Today's News

  • News briefs: 5-16-12

    Box seats available for
    Fair and Horse show
    Box seats for the 140th annual Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show are now available.  
    The fair is scheduled for June 23-30 at the American Legion fairgrounds on Broadway in Lawrenceburg.
    Box seat tickets are $75 and include six passes and reserved parking for one car for the horse show nights, which are Tuesday, June 26 through Friday, June 30.
    Box seats do not include carnival rides, which are available for $8 per person per night.

  • District court docket: 5-16-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings April 12, 2012.
    Angela D. Lay, motion for shock probation, first-degree criminal trespassing – continued to Apr. 26.
    Colton T. Riggs, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, possession of marijuana, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance, first-degree possession of controlled substance, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Apr. 19.

  • Former board of education president Young steps down

    Benita Young, former board president, recently resigned from her position at the Anderson County Board of Education.
    Young, who is currently employed with the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority in Frankfort, said she had taken on more duties and responsibilities with her job and more responsibility at home with the birth of her first granddaughter.
    “The school board itself was becoming more time intensive,” she said. “I just felt like I couldn’t devote the time needed to do the job properly.”

  • Student briefs: 5-16-12

    Student named
    at Campbellsville
    Courtney Michelle Welsh, a 2009 Anderson County High School graduate and co-valedictorian, recently graduated from Campbellsville University with summa cum laude honors. She was named co-valedictorian at Campbellsville, and received the psychology academic award with plans to enter Eastern Kentucky University in the fall to work on a master’s degree.

    Cook receives diploma from Cumberlands

  • Saffell Street May Students of the Month
  • World War II gunner speaks with Christian Academy students
  • Academy celebrates Mother’s Day with muffins
  • Christian Academy students visit creation museum
  • Ward principal selected for leadership training

    Amanda Ellis, principal at Emma B. Ward Elementary School, is among 56 Kentucky school leaders who will receive executive-level leadership training at an institute funded by the state’s business community through the Kentucky Chamber Foundation.
     “I feel honored to have been chosen for the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals. I look forward to working with other administrators throughout the state to improve as an educational leader and best serve the students in Anderson County,” Ellis said.

  • Planting day

    Christopher Conway still had a ways to go.
    The Anderson County native, his wife, dad, mom and a pair of helpers were just beginning their annual ritual of planting tobacco plants on the Lee Steelman Farm in Fox Creek, but had only scratched the surface as of Saturday afternoon.
    Conway, his wife Terriana, Dudley Gash and Brennan Stevens had about 20 rows of plants in the ground, but still had the better part of 30 acres left to go.