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Today's News

  • Creative ways to increase your fruit and vegetable intake

    It’s healthy for us to eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables a day but many of us don’t eat that many servings.

    Fruits and vegetables are important to our diet, because they provide necessary nutrients and are high in dietary fiber and low in calories, fat and cholesterol.

    The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that you make half your plate fruits and vegetables.

  • Birdwhistell, Springate accept governor’s board appointments

    Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions.

    Beshear reappointed Edwin Glenn Birdwhistell to the State Board of Auctioneers to serve for a term expiring June 30, 2017, effective July 1.

    Birdwhistell, of Lawrenceburg, is an auctioneer at Birdwhistell & Perry Realty & Auction.

    53rd Judicial District

    Beshear appointed Betty A. Springate to the office of district judge for the 53rd Judicial District to serve subject to the provisions of Section 152 of the Constitution of Kentucky.

  • Community Calendar 07.02.14

    Benefit Ride benefits Open Hands Food Pantry

    The Open Hands Community Food Pantry is sponsoring a benefit ride Sat., July 19.

    Registration starts at 11 a.m. and kick stands up at 12:30 p.m.

    The ride will begin and end at the pantry with all proceeds going to support the Pantry.

    For more information, contact David Montgomery at 502.680.6645, Dan Dunnum at 502.682.0956 or Ed Nivison at 502.803.1431.

    The Pantry is located at 1111 Industry Rd., Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

  • Stolen AMR ambulance is recovered in Shelby County

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, Kentucky State Police responded to the theft of an American Medical Response Ambulance transporting a patient from Patty A. Clay Hospital in Richmond to Our Lady of Peace in Louisville around 10:54 p.m. Tuesday of last week.

    During transport, the patient became combative, overpowering EMS workers, and left them on the side of I-64W near mile marker 48 in Franklin County.

  • Reunion brought the Brown family together

    The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. William B. Brown their annual reunion June 21 at Fairview Christian Church Fellowship Hall.

    Those attending were:

    •Marie Brown Hyatt

    •Steve Hyatt

    • Steve, Anne, Ethan, Ella and Ruby Cummins

    •Carie and Sophie Mancuso.

    •Audry and Ava Carpenter.

    •Maggie Brown Wells.

    •Ray and Sharan Stapp.

    •Beverly Benedict.

    •Terri and Bradley Collins.

    •Allen and Ruth Wells.

  • Wild Turkey Distillery donates $35,000 to Old Friends Equine

    Rosie Napravnik and Wild Turkey’s Master Distiller, Jimmy Russell, presented a check for $35,000 to Napravnik’s favorite charity, Old Friends Equine (www.oldfriendsequine.org), an organization dedicated to giving retired racehorses a safe, comfortable life, Friday in Georgetown.

    Wild Turkey Bourbon supported Napravnik, an ambassador for the brand, during this Triple Crown racing season by pledging to donate money for tweets of the hashtag #RideWithRosie.

  • Lawrenceburg students make President’s List at Eastern

    EKU announces Spring 2014 Semester’s President’s List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,177 students earned President’s List honors for the Spring 2014 semester.

    Local students honored are:

    •Michelle Bruner of Lawrenceburg, senior Correctional & Juvenile Justice Studies major.

    •Amanda DeWitt of Lawrenceburg, junior Philosophy major.

    •Lexandra Overby of Lawrenceburg, sophomore Pre-Occupational Science major.

  • EKU announces Dean’s List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,880 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2014 semester.

    The following local students were on the List.

    •Michelle Lynn Bruner of Lawrenceburg, senior Correctional & Juv Jus Studies major.

    •Heather Renaute Cheek of Lawrenceburg, junior Fam & Cons Sci Teaching major.

    •Amanda Lauren DeWitt of Lawrenceburg, junior Philosophy major.

    •Chelsea Renee Lane of Lawrenceburg, junior Pre-Occupational Science major.

  • Locals are among spring graduates at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the spring semester.

    Graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 10.

    Local EKU graduates include:

    •Michelle Lynn Bruner, Lawrenceburg, BS in Correctional & Juvenile Justice Studies.

    •Tatiana M. Cody, Lawrenceburg, BS in Biology Pre-Medical Science.

    •Christian Colleen Fyffe, Lawrenceburg, BS in Elementary Education Teaching.

    •Jacob Aaron Harmon, Lawrenceburg, BM in Music

  • Wilson named to River Falls Dean’s List

    The spring semester Dean’s List honoring 1, 384 students at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been released by Registrar Daniel Vande Yacht.

    Elaine Wilson of Lawrenceburg, with a major in Physics ,was named to the list.

    To be named to the Dean’s List, a full-time undergraduate student must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0 or midway between an “A” and “B” average.