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Today's News

  • Mayor, clerk races boil as criticism heats up

    From staff reports

    Rough-and-tumble contests for mayor and county clerk will be settled when voters head to the polls from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, along with a host of other hotly contested races.

    The three-way race to replace outgoing Mayor Edwinna Baker includes James Ritchey, who in an interview that appears on page A14, delivers a blistering rebuke of Baker’s time in office, vows to oust the city’s police chief and attorney and lays out his plan to fix what he says is wrong with Lawrenceburg.

  • Denny, Gillis square off in county clerk’s race

    Denny answers criticisms, discusses why voters should keep him in office

  • Candidates vie for seats on Anderson County Fiscal Court

    Meet Meredith

    Name: Meredith Hyatt Lewis        

    Age: 45        

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Office sought: 4th District magistrate

    Occupation: Elementary music teacher and owner/operator of The Lawrenceburg Academy of Performing Arts (private music instruction)

  • City council hopefuls discuss taxes, Main Street, tourism

    Meet Dan

    Name: Dan Stumph

    Age: 63

    Office sought: City council

    Occupation: Printer

    Education: High school

    Organizations/memberships: CASA, Battle of Dogwalk Re-enactment Association

    Question: Why do you think you’re among the top six candidates to serve on the city council?

  • What does it mean to have faith?

    It seems appropriate since this is a faith column to begin with the question, what is faith?

    Faith is something that every human being lives by whether they are an unbeliever, believing-unbeliever or believer. However, often when it comes to defining or explaining the meaning of faith, things get a bit hazy.

    About a year ago, I was presenting to a group of men. I told them that I had observed all of them walk into the meeting and my conclusion was that they were all men of faith.

  • 11-19 church briefs

    Salvisa Christian to be featured on tour

    Salvisa Christian Church will be featured during the annual Christmas Holiday Homes Tour, according to a news release.

    The tour is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 6 p.m. Tickets are available through the Harrodsburg Historical Society or at other tour locations.

    The church’s sanctuary was built in 1880-1881. The church will be decorated in the period and photos of Salvisa through the decades will be on display.

  • Wedding: Warford-Edge

    Amanda Lee Warford and Casey Lawrence Edge were married Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg. Brother Paul Barrick officiated the ceremony. Music was provided by pianist Michael Sivils, organist Meredith Lewis, and soloist Steve Bridgmon. A reception followed at the Anderson County Community Park Building.

    The bride is a daughter of Leann and Mark Warford of Lawrenceburg. She is a granddaughter of Mary (“Blondie”) Warford and the late Walter Warford, and Shirley Hoskins and the late Kenneth Hoskins, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • Pierian Club to meet Thursday

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club is scheduled to meet Thursday, Nov. 20.

    At 6:30 p.m. there will be a book discussion of “To the Nines.”

    At 7:30 p.m. there will be a guest speaker, Gail Covington of 9th Life Cat Pack Inc., followed by a business meeting.

    Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Maxye Henry at 839-1232.

  • School conducts food drive
  • Legion Auxiliary attends fall conference