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Today's News

  • Anderson Humane Society to hold spaghetti dinner fundraiser Jan.21

    The Anderson Humane Society will raise funds for its low-cost spay and neuter clinic with a spaghetti dinner Jan. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Edwardo’s Pizza, located on Glensboro Road.
    The society’s board of directors and other volunteers will serve the spaghetti, and all tips and a percentage of the proceeds from the meals will be donated to the clinic for the spay-neuter program.

  • Water line breaks cause trouble for residents, workers

    Two city water line breaks, one starting last Thursday and another on Monday, have caused problems for residents, and the workers attempting to stem the leaks.  
    Public Works Director Larry Hazlett reported at the city council’s meeting Monday night that workers are attempting to fix a water line break underneath a section of the railroad tracks at the intersection of North Main and Center Street.  

  • Zoners want to shrink historic district, let owners opt out

    A discussion on creating a historic district in Lawrenceburg led to more questions than answers for the planning and zoning board last Tuesday night.
    What the board says it does know: Planning and Zoning can either recommend or not recommend the creation of a historic district in Lawrenceburg.
    The board must hold a public hearing in February, with affected property owners properly notified.
    The city council will have the final vote, and the ultimate power to establish the district, or dismiss the proposal entirely.

  • Board of Education members sworn in, elect new officers
  • District court docket: 1-16-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on December 10, 2012.
    Donald B. King, motion to revoke probation, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – stipulated to violation, revoke 173 days (30 days jail, 286 days home incarceration program), review Feb. 18.
    William Krider, arraignment, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – failed to appear, show cause.

  • Saffell Street Elementary names students to honor roll lists

    Saffell Street Elementary recently released its honor roll list for the second nine weeks. Students named to the honor roll are as follows:

    Fourth grade

    Shields

    A/B Honor Roll
    Gracie Dedman
    Taylor Dudley

    Dadisman

    All A’s
    Grayson Shouse

    A/B Honor Roll
    Bradley Richardson
    Madyson Ripy
    Maggie Abner

    Blackburn

    A/B Honor Roll
    Sarah Barger
    Madison Burgin
    Caleb Kendrick

  • Education briefs: 1-16-13

    Student named to Harding University Dean’s List
    Lawrenceburg resident Ashlyn Paden, a junior at Harding University, is among more than 1,000 University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the fall semester. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes.

    Students named to Campbellsville Dean’s List

  • Owl pellet dissection at Saffell
  • Wheels of Time donates to community organizations
  • News briefs: 1-16-13

    Jacoby honored at The Citadel
    William Earl Jacoby of Lawrenceburg was recently honored for outstanding academic achievement at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, during the fall semester of the 2012-013 academic year, the college announced.
    Jacoby earned one of the college’s top academic honors, a Gold Star. Gold Stars are presented to students who achieve a 3.7 grade point average or higher during a semester’s course work.
    Gold Stars are worn on the collar of the cadet full dress and dress uniforms and the summer leave uniform.