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Today's News

  • Church briefs: 8-3-11

    Helping Hands sponsors ‘50s themed Ladies Day

  • A flower’s dilemma
  • Welcome to civilian life
  • Community calendar: 8-3-11

    Community
    Aug. 12: Movie Night on the Green, Despicable Me, starts at dusk

    Education
    Aug. 3-5, Aug. 8 and 9: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Aug. 3: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Aug. 4, Aug. 8: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • Community briefs: 8-3-11

    ACHS freshman orientation begins Aug. 11
    Anderson County High School will host its annual freshman orientation, Transitional Insights for Pre-secondary Students, on Aug. 11 from 6-8:30 p.m. TIPS registration will begin promptly at 6 p.m.    

  • Birth: Brylee Ann Thacker

    Brylee Ann Thacker
    Kyle and Emily Thacker of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Brylee Ann Thacker, on June 3, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 7 pounds, and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Her maternal grandparents are Larry and Barbara Basham, Nancy Peach and Jason Hudnall. Her paternal grandparents are Billy and Joanie Thacker.
     

  • Way We Were: Real Kentucky burgoo served at Alton restaurant

    50 YEARS AGO
    August 3, 1961
    Fifty-one cars of a 175-car Southern Railway freight train were derailed about 2:30 last Thursday afternoon near the Avenstoke crossing.
    A number of rails were broken and damaged, as well as severe damage to the cars and contents. No one was injured.
    Cause of the derailment was unknown.

    Johnny Cook, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Cook, fell from his bicycle Monday and sustained a deep cut of the right knee. Six stitches were required to close the wound.

  • Engagement: McDonald-Carey

    Tammy O’ Neal and David Kinnerson of Lawrenceburg, and Patrick and Laura McDonald of Frankfort proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Layne McDonald of Lawrenceburg to Jarrod Hunter Carey of Lawrenceburg, son of Eddie and Angie Carey of Lawrenceburg and Tracy and Frank Sanders of Versailles.
    The bride-to-be’s maternal grandparents are Linda Sandford and Bryl Manley of Franklin County. The bride-to-be’s paternal grandparents are Gary and Sandra McDonald of Anderson County.

  • District court docket: 8-3-11

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings July 18.
    Evan T. Avery, arraignment, sexual misconduct – bonded out.
    Stephen Griffin, hearing, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, driving on DUI suspended license – 6 months to serve (credit time served), sentencing Aug. 1.
    Stephen Jewell, hearing, 2 counts theft by deception (less than $500) – continued to July 21.
    Stephen Jewell, hearing, 3 counts theft by deception (less than $500) – continued to July 21.

  • Homemakers award ribbons during Home, Craft and Garden Fair

    The following people won ribbons and/or premiums at the Anderson County Extension Homemakers Home, Craft, and Garden Fair held July 19 and 20 at the Anderson County Extension Office:

    Clothing Department
    Lady’s dress-up dress – Nancy Baker, blue
    Sportswear – Tiffany Lyens, blue
    Girl’s dress-up dress or outfit – Nancy Baker, blue
    Boy’s dress-up outfit – Nancy Baker, blue
    Child’s play clothes outfit – Nancy Baker, blue
    Vest – Nancy Baker, blue