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Today's News

  • Saffell Street names honor students

    From staff reports

    The following students were named to the honor roll for the first nine weeks at Saffell Street Elementary School, according to a news release.

    All A’s

    Chris Ball

    Cameron Beeler

    Makayla Caldwell

    Cayden Cox

    Alex Gehefer

    Grace Goodin

    Logan Harvey

    Lauren Holmes

    Jacob Little

    Julia McNulty

    Laura Quire

    Olivia Reynolds

    Alex Rios

    Anna Sawyer

    Jillian Skaggs

  • Christian Academy installs new logo
  • Literary pumpkins display Ward students’ creativity

    Students from Lisa Hudson’s fifth grade reading class at Emma B. Ward Elementary unleashed their creativity this week to create pumpkins resembling their favorite literary characters.

    Twenty students participated.

    The pumpkins were judged by a panel and awarded first, second and third prize for best of show.

    For Brax Briscoe, the pumpkin was a personal statement about his faith. He depicted Jesus Christ from his favorite book “The Action Bible,” which depicts the Bible with comic book like art.

  • The real reason tourism here stinks

    By Ben Carlson

    Publisher

    Column as I see ’em …

    Most of you will be happy to have this election over with if for no other reason than to stop hearing Mitch and Alison berate each other a thousand times a day.

    Me? I can finally stop listening to local politicians tell us what they will do to fix our tourism dilemma.

  • Put pumpkins to other good uses

    Pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins. It’s that time of year when we see them everywhere. Take advantage of the leftovers after this weekend and you’ll find a whole host of things to do with them. Since I’m all about learning interesting, though sometimes useless, facts let’s start with a little history.

  • Beef producers call for Nov. 20 referendum

    Kentucky beef producers have called for a referendum to support the advancement of beef promotion in Kentucky by collecting an additional $1 per head sold.

    The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association, as the certified entity, made an application to the Kentucky Board of Agriculture requesting a referendum to further beef promotion in Kentucky. The Kentucky Board of Agriculture approved the request and a referendum date of Nov. 20 has been set.

  • Program will teach 10 signs of Alzheimer’s

    What is typical of aging and what might be a sign of problems with memory? The University of Kentucky is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to present “Know the 10 Signs” across Kentucky. Anderson County Extension will sponsor two programs next month on Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. and again on Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Please call the Extension Office at 502-839-7271 to reserve a spot for this free educational program.

  • The Lawrenceburg man who nearly became president

    James Beauchamp “Champ” Clark was born near Lawrenceburg on March 7, 1850. As a boy he worked on farms in Anderson County. By the time he was 62 years old he had become the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, was the ranking Democrat official in the nation, and the leading Democratic candidate for president going into the 1912 Democrat nominating convention.

  • 11-05 news briefs

    Vets honored Nov. 9

    Now that the voting is done, remember to get out and pay tribute to those who keep that sacred right possible.

    A Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9 at American Legion Post 34 in Lawrenceburg.

    The event will be held inside of Patriot Hall and feature a catered meal for Anderson County veterans.

    Col. Charles Jones of the Kentucky National Guard will be the guest speaker.

  • These Eagles fly with a single wing

    You have heard of old school, but Anderson County will have to deal with old school extreme in the first round of the state football playoffs.

    The Bearcats host Scott High on Friday, Nov. 7. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

    And if you like real throwback football – we are not talking about simply wearing a jersey style from the past – you will love Scott, according to Anderson coach Mark Peach.