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Today's News

  • Class of 1953 makes plans for high school reunion

    Event organizers of the 60th reunion for the Anderson County High School Class of 1953 are seeking information about former classmates as they plan for the reunion to be held June 14-15, 2013.
     “In an effort to make sure we include everyone, please let us hear from you,” reunion organizers said in a news release. “If you started with us as a freshman, and for any reason didn’t finish (school) with us, you are invited.”
    Widowers and widows of classmates are also invited. All events for the reunion will take place in Lawrenceburg.

  • Way We Were: Combs County conservation essay winner

    In the mystery photo that Ed Ruggles submitted recently, there were several answers, another one for Ralph Jeffries.
    Bill Jeffries says it’s his father, Ralph, and the other man was Lafe Murphy. Bill, who is a local painter, even brought by an old Anderson News clipping of his father in later years. He was building cistern with Denny Waldridge at the Robert Buntain home on Willisburg Road.

    50 YEARS AGO
    Jan. 17, 1963

  • Anderson Humane Society to hold spaghetti dinner fundraiser Jan.21

    The Anderson Humane Society will raise funds for its low-cost spay and neuter clinic with a spaghetti dinner Jan. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Edwardo’s Pizza, located on Glensboro Road.
    The society’s board of directors and other volunteers will serve the spaghetti, and all tips and a percentage of the proceeds from the meals will be donated to the clinic for the spay-neuter program.

  • Water line breaks cause trouble for residents, workers

    Two city water line breaks, one starting last Thursday and another on Monday, have caused problems for residents, and the workers attempting to stem the leaks.  
    Public Works Director Larry Hazlett reported at the city council’s meeting Monday night that workers are attempting to fix a water line break underneath a section of the railroad tracks at the intersection of North Main and Center Street.  

  • Zoners want to shrink historic district, let owners opt out

    A discussion on creating a historic district in Lawrenceburg led to more questions than answers for the planning and zoning board last Tuesday night.
    What the board says it does know: Planning and Zoning can either recommend or not recommend the creation of a historic district in Lawrenceburg.
    The board must hold a public hearing in February, with affected property owners properly notified.
    The city council will have the final vote, and the ultimate power to establish the district, or dismiss the proposal entirely.

  • Board of Education members sworn in, elect new officers
  • District court docket: 1-16-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on December 10, 2012.
    Donald B. King, motion to revoke probation, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – stipulated to violation, revoke 173 days (30 days jail, 286 days home incarceration program), review Feb. 18.
    William Krider, arraignment, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – failed to appear, show cause.

  • Saffell Street Elementary names students to honor roll lists

    Saffell Street Elementary recently released its honor roll list for the second nine weeks. Students named to the honor roll are as follows:

    Fourth grade

    Shields

    A/B Honor Roll
    Gracie Dedman
    Taylor Dudley

    Dadisman

    All A’s
    Grayson Shouse

    A/B Honor Roll
    Bradley Richardson
    Madyson Ripy
    Maggie Abner

    Blackburn

    A/B Honor Roll
    Sarah Barger
    Madison Burgin
    Caleb Kendrick

  • Education briefs: 1-16-13

    Student named to Harding University Dean’s List
    Lawrenceburg resident Ashlyn Paden, a junior at Harding University, is among more than 1,000 University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the fall semester. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes.

    Students named to Campbellsville Dean’s List

  • Owl pellet dissection at Saffell