Today's News

  • Class of 1954 celebrates 60th reunion
  • Woman’s Club makes holiday candy

    From staff reports

    Members of the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club have been busy making candy for the upcoming holiday season, according to a news release.

    For the past several years, the sales of chocolate-covered bourbon balls and buckeyes (peanut-butter balls) have raised funds for scholarships and other community-service projects. Colorful holiday-themed tins containing 12 pieces of either type of candy are $12 for Bourbon Balls and $7 for Buckeyes. Call Fern Edgett at 839-9329 or Maria Cataldi at 598-3173 to place an order.

  • Anderson Public Library calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes during the coming weeks.

    The library at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1:00

    Doctor Who

    When: Friday, Nov. 7

    Time:  6-8 p.m.


    APL Book Club

    When:  Monday, Nov. 10

    Time:  6-7 p.m.

    Writers’ Group

    When: Wednesday, Nov. 12

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

  • 11-05 church briefs

    Family Worship Center to host 60-year anniversary homecoming

    Family Worship Center will celebrate its 60th anniversary 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. The church was started in a home on Ballard Street by the Rev. Emma Cammuse in 1954.

    The guest speaker will be former pastor Kenneth Greene, and the musical guest will be the Rogers Family from Georgia. A potluck dinner will follow the service along with fall festival activities for the kids.

    For more information, contact the church at 839-1856.


  • Freeman uses struggles to share the Gospel

    Travis Freeman is well versed at handling adversity with grace. He recently shared his story about how he became the first blind American football player and recently visited First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.

    Freeman said his story has opened doors through his book “Lights Out: Living in Sightless World,” a recently released movie “23 Blast” and speaking at churches to share the Gospel.

  • The Way We Were: Fall fun in 1974
  • 11-05 published district court docket

    Judge Betty Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Oct. 2.

    James L. Bashaw, arraignment, second-degree criminal possession forged instrument, theft by deception (less than $10,000) – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Oct. 9.

    Jeffrey D. Campbell, arraignment, theft by unlawful taking (auto less than $500), buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 30.

  • 11-05 jail log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.


    Oct. 27

    Jeremy Blackwell for parole violation and two counts of failure to appear in court by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Randall Angel for a Lincoln County warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

    Shelby Moore for theft by unlawful taking in the amount of less than $500 by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Four busted on heroin, methamphetamine charges

    From staff reports

    Drug charges, including heroin and methamphetamine, landed four people behind bars last Sunday night.

    Arrested were Mark Stinnet, 23, of 433 Eagle St., Harrodsburg; Samantha Conover, 20, of 274 Catlett Lane, Harrodsburg; David Hess II, 28, of 5006 Tealwood Drive, Shelbyville; and Nicole Kampschaeffer, 36, of 5006 Tealwood Drive, Shelbyville.

  • School conducts food drive