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Today's News

  • Church news briefs, May 13, 2015

    Friendship Baptist to discuss cemetery

    A meeting for those with family, friends and loved ones buried in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery are asked to attend a meeting to discuss the cemetery’s long-term support program, organizers announced.

    The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 16 at the cemetery, and will address maintenance, mowing and other needs related to the cemetery.

    For more information, call Phyllis Grubbs at 502-839-7143.

    Alton Christian to host youth rally

  • Will beauty be able to save the world?

    By Nancy Kennedy, Faith columnist

    At my church we talk a lot about beauty.

    The ancient Greeks and the early Christians elevated three prime virtues: truth, goodness and beauty, and as Russian novelist Dostoevsky wrote, “Beauty will save the world.”

    A longing for beauty is primal. A lack of it brings despair.

  • Fields to attend modeling school in New York

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 13, 1965

    Crask wins engineering grant

    Jesse Crask, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ancel Crask, was awarded on of 40 student Engineering Employee scholarships by the Kentucky Dept. of Highways

    The Anderson High School senior was chosen on the basis of scores made on the American College Test, his standing in his high school class, and statements made on his application form.

    Injured at school

  • District Court Docket, published May 13, 2015

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on April 6.

    Kaylon J. Brewer, review, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – contempt of court, sentenced to five days (conditionally discharged), continued to Apr. 20.

    Joseph A. Brock, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – dismissed.

  • City police launch seat belt campaign

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department is joining the 2015 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization on May 18 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up.

    “As motorists take to the roads to celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend, we want to ensure that everyone arrives at their destination safe and sound,” Sgt. Chris Beach said in a news release. “We’ll be out in force – day and night – prepared to ticket anyone not wearing a seat belt.”

  • Aggressive attack credited for saving burning house

    By Ben Carlson, News staff

    Arson investigators were still trying Monday to determine what caused an unoccupied residence at 1941 Glensboro Road to burn Saturday afternoon.

    “We’re looking into that,” said Anderson County Fire District Chief Patrick Krogman. “We’re waiting to make contact with the owners to be able to get back in there. It looks like it started in a second floor bedroom. That’s where the heaviest damage was.”

  • Fire damages apartments on Evergreen

    By Ben Carlson, News staff

    Lawrenceburg firefighters were able to save an apartment building at 204 Evergreen Drive that caught fire around 8:30 Tuesday morning, but the building sustained significant damage.

    City Fire Chief Bobby Hume said it appears the fire started in the upstairs bathroom of center of three apartments in the building and was likely caused by an exhaust fan.

    “We’re pretty sure that’s what started it,” he said. “One of our guys touched it and it fell through the hole.”

  • Auxiliary members attend spring conference

    The American Legion and Auxiliary held their spring conference in Florence on April 17 and 18, the organization announced.

    Member Pam Brough announced to department President Lana Goley that the local unit would send $1,000 to be split between her two special projects that are Intrepid Fallen Hero’s Fund at Fort Campbell and Wounded Warriors Battalion at Fort Knox.

    Guest speakers included department Commander Marty Goley, membership chairman Sidney Shouse and National Executive Committeeman Randall Coffman.

  • Legion Auxiliary to host poker run

    The American Legion Auxiliary Anderson Unit 34 will host its eighth annual Poker Run for the Department of Kentucky Healing Field on Saturday, May 16.

    The Healing Field honors all Kentucky solder’s who have given their life in the War on Terrorism.

  • FBLA students preparing for national conference