Today's News

  • COLUMN: On the court and off, UK basketball stars excel with determination, hard work

    The stage might have been different but Darius Miller's message was the same when he spoke to a group of giddy kids at Turner Elementary School last Thursday.

    For the last two seasons, when the lights got brighter, Miller's shots suddenly got a bit straighter. When the expectations where higher, Darius Miller soared.


    Early in the second half of the national semifinal against Louisville, the Miller's Kentucky Wildcats were clinging to a 37-32 lead after being in front by double digits on several occasions in the first half.

  • Middle school holds first science fair

    Anderson County Middle School hosted its first science fair on April 19 for about 16 students with projects featuring a variety of studies — from duckling incubation to a tarantula’s habitat to the history of the phonograph.

  • Library board rejects 3 percent salary increase

    The library board examined its proposed draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year, with the director proposing a 3 percent salary increase for library employees and an anticipated $7,000 decrease in spending.  
    The library’s overall budget for 2012-2013, at $3.236 million, includes $1.336 million in spending and $1.9 million in surplus revenue.

  • District court docket: 4-25-12

    Trial Commissioner S. Marie Hellard heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on March 5, 2012.
    Patricia A. Miller, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – dismissed.
    Cynthia Norris, review, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – continued to June 25.
    Patrick Norris, arraignment, driving on DUI suspended license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference March 21, disposition April 2.

  • Church briefs: 4-25-12

    Salvisa Baptist hosts
    Craft and Vendor Fair
    The Salvisa Baptist Church, located at US 127 and Kirkwood Road, will host its annual Spring Craft and Vendor Fair at the Christian Life Center on April 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life and youth missions.

    Salvisa Christian sponsors Make-A-Blanket Day

  • Will Christ reward or cast you into hell?

    God blesses us all with unique and different talents.
    Some are born leaders and teachers — others are musicians or song leaders.
    You have some who are blessed financially so they can give more to serve God and his kingdom.
    Then there is you. How do you use the talents God has blessed you with to honor God?
    Everyone has some talent or God-given ability to serve in some capacity, so there are no excuses if you are not in some way to serve.

  • Mackville truck, tractor pull reschedules

    Due to rain, the Mackville Truck and Tractor Pull has been rescheduled for April 28.
    Weigh in starts at 4 p.m., the pull begins at 5 p.m. Concessions will be available.
    For more information, contact Eddie Noel at 859-262-5104.

  • Community calendar: 4-25-12

    April 28: FFA greenhouse sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Anderson High School greenhouse
    April 28: Anderson County High School prom, open house tour from 7-7:45 p.m., $1 per person
    April 28: Kentucky National Guard Military Child Appreciation Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion, 725 West Broadway, Lawrenceburg
    April 24-June 28: Body Recall, free class held at Anderson County Health Department, 9:30-10:30 a.m.


  • Woman’s Club hosts luncheon, style show

    Hats Off!, the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club (LPWC) annual luncheon and style show, was held at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church on Saturday, April 21.
    As approximately 135 guests enjoyed the chicken-salad luncheon, Martha Caywood of the Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville emceed the style show, with club members and friends as models. Several ensembles from her shop, complete with hats, handbags and jewelry, were shown and described.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 4-25-12

    Saturday, May 19 -- Golf Scramble – Shotgun start 1:00 p.m. at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.  Registration begins at 12 noon.  Cost is $60 per player or $240 for 4-person team.  More information to follow, so check the Relay calendar each week.  Contact Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course at 502-839-4029 to reserve a spot in the scramble.  (If you are interested in sponsoring a hole, contact Griffin Gillis at 502-517-1986.)  Proceeds go to Relay for Life.