Today's News

  • Operation Christmas Child kicks off at CAL
  • Lt. gov. tours schools, pitches Entrepreneurship Challenge

    Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton toured three Anderson County schools Tuesday.

    Hampton, who came to pitch her new Entrepreneurship Challenge aimed at high schoolers across Kentucky, said was impressed.

    “It’s amazing to be invited to talk to high schoolers, middles schoolers and elementary school students in one day. Today, I’m focusing on the students,” Hampton explained. “It’s one of the most rewarding parts of my job.”

  • News briefs

    Kiwanis plans

    Meet, Greet and Eat event

    The Anderson County Kiwanis Club and its high school Key Club has scheduled an event titled Meet, Greet and Eat for 6 p.m. Oct. 20 at the high school, the club announced.

    The event will be held in the freshman wing cafeteria.

    Steve McMichael, a former Anderson County student athlete, will serve as guest speaker. A member of the class of 1998, McMichael will share how Kiwanis is making a difference in his community in Hardin County, organizers said in a news release.

  • ‘Carlisle Brothers’ to perform Oct. 20 at senior center

    From staff reports

    Two Anderson County musicians will bring their popular portrayal of the legendary country music duo the Carlisle Brothers to the Anderson Senior Center on Oct. 20.

    The 7 p.m. show is free and open to the public.

    Marty Harley and Greg Breeding portray Wakefield natives Clifford and Bill Carlisle, who are said to be among the pioneers of country music, according to a news release.

    Their songwriting, recordings and instrumental abilities became a part of country music history, according to a news release.

  • Marching Bearcats ride victory into regional meet
  • News briefs

    Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club

    meets Oct. 20

    The regular monthly meeting of the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club is at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Anderson County Health Department Community Room.

    Amy Kate Smith, Anderson County’s Distinguished Young Woman, will speak.

    The book “The Narrows” by Michael Connelly will be discussed. “A Walk to Remember” will be distributed for discussion at the November meeting.

    Guests are welcome.

  • Light bulb sets housed tobacco on fire; barn destroyed

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 20, 1966

    The Selective Service had confirmed that it was ordering pre-induction physical examinations for all men in the 26 to 35 age bracket and classified as 1A and 1A0, single or married men without children.

    The national recheck could possibly produce about 50,000 potential draftees, about one month’s worth in terms of this moth’s draft call.

  • Birth — Marley Grace Trimble

    Marley Grace Trimble was born Aug. 20, 2016 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    She weighed 5 pounds 13 ounces and measured 19 1/4 inches at birth.

    Marley is the daughter of Madison Brummett and Blake Trimble of Lawrenceburg.

    She is the granddaughter of Kristi and Justin Tinsley, Jamie Brummett and Terry and Kelley Trimble, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • Birth — Nadia Rashelle Slattery

    Nadia Rashelle Slattery was bornSept. 27, 2016 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth.

    Nadia is the daughter of Kalan Slattery of Frankfort and Rasheed Seraji of Harrodsburg.

  • Calendar of events

    Oct. 19

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

    9 to 10 a.m. — Congressman Andy Barr, Anderson County office hours, outside the judge executive’s office at 137 South Main Street, Lawrenceburg.

    10:30 a.m. — Arnold Clark and Friends and blood pressure checks at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Potluck lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Rook and games at the Anderson County Senior Center