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Today's News

  • Legion sponsors high school oratorical contest

    The American Legion Area B High School Oratorical Scholarship contest was held in Lawrenceburg on Feb. 10.
    There were two students, one from Northern Kentucky and one from Frankfort, competing. John Mullins served as an escort for the students. Betty Butler and Bobby Thornberry served as time keepers. There were three judges, those from Lawrenceburg were Bobbi Cubert, Bridget Wells and one from out of town.

  • Academy students receive National Guard Appreciation Award
  • Superintendent recognizes Anderson County school district’s Teachers of the Year
  • COLUMN: Louisville’s run part of a special era for our state

    Notes written on a worthless NCAA tournament bracket...

    Before the tournament started, I wrote online that seven or eight teams could win the national championship and that no team was as dominant as Kentucky was last year.

    I was wrong.

    Of course, down to four. Theoretically, any one of the four could go home with the big trophy.

    But what I have seen over the last two weeks belies what I had seen and read through the regular season. Louisville might be just as dominant as the Wildcats were last year.

  • Extension offers free ‘body wise’ course

    The Anderson County Extension Office is offering a short course on “ Becoming Body Wise” starting April 16 as part of the Weight – The Reality Series. The 1 1/2 hour class includes a walk in the park after each meeting. Some of the topics are “How Do You See Your Body? Shed 5 Pounds with Wardrobe Basics,” “Face Shape and Hair Care,” and “Building a Wardrobe and Color for You.” This free three-session class begins Tuesday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m.
    Call the Anderson County Extension Office to register at 502-839-7271.

  • District court docket: 4-3-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Feb. 28, 2013.
    Lauren Berryman, hearing, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, no operator/moped license – fines and costs converted to 15 days to serve (credit time served).
    Jessica L. Cardwell, hearing, third-degree criminal possession of forged instrument – motion for shock probation denied.
    Chattwin Anthony Rogers, arraignment, engaging in organized crime (criminal syndicate) – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing March 7.

  • CASA grad sworn in
  • News briefs: Frankfort Regional Medical Center offers lecture series

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center is offering an event titled “Taking Charge of Your Health” as part of the hospital’s “Dinner with a Doc” physician lecture series Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m.
    The event includes a complimentary dinner and will be held at The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Frankfort at 66 C. Michael Davenport Blvd.
    Presentations will be made by the following physicians and topics:
    Joseph Dobner, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
    Willis McKee, MD – Wound Care
    Steven Vallance, MD – General Surgery

  • Legion and city egg hunt draws hundreds to park

    The Easter egg hunt sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, the Legion and the city of Lawrenceburg was held March 30.
    This egg hunt was thought to be the largest attendance ever, according to an Auxiliary press release.
    The 8,000 eggs were filled with candy by seven AYCC members and 60 Beta Club members as well as Auxiliary ladies and other volunteers. There was $120 in 5- and 1-dollar bills placed in many of the eggs. There were four age groups and a special needs group with three prize baskets for each group. Several Auxiliary members made the prize baskets.

  • Lawrenceburg Police announce arrests, citations

    The Lawrenceburg police department recently issued the following citations and arrests:
    Oshula A. Warner, 33, Lawrenceburg, was charged with falsely reporting an incident Feb. 4. An investigation by Officer Josh Satterly into a reported burglary on Alice Drive has resulted in Warner’s arrest after Satterly’s investigation revealed the theft never occurred.
    Joshua S. Solomon, 21, Danville was charged Feb. 6 with speeding, no insurance and DUI and arrested after a traffic stop on US 127 Bypass by Officer Bryan Brashears.