Today's News

  • Breakfast smoothies you can prep ahead of time

    Next week is the beginning of another school year. For those of you with school age children, you know it’s both exciting and stressful. I’m already thinking about the morning struggle, what to pack for lunch, and the best way to get a 17 and a 6-year-old out of bed. Neither one likes to eat breakfast when they get up. I’ve read a bunch of articles on ways to make the rough mornings go smoother, and I think I’m going to try a few. Let’s hope the full moon on Monday is a positive influence.

  • church briefs


    Vacation Bible school at LUPC

    Lawrenceburg United Pentecostal Church will hold its vacation Bible school July 24-28, the church announced.

    The school will be from 6 to 8 p.m. each day.

    Snacks will be provided and there will be crafts for those who attend.

    The name is the camp is “Camp Courage.

    Glensboro Christian to host 10th annual Ladies Outreach


    From staff reports

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

    July 22

    Adams Atkins was charged with Dui, careless driving, speeding, and no insurance card by the Kentucky State Police.

    July 23

    William Robinson was charged with DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia by the Kentucky State Police.

    Kenneth Flint was charged with failure to appear by the Kentucky State Police.

  • Suspect allegedly stole to feed habit


    After being observed shoplifting last Saturday, a man was arrested for stealing energy drinks and shoes.

    The man allegedly said his intent was to trade the items in order to feed his drug addiction, according to a citation issued by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    William Cody Richardson, of 1141 Versailles Road, was arrested Saturday after Walmart identified him as being observed shoplifting multiple times in recent history including that day, July 29.

  • Argument with fiancée turns brothers against each other


    A man was arrested last Monday after an altercation he had with his brother that transpired over an argument he had been having with his fiancée.

    Jason Tarrence, of Louisville, was charged with fourth degree assault after an argument with his brother, Jamie Tarrence.

    The argument became physical, resulting in Jamie receiving a bite to his finger and right upper arm, according to a citation. The altercation took place at 1060 Jenny Lillard Rd. in Lawrenceburg.

  • 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.