Today's News

  • Visit from a firefighter
  • Drury wins Farm Bureau district award; state’s next

    Anderson County High School student Emily Drury advanced to the state Farm Bureau contest after winning the title of Outstanding Girl Youth in district competition.
    She is a daughter of Jeff and Nicole Drury of Lawrenceburg.
    Drury delivered a two minute speech on agriculture and was interviewed for seven minutes during the district competition.
    Also competing in the competition were students Logan Stevens and Erin Paden.
    Drury will compete at the state level Dec. 1 in Louisville against 11 other district finalists.

  • District court docket: 10-26-11

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Oct. 6, 2011.
    Collin W. Catlett, preliminary hearing, second-degree burglary – amended to third-degree burglary, waived to grand jury; eight counts of theft by unlawful taking – waived to grand jury.
    Collin W. Catlett, preliminary hearing, second-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault (no visible injury) – waived to grand jury.

  • Cary indicted for drug trafficking, DUI

    A Lawrenceburg man was indicted last week on drug trafficking and DUI charges from an incident that occurred in May.
    Richard M. Cary, 34, of 3071 Blaine Circle, was indicted for first-degree trafficking of Oxycodone, a Class C felony, according to documents on file in the Anderson County Courthouse.
    He was also indicted for first-offense DUI and having an open alcoholic beverage in the vehicle.
    Other grand jury indictments include:
    Darryl E. Riley, 420 Bondville Road, Salvisa for unlawful possession of a methamphetamine precursor, a Class D felony.

  • School groups host fundraiser for Open Hands food pantry

    Two high school clubs, the FFA and FCCLA, are taking on the biggest fundraiser they’ve ever been involved in — raising $100,000 for Open Hands food pantry.
    Heather Montgomery, co-adviser for FCCLA, said the two organizations, along with the Youth Service Center, started work on the school-wide fundraiser this summer.
    “FFA and FFCLA are driven by community service and leadership,” Montgomery said, adding that the fundraiser planning will give students real-world experience.

  • Meet the classroom: 10-26-11
  • Education briefs: 10-26-11

    The following classes are being offered by Anderson Community Education.To register, call 839-3754 or e-mail Jacque Zeller or jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.

    Pottery Class
    A local potter is offering a class through Anderson Community Education. Titled “Crash Course Pottery,” the classes will be held Nov. 11, 12 and 19 at Susan Burge’s studio at 1221 Johnson Road, Lawrenceburg.
    The Nov. 11 class is for ages 12-18 and will be from 6 to 8 p.m.
    The Nov. 12 class is for ages 8-12 and will be from 2 to 4 p.m.

  • Third grade class holds mock fairy tale court
  • Better World Club raises money for famine relief
  • Saffell Street competes in ‘Glee Give a Note’ contest

    Saffell Street Elementary students are competing for prizes through the “Glee Give a Note” contest, a joint project of the National Association for Music Education, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and the television show “Glee.”
    Fox is donating $1 million to school music programs across the United States.