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Today's News

  • Appeals court upholds ruling in Waddy man’s penis amputation case

    By Lisa King
    Landmark News Service
    A Waddy man who lost a battle in the state Court of Appeals on Friday may not be giving up his fight to have his doctor held accountable for amputating his penis.
    The attorney for Phillip Seaton said Wednesday that he may go to the Kentucky Supreme Court, if necessary, to seek relief against Dr. John Patterson of Frankfort, who twice has been vindicated for deciding to amputate Seaton’s penis during a circumcision in 2007.

  • District court docket: 1-2-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Nov. 26.
    Tammy Burleson, hearing, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – 30 days to serve (credit time served).
    Tammy L. Burleson, arraignment, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Dec. 6.

  • Saffell Street students participate in school-wide spelling bee
  • Way We Were: Tyrone Quarry selected as fallout shelter

    In the photo of the Lawrenceburg High Band that ran Dec. 12 the young fellow just to Leslie Toll’s right, who is not identified, looks very much like Phil Swift, according to an email from Jim McKee.
    McKee says the fellow identified as Phil Swift, does not look like him and is holding a clarinet, but Phil was a very good trumpet player and the other guy is holding a trumpet.

  • Celebrating Christmas morning in Anderson County
  • Community calendar: 1-2-13

    Community
    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.
    Anderson Public Library offers computer, yoga classes

  • Church briefs: 1-2-13

    Westside Community Church announces events
    Past Events
    Westside had a Christmas play on Dec. 16 and Dec. 21 called “A Christmas to Remember.”
    Westside had a church family event on Dec. 28, going to the movies to see “Wreck-It  Ralph.”
    Upcoming Events
    On Jan.6 Westside will host special guest singers at the Sunday night service at 6 p.m.
    On Jan.11 there will be discipleship class at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
    On Jan. 13 there will be a prayer walk at the Anderson County High School at 2 p.m.

  • Preparing for reindeer
  • Top 10 Stories of 2012: No. 2: Wild Turkey, Four Roses sink millions into improvements

    The increased popularity of bourbon across globe was good news for Anderson County as both of its distilleries sunk millions into expanded facilities.
    Wild Turkey made the biggest splash by announcing in February that bottling its world-famous brand would return to Lawrenceburg after leaving in 2006.
    The distillery’s $44 million bottling plant remains under construction and is expected to provide around 60 new jobs.

  • Top 10 Stories of 2012: No. 1: Thousands mourn death of Marie Garmon

    Several deaths, including one murder, hit Anderson County particularly hard in 2012, but none worse than the loss of Marie Garmon, 43, a mom and hospice nurse who died after being struck head-on by a dump truck in September on Versailles Road.
    In what was described by a funeral director as one of the largest turnouts he’d even seen, an estimated 4,000 people paid their last respects to Garmon before she was laid to rest in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.