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Today's News

  • Anniversary: Darrell and Sue Lilly

    Darrell and Sue Lilly of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Saturday, April 9 from 2 to 5 pm at Alton Baptist Church in the “Gathering Place,” at 1321 Bypass North.  
    They were married April 27, 1961 by the Rev. Orville Neely at Tunnel Hill Baptist Church in Tunnel Hill, W.Va.

  • The Way We Were, April 6, 2011

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 23, 1961
    In an ad, Walter Patrick asked for votes as state senator for Anderson, Shelby, Scott and Franklin counties in the Democratic Primary, May 23, 1961.
    The ad said Patrick had been a practicing attorney in Lawrenceburg since 1951. Word on the street is that he retired at the end of 2010.
    March 16, 1961
    Four Anderson County students were chosen to receive the D.A.R. Good Citizenship and History awards.

  • Students of the week
  • YKK donates to Turner nature trail
  • Ward third graders perform ‘Rats’

    Third graders at Emma B. Ward recently presented “Rats,” directed by their music teacher Mr. Smith.
    The musical was very entertaining and funny, parents said.
    “Rats” is the story of the Pied Piper, who was played by Layne Meade. The town of Hamelin was being taken over by rats and the townspeople called upon the mayor to fix the problem.

  • Bluegrass group releases new CD

    Mercer County residents Ric Maxfield, Karen Maxfield and Adam Hopkins, and Anderson County resident Chuck Bowman of the Royal Blue Bluegrass Band has announced the release of their latest CD, a self-titled project named Royal Blue.
    The group began recording the CD last December, which was produced and directed by bluegrass music great Ron Stewart, according to a news release.
    It’s the group’s fourth CD and contains 11 familiar bluegrass songs and one original, “Lucto Breakdown,” featuring Bowman on banjo.

  • Rotary president-elect Burton receives training

    Adam Burton, president-elect of the Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg, completed the three day Rotary multi-district training session March 20 in Nashville, Tenn., the club announced.
    The seminar was a multi-state training session of the six Rotary districts in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.  

  • Woman’s club plans luncheon and style show

    At its March meeting, the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s club hosted members of the local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International women’s social, cultural and service organization for a salad and dessert supper at the First Christian Family Life Center.
    The evening’s program included a talk by local author K. Melissa Burton, who described her historical children’s books and her latest title, “With Purpose and Promise.”

  • Legion Post hosts 8th District meeting

    American Legion Post 34 and Auxiliary hosted the 8th District meeting March 20, the post announced in a news release.
    The 8th District is one of 11 in Kentucky and includes Perryville, Danville, Stanford, Nicholasville, Harrodsburg, Richmond, Berea, Shelbyville, Lancaster, Liberty and Lawrenceburg.

  • Taylor inducted into Alabama school hall of fame

    A former resident of Lawrenceburg has been inducted posthumously into the Pleasant Valley Hall of Fame in Jacksonville, Ala.
    Ruth Boggs Taylor, a teacher at Pleasant Valley High School, died in the fall of 2009.
    She was inducted into the hall of fame because she was an exceptional teacher, said her sister, Margie B. Stratton. Her students excelled each year.
    A graduate of Anderson High School, she worked awhile at Universal Fasteners. She then married Ralph Taylor and they moved to his home state of Alabama, where they both attended Union College.