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Today's News

  • Wedding: Bonzo-Drury

    Morgan Bonzo and Russ Drury of Lawrenceburg were married May 26, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at Buffalo Trace. Garrett Franklin officiated. The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

  • Wedding: Dixon-Peach

    Mercedes Dixon and Zachary Peach of Lawrenceburg were married June 29 at Buffalo Trace in Frankfort. Glenn Corn officiated.
    Parents of the bride are Brian and Melisa Dixon of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the bride are Marvin and Nancy Wright, Norwalk, Ohio; Tom and Ann Dixon, Collins, Ohio; and the late Carol Dixon.
    Parents of the groom are Ricky and Kathy Peach of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the groom are Herman Lee and Becky Peach of Lawrenceburg; and the late Mary Rose and MJ Stevens.
    The bride was escorted by her father Brian Dixon.

  • Frankfort high schools host August reunion

    Western Hills High School and Franklin County High School classes of 1982 will hold reunions Aug. 3-4.
    The Aug. 3 event will be held at 6 p.m. on the Old Capitol Lawn as part of the Frankfort Concert series. The concert series will be followed by classmate Jeff Duncan’s band Thumper and the Plaid Rabbits at the Brick Alley on the St. Clair Mall.

  • Cops & Rodders raises more than $4,000 for two good causes

    Hundreds of people flocked to downtown Main Street last Saturday for the first Cops & Rodders car show, raising more than $4,000 for two good causes — Shop with A Cop and the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch.   
    Sheriff Troy Young said he had no idea what kind of response the event would get, and said he received many compliments on the show. He already has started on suggestions for what the sheriff’s office will do next year if they host the event again, including possibly adding a motorcycle division.  

  • Way We Were: Oh deer, a faux pas in outdoor fashion

    50 YEARS AGO
    June 21, 1962
    John Louis Hume, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hume of Alton Station, graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with specialization in accounting and economics.
    He is married to the former Brenda Adams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reo Adams of Alton Station.

    Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the new Woodford Hospital. The building program was initiated by a $400,000 gift from Mrs. Oakey Logan Alexander.
    July 26, 1962

  • Anderson County natives graduate from Kentucky State Police Academy

    Anderson County native Matt Rogers and Gabe Welch recently graduated the Kentucky State Police training academy on July 6.
    Rogers was formerly employed as a deputy with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and Welch was employed by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife as a conservation officer. They are both assigned to Shelby and Spencer counties.
    Pictured, from left, are Sgt. Todd Evans, Trooper Matt Rogers, Trooper Gabe Welch and Trooper Scott Doyle. Sgt. Evans and Trooper Doyle are also from Anderson County and are assigned as academy instructors.

  • Friends of the Library to meet

    The Friends of the Library is scheduled to meet Aug. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the library.
    New members are welcome.
    Friends of the Anderson Public Library meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.
     

  • Caldwell family holds reunion July 14

    Descendants of Michael and Ruth Franklin Caldwell held their 10th annual family reunion July 14 at Anderson Dean Park in Harrodsburg.

  • Community calendar: 7-25-12

    Upcoming Lawrenceburg Green events
    Movie nights
    Aug. 10: ‘Happy Feet 2’
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
    Concerts
    July 27: The Sweet Beats – Beatles Tribute Band
    Aug. 24: Cadillac Shack – 60’s & 70’s Rock ‘n Roll
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band – Parrot Head Event

    Lovers Leap events
    Aug. 4: "Rod Stewart tribute" by Larry Madlinger from Owensboro  

  • District court docket: 7-25-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings June 18, 2012.
    Corey D. Bixler, review, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – found in contempt of court, sentenced to five days (conditionally discharged), continued to Aug. 27.
    Amanda S. Bostic, disposition, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, operating vehicle with expired operator’s license – continued to July 2.