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Today's News

  • Water line mailer raises questions for second time

    For the second time this year, Lawrenceburg residents are receiving a mailer about water service line coverage that, on first glance, appears as though it could be from a local utility provider.
    Several residents contacted The Anderson News with questions about the mailer last week, and wondered if it was a scam.
    A similar mailer from the same company, Home Service USA Management Corp., or Homeserve, made the rounds in February.

  • Health department names Durr employee of year

    Renee Durr, a nurse supervisor, was selected as the Anderson County Health Department’s employee of the year, the agency announced.
    “Renee is an outstanding nurse and a valuable asset to our agency and those we serve,” said Brandon Hurley, public health director.
    Several other employees celebrated several years of service with the health department and were also recognized, including Cindy Carlson, ARNP, for five years of service; Cheri Johnson, health nurse, for 10 years of service; and Bobbi Darnell, health nurse, for 20 years of service.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Matthew K. Eckert heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Dec. 2.
    Megan Lynne Reffett, disposition hearing, non-support – continued Jan. 27.
    William Cody Richardson, motion to revoke probation, receiving stolen property (less than $500) – revoke, 170 days in jail, work release.
    Sarah K. Searcy, disposition hearing, fourth-degree assault domestic violence (minor injury) – pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (conditionally discharged one year).

  • Wildnerness Trail donates turkeys to area churches

    50 YEARS AGO
    Dec. 15, 1960
    The newly formed choral group of Western High School, Eaglettes, were to present a program of Christmas music at the school under the direction of Don Hart. Members of the group were: Ruth Ann Hawkins, Shirley Wilson, Sue Wells, Janet Kirsch, Elizabeth Satterly, Jeanne Blakeman, Dixie Darnell, Sharon Turner, Nova Jean Brown, Brenda Rucker, Rita Gash, Carolyn Casey, Peggy Satterly, Dottie Carter, Marjorie Corley, Rita Campbell and Geraldine Drury.

  • Wildnerness Trail donates turkeys to area churches

    The National Wild Turkey Federation recently donated 40 frozen domestic turkeys to help families in Lawrenceburg, the organization announced in a news release.

  • Malachi Thomas Spaulding birth

    Matthew and Megan Spaulding of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Malachi Thomas Spaulding, on Oct. 30 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Bill and Marna Bollinger of Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Dr. Mitch and Kathy Spaulding of Stanford.
    His great-grandparents are Roy and Mildred Hicks and Dora Spaulding.

  • Anderson Senior Center calendar - 12/22

    Wednesday, Dec. 22
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., Karaoke with David Perkins
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, Dec. 23
    Friday, Dec. 24
    Center closed for Christmas holiday

    Monday, Dec. 27
    10:30 a.m., Balloon volleyball teams
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards
    7 p.m., Rook club

  • Community calendar - 12/22

    Wednesday, Dec. 22
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

  • Sand Spring plans New Year’s Eve concert

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host a New Year’s Eve Southern Gospel Concert on Friday, Dec. 31.
    Food will be served on the second floor of the fellowship hall beginning at 6 p.m.
    The concert will start at 8 p.m. in the sanctuary and will end at 12:01 a.m.
    Donations for food will be accepted.
    A love offering will be taken for the groups during the concert.
    Groups performing are The Hilltop Trio of Lawrenceburg, The Patriot Quartet of Salvisa, The Shireys of Columbia, S.C., and Steve Ladd of Nashville, Tenn.

  • Wrestlers to compete in Woodford tournament

    Some of Kentucky's best wrestling teams will be descending on Woodford County High School for the Yellow Jacket Invitational to be held on Monday, Dec. 27 and Tuesday, Dec. 28.
    Anderson County, which has several impressive wrestlers early in the season, will be part of the field.
    In the recent Bearcat Duals, held on Dec. 11, Anderson wrestlers Shea Sparrow (130 pounds), Austin Dillow (135) and Jacob Vincent (145) were undefeated in their respective weight classes.
    T.W. Stockton and Chris McDaniel went 4-1 at 160 and 125 pounds respectively.