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Today's News

  • Business as usual as Lady Bearcats oust Meade County

    BOWLING GREEN -- Anderson County had been there before and it showed Thursday night.

    The Lady Bearcats recovered from a slow start to dismantle Meade County, 75-51, in the final game of the firsr round at the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16 at Diddle Arena.

  • Church briefs: 3-12-14

    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ
     to hold clothing giveaway
    The Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will be hosting a clothing giveaway on Saturday, March 15 and Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lawrenceburg Church of Christ.
    The clothes are free for anyone who needs them, event organizers said in a release.
    The Lawrenceburg Church of Christ has a “clothing closet” where people bring clothes that no longer fit, but are in good condition, and provide help for people to have clothes after a fire or during financial difficulties.

  • Religious freedoms in peril around the world, and at home

    According to news reports, North Korean despot Kim Jong Un has apparently ordered the execution of 33 Christians who are charged with having had contact with a Baptist missionary in an attempt to start 500 underground churches in the oppressed country.

  • Auxiliary holds leadership course for junior, senior members

    The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Kentucky Leadership chairman Pam Rice Brough held a leadership course at Patriot Hall for junior and senior members on March 8, according to a news release.
    Brough is a past department president, and she gave each of the junior members one of her past president’s writing pens and a pin. Brough gave each person pages of written material that told the history of the Auxiliary, and she stated the mission and purpose of the American Legion Auxiliary is to serve veterans, their families and their community.

  • Community calendar: 3-12-14

    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.

    6th Day Health Ministries of Lawrenceburg is sponsoring free “Happy,  

  • Way We Were: NETHERY WAS BETTY CROCKER HOMEMAKER

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, March 12, 1964
    Conway Smith was re-elected president of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce. Officers elected to fill positions to the four Chamber Divisions were:
    Industrial — Walter Patrick, vice-president; Joe White, John F. Lyons and Ralph Homan, directors.
    Agricultural — Walter Major, vice president; J.B. Sweeney and H.G. McRay, directors
    Civic — Ollie J. Bowen, vice president; Mrs. Dudley Short and Mrs. Margaret Shely, directors

  • Anderson Grand Jury indicts for trafficking, burglary

    The following people were indicted Feb. 18 by the Anderson Grand Jury.
    Daniel B. Simpson, 24, 100 Feland Dr., Lawrenceburg, and Natasha M. Robinson, 30, 209 Lynn Dr., Lawrenceburg, was indicted for complicity for second-degree burglary, a Class C felony.
    The indictment says Simpson and Robinson unlawfully entered a dwelling located at 1070 Mays Road on Dec. 26, 2013, with the intent to commit a crime.
    Simpson and Robinson were charged by Trooper Welch of the Kentucky state police.

  • Elementary schools dominate in District Governor’s Cup

    Ward, Turner and Saffell Street Elementary students “dominated” in the District 67 Governor’s Cup Competition on Saturday, March 1 in Mercer County, according to event organizers.
    All three elementary schools competed in the District 67 Governor’s Cup Competition held March 1.
    Emma B. Ward Elementary took Governor’s Cup championship and Robert B. Turner Elementary won runner-up. Saffell Street placed third, with Mercer County Intermediate coming in fourth.

  • ‘Oklahoma!’ spring musical opens Friday night

    This year’s spring musical may feature singing cowboys and farm girls riding in surreys, but “Oklahoma!” isn’t a production stuck in the past, students said.
    Junior McKenna Lewis, who portrays “sassy aunt” Aunt Eller in the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, said “Oklahoma!” brings up questions of identity and of living up to an image that someone else has created for you.
    That’s something a modern audience can definitely identify with, she said.
    And who’s never dreamed of being a cowboy?

  • Kentucky state police accepting applications for incoming cadet class

    The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for its 92nd cadet class, which is scheduled to begin on Aug. 3, 2014, according to a news release. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website at www.kentuckystate police.org, click on the Career Opportunities, Recruitment Home and How To Become A Kentucky State Trooper links.