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  • Women beaters waging the real war on women

    By Ben Carlson

    General Manager

    He held her down near the wood stove and put a gun in her mouth.

    That happened to someone I love very dearly a couple of decades ago, along with other instances of physical abuse that I didn’t know about at the time and only was made aware many years after the coward who committed those crimes wised up and moved away.

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  • Auxiliary members attend national convention

    From staff reports

    The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion held their national convention in Charlotte, North Carolina on Aug. 21-28. Those attending from Lawrenceburg were Unit 34, First Vice President and Department Second Vice President Betty Butler, along with Shirley and Bobby Thornberry. This was the 96th national convention for the legion, 94th for the auxiliary and 43rd for the Sons of the Legion.

  • Poker Run raises needed funds for Healing Field

    From staff reports

    The American Legion Auxiliary Anderson Unit 34 held the seventh annual Poker Run on Aug. 40 to benefit the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Kentucky Healing Field.

  • 09-17 published district court docket

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Aug. 11, 2014.
    Christopher N. Fluhr, hearing, failure to notify department of transportation of address change, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – continued to Sept. 22.
    Byron L. Haliburton, arraignment, second-degree criminal simulation – pleaded not guilty, disposition Aug. 28.
    Brian E. Neikirk, arraignment, first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) – pleaded not guilty, continued to Aug. 14.

  • 09-17 Jail log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to Jailer Joani Clark.

    Sept. 8

    Stephanie Wheatley for failure to pay fines by the Shelby County Detention Center.

    Allen Vogel for failure to report to jail by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Latasha Stevens for failure to appear in court by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Sept. 9

    James Walker for two counts of failure to appear in court or pay fines by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Man indicted for attempting to injure police officer

    From staff reports

    A Lawrenceburg man was indicted Sept. 2 by the Anderson County Grand Jury for third-degree assault, first-degree fleeing or evading police and receiving stolen property in the amount of less than $10,000, according to court documents.

    Daniel L. Readnower, 30, of 1523 Nevins Station Road, Lawrenceburg was also indicted for resisting arrest, third-degree escape when he escaped from custody and second-degree criminal trespass.

  • The way were: HAHN, WARD AND BURGINS SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.com

     

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 17, 1964

    Sweepstakes winners

    Anderson County had the Grand Sweepstake winner in the Culinary Department of the State Fair and three other Sweepstakes winners in Candy, Meats and Marmalades and Preserves divisions judged last weekend.

  • 09-17 Community calendar

    Alton Saddle Club Charity Horse Show

    The Alton Saddle Club will host a charity horse show to benefit CASA of the Bluegrass 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds.

    The entry fee is $5 per class except lead line. There are 16 different classes with six ribbons in each class. There will also be a silent auction and raffle.

    For more information contact Kristi Lane-Drury at 859-265-0267, Leanne Jackson at 502-598-9513 or Billy Jackson at 502-229-5639.

     

  • Pierian Woman’s Club resumes schedule

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club returns to its regular monthly meeting schedule Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m., rather than 7 p.m., at the Anderson Public Library.

    The earlier time will allow members to sign up for committees for the coming months’ projects.

    Beginning Oct. 16, book discussions will start at 6:30 p.m. and programs will start at 7 p.m., followed by business meetings.

    The first book to be read this fall is “Lost Light,” a Harry Bosch mystery by Michael Connelly.