Today's News

  • Library summer reading program begins June 25

    This year’s summer reading program at Anderson Public Library is “Dream Big Read,” beginning June 25.

    Toddlers’ programs
    When: Mondays, starting June 25-July 23
    Time: 10-10:30 a.m.
    Where: Anderson Public Library

    Preschool programs
    When: Mondays, starting June 25-July 23
    Time: 11 a.m. to noon
    Where: Anderson Public Library

  • Friends of the Library meet

    The Friends of the Library is scheduled to meet June 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the library. New members are welcome.
    Friends of the Anderson Public Library meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.

  • Engagement: Wilder and Crosthwaite

    Wayne and Lisa Wilder of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Clarice Wilder, to Wesley Allen Crosthwaite, son of Dean Minnix and Jimmy Crosthwaite.
    The bride is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is employed at the Kentucky Department of Revenue.
    The groom attended the University of Kentucky and is employed at Kentucky Retirement Systems.
    The wedding will take place June 16, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    All friends and relatives are invited.

  • Engagement: Montgomery and Adams

    Bobby and Betty Montgomery of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Leann Montgomery, to Randy Joel Adams of Lexington, son of Ronald and Diane Adams of Loretto, Ky.
    Grandparents of the bride are Robert L. Montgomery and Virginia Perkins of Lawrenceburg and Deverl and the late Clyde Burns of Willisburg, Ky.
    Grandparents of the groom are Shirley and the late Paul Adams of Loretto, and Joyce and the late Frank Gibson of Bardstown.

  • Way We Were: Chief Kirby rescues child from room

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 24, 1962

    Chief of Police William Kirby was called to the home of Mrs. E.B. Cornett Jr. on Bond Street to assist in getting the 2-and-a-1/2-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Drury from the second story of the home where he had locked himself in.
    The chief said the child had turned an inside lock to a room adjoining the bathroom and was unable to get out.

  • District court docket: 6-6-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on April 26, 2012.
    Kara J. Anglin, diversion completion, complicity theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) – show cause May 24.
    Rhonda C. Blevins, arraignment, first-degree possession of controlled substance – pleaded not guilty, waived to grand jury.
    Chloe R. Bostow, disposition, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) – pleaded guilty, diverted one year, $153, installment/deferred payment and diversion review Apr. 25.

  • Conservation district hosts Farm Field Day
  • News briefs: 6-6-12

    ‘Bikers vs. Cancer’ poker run set for June 16
    The Drury Brothers’ 10th ‘Bikers vs. Cancer’ Relay for Life Poker Run will be held June 16 at McBs Bar and Grill, 212 West Main St., Lebanon.
    According to Todd Drury, one of the organizers of the event, the Relay for Life Poker Run began with just 20 bikes, and has grown to close to 200 bikes in 2011.
    Sign-up begins at 10:30 a.m. to noon. The entry fee is $10 per bike, which includes ride entrance and one poker card. Extra cards are available for $5 each.

  • Spanish, with a touch of Kentucky slang

    Kayla Fawbush of Lawrenceburg, a recent graduate of Western Kentucky University, taught her international students more than just chemistry and physics.
    She taught them how to say “y’all.”
    “They had heard English, but they had never heard that accent before,” she said.
    Fawbush, who spent a month overseas in La Garrita, Spain, student teaching this spring, said her students were very fluent in English, but not in accents.  

  • Hearing on $23M school building plan postponed

    The Anderson County school district’s long range planning committee has rescheduled its public hearing on its $23 million draft facilities plan for July, with the location and time unknown as of press time.  
    The plan, recently approved by the Board of Education at its May 21 meeting and previously scheduled for review at a June 7 public hearing, focuses on improvements, new construction and renovations over the next four years for the school district.
    Capital construction projects to be completed between 2012 and 2014 for the school district include: