Today's News

  • Angry Beasmores demand answers

    Lawrenceburg residents Lea and Kevin Beasmore want answers from the city on the state of a dilapidated Marrs Avenue property, one that the couple says is a public nuisance, a health hazard and should be demolished.   
    Lea Beasmore spoke before the council, stating she was there representing her parents, who own a home adjoining the Marrs Avenue property.
    “I’ve stood on my mom and dad’s property, and I kind of want to make my dad proud of me for standing here tonight,” Lea Beasmore, who said her father recently passed away, said.

  • Fallen soldiers to be honored

    The American Legion Auxiliary invites the Anderson County community to the Wall of Honor and the Healing Field at 725 West Broadway for a memorial service on May 27 at 3 p.m.
    According to event organizers, “the service is being hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34, Department of Kentucky Auxiliary and American Legion Post 34 in remembrance of our fallen heroes. Our troops here and abroad who are still protecting and ensuring our freedom will also be honored.

  • Pair fly off into wild blue yonder

    Throughout their high school years, Tori Yeaste and Matt Sprague have had their share of memorable moments.

    Moments like back on Nov. 18 when Sprague hauled in a touchdown pass with 44 seconds remaining to pull Anderson County into a tie with Conner. The ensuing extra point gave the Bearcats the school’s first regional championship.

    Two weeks later, Anderson was playing in the state championship game.

  • Butt-dialing becoming a real pain in 911’s ... butt

    If you’ve ever butt-dialed 911 don’t be embarrassed because you have plenty of company.
    So much company, in fact, that the problem is becoming a significant one for local 911 dispatchers who have much more important work to do than answering phone calls made, well, from people’s butts.
    Butt-dialing — slang for when a cell phone user inadvertently dials a phone number — is a growing problem across the country, and Lawrenceburg certainly isn’t immune.

  • Disc golfers win Kenton tournament

    The Anderson County High School disc golf team took the High School Disc Golf Championships, held in Kenton County on Saturday. The Bearcats set a new course record with a 408 score as they defeated Covington Scott, Conner and Covington Holy Cross for the title.

    Gabe McMichael took second place in the tournament, shooting a 72, three shots behind the tournament winner, Ben Edwards of Scott.

    Anderson's Cannon Beasley took third with an 80.

  • A different sort of marathon
  • Church briefs: 5-9-12

    Youth group collecting
    items for Sunset Hill
    Alton Christian Church’s youth will collect items for Sunset Hill during May, the church announced.
    Items needed include men’s shower gel, shaving cream, razors, deodorant, board games, socks, men’s house shoes size sizes 8 to 12, shampoo and combs.
    All items can be dropped off at Alton Christian Church on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.

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  • Art in the Park set in Versailles

    The fourth annual Art in the Park event will be May 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the grounds of the Woodford Inn and Addie’s restaurant, 140 Park St. in Versailles.
    According to event organizers, “A wide variety of arts and crafts will be exhibited and available for purchase ... Addie’s restaurant will be on site for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
    For more information about the event, contact Donna Callaway at 859-983-9213 or e-mail her at dhc40383@gmail.com.

  • Community calendar: 5-9-12

    April 24-June 28: Body Recall, free class held at Anderson County Health Department, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

    May 7-May 11: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day.
    May 7-May 11: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754