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Today's News

  • Couples celebrate anniversaries with Final Four trip
  • Community calendar: 4-24-13

    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.

    Helping Hands — Heart of Community to hold fundraiser

  • Relay for Life calendar: 4-24-13

    Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for April and May. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    Online Registration and Relay for Life Shirt Order

  • Club to host style show

    The Pierian Woman’s Club will be hosting the fifth “Hats Off!” luncheon, style show and silent auction on Saturday, April 27 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    The style show will be featuring clothing from Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville and will be hosted by Martha Caywood.

  • Way We Were: Bird to enter big bass in sports magazine contest

    50 YEARS AGO
    April 25, 1963
    James M. Waterfill fell at the Calvert Distillery where he was employed and suffered a fractured rib.

    Co-designer of unique device
     to aid divers

  • Wild Turkey seeks distillery artifacts for visitor center

    Wild Turkey Distillery is looking for unique Wild Turkey photographs, bottles and other artifacts for its new visitor center, scheduled to open this June.
    During two “Discovery Days,” Anderson County residents can bring in Wild Turkey Distillery artifacts and memorabilia to be photographed and logged into the visitor center’s digital archive.
    Artifacts will be a part of a “museum-quality gallery dedicated to Wild Turkey’s amazing history,” according to the distillery.

  • District court docket: 4-24-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Feb. 28, 2013.
    Christopher J. Caffee, arraignment, second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, menacing – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference March 28.
    Samantha L. Allison, bond forfeiture hearing, theft by deception (less than $500) – bond forfeited, bench warrant.
    Jonathon W. Anderson, motion to revoke probation, two counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – defendant to report to Kentucky Alternative Programs.

  • Driver flips pick-up truck to avoid hitting dog
  • School board approves salary step increase for teachers

    The school board unanimously approved a salary step increase for Anderson County school district teachers during its April meeting on Monday night.
    Teachers received a salary step increase — a raise in pay based on years of teaching and experience — and a 1 percent raise for 2012-2013.
    A raise in pay will not be possible for next fiscal year’s budget, Finance Officer Nick Clark said Monday night, recommending the board approve the current certified and classified salary schedule minus any raise.

  • Education briefs: 4-24-13

    Lawrenceburg student receives $1,000 scholarship
    from Kentucky law enforcement memorial foundation
    Harrison Mark-Shane Evans of Lawrenceburg was recently awarded the Gerald F. Healy Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation Scholarship, according to a press release.
    Evans, a student at the University of Kentucky, was one of 25 recipients of the $1,000 scholarship. Evans is the son of Lexington Division of Police Detective Lora Harrison.