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Today's News

  • Our trials and suffering have eternal purpose

    “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” (James 1:2-4).

  • Birth: Cunningham

    Shawna Rebecca Cunningham and James David Cunningham of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Carson Lee Cunningham, born April 29, 2013.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 21.25 inches long.
    Big brother Bentley Cunningham welcomed Carson home.
    Maternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Copper of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandmother is Edith Paterson of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Warren and Nancy Cunningham of Lawrenceburg.

  • Shelby County high school reunion to be held July 20

    The Shelby County High School Class of 1978 is having its 35th class reunion July 20 at the Gallrein Farms Pavilion. Cocktails will be from 6-7 p.m. (BYOB with soft drink mixers provided.) The classmates’ dinner will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., the class will open the reunion to any member of the classes of 1977 and 1979 who would like to share memories and embellished stories with old friends, event organizers said. There will be a $5 cover charge to cover the cost of soft drinks and mixers.

  • Community calendar: 5-8-13

    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.

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in May.

  • Class of 1953 to hold 60th high school reunion

    The Class of 1953 will be holding its 60th reunion June 14-15.
    Activities will include gathering at the Best Western hotel on Friday, June 14, and a dinner at the current Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg on Main Street on Saturday, June 15.
    Attendees are encouraged to dress in the fashion of 1953, according to event organizers.
    Event organizers invite anyone who was connected to the Class of 1953, and their spouses.

  • ACHS Class of 1993 to host reunion

    The Anderson County High School Class of 1993 will be hosting a 20-year class reunion Saturday, July 20 from 7 p.m. until Midnight at the Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in Lawrenceburg. The price per person is $25 ($50 per couple) if paid by July 1. The price per person if paid after July 1, or at the door on the night of the reunion, will be $30 ($60 per couple). This price will include food, music, fellowship and room rental, according to event organizers.

  • Auxiliary Unit 34 donates to Children’s Miracle Network
  • Vehicles collide, flip on Bypass
  • Woman’s Club event raises $1,500

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club raised approximately $1,500 for the Backpack Buddies program during the Hats Off! luncheon held April 27 in the Family Living Center at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    The Backpack Buddies program provides weekend food for needy Anderson County students, according to the press release.
    After lunch, Martha Caywood of The Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville again presented the style show, with club members and friends modeling.

  • Way We Were: First historical marker placed at Fox Creek

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 9, 1963
    The Kentucky Historical Marker Association erected a marker at Fox Creek, the first of several to be erected in Anderson County.
    Wyatt Shely, a member of the association, said that Anderson County afforded a higher than average percentage of troops in both Mexican and Civil Wars, and that graves of many distinguished leaders are not marked.