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Today's News

  • WKU student receives scholarship to study Chinese

    Western Kentucky University student Jessica Brumley of Lawrenceburg was recently awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Chinese in China during the summer of 2013, according to a press release.
    Brumley is one of approximately 610 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who received a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s CLS Program in 2013.

  • Auxiliary donates to lacrosse teams

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 recently donated $500 to the Anderson County Lacrosse Association.
    The check was presented at the playing field to lacrosse high school coach Jeff Koonce, senior Hunter Phillips, coach Chris Harrod, middle School coach Mike Fink, seventh grader Liam Dulaney, coach Paula Pulliam and coach Don Casciola. Auxiliary members presenting the check were Betty Butler, Nettie Halvorson and Shirley Thornberry.

  • Volunteers needed for SHIP program

    Legal Aid of the Bluegrass’s SHIP Program, a non-profit organization, has been giving a helping hand to Medicare beneficiaries for many years.
    “The focus of the SHIP Program is to educate and assist Medicare beneficiaries and the elderly in making informed decisions regarding benefits based on their circumstances and needs,” according to a news release.

  • Way We Were: Sea's flying brass real sinker for Sparrow

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 23, 1963
    Mary Whitney Sparrow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Sparrow, fell from a car her mother was driving at the Broadway and South Main Intersection and sustained a severe abrasion of the face. She was recovering satisfactorily.

    Clarence Sparrow sustained a minor injury to his right leg while watching Stewart Sea make a lead fishing sinker.

  • SUV wrecks after nearly hitting jail van
  • Anderson County Scholarship Fund awards grants to 35 students

    Scholarship grants for academic year 2013-14 have been made to 35 students, 32 of whom were selected by the selection committee of the Anderson County Scholarship Fund, it was announced in a news release.
    The United Methodist Church Scholarship Committee of Lawrenceburg selected the remaining three students.

  • Gosnell trial shows abortion to be America’s ‘Holocaust’
  • District court docket: 5-22-13

    Judge Matthew K. Eckert heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on March 18, 2013.
    Stephen R. Fowler, disposition, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license – continued to Apr. 29.
    Dennis R. Gaddie, arraignment, failure to produce insurance card – amended to failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, pleaded guilty, $243, installment/deferred payment Sept. 16.

  • Grand jury indicts eight suspected meth ‘smurfs’

    Eight people were indicted earlier this month by the Anderson County Grand Jury after being charged as “smurfs,” the term used to describe those who supply cold pills and other items to those involved in manufacturing methamphetamine.
    Their indictments come nearly a year after they were allegedly caught supplying cold pills for $50 per box to a man later convicted of cooking meth.
    Indicted on one count each of unlawful distribution of a methamphetamine precursor are:

  • ‘Ice’ bust lands three behind bars

    An “extreme amount” of crystal methamphetamine intended for sale in Lawrenceburg never hit the streets after three Georgia residents were stopped for speeding last Friday evening.
    Police searched the vehicle and discovered nearly 3.5 ounces of the potent drug with a street value of $15,000, according to Lawrenceburg Detective Jeremy Cornish.
    “It was quite a lick,” Cornish said Monday afternoon. “It’s the biggest bust of my career.”