Today's News

  • 12-10 church briefs

    First Baptist Church is seeking applications

    First Baptist Church of Lawrenceburg is seeking applications for a part-time contemporary worship leader.

    Preferred qualifications for the position include guitar/instrumental training and worship service experience, according to a news release.

    Resumes should be mailed to First Baptist Church, attention Jeremy Sivils, 111 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg KY 40342 by Dec. 12.

    For more information, call 502-839-6966.


  • 12-10 community calendar


    Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg will have its weekly meeting noon Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Anderson Public Library.

    Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will not meet this month.

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will not meet this month


    The Anderson County Tourism Commission will hold its monthly meeting 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce office.

    Community events

    Dec.8- Dec. 12

  • 12-10 Jail Log

    From staff reports

    The following people were recently arrested and transported to jail, according to information released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Dec. 1

    Hannah Croddy was charged with no seat belts, no insurance, expired registration, expired plates and a Franklin County warrant by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Heather Lenguardoro was charged with two counts of failure to appear by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • 12-10 district court docket

    Judge Betty A. Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Nov. 13.

    Adam O. Deskins, arraignment, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license – pleaded guilty, sentenced to three days to serve (credit time served), $393, installment/deferred payment Jan. 22; failure to notify department of transportation of address change – dismissed.

  • Winners announced in District Spelling Bee
  • Top four in grades four through eight to compete in District Spell-Off

    From staff reports

    The winners of the 2014 District Spelling Bee have been named, the school district announced.

    The top four winners from grades fourth through eighth will next compete in the Anderson County District Spell-off next month to determine the overall top speller in Anderson County, who will move on to compete at the Kentucky Derby Festival State Spelling Bee in March.

    First grade

    First place: Clay Smith, Saffell

    Second place: Carson Azzinaro, Ward

  • Empty Bowls, Holiday Station Express set for Thursday at Ward Elementary

    From staff reports

    Getting in the holiday spirit will be a breeze for those visiting Emma B. Ward Elementary School on Thursday night.

    The school will host its annual Open Bowls Dinner from 5:30 to 7:30, along with its Holiday Station Express.

  • Lewis performs during annual meeting

    From staff reports

    Anderson County’s McKenna Lewis performed before a live audience during the Dec. 5 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 95th annual meeting in Louisville.

    Winner of both the Anderson County and District 5 preliminary contests, Lewis was one of 11 acts invited to perform at the state level Variety Showcase. The competition is sponsored annually by KFB to support youth achievement in entertainment.

  • Farm Bureau receives award
  • Anderson Farm Bureau receives Young Farmer Gold Star Award

    From staff reports

    Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farm Program this year, Anderson County Farm Bureau received the 2014 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

    The award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions, and educational or promotional initiatives.

    Kentucky Farm Bureau, with more than 465,000 member families statewide, is the state’s largest general farm organization.