Today's News

  • Community calendar: 9-18-13

    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Mom2Mom meeting schedule
    Mom2Mom, a faith-based group for Lawrenceburg moms and their children, will meet 9-11 a.m. on the following days this year:

  • Friends of Library to host book sale Saturday

    Friends of Anderson Public Library, a non-profit organization, will hold its grand opening book sale Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its new building, located on the back lawn of the Anderson Public Library at 114 N. Main St.

  • Student receives High School Leader award during Youth Salute

    Emma Harris of Anderson County received the “High School Leader” award in the 2013 Youth Salute held May 5 at Asbury University, according to a news release.
    The 33rd awards ceremony honored 692 high school juniors from 45 high schools in Central Kentucky. A top Youth Leader was named for each high school, as well as “Youth Leaders of the Year.”
    A lunch and leadership seminar was held for all the students the same day as the awards ceremony.

  • Mountjoys inducted into Horse Show Hall of Fame

    The late William David “Billy” Mountjoy II and William “David” Mountjoy III were inducted Aug. 24 into the World’s Championship Horse Show Hall of Fame during the Kentucky State Fair
    According to a news release, the Mountjoy Farm, located on Fox Creek Road in Lawrenceburg since 1897, has been home to one of the largest and oldest saddlebred breeding farms.
    “It started with W.D. “Cordy” Mountjoy, who collected 4,000 horses for use in World War I by the U.S. military.

  • Lawrenceburg residents take home awards during state fair

    The following Lawrenceburg resident won ribbons and awards during the 2013 Kentucky State Fair.
    FFA – Floriculture Judging CDE: Lyndi Walker, Kelly Burkhead and Kelby Tucker
    Small Power Equipment: Dallas Vaughn, James Tingle, Nic Hume and Jarrod Cubert
    Anderson Co FFA: second place

    4-H Cloverville
    Junior Jewelry Beadwork: Rio Velasco, Class Champion
    Senior Folk Art: Emma Gay – Blue Ribbon
    Junior Original Design Ceramics: Rio Velasco – Blue Ribbon

  • Adult Learning Center to host ‘Spellabration’

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center will hold a “Spellabration” fundraiser Sept. 28 from 2-5 p.m. at First Christian Church on Main Street, according to a news release.

  • Academy students visit historical landmarks
  • Marching band receives second at Shelby Co. competition

    The Anderson County marching band placed second out of five bands in the 4A division during the Shelby County marching band competition held last weekend. The band received best color guard and percussion in its class and lost to first place band John Hardin by 1/10th of a point, according to band director Patrick Brady. Fourteen groups competed, and the Anderson County marching band received overall effect award.

  • All aboard the ‘candy train’ at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg
  • District court docket: 9-18-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on August 1, 2013.
    Curtis Coleman, arraignment, second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal trespassing, third-degree criminal trespassing, possession of burglary tools – pleaded not guilty, continued to Aug. 8.