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Today's News

  • BOBBY EDWARDS PLACES FIRST IN PISTOL SHOOT

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Aug. 13,1964

    Brown accepts scholarship

    Gary Brown, a 1962 honor graduate at the Lincoln Institute, graduated from United Electronics Institute in Louisville.

    Following completion of a course in basic electronics he qualified as an electronics technician and accepted a position with the American Telephone and Telegraph Company in Memphis.

    He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Brown.

    Severe cut on head

  • WEDDINGS: York-Fryar

    Katelyn Elizabeth York, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth York of Lawrenceburg, and Michael Edwin Fryar, son of Alan Fryar and Carol Ruthven of Lexington, were married at 7 p.m. on June 7, 2014.

    The bride is a granddaughter of Jim York, the late Vicki Shelburne York; the late Dr. Lewis Wash and Doris Wash.

    The groom is the grandson of William and Mary Alice Fryar; Amy Ruthven and the late Melvin Ruthven.

    The wedding and reception took place at the home of the bride’s parents in Lawrenceburg.

  • Campbell named in National Society of Collegiate Scholars

    Jacob Tyler Campbell of Lawrenceburg, a 2013 graduate of Anderson County High School, has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

    Campbell will be a sophomore at the University of Kentucky in the fall and will be inducted during a ceremony on campus. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing.

    NSCS is a member of the Association of the College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first-year and second-year college students.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Scrogham-Bush

    Alicia Bren Scrogham, daughter of David and Sherri Scrogham of Lawrenceburg, and Jason Bush, son of Terry and Patsy Bush of Lawrenceburg, announce their engagement.

    The wedding date is set for for Saturday, Oct. 11, at 2:30 p.m. at the Downtown Green in Wilmore.

  • Trent to perform in state fair talent show semi-finals Saturday

    Kenzie Trent of Lawrenceburg has qualified to compete in the 2014 Coca-Cola Talent Classic Semi-Finals Competition at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Trent, a sophomore at Anderson County High School, will be competing with a guitar and singing solo at the 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 in the South Wing Conference Center.

  • Rather than turning a blind eye, read news carefully and prayerfully

    A part of my morning routine is picking up my iPhone and, after silencing the alarm, opening Facebook and Twitter, checking for any news updates that may have been released overnight. The dim light pierces the darkness as I scroll the newsfeeds, reading the headlines from the various sources I follow. It can often lend itself to prayer for these people, places and circumstances.

  • Church news briefs for Aug. 13, 2014

    Calvary Baptist to host Jay Stone Singers

    The Jay Stone Singers will be in concert on Thursday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 2193 Cornishville Road, Harrodsburg. Everyone welcome.

    The concert is free but love offerings will be accepted.

    Sand Spring Baptist to host Shireys, Jay Stone Singers

    The Jay Stone Singers and The Shireys will be in concert Aug. 22 at 7p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church, located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road in Lawrenceburg.

  • Lewis named Distinguished Young Woman

    McKenna Lewis was moved to tears Saturday night when she was selected as this year’s Distinguished Young Woman of Anderson County.

    “I’m overwhelmed,” said Lewis. “It’s something I promised my grandpa I would do before he died. There’s no better feeling than knowing I made him proud.”

    Lewis competed against seven other contestants: Allison Adams, Rebekah Cardwell, NaKayla Turner, Sydney Jessee, Tess Taylor, Jacy Isaacs and Megan Sparrow.

  • LPD confiscates counterfeit merchandise at 127 Yard Sale

    Yellow crime scene tape surrounded three vendor tents at the Eagle Lake Expo Center Saturday afternoon.

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department confiscated counterfeit purses and other items bearing a trademark logo.

    Detective Jeremy Cornish said, in accordance with state law, the Lawrenceburg Police Department was obligated to confiscate the fake merchandise. He said they have to notify the trademark holder such as Dolce and Gabanna. If the trademark holder does not want the merchandise, the LPD will have to destroy it.

  • Branson sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter

    Timothy Branson was sentenced in Anderson County Circuit Court Friday for the death of his wife, Modena Sutton Branson, who was shot to death at her home on Ballard Road in 2012.

    Branson, 51, was sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter and five years for wanton endangerment charges for a total of a 20-year consecutive prison sentence.

    In June, Branson accepted the Commonwealth's plea agreement to enter a plea of guilty, which amended the charge of murder to first-degree manslaughter.