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Today's News

  • As April enters, signs of life are everywhere

    Did this month fly or what? Here it is the last day of March and it seems like it just started. It may be going out like a lion, but it brought along its buddy April showers. Let’s just hope they don’t come every day.
    Time and Mother Nature finally colluded this past weekend and my body can sure tell it. What gorgeous weather we had. I got all kinds of work done on the farm. I can tell you that it takes precisely 3 cubic feet of soil to fill one wooden pallet for a raised bed.

  • Help local Boy Scouts while enjoying some pizza

    “Troop 37, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.”
    It’s an introduction that works anywhere in the world. Current and past scouters everywhere know it. Like a society in which only you know the handshake. It’s immediate and amazing.
    Meet any scout, anywhere. An instant connection.
    The program is the same throughout the world. The values taught— trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent— are staples among Boy Scouts everywhere.
    They define a scout.

  • Getting older? Let free stuff take away your birthday blues

    With the digital world at your fingertips, you have a walking deal finder.
    All you have to do is punch into Google what kind of deals you are looking for and, like magic, they appear.
    On your birthday, you shouldn’t feel depressed for getting a year older. Instead, take advantage of it. There are so many deals and goodies for you to choose from.

  • House OKs $3.8M to widen US 62 from Turner to 127

    By Ben Carlson
    News staff
    The state’s biennial road plan, which includes $3.8 million to wide US 62 between Robert B. Turner Elementary School and US 127 Bypass cleared the House last week and now awaits approval in the state Senate.
    The measure, part of the state’s 4.58 billion biennial plan, passed the House by a 56-40 margin.
    If ultimately approved, it would spent $3.8 million in 2016 to widen the road, a measure Lawrenceburg Mayor Sandy Goodlett says is needed.

  • Jail log

    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.

  • 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