service to the community, but I wonder how many know what the word “worship” actually means.
    The word ‘worship’ is a difficult word to define. Our English word comes from the Old English, which was originally ‘worthship,’ which means to ascribe worth to something or recognize something as worthy.

  • Carter Glenn Rearden birth

    Cameron Duckwall and Chris Rearden of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Carter Glenn Rearden, on Dec. 31, 2010 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Terry and Leslee Duckwall of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Larry and Loretta Maddox and Bub Hyatt and the late Nina Hyatt.
    His paternal grandparents are Bill and Yann Rearden of Lawrenceburg. His paternal great-grandparents are Larry and Jan Bradford and HC and Shirley Rearden.

  • What is at stake when Anderson plays Shelby

    Even though Anderson County has no chance of winning the top seed in the 30th District Tournament and Shelby County can't break even unless it wins every game from here on out, there is plenty at stake when the Anderson boys host Shelby in the second game of Wednesday's double header.

  • Tapped out: City eyes 7.4% water rate increase

    This year, Valentine’s Day may come with chocolates, flowers and a water rate increase.
    During a work session Monday night, the Lawrenceburg City Council asked for an ordinance detailing a water rate increase to be put on the agenda for its next regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Feb. 14.

  • Third quarter blitz buries Lady Bearcats

    South Oldham used a 10-0 run late in the third quarter to post a 73-63 win over Anderson County in a match-up of two of the Eighth Region's top teams Friday night in Crestwood.

    Anderson had erased a 44-38 deficit when Mackenzie Cann and Corrin Robinson connected on 3-pointers but South Oldham responded with a 10-0 blitz over the next 1:40 to take control. Mary Dye, who scored 23 points for South Oldham, bookended the run with a 3-pointer and a steal that ended with a pass to Emily Housley for a layup that made it 54-44.

  • Broadband OK’d for rural areas

    One of the riddles vital to unlocking Anderson County’s economic development puzzle has apparently been solved.
    By March, many businesses and homeowners outside of the city could have access to broadband Internet service, thanks to a former political candidate’s campaign promise and a vote of the South Anderson Water District.