Today's News

  • Birth: Burke

    Brittany and Daniel Burke of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Bella Reece Burke, born Feb. 27, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 8 pounds, 7 3/4 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.
    Big brother Carson, 3, welcomed Bella home.
    Maternal grandparents are Jean and Rick Abell of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Patricia Abell of Lebanon, and the late Richard Abell.
    Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Christy Burke of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are Danny and Alma Darnell of Bloomfield.

  • Birth: Cox

     Steven and Amber Cox of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Kayleigh Grace Cox, born March 21, 2013, at St. Joseph East in Lexington.
    She weighed 5 pounds, 10.02 ounces, and was 18 inches long.
    Big brothers Dylan, 9, and Jordan, 4, welcomed Kayleigh home.
    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Mary McMahon of McLeansboro, Ill. Paternal grandparents are  the late Hollis Ray Cox and Mary Ann Ward of Lawrenceburg.

  • Wedding: Hainsworth-Cardwell

    Amanda Kelly Hainsworth Cardwell and Wallace “Wally” B. Cardwell II of Lawrenceburg were married Feb. 1, 2013, at 3 p.m. in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    Mike Smith officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of the late William “Bill” and the late Charlotte H. Hainsworth of Lexington.
    Grandparents of the bride are Helen Hardgrove and Charles Hardgrove, William L. Hainsworth Sr., and Hazel Carpenter Hainsworth, all of Danville.
    The groom is the son of Wallace and Charlotte Cardwell of Lawrenceburg.

  • Community calendar: 4-3-13

    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

  • Friends of the Library to meet

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library is scheduled to meet April 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the library.
    New members are welcome.
    The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.
    If there is no school, there will be no meeting.

  • Mount Eden Saddle Club to host horse show

    The Mount Eden Saddle Club will be hosting a horse show April 13 at 6 p.m.
    The show will include youth, adult western, gaited pleasure and contest classes.
    The Mount Eden Ruritan grounds are located on Mt Eden Road/Highway 53.
    For more information contact Leslie Smitha at 502-321-8166, Sharon Gilbert at 502-738-9741, Chasidy Hawkins at 502-680-0497 or Brooke Gilbert 502-902-1754.
    Visit www.mtedensaddleclub.weebly.com or check out the Mt. Eden Saddle Club on its Facebook page.
    2013 show schedule:
    April 13, 6 p.m.
    May 11, 6 p.m.

  • Business and Professional Women’s Club to meet

    The Lawrenceburg Business and Professional Women’s Club will host the north central regional meeting on April 6 at First Christian Church on Main Street in Lawrenceburg.
    Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast and box lunch will cost $15. The meeting will feature a guest speaker and a “speak-off” competition, according to a press release.
    “Please join us to network and fellowship with other professional women,” event organizers said in a press release.

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  • Rite of Spring

    The babies have arrived on Wildcat Road.  
    Tic and Tac, two fuzzy baby doll Southdown lambs only three days old, wobble after a sheared ewe in the afternoon sun.
    Betsy DeKoster, the owner of the Lawrenceburg Bluegrass Babydoll sheep farm, explains that the third lamb triplet, Toe, didn’t make it.  
    She points at a lamb named Twister, who survived a complicated birth, she said, and was safely delivered despite the lamb’s head being pulled backwards.