Today's News

  • Gardeners need to beware of ticks

    Like most folks, I am a creature of habit.

    It’s comforting to know something will always be the same, so you can count on it. Change is something that likes to really mess with comfort. I know in my head, that change is good. It keeps us on our toes and forces us to learn new things. Lifelong learner that I am, I really like that last part, but unless I’m really interested in learning it, it usually takes a chair and a whip.

  • Growing peppers? Better be on lookout out for bacterial spot

    Kentucky vegetable growers should be on the lookout for bacterial spot of pepper this week.

    As the most common disease of pepper in Kentucky, homeowners or growers not actively using preventative practices will likely experience at least some bacterial spot.

  • Lawrenceburg Fair, Horse Show kicks off Saturday

    A week of fun is planned at the 2016 Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show which runs Saturday, June 18 through June 25 at the American Legion Fairgrounds.

    While the carnival, with rides provided by Casey’s Rides, doesn’t open until Monday (June 20), pageants and the ATV Drag Race are planned for most of Saturday afternoon.

  • 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.