Today's News

  • Watts-Walling engagement

    Wesley and Michele Watts announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Chelsea Taylor Watts, to John-Tyler Walling, son of Angie and Steve Walling.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. May 28 in Versailles.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Calendar of events

    May 25

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Penny Toss performs at the Anderson Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

    12:30 p.m. — Card room open at the Anderson Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson Senior Center

    2 p.m. — Wii games and snacks at the Anderson Senior Center

    May 26


    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 21, 1965

    The farm of the late Mrs. Harrison Hurst, containing approximately 103 acres, sold at a Master Commissioner’s sale at Van Buren to Lester Sparrow of Spencer County for $10,600.

    Approximately 96 acres in the southwestern section of Anderson County owned by the late Otha Lawrence was sold at public auction to Richard Case for $7,775.

  • Grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted May 3 by an Anderson County Grand Jury, according to documents on file in Anderson County Circuit Court.

    April Hume of 5707 Lawrenceburg Road, Chaplin was indicted on one count of flagrant non-support for failing to make child support payments for her two children in the amount of $18,305.86.

    Travis Peterson (no address listed) was indicted on one count of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication for allegedly possessing Oxycodone.

  • Jail log

    From staff reports

    The following people were recently charged and transported to jail, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    May 11

    Amy Seamster was charged on Franklin and Washington county warrants by the Kentucky State Police.

    Russell Walker was charged with second-degree disorderly conduct by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Obed Drury was charged with harassing communications and third-degree terroristic threatening by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    May 12

  • Rotary Club celebrates 90th anniversary

    “Service above self.”

    That is the motto that has remained at the forefront of the Lawrenceburg Rotary Club since the first meeting was held at the Lawrenceburg Hotel on Sept. 28, 1925.

    On Oct. 15 of the same year, the club charter was presented at a meeting at First Christian Church.

    Rotary is the oldest service club of its type in the United States.

    “Rotary today has 1.2 million members in over 200 countries worldwide,” Capp Turner, director of club service, said.

  • Kentucky State Police honors fallen troopers

    Kentucky State Police killed in the line of duty were honored Friday evening with a ceremony at Lawrenceburg and Sand Springs cemeteries.

  • Transition Day gives ECC students chance to see new school

    Transition Day is always one of excitement at Sparrow Early Childhood Center.

    On this special day, kindergarteners get a preview of first grade at their home schools.

    On Monday, The Anderson News followed three kindergarteners as they made their way from ECC to Robert B. Turner Elementary School. Brinkley Bugg, Callie Lentz and Cameron Woods were each eager to visit their new school.

    “It’s going to be cool,” Brinkley said. “Because I’m going to meet new friends.”

    The size of Turner impressed each of them.

  • WWI soldier to be honored on Memorial Day

    The name of an Alton Station soldier killed in France just weeks before the end of World War I will be added to a memorial at the Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort during an inaugural ceremony scheduled for Memorial Day, May 30.

    Pvt. James Norman Tucker, 21, died in a train wreck Oct. 26, 1918 in Gael, France, according to information provided by the Kentucky National Guard Memorial Fund.

  • Ribbon cutting, Memorial Day ceremonies set at Legion

    Memorial Day service is May 29

    American Legion Auxiliary invites the public to a Memorial Day and Healing Field service at 3 p.m. May 29.

    The auxiliary, Post 34, and the Department of Kentucky Auxiliary are hosting the event in remembrance of our fallen service men and women and for all who have served.

    All 118 soldiers who are honored in the Healing Field will have their names read and one more hero will be added to the Healing Field. All Anderson County soldiers “Hometown Heroes” who lost their lives while serving will also be read.