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Today's News

  • Why does God allow catastrophes to happen?
  • That’s one big begonia
  • Historical society to meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Public Library.
    This month’s presentation is “Bringing to Life the T. B. Ripy House” and will be given by Monica Stoch of the University of Kentucky.
    Those interested in the history of Anderson County are encouraged to attend this free lecture, according to event organizers.
     

  • Way We Were: Birdwhistell talks fast at Ky. state fair

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
    Officer John Denton reported an accident at the corner of Court and Waterfill Monday about 3:30 p.m.
    A truck driven by Richard Mathew Derringer of Springfield and owned by the Lawrenceburg Ready-Mix Co. was parked while Derringer went into the Model Market. When he came out the truck had rolled into a fireplug, knocking it over. No damage was reported to the plug, but about $20 damage to the truck.

  • Community calendar: 9-18-13

    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.

    Mom2Mom meeting schedule
    Mom2Mom, a faith-based group for Lawrenceburg moms and their children, will meet 9-11 a.m. on the following days this year:

  • Friends of Library to host book sale Saturday

    Friends of Anderson Public Library, a non-profit organization, will hold its grand opening book sale Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its new building, located on the back lawn of the Anderson Public Library at 114 N. Main St.

  • Student receives High School Leader award during Youth Salute

    Emma Harris of Anderson County received the “High School Leader” award in the 2013 Youth Salute held May 5 at Asbury University, according to a news release.
    The 33rd awards ceremony honored 692 high school juniors from 45 high schools in Central Kentucky. A top Youth Leader was named for each high school, as well as “Youth Leaders of the Year.”
    A lunch and leadership seminar was held for all the students the same day as the awards ceremony.

  • Mountjoys inducted into Horse Show Hall of Fame

    The late William David “Billy” Mountjoy II and William “David” Mountjoy III were inducted Aug. 24 into the World’s Championship Horse Show Hall of Fame during the Kentucky State Fair
    According to a news release, the Mountjoy Farm, located on Fox Creek Road in Lawrenceburg since 1897, has been home to one of the largest and oldest saddlebred breeding farms.
    “It started with W.D. “Cordy” Mountjoy, who collected 4,000 horses for use in World War I by the U.S. military.

  • Lawrenceburg residents take home awards during state fair

    The following Lawrenceburg resident won ribbons and awards during the 2013 Kentucky State Fair.
    FFA – Floriculture Judging CDE: Lyndi Walker, Kelly Burkhead and Kelby Tucker
    Small Power Equipment: Dallas Vaughn, James Tingle, Nic Hume and Jarrod Cubert
    Anderson Co FFA: second place

    4-H Cloverville
    Junior Jewelry Beadwork: Rio Velasco, Class Champion
    Senior Folk Art: Emma Gay – Blue Ribbon
    Junior Original Design Ceramics: Rio Velasco – Blue Ribbon

  • Adult Learning Center to host ‘Spellabration’

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center will hold a “Spellabration” fundraiser Sept. 28 from 2-5 p.m. at First Christian Church on Main Street, according to a news release.