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Today's News

  • Rams honor two on Senior Night

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg honored two seniors on Senior Night, held Feb.1.

    Nikki Bowman, who plays volleyball and softball, and Nathan Pitzer, who plays basketball and soccer, were honored.

    Unfortunately for the Rams, both the volleyball and basketball teams suffered close losses.

    Senior night started with a varsity volleyball game between the Lady Rams and the Tabernacle Christian Academy Torches. The first game didn’t go well for the Lady Rams, as the Torches, with several service aces, won 25 – 9. 

  • The Way We Were — 2/9

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 2, 1961
    Ed Ruggles was taking a leave of absence from his job as county agriculture agent to complete his work and thesis on his Master’s degree at the University of Kentucky.

  • Anderson Senior Center calendar — 2/9

    Wednesday, Feb. 9
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., Heart health with Lifeline
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, Feb. 10
    9 a.m., Exercise
    10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., AARP Tax Aide
    Shopping and errands
    6 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, Feb. 11
    10:30 a.m., Candy making with Debbie Woodruff
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards
    12:30 p.m., Movie — “Secretariat”

  • Sutherland anniversary

    Brenda and Carroll Sutherland of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4.

    They were married Feb. 4, 1961 by Brother Boaz at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Shelby County.
    Mrs. Sutherland, the former Brenda Headen, is retired.
    Mr. Sutherland is retired from Lexmark.
    They have two children, Michelle Darnell of Lawrenceburg and Michael Sutherland and his wife, Angie, of Louisville.
    They have four grandchildren, Hope, Hannah, Grace Louise and Caitlin.

  • CAL middle school hoops success continues

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg boys’ middle school basketball team continues their winning ways. Saturday, the team won twice.

    In the first game, the Rams played Fox Creek Christian Church. Christian Academy opened a 12-7 lead at the half. Michael Secen and Dillon Harper posted all nine CAL points in the third period, and the Rams led 21 – 13, before going on to a 31-24 win.

    Michael Secen led CAL’s scoring with eight points. Dillon Harper added seven; Nathan Bain and Hunter Wells contributed six each. Chandler Royalty had four points.

  • Perry named minister at Broadway Christian Church

    Ernie Perry, a native of Lawrenceburg, has accepted an invitation to become the senior minister of the Broadway Christian Church in Lexington, according to a news release.
    Perry is a graduate of the Kentucky Christian University in Grayson.
    He has served in many areas of Christian ministry, the news release said. For the past 12 and a half years he has been an associate minister at Southland Christian Church in Lexington.
    He will preach this Sunday at Broadway.
    He is a son of Bro. E. Paul and Lucille Perry of Lawrenceburg.

  • COLUMN: Technology changes, message stays the same

    A couple of weekends ago, my wife and I went to my son’s home in Somerset to handle three days of grandparenting responsibilities.
    My son, Brian, and his wife were skiing in West Virginia so Grammy and Granddaddy took care of the children.
    On Saturday, we took the boys to their Upward basketball games. I sat with the minister of youth from their church who, in between bouts of live conversation, kept texting Brian to let him know how well my youngest grandson was doing on the court.

  • Can you help solve this bourbon mystery?

    A Washington, DC, man has a bottle of bourbon made in Anderson County and is looking for information about it.

  • Do-over set on vote to kill rural polling spots

    Voters in the county’s rural areas upset that their precincts have been moved into Lawrenceburg will have a chance to vent Friday morning.
    County Clerk Jason Denny, chairman of the Anderson County Board of Elections, acknowledged Monday that the board did not follow state statutes when it met last year. All public bodies are required to vote to create a meeting schedule each year, and make it publicly available.

  • Middle school principal in court Thursday for DUI

    Gina Fultz, the principal at Anderson County Middle School charged with driving under the influence in December, is scheduled to appear in Madison District Court on Thursday at 9 a.m.
    Originally scheduled for Feb. 8, Fultz is now on the docket for Thursday, a representative from the district court office said.
    Fultz, barely halfway through her first year as principal, was charged with DUI in Richmond on Dec. 10 while returning home from picking up her adult daughter from a club.