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Today's News

  • Deputy meets a 'Picker'
  • News briefs

    Community Service Day set
    Community Service Day is scheduled this year for April 15, according to a news release.
    Now in it third year, the day is designed to encourage residents to perform community service at a variety of locations across Anderson County.
    The day was designated here by Mayor Sandy Goodlett, and has been designated by mayors of other communities nationwide.

  • Felon offered probation after pleading to handgun charge

    A convicted felon who pleaded guilty to being in possession of a handgun is expected to be placed on probation when he is sentenced April 5 in Anderson Circuit Court.
    Jeffery Brewer, 50, who lived at 1300 Drydock Road at the time of his arrest, was indicted on a Class C felony for being a felon in possession of a firearm and wanton endangerment after he allegedly pointed a loaded .45 caliber handgun at his wife on Christmas Eve of 2014.

  • Gay nabs scholarship to 4-H teen conference

    Anderson County student Emma Gay was selected as one of the 30 winners/recipients of a state gold award and will receive a full scholarship to the Teen Conference this summer at the UK.
    She will also receive an $800 scholarship toward attending National 4-H Congress Conference.
    In the highly competitive 4-H Achievement Program, young people receive recognition and prizes for their accomplishments in 4-H and their community.

  • Saffell Street Citizens of the month
  • EBW fifth-graders honored

    From staff reports
    Fifth-graders honored for attendance or being on the honor roll for the third nine weeks are:
    Mr. Calvert’s homeroom
    All A’s
    Brooklyn Burgard
    Gillian Case
    Elisabeth Chilton
    Adam Cook
    Rayleen Flygstad
    Emily Hudson
    John Potter
    All A’s and B’s
    Donna Campbell
    Hannah Cox
    Lakin Gross
    Cole Harrod
    Katelyn Hibshman
    Hillary Kays
    Brady Klink
    Sam Lee
    Annie Sue Lynch
    Laura Miller

  • AMS CHESS TEAM BRINGS HOME THE GOLD MEDAL

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, March 31, 1966
    Mrs. Clifford Stratton’s vacation trip really paid off last summer. Not only was the 18-day trip an enjoyable one, but she also received a check for $100 this week for an article that is to appear in a trade magazine this coming summer.
    Mr. and Mrs. Stratton and their six children piled into their compact foreign car last summer and started of on a 2,700-mile journey that took them to North Carolina, Washington, D.C., Virginia Beach and Jacksonville, Ala.

  • White anniversary

    All friends and family are invited to the 65th wedding anniversary of William and Lucille White.
    A reception will be given in their honor by their three children and their families on April 3, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the New Fellowship Hall at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
     

  • Births

    Sophya Marie Drury was born Jan. 13, 2016, at 9:01 a.m. at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds and measured 19.5 inches in length at birth.
    Sophya is the daughter of Morgan and Russ Drury of Lawrenceburg.
    She has an older sister, Izzabella, 3.
    She is the granddaughter of Tammi and David Jenkins, of Lawrenceburg; Robert and Tracey Bonzo, of Bardstown; Lynn and Joe Perkins, and Larry and Billie Drury, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • Engagements

    Marty and Fran Pinkston, of Frankfort, announce the engagement of their daughter Emily Pinkston, of Frankfort, to Joshua Doolin, of Lawrenceburg. Doolin is the son of Carl and Tammy Doolin, of Lawrenceburg.
    Pinkston is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. Doolin will graduate from Campbellsville University in May.
    A closed wedding is planned for 2:30 p.m. June 11, 2016, at Capital City Christian Church in Frankfort.