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Today's News

  • Bullets rip holes in home on Lincoln Street

    Lawrenceburg police are searching for what Chief Chris Atkins is calling a “list” of suspects in a drive-by shooting that rattled the Lincoln Street neighborhood early this morning.

    Shots rang out around 12:30 a.m. at 322 Lincoln St., with at least two bullets hitting the home and one punching a hole through the front door and into the family’s couch.

    Tristian Bean and his mother Lisa were home at the time, according to a family member who declined to be named, but neither was injured.

  • Funeral arrangements for former NFL coach Buddy Ryan announced

    Legendary football coach James David “Buddy” Ryan died Tuesday and will be laid to rest at Ritchie Peach Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg.

    Ryan was 82.

    Ritchie and Peach Funeral Home announced Wednesday day that visitation for the former NFL coach will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home located at 701 North Main Street.

    A funeral Mass will follow at 2 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 120 Gatewood Avenue.

  • Dealing with life’s hardships

    I heard someone say that they once cried out, “Can things possibly get any worse?” They said that was meant to be a rhetorical question, and not a challenge.

    Have you ever heard the testimony of Nick Vujicic? If not, I think you should. Nick was born in Melborne, Australia in 1982 to very Godly parents. His dad was a preacher.

    Nick was born without any limbs. No arms or legs.

  • Church briefs

    Pigeon Fork Baptist plans vacation bible school

    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will host vacation bible school June 29 through July 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Family Fun Night is planned for 5 p.m. July 2.

    Pre-register by calling 502-803-6508.

    The church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road, Waddy.

    Waddy Church of Faith homecoming planned

    The Waddy Church of Faith homecoming begins at 10 a.m. July 10.

    Lunch will follow the service.

  • Be a hit at this year’s cookout

    The Fourth of July is almost here and you’ve likely been invited to someone’s house for a cookout.

    You’re probably thinking of something to bring, but you don’t want to be that person with the tray of sliced watermelon, or the sheet cake decorated with blueberries and strawberries in a flag pattern. You want to do something different, be creative, wow them.

  • Births

    Mason Alexander and Aiden Michael Scott were born June 23, 2016, at 8:26 a.m. at Norton Women’s Hospital in Louisville.

    Mason weighed 3 lbs 15 oz and measured 16 inches long at birth. Aiden weighed 3 lbs 9 oz and measured 16 inches long at birth.

    The twins are the sons of Alison and Michael Scott of Louisville.

    They are the grandsons of Mike and Vicky Barch of Lawrenceburg, and Al and Roseanne Scott of Niles, Michigan.

    They are the great-grandsons of Sandra Scott of Largo, Florida, and the late Clyde Scott, Anthony and Delores Sergio.

  • Calendar of events

    June 29

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Easy Listening Ed Surtsinger at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11 a.m. to noon — Jim Austin, comedy and magic at First Baptist gym (Anderson Public Library 2016 Summer Reading Program)

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Noon — Rook Club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Chair yoga, cards, puzzles, games, and pool at the Anderson County Senior Center

  • COUNTY GETTING READY FOR BICENTENNIAL

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, June 30, 1966

    Kenneth Riley, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Riley of Mercer County, was seriously injured at the Calvin Morgan Service Station on U.S. 62, just west of Lawrenceburg, where he was employed.

  • Fundraiser helps Humane Society facilities get a facelift

    Thanks to an what organizers called an overwhelming response from the communi-ty, the Anderson Humane Society has made many recent improvements.

    “We started a maintenance fundraising campaign in the early spring,” Karen Tuck-er, president of the humane society, said. “We raised close to $4,000.”

    Tucker credits local people and businesses with helping to get the renovations done. Through item and monetary donations, the humane society was able to in-stall new floors and paint the interior in colors that are soothing to the animals.

  • Rucker completes basic training

    Private First Class Landon D. Rucker graduated earlier this month from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp in Parris Island, South Carolina, according to a news release.

    The 2010 graduate of Anderson County High School successfully completed 13 weeks of inten-sive basic military training as one of 56 recruits in Training Platoon 3045.

    During his training, Rucker received the Marks-menship Rifle Expert Badge.

    Following a 10 day leave, Rucker reported to Camp Lejeune for one month at Marine Combat Training then Military Occupation Specialty School.