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Today's News

  • Extension hosts holiday festival

    Adults are not the only ones who can get a head start on their Christmas shopping.
    The Anderson County Extension Homemakers will host a Holiday Festival, formerly known as Santa’s Workshop, this Saturday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. so that children can shop for their parents, siblings, friends and even pets. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
    There will also be an area for adults to shop for the exclusively homemade gift items.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 11-16-11

    Third annual House of Trees

  • Way We Were: Plum Peachy Jam is plum good eatin’

    50 YEARS AGO
    Sept. 21, 1961
    Jimmy Phillips, 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy J. Phillips, was pictured holding 4-pound bass.
    The youngster caught the monster fish out of the McKee pond. Jimmy, who was fishing with his father who didn’t get a single bite, used an artificial night crawler to hook his catch.

    Wyatt Shely was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel.

    Jams Silas Stratton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Obed Stratton, accepted a teaching position with Lloyd High School at Erlanger.

    40 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 7, 1971

  • Fall festival raises $3,000 for Robert B. Turner Elementary

    More than 500 students, parents and community members attended the annual Titan Fall Festival fundraiser Nov. 11 to participate in games, bid on baskets and ultimately raise money for Robert B. Turner students.
    Tanya Cook, treasurer of the Parent Teacher Organization, said the fall festival is something that’s been held every year since Robert B. Turner opened in 2002.
    “It gets bigger and better every year,” she said. “By six o’ clock, it was booming.”

  • District court docket: 11-16-11

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Oct. 13, 2011.
    Matthew J. McDonald, show cause, violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O., first-degree wanton endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance – bench warrant for surety.
    Matthew J. McDonald, show cause, contempt of court (violation of E.P.O.), third-degree terroristic threatening, harassing communications, first-degree stalking – bench warrant for surety.

  • Annual House of Trees fundraiser kicks off Friday

    Each year Anderson County Relay for Life proudly sponsors what has become a central Kentucky tradition known as the “House of Trees.”
    Held the week before Thanksgiving each year, the event marks the start of the holidays and celebrates community.
    This year’s House of Trees will take place Friday, Nov. 18; Saturday, Nov. 19; and Sunday, Nov. 20 in the West Park Shopping Center located at 755 South Broadway in Lawrenceburg.

  • A salute to veterans at Senior Center
  • Toy and coat drive for Open Hands Pantry

    Cash Express has teamed up with The Open Hands Pantry this holiday season to collect new and used coats, toys and non-perishable canned foods for the Anderson County community.
    New and used coats to Allison’s Cleaners for them to be dry cleaned before delivery.
    Drop-offs can be made at these locations:
    Cash Express
    Hawks Auto
    Folige restaurant
    Main Source bank
    Kroger
    Bo’s Smoke Shop (Hilltop)
    Bo’s Smoke Shop (By Kroger)
    Auto Max
    Post Office
    Town and Country Bank

  • Store holds grand opening
  • Audit shows city council spending up 11 percent

    The city council reviewed and approved both its yearly audit and a million-dollar economic development grant to build a new water tank at its Nov. 14 meeting.
    The city’s net assets increased by $93,537 for the fiscal year, yet government spending increased by 11 percent, according to an independent audit of the city’s finances.