http://www.theandersonnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Coroner investigating body found in storage unit as suicide http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/coroner-investigating-body-found-storage-unit-suicide-0 <p> The owner of AAA Storage on Bond Lillard Road made a startling discovery Monday afternoon when she found an unlocked storage unit.</p> <p> She opened the unit and discovered what appeared to be a deceased male, according to Anderson County Coroner Dr. Mark Tussey.</p> <p> The Anderson County Sherriff&rsquo;s Office responded to the call around 2:20 p.m.</p> <p> Tussey confirmed that the body was David Kinder, 31, of Lawrenceburg. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Tussey.</p> School board raises taxes again http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/school-board-raises-taxes-again <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/08-27-14_sb_tax_hearing.jpg" alt="Chris Glass, Anderson County High School principal, discusses why he thinks a 4 percent increase in tax revenue is a good idea." title="Chris Glass, Anderson County High School principal, discusses why he thinks a 4 percent increase in tax revenue is a good idea." align="left" hspace="6" width="51" height="85" /><p> Property owners will see an increase in the amount of school taxes they pay for a second consecutive year following a decision Wednesday by the Anderson County Board of Education to take the maximum revenue increase allowed by law without voters having a chance to reverse the decision.</p> <p> The board voted 3-2 for a 4 percent property tax levy increase during a special called meeting, claiming the additional funds are needed to cover state-mandated pay increases for district employees.</p> Through the Trail of Tears and beyond http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/through-trail-tears-and-beyond <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/08-27_trail_of_tears_photo.jpg" alt="Emma Swendsen, a recent Anderson High School graduate, reflects on her summerlong, 826-mile journey through the Trail of Tears." title="Emma Swendsen, a recent Anderson High School graduate, reflects on her summerlong, 826-mile journey through the Trail of Tears." align="left" hspace="6" width="75" height="85" /><p> After a journey of 826 miles, 52 days, enduring memories and the loss of a longtime friend and travel companion, Emma Swendsen returns with a changed prospective.</p> <p> Swendsen, a recent Anderson County High School graduate, spent her summer traveling through the Trail of Tears to gain an understanding of what some 16,000 Native Americans went through in 1838 when they were forcibly removed from their homelands in Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and Georgia to Oklahoma.</p> Ketchup elimination causes parents to see red http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/ketchup-elimination-causes-parents-see-red <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/08-27_school_lunches.jpg" alt="Anderson County High School students Alissa Vest and Brandi Hendren chat while enjoying their lunch. Vest said she brought her own ketchup in when ketchup was not available at school. " title="Anderson County High School students Alissa Vest and Brandi Hendren chat while enjoying their lunch. Vest said she brought her own ketchup in when ketchup was not available at school. " align="left" hspace="6" width="96" height="85" /><p> Students went back to school on Aug. 13. Students attended classes, ate lunch, and went about the normal school activities, but something was noticeably missing: ketchup. Signs were posted around the cafeteria to explain the favorite condiment&rsquo;s absence because of the unavailability of low sodium ketchup.</p> <p> Parents heard there was no ketchup in the school lunches and flooded the Anderson County Schools&rsquo; office and The Anderson News with questions.</p> Mount Eden Fire Department begins rebuilding http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/mount-eden-fire-department-begins-rebuilding <p> <strong>By William B. Carroll</strong></p> <p> <strong>Landmark News Service</strong></p> <p> The Mount Eden Volunteer Fire Department Board of Trustees continued to move forward with rebuilding the fire station, which was destroyed by fire two weeks ago, by appointing a building committee and approving insurance disbursements for several vehicles destroyed in the blaze.</p> Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk debut http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/lawrenceburg-ghost-walk-debut <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ghost_walk_4.jpg" alt="Jeff Waldridge, owner of the Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk, shows guests old historic photos of downtown Lawrenceburg." title="Jeff Waldridge, owner of the Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk, shows guests old historic photos of downtown Lawrenceburg." align="left" hspace="6" width="104" height="85" /> STRONG WINDS BRING END TO YARD SALE FUN http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/strong-winds-bring-end-yard-sale-fun <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/achs_football_team_1984.jpg" alt="1964 BEARCAT SQUAD Anderson High School’s football team was ready to take on its first foe in 1964 when the team was to travel to Versailles to face the Woodford County Yellow Jackets. Pictured, front row, from left are: Mike Blacketer, Doug Bean, Billy Robinson, Howard Phillips, Mark Gritton, Dean Hughes, Mike Stratton, Jess Flynn, William Beans, Steve Poindexter, Billy Cartinhour. Second row: managers Jerry McGuire and Keith Klink, Glenn Hume, Floyd Rucker, Lynn Burkhalter, Leroy Robinson, Rodney Cloyd, Ronnie Catlett, Glenn Moffett, Jimmy McBrayer, Cecil McFarland, Jimmy Lewis and Jimmy Hanks, manager. Third row: Junior varsity coach Charles Grote, varsity assistant coach Raymond Webb, Vaughn Johnson, Bobby Hughes, Larry McMurry, Nicky Toll, Ricky Crawford, Wayne Stockton, Donnie Rogers, Billy Catlett, Joe Cook, Guy Simpson Jr., Seth Jones and head coach Robert Kincer. " title="1964 BEARCAT SQUAD Anderson High School’s football team was ready to take on its first foe in 1964 when the team was to travel to Versailles to face the Woodford County Yellow Jackets. Pictured, front row, from left are: Mike Blacketer, Doug Bean, Billy Robinson, Howard Phillips, Mark Gritton, Dean Hughes, Mike Stratton, Jess Flynn, William Beans, Steve Poindexter, Billy Cartinhour. Second row: managers Jerry McGuire and Keith Klink, Glenn Hume, Floyd Rucker, Lynn Burkhalter, Leroy Robinson, Rodney Cloyd, Ronnie Catlett, Glenn Moffett, Jimmy McBrayer, Cecil McFarland, Jimmy Lewis and Jimmy Hanks, manager. Third row: Junior varsity coach Charles Grote, varsity assistant coach Raymond Webb, Vaughn Johnson, Bobby Hughes, Larry McMurry, Nicky Toll, Ricky Crawford, Wayne Stockton, Donnie Rogers, Billy Catlett, Joe Cook, Guy Simpson Jr., Seth Jones and head coach Robert Kincer. " align="left" hspace="6" width="168" height="85" /><p> Compiled by Janie Bowen</p> <p> jbowen@theandersonnews.com</p> <p> If you are interested in purchasing the &ldquo;Pioneers &amp; Patriots of Anderson County, Kentucky&rdquo; CD for $30, contact Luther Davenport at</p> <p> saltriverhistory@yahoo.com.</p> <p> More excerpts will appear in future editions of The Way We Were.</p> <p> <strong>50 YEARS AGO</strong></p> <p> Thursday, Aug. 27, 1964</p> <p> Camp awards</p> <p> Awards won by 4-H members at camp from Aug. 10 through Aug. 14 were:</p> Promo business learned to deal with success http://www.theandersonnews.com/content/promo-business-learned-deal-success <img src="http://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chamber_page_splatter3.jpg" alt="Gabe Uebel says Splatter, Inc. has grown into a full-service brand and identity company specializing in screen printing, embroidery, heat transfer, promotional items, commercial printing, graphic design and e-commerce." title="Gabe Uebel says Splatter, Inc. has grown into a full-service brand and identity company specializing in screen printing, embroidery, heat transfer, promotional items, commercial printing, graphic design and e-commerce." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Lawrenceburg-based Splatter, Inc. started small, grew fast and learned the importance of being ready for success.</p> <p> Splatter Inc was started in the summer of 2004 by Gabe Uebel, Andrew Eaton, Nick Cann, Warren Kinne, Jay Springate, David Sawyer and Charles Humston.</p> <p> Andrew, Nick, Warn, Jay and David had just graduated from Anderson County High School and were poised to enter their respective colleges that fall.</p> <p> Splatter, Inc. began very modestly by creating, marketing and selling &ldquo;Support the Troops&rdquo; magnetic ribbons.</p>