Today's News

  • Man arrested on DUI charges


    A man was arrested last Sunday after his vehicle was observed traveling down Main Street in Lawrenceburg and being unable to hold its own lane, according to a citation issued by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    According to the citation, the arresting officer said that upon making contact with the driver, he noticed a strong odor of alcohol and upon further observance stated that his eyes were red and bloodshot. William Antonio Hernandez-Poco, of 1014 Linden Drive, stated he had left Bourbon on Main and admitted to having three drinks.

  • Beshear warns of Vets scam

    A caller from a sham charity dubbed “Coalition for Veterans of America” is preying upon Kentuckians’ goodwill toward veterans and veteran causes, Attorney General Andy Beshear said, according to a news release.

    The Attorney General’s office has received multiple reports from Kentuckians saying a caller claiming to be with the “Coalition for Veterans of America” is seeking donations to help cover Veterans Affairs medical bills and aid homeless veterans.

  • The sound, fury of our Tweeter-in-Chief

    The president does not hold press conferences to push his agenda. He does not preside over town halls, taking questions from constituents, nor does he explain policy from the podium. He does not speak to his Attorney General when he is displeased. 

    He tweets.

  • Plan ahead for August chores

    Happy August.

    Anyone else notice the cooler than average temperatures we’ve been having? I just checked the Old Farmer’s Almanac and it’s calling for cooler than average temperatures the whole month. No worries though because September is forecast to be hotter than normal.

    The weather has been a bit unusual all summer. Morning temps in the 50s is just wacky. We’re already up 3 inches in normal rainfall for the year. I’m really hoping that the wet summer means a dry winter.

  • Actuarial integrity key to repairing pension

    By Jim Waters

    Any retiree who worked as an engineer in building and repairing Kentucky’s buildings, highways and bridges should concur with a hearty “Amen!” for structural integrity, which indicates the ability of a structure to withstand a certain amount of intended weight without failing, fracturing or otherwise weakening.

    If Kentucky is to fix its pension mess, then “actuarial integrity” must become to its defined-benefit system what structural integrity is to its physical infrastructure.

  • Beware the Skimmer

    By Ryan Quarles

    Kentucky Commissioner

    of Agriculture

    Summer is a great time to make memories with family and friends. Whether you are spending your summer out on the farm, driving to your local ice cream shop, or hitting the road for a vacation, Kentuckians should be on the lookout for preying credit card skimmers seeking to steal sensitive information while you fill up your gas tank.

  • Man hits two cars, power pole; flees scene

    A Lawrenceburg man was arrested last Tuesday on charges of leaving the scene of an accident and driving on a suspended license after striking two cars and a power pole, according to a citation issued by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Cycling cross country for cancer


    Six years and over 41,000 miles later, Flynn Donoho has traveled all over the United States with his dog Diva asking strangers for donations to help raise money for The American Cancer Society. Passing through Lawrenceburg on his way to Morehead, Donoho said the cause that he rides for hits very close to home.

  • Seminar aims to ‘Protect the Flock’


    First Baptist Church will be the first church in Kentucky to offer a seminar addressing the threat of violence and sexual assault on unsuspecting worshippers. The church has partnered with SheepDog Seminars, and hopes to bring awareness to the issue.

  • Something for everyone


    A new business has opened in Anderson County offering a variety of activities for youth and adults to keep busy and having fun this summer and into the fall months. Bearcat Den opened its doors July 5, and is located at 101 Hilltop Shopping Center. The facility is open Monday through Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Saturdays from 5 to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m.