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Today's News

  • Pulaski rallies in fourth quarter to oust Bearcats

    Mistakes at inopportune times cost Anderson County a second trip to the state Class 5A championship game in three years Friday night.

    Visiting Pulaski County rallied from a 17-7 deficit heading into the fourth quarter to end the Bearcats' season, 20-17, in the state semifinal game at Hollie Warford Stadium.

  • Fire destroys home on Mill Creek Pike

    A family’s home was destroyed early Friday evening when a fire broke out at 1842 Mill Creek Pike, located about three miles from the Four Roses Distillery.

    The residence is owned by Bill and Renee Casson, who were not home at the time of the blaze.

    No one was injured in the fire, but the family lost several dogs.

    The fire was called in around 5:15 p.m. by a neighbor. By the time first responders arrived, the two-story home was fully engulfed, according to Anderson County Fire Chief Mike Barnes.

  • Saffell Street fourth grade honor roll reception
  • 4-H reports: 11-27-13

    4-H Super Stars

  • News briefs: Hunter recovering at home following accidental shooting

    A man seriously injured when the rifle he was using to hunt deer last Wednesday on Clifton Road is home and recovering from a gunshot wound to his left foot, a family member said Monday afternoon.
    Ross Norton, 45, of 1030 Macland Drive sustained what first responders said was a serious but not life-threatening injury when the rifle he was using discharged.
    Norton was airlifted from the property to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

  • Miss Rodeo USA visits Lawrenceburg
  • Tips to enjoy Cyber Monday shopping

    Cyber shopping has a lot of appeal. You can avoid the traffic and early morning deals. You can shop in your pajamas and sleep in. Last year, consumers spend $2 billion online on Cyber Monday, which is the Monday after Thanksgiving.
    Financial experts estimate that online spending in the US will increase to $327 billion by 2016, compared to $226 billion in 2012. Consider these tips to get the best deals.

  • Stay home for Thanksgiving

    Stay home.
    Lock your doors. Put an iron chain across your threshold if you think you won’t be able to resist incredible Thanksgiving deals tomorrow.  
    Because there is absolutely no reason, none at all, to drag your family members out into the cold to save a few precious bucks.  
    I suppose I could use this column to vilify the retail giants and other businesses that decided to open early on Thanksgiving. I don’t think that’s necessary.

  • Community calendar: 11-27-13

    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 County Extension Office

  • Wedding: Koves-Montgomery

    Nikoletta E. Koves of Budapest, Hungary, and Caleb R. Montgomery of Lawrenceburg were married Sept. 21, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    Dr. Mike Hamrick officiated the wedding.
    Parents of the groom are Bobby and Betty Montgomery of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the groom are Deverl Burns of Willisburg and the late Clyde Burns,  
    Bobby Montgomery of Lawrenceburg and the late Virginia Perkins.