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Today's News

  • AT&T adds wireless capacity for Lawrenceburg, Salvisa

    AT&T announced today that it has added more wireless capacity to its 4G LTE network for Lawrenceburg and Salvisa, according to a news release.

    The improvements add more capacity to the latest generation of wireless technology, according to the release.

    Residents and business customers should notice improvements in speed and reliability when using their mobile devices.

    The changes are in response to customer demand and are part of the company’s ongoing investment in high-speed Internet in the area, the release says.

  • ‘Jailbirds’ help raise thousands of dollars for CASA

    The Anderson County CASA ad-hoc committee reports that $3,500 was raised during its fourth annual jail event in June.

    The event was held at the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show where various volunteers were “jailed” and had to raise funds for release.

    CASA of the Bluegrass consists of four counties Anderson, Boyle, Franklin and Mercer. Anderson County has more children in the CASA program than any of the other three counties.

    CASA, stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates.

  • Help your teenager be relationship smart

    As a parent you want your teen to make wise choices in relationships. You don’t want them to get hurt and make life-changing mistakes.

    Some mistakes are minor. Accept that teens will make mistakes in judgment. You probably did too when you were younger and no one is perfect even as an adult.

  • Casey wins best actor award
  • God’s sweet love is the veneer of all

    Years ago I had a sort of business acquaintance whom I idolized.

    I was just getting started in book writing and at the time she was one of the top names in Christian publishing.

    This woman wrote some of the funniest books I’d ever read, plus she was highly in demand as a speaker. She probably still is.

    Back then she could make audiences laugh until they wet their pants and snap her fingers and bring them to their knees in surrender to the Lord.

  • Legion receives awards at convention

    American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion Department of Kentucky Convention was held June 18-20 at Crowne Plaza hotel in Louisville. This was the 97th Annual Convention for the American Legion, 94th for the Auxiliary and 43rd for the sons.

  • Two attend KFB Institute

    Anderson County high school juniors Adam Sanderson and Chance Wayne recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

    Sanderson, Wayne and 44 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 21-25 at the University of Kentucky.

    An identical IFAL conference was also held June 14-18 at Murray State University for an additional 48 students.

  • Adopted teen celebrates ‘Coming to America’

    Ricki Barker

    News staff

    Surrounded by his family last week in a booth at the Lawrenceburg Pizza Hut, one would never guess David Jay “DJ” Bierly, 13, is an outgoing kid who loves playing basketball, Kevin Durant, Nike and was recently grounded because of his cell phone, is anything but a typical American teenager.

    Except DJ is not typical at all, and his journey to this country is something he celebrates every year in the restaurant where he experienced his first taste of home.

  • Lunsford 75th Anniversary
  • Residents: Confederate monument should go

    As state officials grapple with what to do with the memorial to Civil War icon Jefferson Davis in the state Capitol’s rotunda, local officials might soon be trying to determine the fate of a Confederate monument in front of the Anderson County Courthouse.

    Some are calling for the monument, which has stood in its current location since the late 1800s, to be removed.