Today's News

  • 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

  • Relay for Life calendar: 5-9-12

    May 17: 4th Annual Ladies Spring Banquet — 6:30 p.m. at Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church, 111 North Main, for ladies of all ages. Tickets are $10 for ladies, $5 for girls 12 and under. Come join us for a great meal (prepared and served by men from the church), door prizes and fun fellowship. Call the church office at 502-839-6966 for tickets no later than Monday, May 14. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

  • Engagement: Peach and Schmidt

    Jennifer Lynn Peach, daughter of Donald F. Peach and the late Toby Bates Peach of Lawrenceburg, and Jarrod Scott Schmidt, son of Walter and Caroline Schmidt of Marietta, Ga., announce their upcoming marriage on May 26, 2012, in Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is currently employed with Dr. M. Scott Smith, DMD in Frankfort.  The groom is currently employed with Sturm Insurance in Frankfort.
    The wedding will take place at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Engagement: Young and Goin

    Cecil “Tad” and Donna Lynn Young of Lawrenceburg and Sarah and John Garvison of Denton, Texas, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Cecilya Lynn Young and Bobby Jack Goin of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2006 graduate of Anderson County High School and a graduate of Galen College of Nursing in Louisville.
    She is currently employed as a nurse at The Lexington Country Place.
    The groom is a 2004 graduate of Anderson County High School and is currently employed at Johnson Control in Georgetown.

  • Engagement: Lyons and Sebastian

    Margaret Baxter and Richard Lyons of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Lyons of Lawrenceburg to Joseph Thomas Sebastian II of Lawrenceburg, son of Linda Sebastian of Frankfort and David Sebastian of Danville.
    The bride’s grandparents are Doris Baxter of Lawrenceburg and Hazel Eickhoff of Waterford, Mich.
    The groom’s grandparent is Virginia Carroll of Versailles.
    The bride is a 2005 Anderson County High School graduate and a 2009 Eastern Kentucky University graduate, receiving a bachelor’s of science in nursing.

  • Way We Were: Jacob Stewart Citizen of the Month

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 10, 1962
    Ed Grace was named president of the newly reactivated Anderson County Sportsman’s Club. There were about 30 members at the first meeting.
    Other officers were: Arlie Gritton, vice president; Billy Sayre, secretary-treasurer. The club had been inactive for about two years.

    Charlotte Vaughn, junior student at the University of Kentucky, was recognized for distinguished academic achievement at the annual Honors Day ceremonies at Memorial hall.

  • Drury wins scholarship
  • Zumba fitness class offered at ACE

    Anderson Community Education will offer Zumba fitness classes, the agency announced.
    Classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. beginning May 15 at the high school cafeteria.
    Cost is $45 for 10 sessions, or $5 per session.
    Zumba is described as a “fusion of Latin and international music-dance themes that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness workout,” according to a news release.

  • Students show love of country in mural

    Eighth graders Caitlyn Mehs and Hallie Morgan have been painting a mural on the lobby wall at Anderson County Middle School.
    The mural depicts rolling hills and tall grass of the country side complete with a barn and two tractors to represent the opposing tastes at the middle school, according to a middle school press release.
    Caitlyn Mehs and Hallie Morgan got the idea because they both love the country.

  • Middle school students of the month for April