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Today's News

  • Community calendar: 7-11-12

    Lawrenceburg Green events
    Movie nights
    July 13: ‘Captain America’
    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 Tribut3e Band – Parrot Head Event

    Lovers Leap events
    July 13: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, $45 each, 7 p.m. Tastings for wine start  

  • Brown family gathers for reunion June 23

    The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. William B. Brown had its annual reunion June 23 at the Fairview Christian Church fellowship hall.

  • Hanks family reunion held

    The family and friends of D.F. and Nannie Hanks held their reunion July 4 at the Anderson County park.

  • Anderson County Adult Education Center welcomes new directors

    The Anderson County Adult Education Center has recently named a new adult education director and a full-time community education director, according to a press release from the center.
    Jerry Shaw, a long-time GED instructor in Anderson County, has been named the new director of adult education. Shaw began volunteering at the center in 2002 and he has worked both part-time and full-time at the center since then. Shaw replaces former director Darlene Urban, who retired in April.

  • Way We Were: Pipe cleaning takes money, literally

    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.

  • District court docket: 7-11-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings June 7, 2012.
    Angela D. Lay, motion for shock probation, first-degree criminal trespassing – motion granted, new probation agreement.
    Kenneth W. Miller, hearing, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, display/possession of cancelled/fictitious operator’s license, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – received $900 credit for time served, released.

  • Buzz about bees

    Barbara Gillette leans closely to the small plot of corn stalks in her backyard garden.    
    “Do you hear that?” she asks and pauses, the silence filling with the quiet hum of her honeybees harvesting corn pollen.
    Gillette, who set up her first honeybee hives on her Wildcat Road farm and her honey product line “Honey and Herbs on Wildcat” in 2007, says beekeeping is like gardening, or writing.
    It’s a kind of therapy.    

  • Stringtown honors its mothers through new album

    With a name like Tammy Wynette, you must be born to be a musician.   
    Lawrenceburg resident Tammy Wynette Stratton, member of the bluegrass group Stringtown, said she believes her mother, Inez Hahn, wanted her to be exactly that since birth.  
    Inez supported her daughter’s interest in music all her life. She bought her daughter drums, Tammy’s principal instrument, when she was 14.
    When Tammy’s mother was dying from cancer in 2009, Inez heard Stringtown for the last time.

  • Anderson grads Yeaste, Sprague report to Air Force Academy

    Matthew Sprague, a son of Jeff and Linda Sprague, and Tori Yeaste, a daughter of Ed and Ginger Yeaste — both recent graduates of Anderson County High School in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky — entered the United States Air Force to begin Basic Cadet Training, the Air Force announced last week.
    Sprague and Yeaste were appointed along with 1,033 applicants from across the United States to attend the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Anderson grads Yeaste, Sprague report to Air Force Academy

    Matthew Sprague, a son of Jeff and Linda Sprague, and Tori Yeaste, a daughter of Ed and Ginger Yeaste — both recent graduates of Anderson County High School in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky — entered the United States Air Force to begin Basic Cadet Training, the Air Force announced last week.
    Sprague and Yeaste were appointed along with 1,033 applicants from across the United States to attend the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.