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Today's News

  • American Legion Auxiliary to award student essay contest prizes

    The American Legion Auxiliary will be awarding winning writers with $50 prizes through its Americanism essay contest.
    Students in grades 3-12 are eligible to enter in the “Americanism” essay contest and will answer the prompt: “How can I show my pride in being an American?”

  • Junior Cotillion members participate in holiday events

    Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion members recently participated in community holiday events during the month of December, according to a news release.
    Students enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant and shopped for two Lawrenceburg teenagers to provide them with a happier holiday, according to the release.
    Some members also offered their services at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Gala, which was held at Eagle Lake Convention Center on Dec. 7.

  • Birth: Baxter

    Brandon and Brittany Baxter announce the birth of their son, Brody Michael, born Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at 11:12 a.m. at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    His paternal grandparents are Stanley and Brenda Baxter of Lawrenceburg. Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Jill Van Hook of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are Edith Gabbard of Owenton. Maternal great-grandparents are Bob and Fonda Van Hook of Somerset and Vivian and Phil Zeh of Somerset.
     

  • Junior Cotillion members participate in holiday events

    Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion members recently participated in community holiday events during the month of December, according to a news release.
    Students enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant and shopped for two Lawrenceburg teenagers to provide them with a happier holiday, according to the release.
    Some members also offered their services at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Gala, which was held at Eagle Lake Convention Center on Dec. 7.

  • Community calendar: 12-18-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Way We Were: EVELYN BURNS IN ELITE ‘TOPS IN BLUE’ TROUPE

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Dec. 19, 1963
    Mrs. Charles Truett Hanks was hostess to the Christmas party of the Bethany Class of the Sand Spring Baptist Church at her home Tuesday evening.

  • Church briefs: 12-18-13

    First Christian invites community
    to Christmas Eve services
    First Christian Church invites the community to its Christmas Eve services staring with the family service at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 24.
    “Join us for our very child-friendly worship service,” the church’s press release said. “Children will be invited to take part in the telling of the Christmas story.”
    All will be welcome to share in Holy Communion.

  • HANDS program receives donation
  • Reality of evil most obvious lesson from Newtown

    On Dec. 14, 2012, we watched the news in horror as reports of a mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., were being broadcast on the national news outlets.
    As bits and pieces of information trickled in the horror turned to sorrow as we learned of the 20 first-graders and six educators who were senselessly gunned down by a mentally deranged young man; a man in dire need of help himself, who had somehow fallen through the cracks of societal ignorance and parental denial.

  • District court docket: 12-18-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on October 28, 2013.
    Shella W. Burgess, review, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – compliant, review Mar. 10.
    Lacy L. Campbell, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to Nov. 25.
    William M. Chilton, disposition, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – pleaded guilty, $1143, installment/deferred payment Apr. 28.