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Today's News

  • Family holds reunion in county park

    From staff reports
    Sixty-one descendents of D.F. and Nanvie Hanks held their annual reunion July 4 at Anderson County Park.
    Those attending were: Bob and Sharon Stratton Raleigh NC, Robert and Alec Power Clinton SC, Bethany and Cathy Lester, R.A. and Polly Hanks of Danville, Dudley and Betty Hanks, Keith, Lisa, Hannah and Hayley Freeman of Versailles. Nell, John and Penny Lawrence, Williamstown, Peggy Whalen, Dry Ridge Wayne and Jackie Cinnamon,
    Kathy Scott, Susan and Ronnie Robertson of Sabrina,

  • Curry-Smith Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Brad Smith of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter Hannah Paige Smith to Dylan Curry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Curry of Frankfort.
    The couple will be married at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg on Saturday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m., with a reception to follow at Eagle Lake Convention and Expo Center.
    Hannah is a junior at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. Her major is criminal justice with her focus being on juveniles.
    Dylan’s major is also criminal justice at Ball State University, with a minor in aquatics.

  • Doss retires after 27 years at The Louisville Store

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 4, 1963
    Charlene Peyton was to compete in the National Women’s and National Girl’s Outdoor championship track and field meet at Dayton, Ohio.
    Peyton, 16, was a junior at Anderson County High and even though she had only been in the sport for eight weeks was undefeated in the 14 events in which she had competed.
    “We feel she has a chance to score high at Dayton,” Coach Charles Grote said.

  • District Court Docket: 7-10-13

    Andrew Parr, preliminary hearing, first-degree possession of controlled substance ñ amended to third-degree possession of controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 180 days (conditionally discharged two years), $100 to Anderson County Drug Interdiction Fund, $253; possession of synthetic drugs, buy/possess drug paraphernalia ñ pleaded guilty, $200, installment/deferred payment June 27.
    Keven L. Peek, disposition, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia ñ continued to May 16.

  • Unemployment here among state’s lowest

    Unemployment in Anderson County stood at 6.7 percent in May, down one tenth of a percent from the previous May, according to Kentucky Labor Force estimates.
    Anderson’s rate was among the lowest in Kentucky. Woodford County posted the lowest rate in the state at 5.8 percent, followed by Oldham County at 6.3 percent; Fayette County, 6.4 percent; Ohio and Scott counties, 6.6 percent each; Daviess and Hancock counties, 6.7 percent each; and Franklin and Jessamine counties, 6.8 percent each.
    Mercer County stands at 8.2 percent.

  • Boyfriend arrested after missing teen found

    A missing Mount Eden teen has been located and is safe after allegedly running away with a 19-year-old Louisville man last Monday.
    Ritchie A. Delk, 19, of Louisville, and the female teenager, whose name has not been released because she is a juvenile, were located in Elyria, Ohio, by the Lorain County Sheriff’s Department last Wednesday. Delk was arrested and is being held at the Lorain County Jail where he awaits extradition to Kentucky.

  • Springate earns degree

    Scarlett Springate, the daughter of Jerry and Betty Springate of Lawrenceburg, graduated May 26 from the School of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Dr. Springate has accepted a position at a veterinary clinic in Syracuse, N.Y. She is a granddaughter of Idell Springate Thurman.

  • Movie producer enjoying time in Lawrenceburg

    The producer of the movie being filmed in Lawrenceburg, “Hope Bridge,” told the Lawrenceburg City Council on Monday that shooting is going well and that the community has embraced their efforts.
    “This has been a wonderful opportunity for us,” producer Isaac Stambaugh said during Monday’s city council meeting, adding that he told his production team when they were scouting shooting locations that “this place is begging for a movie to be shot here.”

  • Yard sale for injured man now set for Friday

    Rain last week washed out a yard sale fundraiser for a Beaver Lake Road man seriously injured in a one-vehicle wreck last month.
    The yard sale is now scheduled for Friday at 310 Djeddah Drive.
    Shannon Hall, 44, sustained serious injuries including punctured lungs, a broken arm, 11 broken ribs, a fractured spine and lacerations to his face, according to his sister, Tonia Chilton.
    “The doctors at UK told him at first they didn’t think he’d make it,” Chilton said. “But UK is good and was able to pull him out of it.”

  • Little damage to roads during heavy rainstorm

    Several days of heavy rain caused no major damage to Anderson County’s roads, although trouble spots flooded as streams and rivers swelled.
    The crossings at Rice and Dry Dock roads were impassable throughout most of the storm, as was the crossing on Gilberts Creek Road.
    On Hammonds Creek Road, the water rose and subsided several times, forcing its closure at least three times during the storm.