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Today's News

  • Church briefs: 8-21-13

    Salvisa Christian Church
    to sponsor Make-A-Blanket Day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day on Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Participants should feel free to come and go as they are able, event organizers said.
    A potluck lunch will be served. Event organizers ask that participants bring 1.5 yards of fleece in any color or characters pleasing to children aged infant to 18.

  • Way We Were: Blackburn knows how to drive a tractor

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Aug. 15, 1963
    A series of mysterious explosions early Friday injured a woman, destroyed a storage building, damaged several homes and automobiles and set fire to a 12,000 gallon kerosene tank at the Gulf Oil bulk plant at Princeton.
    “I yelled at my granddaughter to get out — I thought we were being bombed,” said Mrs. L.C. Holt, 68, who said three explosions rocked the area near her home.

  • District court docket: 8-21-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on June 20, 2013.

  • Lawrenceburg police announce arrests, citations

    The Lawrenceburg police department recently issued the following arrests and citations:
    Diego M. Santos, 27, Mexico was arrested Aug. 11 and charged with speeding, no operator’s license, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in vehicle and DUI during a traffic stop on the US 127 Bypass by Officer Bryan Brashears.
    Derek Z. Carter, 34, Lawrenceburg was arrested Aug. 6 and charged with DUI, third degree possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop on West Court Street by Officer Clay Crouch.

  • Commonwealth Attorney’s Office joins campaign to reduce drunk driving

    Commonwealth’s Attorney Laura Witt Donnell is joining with law enforcement throughout the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug.16 through Sept. 2, according to a press release.
    “The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events, and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb alcohol impaired driving in August and through the Labor Day holiday weekend,” the release said.

  • News briefs: 8-21-13

    Orthopedic seminar on new hip replacement procedure
    Frankfort Regional Medical Center, along with the Paul Sawyier Public Library, is offering an upcoming  orthopedic seminar on Anterior Hip Replacement  on Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m.
    This free health seminar will take place in the Library Community Room at the Paul Sawyier Public Library in Frankfort at 319 Wapping Street.

  • Walmart associates volunteer at Senior Center, Family Fun Fest
  • Community Education to offer September classes

    Register for classes at Anderson Community Education, 219 East Woodford St., Lawrenceburg by calling Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or email jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.
    Adult education students are returning to class for the 2014 school year, so those in need of instruction for a GED diploma or college preparation should call 839-3754 or stop by the center to enroll.

    Zumba fitness and toning
    the body for weight loss
    When: Tuesday and Thursday beginning Sept. 10 from 6-7 p.m.

  • The Anderson News says ‘Guten Tag’ to Germany
  • Believe in golden rule: reduce, reuse and recycle

    Wow! There’s only two more Saturdays in August and a realization just dawned on me.
    For the last decade or so I have run my produce stand from Memorial Day to Labor Day. That’s my idea of summer. After Labor Day, I switch over to tutoring on Saturdays. So, besides the holiday breaks I’m always working, off the farm, six days a week. This year is going to be different.