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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Commonwealth’s Attorney Donnell named top prosecutor in state

    Landmark News Service
    Laura Donnell, the commonwealth’s attorney who represents Anderson, Shelby and a portion of Spencer counties, achieved a high honor last month when she received the 2013 Outstanding Commonwealth Attorney award.
    Two commonwealth’s attorneys are selected each year for that honor, one Republican and one Democrat. Donnell is a Republican, and Brent Turner, representing the 31st Judicial Circuit, as the Democrat. Donnell’s circuit is the 53rd.

  • Lee’s Famous earns top honors for growth

    The Lawrenceburg location of Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken has been honored for finishing first in U.S. and international sales for 2011 and 2012 and is expected to achieve more than $1 million in sales, according to Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken restaurant owner and operator Chris Freeman.

  • Anderson County prayer walk to be held Saturday

    Lawrenceburg non-profit Awakening Ministries of Kentucky, local churches and other faith-based organizations will be sponsoring the Anderson County Prayer Walk on Sept. 21 starting at 10 a.m. until approximately noon.
    Participants can join the walk at three separate starting locations: the Anderson County ninth grade building, the Anderson County courthouse or the Lawrenceburg Green at 10 a.m.
    The prayer walk route will begin at the ninth grade building down Broadway, turning at Main Street to make a stop at the courthouse before ending at the Lawrenceburg Green.