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Today's News

  • Five jailed after cops raid pair of meth labs

    Five people were arrested when local police raided two meth labs last Thursday and Friday nights.
    The first came when officers with the Lawrenceburg Police Department busted a suspected meth lab at 1141 Versailles Road, Lot 30, in the trailer park.
    The second was when the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip Friday night and took down a suspected meth lab behind a residence on Mill Creek Pike.

  • Peyton Place: more than just a sign

    Two weeks ago, Mary Shouse Peyton’s identity was stolen.
    Specifically, her beloved “Peyton Place” sign that used to mark the entrance to her home on Harrodsburg Road.
    Mary, a Lawrenceburg native, has been a Peyton for more than 60 years since she married her late husband, Ollie Frank Peyton.
    “When they sold this off, they sold all the front lots and called it Peyton subdivision,” Mary said.

  • Grill-off set for Saturday

    Anderson County residents will be grilling for a cause — a free medical clinic.
    The Grill Master Grill-Off fundraiser for the Anderson County Community Medical Clinic will be held at the Anderson County Community Park Lions Club pavilion on Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.  
    Donna Crain Drury, chairman of the fundraising committee for the clinic, said a free medical clinic is something that Anderson County needs and would give more people the opportunity to get medical care.

  • Lawrenceburg says goodbye

     By Ben Carlson and Meaghan Downs
    News staff
    If worth were measured based on the number of friends she had, Marie Garmon would undoubtedly have been one of the wealthiest people in Anderson County.
    In what was described by a funeral director as one of the largest turnouts he’d even seen, an estimated 4,000 people paid their last respects to Garmon last Friday and Saturday before she was laid to rest in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

  • Dove hunter charged with being drunk

    A Lawrenceburg man was jailed last Wednesday after being charged with hunting under the influence and second-degree wanton endangerment, according to documents on file in Anderson District Court.
    David Thomas Gaines, 43, of 1040 Lakeshore Drive was hunting doves around 8 p.m. Sept. 12 in a field about six miles south of Lawrenceburg when he allegedly fired his 12-gauge shotgun twice in the direction of another hunter, according to a report filed by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officer Jason Wells.

  • Moving up

    Zane Drury recently earned his yellow belt in Kenpo Karate. Zane studies Kenpo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitzu at Storm Martial Arts in Harrodsburg.Pictured, from left, are head instructor Adam Carey, Zane Drury and instructor J.R. Hines.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Determined, confident Lady Bearcats defeat Collins

    This time, there was little hand-wringing. There were no worried looks.

    It was just determination. And confidence.

    Lots of confidence.

    Anderson County turned back visiting Collins in four games to win a key 30th District volleyball matchup last Thursday. The Lady Bearcats simply believed in themselves in recording their first-ever victory over the Shelbyville school.

  • Moving up

    Zane Drury recently earned his yellow belt in Kenpo Karate. Zane studies Kenpo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitzu at Storm Martial Arts in Harrodsburg.Pictured, from left, are head instructor Adam Carey, Zane Drury and instructor J.R. Hines.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats get district win over Spencer

    Anderson got a district victory when the Lady Bearcats whipped visiting Spencer County in three games last Tuesday.

    The Lady Bearcats showed their improvement in a 25-12, 17-25, 25-14 decision for their second win over Spencer this year.

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 19, 2012

    Jack Wells Memorial Scramble set

    The second annual Jack Wells Memorial Golf Classic will be held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in Lawrenceburg on Saturday, Sept. 22.

    The scramble is designed to raise money for the Father Charles McDonald Scholarship Fund and other outreach programs of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. The scramble will tee off at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start.

    The cost is $60 per player. Foursomes can play for $200,The cost of the scramble includes 18 holes of golf along with a cart.