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  • Warning: Don’t eat Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas purchased after Nov. 14

    Do not eat Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas purchased after Nov. 14.

    That is the warning issued late yesterday by the Food and Drug Administration after it was determined a worker at the Lawrenceburg-based candy maker tested positive for hepatitis A, a highly infectious liver disease.

    “We are currently working with Bauer’s Candies on a voluntary recall of affected products,” the FDA said in an announcement posted to the federal website.

  • Lawrenceburg says thank you

     Koeberle Bull received a major dose of southern hospitality this weekend. 

  • Worker tests positive for hep A at Bauer’s Candies

     The federal Food and Drug Administration is investigating a local candy factory after an employee there tested positive for hepatitis A, according to information released Tuesday by the Anderson County Health Department.

  • Jarrell seeks release for mental eval

     Attorneys for the man police say had a manifesto to shoot up schools here and in Shelbyville have requested he be released for a mental health evaluation at the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center, according to a motion filed last Wednesday in Anderson Circuit Court.

  • Man jailed on decades-old sex abuse allegations

     A Versailles man was indicted last week on allegations that he decades ago sexually abused a child under the age of 12, and later a child under the age of 18, according to indictment information on filed in Anderson Circuit Court.

  • Christmas parade lights up Lawrenceburg

     City officials feared the worst, but Mother Nature didn’t rain on the Lawrenceburg Christmas Parade Saturday evening. 

  • Worker tests positive for hep A at Bauer’s Candies

    The federal Food and Drug Administration is investigating a local candy factory after an employee there tested positive for hepatitis A, according to information released Tuesday by the Anderson County Health Department.

    An employee at Bauer’s Candies, located at 1103 Dylan Drive, Lawrenceburg tested positive Nov. 27, according to the news release, which says the “risk of patrons becoming infected is very low.”

    No information was released about a possible recall of the candy.

  • Jarrell seeks release for mental health evaluation

    Attorneys for the man police say had a manifesto to shoot up schools here and in Shelbyville have requested he be released for a mental health evaluation at the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center, according to a motion filed Wednesday in Anderson Circuit Court.

    Dylan Lee Jarrell, 21, of Forrest Drive, Lawrenceburg has a “history of mental health issues, including verbal comprehension, anxiety and a diagnosis of emotional behavior disability,” according to the court filing.

  • Driver escapes before pickup goes up in flames

    A pickup truck caught fire this morning at Copart on Industry Road in Lawrenceburg, destroying it and an attached trailer.

    The driver of the truck said he was backing up to load another vehicle he purchased from the company’s salvage yard when he saw flames coming from beneath the hood. He said he set the parking brake before getting out, but the fire must have burned through the brake line, allowing it to roll about 50 yards before it became fully involved.

    The driver was not injured.

  • Church board OKs gay marriages

     At least two deacons at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg have resigned their positions after the church’s board voted last week to allow gay marriages to be conducted by its reverends at the church, sources have confirmed.