Community News

  • Felon offered probation after pleading to handgun charge

    A convicted felon who pleaded guilty to being in possession of a handgun is expected to be placed on probation when he is sentenced April 5 in Anderson Circuit Court.
    Jeffery Brewer, 50, who lived at 1300 Drydock Road at the time of his arrest, was indicted on a Class C felony for being a felon in possession of a firearm and wanton endangerment after he allegedly pointed a loaded .45 caliber handgun at his wife on Christmas Eve of 2014.

  • Gay nabs scholarship to 4-H teen conference

    Anderson County student Emma Gay was selected as one of the 30 winners/recipients of a state gold award and will receive a full scholarship to the Teen Conference this summer at the UK.
    She will also receive an $800 scholarship toward attending National 4-H Congress Conference.
    In the highly competitive 4-H Achievement Program, young people receive recognition and prizes for their accomplishments in 4-H and their community.

  • Boot drive planned

    From staff reports
    Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will conduct its annual Boot Drive on Saturday, April 9, the organization announced.
    Volunteers are scheduled to be at Ace Hardware, Kroger, Tractor Supply and Walmart, accepting donations from the community.
    Donations can also be mailed to CASA of the Bluegrass, Box 193, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.
    The drive is being conducted in concert with Child Abuse Month. April is Child Abuse Month.

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  • Painting class offered

    Elements Clay Studio will host an adult canvas painting class at 6 p.m. April 14.
    “Salt Box Street” is a primitive-style painting that will be the first in a series of three. Painters can sign up for one or all three.
    No previous painting experience is necessary. Class fee is $25 per person and seating is limited.
    The registration link can be found at www.elementsclay.com The studio is located at 1210 Bonds Mill Road, Lawrenceburg.

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  • ‘Family Feud’ episode featuring Young family to air again

    From staff reports
    Sheriff Troy Young and his family will appear in an encore presentation of  “Family Feud” on April 7, the popular TV game show announced in a news release.
    An episode featuring Young, his wife Benita and sons Martin, Myles and Marcus, first aired last October and had Lawrenceburg buzzing for days after seeing the sheriff and his family on national television.

  • Kiwanis has first meeting

    The newly formed Kiwanis Club of Lawrenceburg met for the first time March 14.
    The meeting, in which about 15 people attended, took place at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg.
    Officers were elected. Cheri Meadows will serve as president of the group. Jan Edwards Lee was named vice president. Tammy Gilkison will serve as secretary. Gail Jones will be treasurer.
    The club also decided to meet on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. A location for the meetings has yet to be decided.

  • Bob Zany is coming to Lawrenceburg, ‘Bay-bee’

    dian Bob Zany is coming to Lawrenceburg, Bay-bee!
    Zany, a veteran of numerous appearances on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno and a frequent contributor on the nationally syndicated “Bob and Tom” radio show is scheduled to appear April 1 and 2 at Bourbon on Main in Lawrenceburg. Tickets are $15 and available at the restaurant, located on Main Street.

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