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Today's News

  • Clerk’s Office move on track

    Great strides have been made in getting closer to moving the Anderson County Clerk’s Office into the former Town & Country Bank building on Main Street.

    County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis said the FDIC recently released the deed to the property, and the deed was signed and a title insurance policy was purchase Wednesday.

  • O’Neal recieves Emergency Nurses Association achievement award

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce that Charlotte O’Neal, MSN, RN, CEN, is the recipient of the Emergency Nurses Association’s 2014 Barbara A. Foley Quality, Safety and Injury Prevention Award.

    The Barbara A. Foley Quality, Safety and Injury Prevention Award is one of the Association’s 12 achievement awards bestowed annually. The Annual Awards recognize emergency nurses who exemplify exceptional professional practice, innovation, leadership and advocacy in emergency nursing.

  • Lawrenceburg Lions host KidSight eye screening

    On Monday, Aug. 11, KidSight Screening will be available to all pre-school children in Anderson County. Times will be in conjunction with pre-school open houses in the Anderson Co. School system at both the Early Childhood Center and at Turner Elementary in the late afternoon until 6 p.m.

    KidSight is a screening technique that detects six different eye difficulties that if not addressed can result in permanent blindness to the eye involved. The earlier that a difficulty is caught – the easier the problem can be addressed as the eye and optic nerves develops.

  • Distinguished Young Women program set for Saturday

    Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky is an official state preliminary of Distinguished Young Women, a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women.

    In addition to earning scholarships for college, those who participate in the program develop friendships, self-confidence and other life skills that pave the way for future success, official said.

  • Community Calendar, Aug. 6, 2-14

    Anderson Public Library

    114 N. Main Street, Lawrenceburg

    502-839-6420

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in August.

    Computer Classes

    Basic Computers

    When: Tuesday, August 5

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Basic Email

    When: Wednesday, August 6

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Basic Internet

    When: Tuesday, August 12

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Basic Word

    When: Wednesday, August 20

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

  • True contentment is found through Jesus Christ

    We live in an age of discontent. If you don’t like your hair color, dye it. If you don’t like your car, trade it. If you don’t like living in town, move to the country. If you don’t like your job, get a new one.

    Now don’t misunderstand me; I am not confusing changes made out of necessity with changes made out of restlessness. Not every change we make is born out of a lack of satisfaction with our situation in life, but in far too many cases discontentment drives our decision-making.

  • Church news briefs for Aug. 6, 2014

    Bloomfield United Methodist to host revival

    Bloomfield United Methodist Church will be hosting a revival Sunday, Aug. 10 through Tuesday, Aug. 12. Services will begin each evening at 7 p.m. Rev. Bill Johnson will be the evangelist on Aug. 10 and Aug. 11.  The speaker on Aug. 12 will be Winfred Hagerman of Green’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

  • Anderson sheriff appointed to state Law Enforcement Council

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

    Beshear has appointed Scott L. Shinn to the Advisory Board for Veterans’ Affairs to serve for a term expiring Sept. 25, 2016.

    · Scott L. Shinn, of Lancaster, is president and CEO at Sustainment Solutions Inc. He represents citizens at large. The appointment replaces Donald H. Devine, whose term has expired.

  • How he spent his summer vacaton

    It wasn't “Jaws” but Braxton Bostic had a catch he will always remember while fishing with his mother and step-father, Whitney and Joseph Coots, at Gulf Shores, Ala., earlier this summer.

    The 15-year-old caught a 5½-foot black fin shark while fishing on the beach at Gulf Shores. Braxton was using a 15-pound test line and a lady fish he had previously caught for bait.

    The shark weighed over 100 pounds.

  • Birth: Easton Thomas Lueker

    Erin and T.J.  Lueker announce the birth of their son, Easton Thomas Lueker, at 10:50 a.m., July 3, 2014 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington.

    He was 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are David and Judy Craft of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Lois Tinsley of Lawrenceburg and Mildred Craft of Frankfort.

    His paternal grandparents are Tom and Shirley Lueker of Mount Sterling. His paternal great-grandparents are Virgina Schwartzkopf of Nashville, Illinois.