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Today's News

  • Benefit to help pay Chesser’s funeral expenses

    A benefit to help pay the funeral expenses for Tony Chesser is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Alton Ruritan Building in Alton, organizers announced.
    The benefit is scheduled from noon to midnight, and will feature a variety of activities.
    Chesser passed away Dec. 22 following a lengthy illness, organizers said.
    Scheduled events include raffles, a 50-50 drawing, karaoke, haircuts by Gwen Holt, a rook tournament at 5 p.m., a corn hole tournament at 1 p.m. and an auction at 7 p.m.
    Kevin Chilton and Friends will provide bluegrass music.

  • Cost share sign-ups begin for farmers

    Anderson County farmers can sign up beginning Feb. 1 for the state cost share program.
    Sign-ups will continue through Feb. 28 at Anderson County Conservation District, 145 W. Woodford St., Lawrenceburg.
    Hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For details, call 839-5567.

  • Lovers Leap medals in California competition

    Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery has received the official notification that three of its wines were awarded medals at the 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, according to a news release.
    The winery’s 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon won a silver, along with bronze medals for 2008 Cynthiana and 2008 Riesling.
    This is the largest competition of American wines in the world, receiving over 5,000 entries.

  • Local clerk attends 2010 Circuit Court Clerks fall meeting

    Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk Jan Rogers participated in the 2010 Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks Fall Meeting late last year in Frankfort.
    The KACCC hosted the meeting and the Kentucky Association of Counties sponsored the event. The meeting included training for the clerks and offered 6.5 hours of continuing education credit. (Please see the list below for the name of your local circuit court clerk.)
    Meeting the Challenge was the theme of the event.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Dec. 13.
    Kenneth W. Miller, show cause hearing, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, operating on suspended/revoked operators license, display/possession of cancelled/fictitous operators license, failure to surrender revoked operators license, failure to notify Department of Transportation of address change – failed to appear, bench warrant.

  • Woods anniversary

    LouKetta and Michael Woods of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary with a reception on Jan. 30 at the Anderson Senior Citizen Center building from 2 to 5 p.m.

  • Catherine Scarlett Goodlett birth

    Kyle and Tara Goodlett of Elizabethtown announce the birth of their daughter, Catherine Scarlett Goodlett, on Nov. 23, 2010 at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • Catlett-Harvey engagement

    Gordon Catlett and Tracy Catlett and Ronald and Dee Dee Harvey, all of Lawrenceburg, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Shea Alexis Catlett and Nolan Deon Harvey.

  • Community calendar - 1/19 to 1/26

    Wednesday, Jan. 19
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

  • First Baptist starts ‘Children in Action’

    Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church recently announced a new ministry — Children in Action.
    CiA, set for Wednesdays at 6 p.m., is a missions program for boys and girls in first through fifth grades. Members of CiA, known as agents, learn what it means to be on mission for God and how they can make a difference in the world, according to a news release.
    “Come join us,” the news release said.