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Today's News

  • Letters to the editor - 7.7

    Tourism, county made ‘honest mistakes’

    To the editor:

    I found your June 23 article regarding the tourism commission intriguing though, perhaps, a bit misleading.

    I felt as though I should wash my hands after reading it.

    I assume you meant to imply some overt impropriety on the part of the tourism commission. What I gleaned from the article was that good people, both in the tourism commission and county government with the good of Anderson County at heart, have made honest mistakes and oversights.

  • Morgan-Anderson engagement

    Cathy McGaughey Morgan of Lawrenceburg and Steve and Donna Anderson of Harrodsburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children Natalie Jane Morgan and William Jay Anderson.

    The bride-to-be is a daughter of the late Henry Bruce Morgan. She is a granddaughter of Earl McGaughey and the late Jane McGaughey of Lawrenceburg and Henry and Joan Morgan of Utica.

  • Eden Brooke McGrew birth

    Brandon and Crystal Robinson McGrew of Louisville announce the birth of their daughter, Eden Brooke McGrew, on May 28, 2010 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 23 inches long.

    She was welcomed home by a brother, Sawyer James McGrew, 1.

    Her maternal grandparents are Gerald and Jackie Robinson of Lawrenceburg. Her maternal great-grandparents are William and Rayma Carter and Minnie Robinson, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • COLUMN: Incoming freshman class can exceed last year's

    I’m no UK basketball historian.

    I’ll put that out there in the very first line of this column because it needs to be noted.

    I am, however, a sports geek who believes he can put things in perspective fairly well while not carrying a bias in one way or another.

    With that said, the incoming men’s basketball freshman class at Kentucky will have a tough time reaching the lofty expectations their brethren from one year prior have now created. But they may go further when the calendar turns to March.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings May 6.

    Jeffery C. Robinson, motion to revoke probation, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to notify Department of Transportation of change of address -- installment/deferred payment Sept. 23.

    Anita M. Sallee, motion to revoke probation, theft by unlawful taking (under $300) -- revoked 30 days (10 days jail, 40 days home incarceration program), review June 3, work release approved.

  • COLUMN: The lowdown on cornfield beans, sweet potatoes

    One of the things I love best about gardening is hearing people’s stories.

    The “I remember when” stories are the best and I always learn something. It’s usually grandma stories that focus on the end product like a big ol’ pot of beans and grandpa stories that focus on the how to like putting boards down to germinate the seeds.

  • Colton Lane Buckley birth

    Kelli and Tyler Buckley of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Colton Lane Buckley, on May 3, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Vaughn and Sharon Quisenberry of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Pete and Patsy Richardson of Versailles and Wayne and Gail Quisenberry of Versailles.

  • Turpin shines but Tennessee All-Stars win

    Courtney Turpin's high school softball career officially came to an end in a bittersweet fashion during the Kentucky-Tennessee all-star series, held at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green last Thursday.

    Turpin played four innings at first base in the first game, then pitched three scoreless innings and drove in Kentucky's only runs of the day in the second contest. However, Tennessee swept the best-of-three series, 2-0 and 3-2.

    Turpin said that she went 2-for-3 at the plate. Both of her hits were run-scoring singles in game two.

  • Community calendar - 7.7 to 7.13

    Wednesday, July 7

    Education

    11 a.m. to noon, Anderson Public Library summer reading program for kindergarten through fifth-grade students, 114 N. Main St.

    City/county government

    8:30 a.m., Registration for all road tests with the license examiner.

    8:30 to 10:30 a.m., All written tests for driving permits, reinstatements and commercial drivers licenses.

    Community groups

    7 p.m., Boy Scout Troop 37, First Christian Church, William Hunt Scout room, 300 South Main St.

    Thursday, July 8

    City/county government

  • Letters to the editor - 6.30

    Missed chance to protect dogs

    To the editor:

    As a man involved in promoting the protection of dogs in my own community and elsewhere, I have followed with interest the controversy surrounding the defeated proposal in Anderson County Fiscal Court which, if enacted, would have improved the quality of life for dogs in your locality.

    I agree with Stan Petry’s letter in the June 16 edition that the ordinance would “thrust Anderson County into a leadership position as a forward-thinking, humane community.”