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Today's News

  • Youth wrestlers pin titles

     

    The Anderson County Youth Wrestling Club produced two state champions and three state runners-up in the Kentucky Youth Wrestling state tournament, held at Alltech Arena in Lexington on Sunday. Approximately 950 wrestlers, representing 54 teams, participated in the tournament.

    It was Anderson County's best showing in the tournament since the local program's inception.

  • 'Dangerous' burglary suspect behind bars

    A man suspected in a string of home burglaries and described by police as “dangerous” turned himself last week following a four-county manhunt.
    James Lopez Jr. of Somerset was wanted on suspicion of at least two burglaries in southern Anderson County that occurred Feb. 7-8 on Hawthorne Lane and Bonds Mill Road, according to Det. Bryan Taylor of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    He was also suspected of burglaries in Mercer, Boyle and Casey counties, Taylor said.

  • District court docket: 2-13-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Dec 27, 2012.
    Carole L. Anderson, motion for bail credit, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance (methamphetamine), buy/possess drug paraphernalia, receiving stolen property (less than $10,000) – bond refunded to surety, bench warrant.

  • Sisters honored for humanitarian efforts

    Lawrenceburg sisters Lauren and Madison Wash have had plenty of thrills while competing in beauty pageants, but getting to meet the governor recently certainly ranks among the best.
    The sisters received citations from the Kentucky House of Representatives in honor of their humanitarian work and met Gov. Steve Beshear and Lt. Gov. Abramson in the process.
    “It was a pretty exciting day for them,” said their mother, Adrienne Wash. “It was an honor to see the girls on the floor of the House and Senate.”

  • Holy Birthday, Batman!
  • Why are Christians such bad restaurant tippers?

    The headline caught my eye — “Why are Christians such bad tippers?”
    It was a story responding to something that recently went viral on the Internet when a restaurant server was fired after posting a copy of a customer’s credit card receipt online.

  • Birth: Brown

    Amanda and Brandon Brown of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Lucas Harley Brown, born Jan. 16, 2013, at Frankfort Regional.
    He weighed 8 1/2 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Big brother Jacob Hunter, 2, welcomed Lucas home.
    Maternal grandparents are Kerry and Barbie Markwell of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Alpha Harley and the late Walter Harley.
    Paternal grandparents are Mark and Rhonda Brown of Lawrenceburg. Parent great-grandparents are Bill and Nancy Brown and Brenda Perry.
     

  • Living Free seminar and training to be conducted Feb. 23

    A Living Free Seminar, a faith-based, small-group training sponsored by Anderson County Recovery Lifeline Connection, will be held Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Anderson County Senior Citizens Center, located at 120 Township Square in Lawrenceburg.
    According to Lifeline Connection’s press release, topics include definition of a life-controlling problem, four phases of addiction, family influences, walls of protection, and more.
    The seminar costs $20 per person and includes lunch and a workbook.

  • Toastmasters receive speaking awards

    Toastmasters International recently recognized Cynthia Brandt and Marian McKee of Lawrenceburg with its Competent Communicator (CC) award. This is the first level of communication certification in the organization.
    To achieve the CC certification, members must present 10 speeches from the Competent Communication manual. Toastmasters offers two educational tracks: one in communication with four levels and one in leadership with three levels.

  • Woman’s Club collects goods for ‘Shop & Share’ Day

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club collected goods and monetary donations during “Shop and Share Day” Feb. 2 at the Lawrenceburg Kroger to support Kentucky Domestic Violence Association shelters.
    According to the press release, the combined goods and monetary donations collected across the state were estimated at more than $533,000.
    “Volunteers at each store provided shoppers with a list of needed items, allowing shoppers to purchase and donate the items directly at the stores,” according to the press release.