Today's News

  • Junior Cotillion hosts dinner, masquerade ball

    More than 50 members of the Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion and their guests recently attended a dinner event focused on basic table manners and masquerade ball, according to a news release.
    The dinner was followed by a masquerade ball where party goers were encouraged to wear a fun, creative masquerade mask that matched their individual personality and style, event organizers said in the release. The event was hosted by the cotillion organization and held at Anderson County Middle School.

  • Health department kicks off new diabetes program

    The Anderson County Health Department will be kicking off its revitalization of its diabetes support group with Anderson County Diabetes Health starting Nov. 12.
    The health department’s new program will replace the diabetes support group that previously met every month for education about diabetes prevention and treatment, along with sharing of diabetic recipes, and listening to information from guest speakers.
    The new program, Anderson County Diabetes Health, will meet in the health department’s community room at 6:30 p.m.

  • Class of 1950 high school reunion

    50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 7, 1963

  • Church briefs: 11-6-13

    High school senior born with rare
    disease to speak at Alton Baptist
    Alton Baptist Church will host special speaker Sienna Montgomery, a 17-year-old high school senior born with a rare disease that causes severe facial deformities, on Nov. 10 during the 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services.

  • Only God can transform violent, wicked hearts

    Last month there was a rare string of murders that took place. Unfortunately, murder is not a rarity, but these particular homicides would have never been considered newsworthy outside their local areas had these not been so eerily similar: 19 people were murdered in four separate occurrences over the course of four days.

  • Sunday service to honor, remember veterans

    Vince Gast of Lawrenceburg recently retired as a U.S. Navy captain on Nov. 1, 2013, after 32 years of service.
    Gast joined the Navy ROTC as a college student at the University of Pennsylvania in 1981. He said he joined partially for the educational opportunities, but also because of family history. Gast’s father served in the Navy during the Korean War, Gast said.
    “It’s sort of a tradition in my family in service in the military,” he said. “That was a big part of it, the tradition.”

  • District court docket: 11-6-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on September 19, 2013.
    Robert Smith, arraignment, criminal littering – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 23, motion/disposition/trial date Oct. 24; first-degree disorderly conduct – amended to second-degree disorderly conduct, pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 23, motion/disposition/trial date Oct. 24.

  • Anderson County Jail Log: 11-6-13

    The following people were arrested during the past several weeks and transported to the Shelby County Detention Center, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.
    Arresting agencies include the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, Lawrenceburg Police Department and Kentucky State Police.

    Nov. 3
    Danny Callahan, Montgomery County warrants
    Danny Cox, parole violation
    Richard Mitchell, Nicholas County warrant
    Eugene Octavius, driving under the influence (first offense), speeding

  • Skulls, shipwrecks and light sabers

    Hamlet and Laertes swap swords for light sabers.
    Duke Orsino from “Twelfth Night” waxes romantic to a neon-pink poster board heart with a giant black-and-white smartphone self-portrait of Olivia, portrayed by an Anderson County eighth grader.
    For its student-led, 20-minute productions of Shakespeare’s most famous dramas and tragedies, the Anderson County eighth grade will be staging a different and sometimes much more modern take on the 17th century playwright’s words.