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Today's News

  • Anderson grad’s body found in Lexington apartment

    As a senior at Anderson County High School 1994, Kerry Lyle “Sam” Mitchell was voted Most Considerate by his classmates.
    The young lady who shared that honor, Jennifer Pruitt, said that and kindness are just two of the attributes by which she will remember Mitchell, 35, who was found dead Dec. 28 in his Lexington apartment.

  • No cause yet on Hilltop blaze

    The cause of a fire that destroyed a Hilltop Plaza business last month has yet to be determined.
    Lawrenceburg Fire Chief Robert Hume said Monday that a state arson investigator, a state fire marshal and the building owner’s insurance company all investigated the fire last week, and no official determination has been made.
    “They did take a kerosene heater out of that that was being used to warm part of the building, but they never gave me a definite answer as to what started the fire,” Hume said.

  • ‘Salon for Santa’ creates merry Christmas for local children

    The American Legion Auxiliary, Custom Cuts Hair Salon, New Creations Hair Design, local churches and many giving community members helped make this Christmas a special one for 87 children, according to a news release from the auxiliary.

  • Baker opens law office

    Laura Baker, daughter of Jean and Darrell Baker, recently moved back to Lawrenceburg to open the Baker Law Office, PLLC, she announced in a news release.

  • The Anderson News’ Top 10 stories from 2010

    The following are Anderson County’s Top 10 stories of 2010 as selected by the staff of The Anderson News.
    Agree? Disagree? Let us know your thoughts by commenting below.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Dec. 9.
    Leticia Goodlett, arraignment, six counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded not guilty, disposition Jan. 6.
    Timothy J. Griffieth, arraignment, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – remanded.
    Jessica M. Hawkins, disposition hearing, operating motor vehicle under the influence – continued Jan. 6.
    Tina E. Hawkins, sentencing, theft by deception (less than $500) – deferral successful, paid.

  • The Way We Were - 1/5

    Sometimes you have to catch up, so this week’s Way We Were is just that. Over the year, there were several items chosen to include on the page that had to be bumped for space. So here’s what we left out. The Heaven Hill and Ellis Park ads ran in 1960.

  • Gilbert-Conkle wedding

    Patricia Claire Gilbert and Mark Daniel Conkle of Forest Lake, Minn. were married July 31, 2010 at Bond Chapel at the University of Chicago.

  • Leland Ferrell Hood birth

    Stephenie P. and Michael L. Hood of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Leland Ferrell Hood on Dec. 13, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

  • Wilson-Hose engagement

    Sara Rachel Wilson and Troy Kelly Hose II of Frankfort announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.