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Today's News

  • City OKs budget, congratulates champion golfer

    The Lawrenceburg City Council gave final approval to several resolutions, received an update on its fire hydrants and congratulated a champion collegiate golfer during its meeting Monday night at city hall.

    Mayor Sandy Goodlett started the meeting by reading a proclamation for Kaitlyn Riley, who captured the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national women’s golf title recently while playing for the University of the Cumberlands.

  • Hume elected to international position

    Robbie Hume says he’s honored to achieve what only two other city clerks in Kentucky have done before, but he’s more interested in what being elected to an international post will do for the people he serves.

    Hume, who serves as clerk and administrator for the City of Lawrenceburg, was recently elected to the board of directors for the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), becoming just the third clerk from a Kentucky city to hold the position.

  • EDA approves budget, renews contract with Bluegrass ADD

    The Lawrenceburg-Anderson County Economic Development Authority elected officers, passed its annual budget and renewed its affiliation with the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD) during its meeting last Wednesday at Lawrenceburg City Hall.

    Re-elected to their current positions were Ricky Hawkins, chairman; Tom Smith, secretary-treasurer; and Charlie Cammack, vice chairman.

    All three previously held those positions, and no other authority members were nominated.

  • Eggs-tra large
  • 4-H Horse Team wins state contest
  • Jail log

    From staff reports

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

    June 1

    Ryan McCutcheon was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked license, possession of a suspended license, one headlight, improper equipment, failure to notify DOT of address change and failure to appear by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Danny Cox was charged with DUI and operating on a suspended or revoked license by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Property transfers

    The following property transfers were recently recorded at the Anderson County Courthouse.

    Larry Drury, Billie Jean Drury, Charlotte Drury, Mark Allen Drury, Bodey Drury, Gary Scott Drury, Donna Jean Drury, Connie L. Drury, and Connie Sue Drury to Elaine Osborne, 235 Lynn Drive, $87,500.

    E. Glenn Birdwhistell and Virginia G. Birdwhistell to Trina J. and Jerry W. Turner Jr., 105 Franklin Street, $8,400.

    Bonnie R. Bryant to Christopher E. Bryant and Begina R. Cummins, seven tracts Anderson County, $160,000.

  • Crain graduated cum laude in physical education

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, June 16, 1966

    James J. Brown placed first in his class in the Bluegrass Rally Car Show in Versailles. He showed a 1935 model automobile.

    Paul Johnson, who returned from duty in Viet Nam where he was injured on March 24, was spending a 30-day convalescent leave with his parents, Anderson County Jailer Lucien Johnson and Mrs. Johnson, and his brother Robert.

  • You, too, can become ‘King of the Grill’

    My dad was not always “king of the grill.” My brother and I endured many years of waiting patiently for the coals to turn gray, only to receive the charred remains of a once perfect handmade hamburger. We referred to these masterpieces as “hockey pucks.“ Hot dogs, bratwurst, steaks, all suffered the same fate.

    Apparently several years, and moving to Florida have improved his grill skills. No longer do I hear “Taps” being played in the background when my Dad says dinner is ready.

  • Calendar of events

    June 15

    By appointment only — Computer tutoring at the Anderson Public Library

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

    10 a.m. — Arnold Clark Old Timers Band at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure check with Amedysis at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Noon — Potluck lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Noon — Rook Club, games, puzzles, and pool at the Anderson County Senior Center