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Today's News

  • Sierra Jo Robinson

    Amber and Jason Robinson of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Sierra Jo Robinson, on April 29, 2011, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
    She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.
    She was welcomed home by sister Savannah, 6.
    Her maternal grandparents are Glenn and Jo Carol Nethery of Lawrenceburg. Her maternal great-grandparents are Truman and Lorine Nethery of Lawrenceburg and James Smith of Bowling Green.

  • Local student selected for Pre-Teen Kentucky

    Shandi Puckett, daughter of Chris and Kim Puckett of Lawrenceburg, has been selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship and Recognition Program held July 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington at the Lexington Center.
    Pre-Teen Kentucky is a by-invitation only scholarship and recognition event involving young ladies 7-12 years old based on their school academic records, awards and honors won and/or their participation in outside activities. Pre-Teen Kentucky will award more than $5,000 in educational bonds, prizes and awards.

  • Donna (Brown) and Junior Beasley

    Donna (Brown) Beasley and Junior Beasley plan to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary June 11 with family.
    They were married June 11, 1971 in Shawnee, Ill.
    Donna is now retired from working at Toyota Manufacturing and Junior is retired from Wild Turkey Distillery.
    Their children are Adam and Lauren Beasley and grandchild Noah, Lawrenceburg; and Jonathan and Tina Beasley and grandchild Jameson, Lawrenceburg.

  • Dressed up for a good cause

    Recently, the local Rite Aid store hit a personal best of raising more than $1,700 for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
    The local hospital that receives this money is the UK Children’s Hospital. The store hit this milestone through the generosity of all the community and a sizable donation from the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 in Lawrenceburg.
    When Melissa Dotson, owner of Custom Cuts Hair Salon located next to Rite Aid, heard of the fundraising efforts, she sprang into action and contacted her fellow American Legion colleagues.

  • The Way We Were, 6-8-2011

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 11, 1961
    A barn on the farm of Hobart Cammack was destroyed by fire when struck by lightning about 7:30 Sunday morning.
    Cammack said two tractors; hay and other items in the barn also were lost.

    Russ Drury suffered severe injuries while working with a team of horses at his home Friday. He was a patient at King’s Daughters’ Hospital of Frankfort.

  • Virginia Reel Square Dancers
  • District Court Docket, 6-8-2011

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings March 21.
    Andrew T. Moreno, review, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance -- amount due determined.
    Kenason R. Murray, bond forfeiture hearing, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- pleaded not guilty, disposition April 18.
    Timothy A. Newton, disposition, license to be in possession -- dismissed.
    Heather R. Noe, disposition, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance -- failed to appear.

  • Homecoming set for Mount Hebron Church, cemetery

    Homecoming and a potluck lunch are scheduled for June 11-12 to benefit Mount Hebron Cemetery, organizers announced in a news release.
    The lunch is scheduled for June 12, and will raise funds to help preserve what cemetery officials said is one of the oldest active cemeteries in the state.
    “If have not visited the cemetery recently, you are encouraged to do so at this time, and see for yourself the efforts being made to reclaim this hallowed site from the effects of time,” said Luther Davenport, secretary of the cemetery board.

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