Today's News

  • Singing tree frogs a sure sign of spring

    The tree frogs are out and those boys sure can sing.
    I love to listen to them but the other night it was wild. I have been taking hikes around the farm every day with the dogs and one night they were so loud I actually had to shout at the dogs so they could hear me.
    They always make me smile, though, because they’re the harbingers of spring.

  • From Germany, with love for Lawrenceburg

    In a German town about 4,000 miles away, Chelsea Schedler analyzes Lawrenceburg cul-de-sacs.
    Researches the county’s curved roads (iconic design unique to subdivisions, Chelsea says) that double back to marked entrances.
    Studies American suburban home floor plans essentially worshiping, in Chelsea’s words, “the sanctity of the automobile.”
    They say write what you know.
    Chelsea, an architecture student and intern living in Germany, dissected what she knew — Lawrenceburg.

  • Know warning signs of dating violence

    I don’t know that dating violence in Anderson County is much different than anywhere else in the state.
    It’s usually somewhere under the radar for parents, school administrators and church leaders.
    We just don’t talk about it. Kentucky is one of the few states that doesn’t allow the dating relationship to qualify for a protective order.

  • Pig poop throwers just common weasels

    Poop washes off.
    My dad’s use of that phrase is always a bit more colorful, but the word poop instead of the less family-friendly version doesn’t alter its meaning.
    In short, it means never be afraid to get your hands dirty, be it from shoveling manure or any other task that might result in greasy hands or dirty fingernails.

  • Vandals toss pig poop on newspaper’s door

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department is investigating an act of vandalism that occurred sometime early Monday morning outside of The Anderson News.
    Vandals threw what appeared to be a mixture of pig feces, potatoes and peanuts against the newspaper’s front door, covering it and the surrounding area.
    The vandalism was discovered around 6:30 a.m. by a staff member.
    Police were called and officer Jeremy Cornish responded to the newspaper office, located at 1080 Bypass South near State Farm Insurance.

  • Anderson County Historical Society to meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Public Library.
    The speaker, Ms. Shirley Tierney, will discuss the history of the Freeman-Mann Furniture Store in Lawrenceburg. The meeting is free and open to the public.

  • Timeless investments

    Steve Cornish, former county-judge executive, retired state trooper and now auctioneer and owner of Middle Creek Land and Auction Co., still owns his first, high-powered hunting rifle, a .30-30 caliber lever action Marlin model.
    Growing up during the muscle car era, Cornish said he appreciates the firearm for its workmanship and quality as he would admire a Mustang or Camaro.

  • Annual Business Expo Saturday at Eagle Lake

    The annual Business & Community Expo is scheduled for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Eagle Lake Convention Center.
    Sponsored by the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, the event features dozens of booths from local and nearby businesses offering their services and wares.
    It also features a chili luncheon to benefit the Anderson County High School Band Boosters, along with a variety of live entertainment and activities for children.
    Admission to the event is free. For more information, call 839-5564.

  • Easter egg hunt at Legion postponed

    The annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 and the city of Lawrenceburg has been postponed because of rainy weather conditions.

  • T-bones, rib-eyes and side of heroin?

    An employee of a home meat delivery business has apparently been offering his customers more than juicy steaks.
    A driver for Frankfort-based Holy Cow Steak Company pleaded not guilty last Thursday in Anderson District Court after being busted in a heroin sting conducted earlier this month by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    Kerry D. Thompson, 34, of 7528 Garrison Road, Louisville, was charged March 5 with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) after allegedly selling the drug to an informant outside of a business on US 127 South.