Today's News

  • New Liberty Christian Church youth display talent
  • When Christ calls, be prepared for more change

    “Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” And immediately they left their nets and followed him. And going on a little farther, he saw James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, who were in their boat mending the nets. And immediately he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants and followed him.” (Mark 1:16-20, ESV)

  • Community calendar: 4-10-13

    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.
    Helping Hands — Heart of Community to hold fundraiser

  • Four generations of the Ingram family
  • Way We Were: Allison Smith continues reign as Jersey Queen

    50 YEARS AGO
    April 10, 1963
    Beckham Sea, farmer of the southwestern section of the county, escaped with minor injuries when his tractor overturned. He jumped clear of the machine but received lacerations on his legs.

  • Rite-Aid announces upcoming fundraiser events for Children’s Miracle Network

    The Lawrenceburg Rite-Aid will be hosting the following events to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network, according to a news release.
    Rite-Aid will be hosting a bake sale on Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and a yard sale and cook out on April 20 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Raffle tickets for UK mementos and Mother’s Day baskets will also be available, the news release states.
    All money raised will benefit the UK Children’s Hospital, according to the Rite-Aid news release.

  • District court docket: 4-10-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on February 25, 2013.
    Samantha Joy Schnitzler, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – failed to appear, bench warrant.
    Jacobo Siguero, disposition, no operator/moped license, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – pretrial conference Mar. 20, motion/disposition/trial date Mar. 25.

  • Suspects in Anderson child tying case back in court Friday

    The attorneys for three people charged last year with tying up a 3-year-old girl for up to 16 hours a day will argue Friday in court to have their clients’ upcoming trial moved out of Anderson County.
    “There’s been a lot of publicity,” public defender Scott Getsinger said during a hearing earlier this year in Anderson Circuit Court when he introduced his motion for a change of venue. “I’m not sure the people of this county can [fairly] hear this case.”

  • No foul play found in Lynn Drive woman’s death

    Foul play has been ruled out in the death of a woman found dead in her Lynn Drive apartment Sunday afternoon.
    The body of Melissa Brown, 42, was found by her landlord around 1:30 p.m., according to Anderson County Coroner Mark Tussey.
    Tussey conducted an autopsy Monday morning on Brown, and determined that earlier suspicions of foul play were not founded.

  • City council to hold public hearing on proposed historic district

    The creation of a Lawrenceburg historic district will have to wait until the city council hears from the people.
    The council voted 4-1 to table its final recommendation and to schedule a public hearing allowing property owners to express concerns or support for the establishment of a historic district.  
    City council member Ken Evans was absent from the April 8 meeting.
    Council member Bobby Durr made the first motion, saying he’d like to hold a public hearing before the council moves forward on anything involving the district.