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Today's News

  • Community calendar: 8-10-11

    Community
    Aug. 11: Turner Elementary open house, 5:05-6:15 p.m.
    Aug. 12: Movie Night on the Green, Despicable Me, starts at dusk

    Education
    Aug. 10-12, Aug. 8 and 9: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Aug. 10: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Aug. 11, Aug. 15: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • New Liberty Christian hosts Bible school
  • Denny wins at horse show
  • News Briefs: 8-10-11

    Caldwell Family holds reunion
    Descendants of Michael and Ruth Franklin Caldwell held their ninth annual family reunion July 16 at Anderson Dean Park in Harrodsburg.

  • City Council awards check to CASA
  • Engagement: Branton-Brogan

    Sandy and Garry Gaines and the late Steve Branton of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Beth Branton of Lawrenceburg, to Matthew Robert Brogan of Lawrenceburg, son of Mark Brogan and Wendy Brogan of New Richmond, Ohio.
    The bride-to-be’s grandparents are William Rucker and the late Lucille Rucker, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Roberts and the late Finley Branton.
    The groom’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Brogan, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ireton and the late Bud and Christine Mineer.

  • Way we were: Williams hitchhiked to Florence (Italy)

    50 YEARS AGO
    August 10, 1961
    Bobby Satterly, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Satterly, suffered an injury to his right eye when he was struck by a ball while trying out Thursday morning in Versailles at the Pittsburg Pirates camp.
    He hit a home run the first time at bat and the second time up he was struck. Eight stitches were required to close the deep cut above the eye. He was admitted to Versailles Hospital and then taken to a specialist in Lexington.

  • District court docket: 8-10-11

    Judge David F. Hayse heard the following cases during District Court proceedings July 25, 2011.
    Shelly L. Hopper, hearing, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, license to be in possession – bonded out.
    Geldino Martinez, arraignment, operating motor vehicle under the influence – amended to DUI 3rd, continued July 28.
    Joseph C. Merriman, arraignment, operating on suspended/revoked operators license –  pleaded not guilty, continued Aug. 4.

  • Quiet Minds yoga studio opens in Lawrenceburg

    Yoga requires discipline and practice, especially when attempting the scorpion pose.
    Even Quiet Minds Yoga owner and yoga instructor Harmonie Field said it’s one of the more difficult poses she’s done, describing how to lean on forearms and lift the body up so feet dangle right above the head.
    But yoga isn’t competitive, Field said, so there’s no such thing as a perfect pose.
    “Yoga is better defined as a discipline, something you would practice every day,” she said.

  • Stratton places third at Montgomery’s steakhouse

    The boy sure can sing, and proved it last week.
    Jarrod Stratton, a 2002 graduate of Anderson County High School and proud native of Tyrone, placed third in a karaoke contest last week at Eddie Montgomery’s steakhouse in Mercer County, surviving cut after cut in the competition before finally falling just short of his goal in the finals.
    But don’t think for a moment that finishing third is the end of his ambitious road.