Today's News

  • Engagement: Bowman-Akins

    Keith and Desiree Bowman of Nicholasville announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney Elizabeth Bowman of Nicholasville to Brandon Lee Akins of Lawrenceburg, son of Barry and Lynn Akins of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2009 Jessamine County High School graduate and works admittance at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
    The groom is a 2005 Anderson County High School graduate and problem solver at Amazon.
    The wedding will take place Sept. 10, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg. All family and friends are invited.

  • The Way We Were: Blackburn Champion in 4-H Electric

    50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 31, 1961

  • Bourbon, wine tasting event will benefit historical society

    A bourbon and wine tasting fundraiser will be held at Dowling Hall on Sept. 24 from 6:30-9 p.m. to benefit the Society for the Historic Preservation of the city of Lawrenceburg.
    The cociety was formed, according to a press release, to provide practical and financial support to the owners of historic buildings within the city of Lawrenceburg who are seeking to preserve and maintain the historic character of such buildings and to aid in the overall historic preservation of the community.

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  • Waddy man loses amputation suit; attorney plans to appeal

    From The Sentinel-News
    The attorney for Phillip Seaton, the Waddy man who lost his lawsuit against the doctor who amputated his penis, said he plans to appeal the jury’s verdict.
    After hearing three days of emotional and sometimes graphic and embarrassing testimony from a variety of witnesses, a Shelby County Circuit Court jury ruled last Wednesday that Dr. John Patterson, a urologist from Frankfort, had the right to amputate Seaton’s penis without discussing that surgery with him during a circumcision in 2007.

  • District court docket: 8-31-11

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings Aug. 1, 2011.
    Woodrow T. Gaines, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – pretrial conference Aug. 10, motion/disposition/trial date Aug. 15.
    Glenn A. Burger, disposition, failure to notify department of transportation of address change, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – pretrial conference Aug. 10, motion/disposition/trial date Aug. 15.

  • Tony’s BBQ Barn to serve burgoo at state festival

    They needed burgoo, and it didn’t take them long to find out where to find it.
    The organizers of the Kentucky Bluegrass Music Festival in Louisville knew that adding burgoo to the festival’s lineup would give it a kick, but first they needed to find a renowned purveyor of the hodge-podge of a stew.
    “We were watching a KET documentary on burgoo while considering adding it to the festival,” said Matt Willinger of Bisig Impact Group in Louisville, the event’s organizer.

  • Truck tug raises more than $8,000 for girl, 2, battling cancer

    More than 600 people attended last Saturday’s Truck Tug at the Anderson County park to raise money for Ryleigh McKinney, a 2-year-old battling a rare form of childhood liver cancer.
    The event raised more than $8,000 for Ryleigh’s family and featured raffles, donated concession food and, of course, the truck tug.
    “We were all amazed at the turnout,” Melanie Wiley of Kentucky Truck Tuggers said.
    Thirty-two trucks of all different classes participated in the event at the county park.

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  • Giving back, through music

    By Meaghan Downs
    Staff Writer
    The Acoustic Project began with a man dying 10 feet from Kevin Riggs.
    The University of Kentucky student and Lawrenceburg native was returning from Houston after attending the Final Four game with some friends when he witnessed a terrible car crash.
    A man was ejected from the vehicle, and died on the scene. Riggs said some of his friends were EMTs, so they attempted to assist in the aftermath of the crash.
    Riggs said he tried to comfort the man’s wife, saved by her seatbelt.