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Today's News

  • Church briefs: 7-31-13

    Mom2Mom group
    kicks off with bubble party
    Mom2Mom, a faith-based group for Lawrenceburg moms and their children, will kick off the year with a bubble party Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Legion park in Lawrenceburg.
    Those interested are asked to bring a towel and swimwear; bubbles and snacks will be provided. All mothers and their children from Lawrenceburg and surrounding areas are invited.

  • Way We Were: AMS student honored by Duke University

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 25
    Garry Willard Gillis received a four-year scholarship from Transylvania College. He is a son of Willard Gillis and the late Mrs. Gillis. He was to enroll at Transylvania in the fall.

    John Denton of Alton was named to the Lawrenceburg police force.

    Timothy Darrell Stratton, 2, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Bronson Stratton, was a patient at the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment of a viral infection.

  • What Christians should do about same-sex marriage

    Last week a Louisville area same-sex couple filed a federal lawsuit challenging Kentucky’s ban on recognizing same-sex “marriage.”
    According to their attorney, theirs is just the first of many to come.

  • District court docket: 7-31-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on May 30, 2013.
    Mary R. Morrow, hearing, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) – continued to June 6.
    Justin Abner, arraignment, theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded not guilty, motion/disposition/trial date July 11.
    Justin L. Arnold, arraignment, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of meth precursor, driving on DUI suspended license – failed to appear, bond forfeiture hearing.

  • Two women receive minor injuries in wreck near Walmart

    Two women were injured July 24 in a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Glensboro Road and US 127 Bypass in front of Walmart.
    City police said witnesses saw Jennifer Jaber, 31, of Louisville, run a red light at about 6 p.m. last Wednesday as she headed north on the US 127 Bypass.
    Racheal Palmerton, 22, started to make a left turn from Glensboro Road onto US 127 Bypass north when Jaber’s Ford Escape crashed into Palmerton’s Nissan 300ZX.

  • Pipeline public meeting scheduled for Tuesday

    The Anderson County Fiscal Court wants to hear what the people it represents have to say about a proposed pipeline during a special called meeting Tuesday, Aug. 6.
    The 7 p.m. meeting will be held in the basement of the Anderson Extension office, located in the county park.
    Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway called for the meeting two weeks ago when residents concerned about the pipeline attended a fiscal court meeting to voice their objections.

  • From cowardly lion to singing ogre

    Devan Pruitt kick started his acting career by guzzling hydrochloric acid.
    Egged on by friends, the high school sophomore pretended to knock back a graduated cylinder full of hydrochloric acid during an AP Chemistry lab.
    Pruitt, now a college sophomore at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, said he doesn’t remember exactly what the lab was about, maybe about testing pH levels.  
    But he remembers the consequences of his prank — getting kicked out of AP Chemistry.
    A blessing in disguise, Pruitt said.

  • Winners take home blue ribbons at Home, Craft and Garden Fair

    The following people won blue ribbons during the recent Anderson County Extension Homemakers Home, Craft and Garden Fair:

    ART DEPARTMENT
    Preschool and Kindergarten
    Pencil: Bradyn Terrell  
    Other Medium: Bradyn Terrell
    Grades 1-4
    Pencil: Mackenzie Morrison
    Other Medium: Rachel Ellis
    Grades 5–8
    Watercolor: Teghan Hurd
    Acrylic: Krista Spaulding
    Adult
    Oil Painting: Virginia Hyatt
    Pencil: Marcia Roth
    Adult, Ink: Raverne McLellan

  • Anderson high school alum hired as LaRue Co. principal

    From Larue County Herald News
    Landmark Media News
    Kyle Goodlett has been hired as principal of LaRue County High School.
    Goodlett, who served as assistant principal last year, takes over for Paul Mullins who has accepted the superintendent’s job at Garrard County.
    His duties began Monday.
    Goodlett was one of 12 applicants and four people interviewed by the LCHS site-based decision-making council. The council used also an online survey which gave everyone in the community a chance to have input.

  • Academy summer care kids play the day away