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Today's News

  • Community calendar: 7-17-13

    Community
    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 Western High School Homecoming Committee will meet July 27 from 2-4 p.m. at Bluebird Diner, 88 Bluebird Court, Lawrenceburg. For information contact Donna Crain Drury at 502-859-8080 or donnacdrury@bellsouth.net.

  • Wedding: Ellis-Fannin

    Candice Angelica Ellis and Michael Lee Fannin, both of Lawrenceburg, were married June 8, 2013, at Ninevah Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    Terry Cooper officiated the wedding, and the bride was given in marriage by her father.
    The bride’s parents are David and Melody Farley of Lawrenceburg. The groom’s parents are Dwight and Debbie Fannin of Lawrenceburg and Leanne Snowden of Versailles.
    Grandparents of the bride are Donald D. Geach and the late Mary Ann Geach. Grandparents of the groom are the late Tommy and Irene Fannin.

  • Engagement: Vance-Wells

    David and Delores Vance of Mallie announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Katelyn Vance, to Ryan Michael Wells, son of John and Marguerite Wells of Lawrenceburg.
    The couple will marry at First Baptist Church in Hindman on July 27 at 2:30 p.m.
    The bride is a 2013 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is currently employed at the James Still Learning Center in Hindman.
    The groom is a 2012 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is currently employed with the Lexington metro police department.

  • Way We Were: Wash receives Army commendation medal

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, July 11, 1963
    Captain William B. Wash, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Wash, received the Army Commendation Medal.

  • The Helping Hands at Open Hands Food Pantry

    Jasmin Cruz walks with her son Adrian from her home on Woodford Street to Open Hands Food Pantry every Tuesday and Thursday.
    Along the way various neighborhood children who see them as they play in their yards join the Cruzes. Jasmin does this often, bringing children to the food pantry as well as to church services to give them a safe person to be around and play with while introducing them to a Christian lifestyle.
    “I like to try to see other kids stay out of trouble.” said Cruz.

  • On the set of ‘Hope Bridge’

    By Bria Granville
    News staff
    The film “Hope Bridge,” directed by Asbury University assistant professor Joshua Overbay, has been shooting several scenes in Lawrenceburg and will continue filming throughout the week.
    The film is produced by Rebel Pilgrim Productions based out of Cincinnati. The film focuses on the subject matter of suicide and how a family tries to deal with it.   

  • District court docket: 7-17-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on May 13, 2013.
    Deborah L. Coon, arraignment, failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, residents not to use license of other states – failed to appear, show cause.
    Joseph Cooper, arraignment, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – failed to appear.

  • Readers: Media, not Zimmerman or Martin, should be on trial

    The media are guilty, not George Zimmerman or Trayvon Martin.
    Few Anderson County residents, when asked, declared George Zimmerman, a 29-year-old former neighborhood watch volunteer, guilty or innocent of the charges brought against him for the fatal shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
    The media outlets covering the trial in the months following Martin’s death, however — there’s no question of their guilt, according to several Anderson News readers.   

  • Arraignment set for alleged pot mailers

    The Lawrenceburg woman who allegedly allowed 8 pounds of marijuana to be mailed to her home in exchange for crack cocaine is scheduled to be arraigned next Tuesday in Anderson Circuit Court.
    Diana L. Hart of 303 Vail Drive was charged with trafficking marijuana in April when a postal inspector tracked a large box to her home that was mailed from an address in California.

  • Special needs pool party in Harrodsburg

    A pool party for people with special needs and their families is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. July 25 at Anderson Dean Park, located on US 127 in Harrodsburg, according to a news release.
    Admission is free and includes free snacks. Lifeguards will be on duty. Those attending are asked to bring a towel.