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Today's News

  • Health dept. offers free, drive-thru flu shot clinic

    The Anderson County health department will be offering a free, drive-thru flu shot clinic Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon at the health department, located at 1180 Glensboro Road in Lawrenceburg.
    Health department staff will have 300 free flu shots available, first come first served, for uninsured adults who reside in Anderson County.
    If families wish to have their children vaccinated, they will need to bring children into the clinic during the department’s regular business hours, Health Department Director Tim Wright said.

  • Farm Bureau hosts annual youth, variety contests

    Anderson County Farm Bureau recently held its outstanding Farm Bureau youth and variety contests on Sept. 24 at the Anderson County High School auditorium, according to a news release.
    The contests were organized by the Women’s Chair of Farm Bureau, Sue Litkenhus, assisted by Emily Drury and high school agriculture teachers, Drew Robinson and Randy Adams, event organizers said.

  • Woman's club meetings resume

    After a summer hiatus that included attending “You’re Only Young Twice” at the Derby Dinner Theatre in June with members of Beta Sigma Phi, the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club met Sept. 19.
    Following refreshments, members received copies of “The Sunday Philosophy Club,” by Alexander McCall Smith, which will be discussed at next month’s meeting Oct. 17.

  • Spencer County man first to enter race for state representative

    Landmark News Service
    The first candidate to throw his name into the discussion for the newly created 53rd district of the Kentucky House of Representatives is Spencer County’s James Allen Tipton.
    Tipton announced on Monday that he filed a letter of intent with the Kentucky Register of Election Finance to run for state representative.
    Candidates can’t officially file to run for office until November, but those who hope to get a head start on fundraising can file a letter of intent to move forward in setting up their campaign account.

  • Four Roses defends Burgoo Cook Off title

    The Four Roses team of Jesse Sanford and Jeff Royalty successfully defended their title Saturday by winning the third annual Burgoo Cook Off, a fundraiser for Shop With a Cop.
    The dynamic burgoo duo won going away, outdistancing second place Wild Turkey and third place newcomers Darnell’s Old Tyme Burgoo. Rounding out the field was Atmos Energy in fourth and newcomer Farmers Bank in fifth.
    The cook off, sponsored by The Anderson News, was the most successful to day and raised $1,200 to purchase Christmas gifts for children in need.

  • Senior center volunteers help with burgoo bazaar
  • Bruner pleads guilty in woman’s beating

    By Lisa King
    The Sentinel-News
    Mark Bruner, charged with the brutal beating in 2011 of a woman left by the side of the road, has pleaded guilty to first-degree assault in connection with that crime and will be facing at a long prison term.
    Bruner, 39, whose jury trial was scheduled to begin Monday, pleaded guilty to that charge on Sept. 16, and Shelby Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman has set a sentencing date for Oct. 23.

  • Frankfort Regional Hospital completes national pediatric readiness survey

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center recently completed a multi-phase quality improvement initiative to ensure that its emergency department is fully prepared to provide effective care for children, the hospital announced.
    Known as the National Pediatric Readiness Project under the Emergency Medical Services for Children National Resource Center (NRC), it is the first national assessment of pediatric readiness in ED’s across the United States.

  • Eddie Montgomery, ex-wife owe $12.7M on failed restaurant

    By Todd Kleffman
    The Advocate-Messenger
    The hits keep coming for local country music star Eddie Montomery, but not on the music charts.
    A lawsuit filed in Boyle Circuit Court by Central Bank and Trust Co. of Lexington claims Montgomery and his ex-wife Tracy Nunan owe nearly $12.7 million over the failed Eddie Montgomery Steak House in Harrodsburg.

  • October’s here so don’t forget to harvest next year’s seeds

    Happy October. The 10th month is upon us and it’s a very seedy time. It’s all I can do not to trim the faded flowers from the hydrangeas, echinacheas, cup plants and the myriad of other once blooming flowers that grace the farm. They look scraggly, but the birds love them. I got to enjoy the blooms all summer and fall so it’s only fitting that wildlife get to enjoy them now.