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Today's News

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  • Democratic forum is Thursday, 6 p.m.

    The Anderson County Democratic Woman’s Club will host a Democratic Candidate Forum Thurs., April 10 at 6 p.m.

    The event will be held at the Anderson County Senior Citizen’s Center and will feature former Kentucky Democratic Party Chair Jerry Lundergan and all local Democratic candidates.

  • A living wage is an equal voice -- poverty must be reduced

    By Luz Vega-Marquis

    President & CEO, Marguerite Casey Foundation

    Take a look at your bills. What do you pay for food, housing, clothing, health care, utilities and transportation? How much would it take for your family to just get by? Could you make it on $15,000 a year? $21,000? What would your family have to do without to make ends meet?

    What exactly does it take to make it in America?

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 has been active in 2014

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 participated in the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo at Eagle Lake on March 22. Auxiliary First Vice President and Chamber President Pam Rice Brough worked very hard to get ready for the Expo and the day.

  • New Liberty Easter events

    The New Liberty Christian Church youth will present “It All Happened In the City.” Sunday.

    On April 20, the choir will present “In Christ Alone.”

    The worship service starts at 10:50. “We would like everyone to come and worship with us at New Liberty,” wrote minister Jerry Perry in a news release.

  • Saturday is Ladies' Day in Lawrenceburg

    Attention ladies, this Saturday is Ladies Day in Lawrenceburg. Get your friends together and put on your hats and boas, dress up , dress down .... but dress for fun!

    Ladies will be getting a passport and participating in all kinds of fun activities, shopping, book signings and a raffle, because there’s a lot to offer in Lawrenceburg.

  • Community Easter egg hunt is Sunday at Fairgrounds

    The American Legion Auxiliary Anderson Unit 34 and the city of Lawrenceburg will host the Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, April 13 at the American Legion fairgrounds. The hunt starts at 1 p.m. sharp.

    Free pictures of children with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, prize baskets, money eggs and drinks will be available for each age group and over 8,000 eggs for age groups, 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 and a group for special needs.

  • Kentucky horses prized during Civil War era

    Kentucky author Maryjean Wall will present "Between North & South: Kentucky Horses and the Civil War" at the Anderson Public Library as a part of the Kentucky Humanities Program.

    Ms. Wall's story is about the love by people for Kentucky horses during the Civil War.

    Soldiers, guerillas, and outlaws prized Kentucky horse for their speed, endurance and agility in battle. They raided Bluegrass farms with impunity and on one occasion, rode off with arguably the best racehorse in America.

  • BIRTH: Brantley Easton Stratton

    Jedidiah and Aaren Stratton of Kennedale, Texas announce the birth of a son, Brantley Easton Stratton, born February 4, 2014, in Mansfield Texas.

    Brantley weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.

  • Knox William Lane Perkins

    Knox William Lane Perkins was born March 25, 2014 at 12:51 p.m. at the Frankfort Regional Hospital to LuAnn Puckett and Johnny Perkins.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 ¾ inches long.

    He was welcomed home by big brother Denver Puckett.