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Today's News

  • Miss Anderson County High School crowned
  • Christian Academy gets new sign, other renovations

    Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg received a new look and roof during the past week.

    Workers with Sebastian Sign and Crane installed a new sign last Wednesday, which features large white letters that spell out the academy’s name across the front of the building. It previously had only a standalone sign near South Main Street.

    Jason Gribbins, Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg administrator, said the new sign gives the school more visibility.

  • Misery Manor on pace for record crowds

    From staff reports

    Misery Manor continued to scare up huge crowds last weekend at Eagle Lake Convention Center, and is on tap again this Friday and Saturday with nightly shows starting at 7:30.

    Sheriff Troy Young, who organizes the annual haunted house to support Shop With a Cop, said additional guides were added last weekend to handle the huge crowds.

    “We added some people to help move people through a little quicker,” Young said, adding that an estimated 750 people visited the haunted house last Saturday night.

  • God speaks to his followers through hardships

    In the summer of 2010 author and atheist Christopher Hitchens was diagnosed with cancer. In an article he wrote for “Vanity Fair,” with his customary brusqueness, Hitchens described his battle with the disease that would eventually take his life:

  • 10-15 church briefs

    Fall Festival at Farmdale Baptist

    Farmdale Baptist Church will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct.18 from 3 to 6 p.m.

    The event will include games, a hayride, a cake walk, pumpkin decorating and pony rides, the church announced.

    Door prizes and candy will be given to children, and food will be provided at no cost.

    “Wear your favorite country outfit and come on over,” organizers said in a news release.

    Benefit concert planned

  • 10-15 published district court docket

    Judge Betty Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 18.

    Benjamin W. League, arraignment, two counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded guilty, $183, installment/deferred payment Oct. 30.

    Xue Qin Li, arraignment, counterfeit intellectual property (more than 100 items or $1000) – pleaded not guilty, continued to Sept. 25.

    Stacy L. Lilly, show cause, theft by deception (less than $500) – bench warrant.

  • Cub Scouts visit Senior Center
  • Deadline set for USDA program

    From staff reports

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities, the agency announced.

  • 10-15 community briefs

    Lion Club to host magic, variety show Saturday

    The Lawrenceburg Lions Club will host its annual magic and variety show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, featuring illusionist Dinky Gowen.

    The event will also feature Adrienne Phoenix, described by organizers as one of Kentucky’s newest rising stars.

    The event will feature comedy, magic, escapes, vetrilquism and more.

    Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door, with children 5 and under admitted free.

  • October Anderson Public Library schedule

    The following are free classes and workshops offered at the Anderson Public Library this month.

    Workshops and Clubs

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.

     

    Computer Club

    When: Thursday, Oct. 16

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

     

    Writers’ Group

    When: Wednesday, Oct. 22

    Time: 6-8 p.m.

     

    Let Google Docs Work for You

    When: Wednesday, Oct. 15

    Time: 10-11 a.m.