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Today's News

  • Five times the joy for local grandmother

    By now, most of Kentucky has heard of the Driskall quintuplets that were born in the beginning of May at University of Kentucky. What some might not know is that one of those quintuplets grandmothers lives right here in Anderson County.

    Ann Beasley grew up in Anderson County and graduated from Anderson County High School. She is now the grandmother to five thriving grandchildren, and can’t wait for the day she can hold each one of the five babies.

  • Free Enes Kanter, protect free speech

    When the NCAA ruled Enes Kanter ineligible to play basketball for the University of Kentucky, people tweeted #FreeEnes.

    Now that the Turkish government has issued an arrest warrant for Kanter after he criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the hashtag has re-emerged.

    Kanter’s fight for free speech brings an international issue to the Bluegrass. Kanter has openly criticized the Erdogan government, and in reward it revoked his passport so he could not travel.

  • Tips on controlling flies

    Warmer weather brings more pest problems. Horn flies and face flies are key pests of Kentucky cattle. Both species breed in fresh manure piles, but they present different threats and management problems. Fortunately, you have a variety of fly control options.

  • Happy to celebrate 225th anniversary

    On June 1, the Commonwealth of Kentucky celebrated the 225th anniversary of its admittance as a state into the Union. Originally a part of Virginia known as “the Kentucky County,” it became the 15th state of this nation in 1792. So today, I want to celebrate my home state of Kentucky, a place the Native American Wyandot nation called the “land of tomorrow.” Once considered the far western frontier, Kentucky has developed into a state with diverse industries, a strong heritage, and international prominence.

  • Sweet recognition for Main Street shop owners

    Local downtown retail shop, Sweet Mash, has been invited to be apart of the Kentucky Bourbon Affair’s Higher Proof Expo this Saturday, June 10, in Louisville.

    The expo has been called a “bourbon fantasy camp,” where people from all over the nation will come to get a taste of the bourbon industry in Kentucky.

  • Wild Turkey, Four Roses to host inaugural Hometown Social

    Four Roses has teamed up with Wild Turkey to host a first time event called Hometown Social. The event will take place in downtown Lawrenceburg on Thursday, June 8 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., and is open to ticket holders. Tickets can be purchased for $150 to $200 a person, and will be sold until the event sales out. Even without a ticket, locals will still be able to experience some aspects of the event. Shops on Main Street will be open, and some parts of the event will be able to be enjoyed by those strolling through the downtown area.

  • Woman develops system to help children learn

    After graduating college and being thrown into the world with no work experience, Katie Daniels of Anderson County decided to start her own business with a tool that teaches children the learning foundations they need to start school.

    Founding a company called Forming Foundations, Daniels is eager to get the word out about her product, and how it can make a difference in children’s lives.

  • Sweet recognition for Main Street shop owners

    Local downtown retail shop, Sweet Mash, has been invited to be apart of the Kentucky Bourbon Affair’s Higher Proof Expo this Saturday, June 10, in Louisville.

    The expo has been called a “bourbon fantasy camp,” where people from all over the nation will come to get a taste of the bourbon industry in Kentucky.

  • Partnership leads to improvements at Brayton apartments

    The Lawrenceburg Brayton apartments got a face-lift when it was one of 18 different affordable housing complexes that were renovated last year throughout the state. A grand re-opening and post-rehabilitation ceremony was held at the apartment last Thursday. The complex was part of a 563 apartment home project that took place in over 14 different counties throughout Kentucky.

  • Bill Rideout named principal at Anderson High

    80 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, June 10, 1937

    A front-page story reported that The Lawrenceburg Motor Company sold three Buicks this week. The cars were four-door sedans and were sold to William E. Dowling, Mrs. Mary Downing Bond and Dr. T.H. Posey.

    Frank Routt, Commander of Anderson Post No. 34, was to receive a silver cup for increased membership at the upcoming District meeting. It was to be held at the Legion Fairgrounds. The Anderson Post was in the lead all the way through the year, having the highest mark for increased membership.