Today's News

  • Riley is French award winner at Xavier U.

    Arianne P. Riley, of Anderson County, senior French student at Xavier  
    University, Cincinnati, Ohio, received the Joseph and Jeanne Bourgeois French Award for excellence achieved in the study of French, on April 5 at the Cintas Center on campus.  Arianne will be a graduating French major in May, 2014 and is the daughter of Donna and Steve Wecker of Lawrenceburg, Ky. and Earl and Linda Riley of Frankfort, Ky.

  • Conrad completes Navy basic training

    Navy Seaman Recruit Cody M. Conrad, a 2013 graduate of Anderson County High School, Lawrenceburg, Ky.,recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Conrad, son of Michael L. and Cynthia J. Conrad of Lawrenceburg, Ky.,
    completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

  • Weather is improving but don’t rush planting just yet

    I got to wear a T-shirt and shorts last week! Never mind that my legs really did look like toothpicks, color and all. Dogs were bathed, windows opened and lawn sort of mowed. Then Mother Nature got witty again and pulled us back to reality. Having grown up in Indiana, I’m used to these bipolar weather swings.

  • Think local, shop local and watch for all things local in the News

    By Tamara Smith

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  • Career readiness is a conscious effort and industry should engage with schools

    Throughout my career as a former education reporter, I’ve heard many buzz words. The latest and most popular, in my opinion, seem to be “21st Century school” and “college and career readiness.”

    These phrases most likely have little significance for people who don’t work in the education field. Without getting into the technicalities, these phrases really mean a school that is up-to-date in methods of preparing students for a career and/or college path.

  • Editorial Cartoon: Sometime in the year 2044
  • Anderson Co. needs a bona fide tourism bureau, like, immediately

    Even if you don’t drink Wild Turkey or hunt wild turkey, you have to admit that the work the Wild Turkey distillery has done to increase visitor traffic to Anderson County is pretty remarkable.

    This community is truly blessed with a corporate citizen that not only provides positive notoriety but also jobs and taxes. And just a few miles away is Four Roses, another great bourbon job/tax producer and tourist attraction.

  • Shelby Co. company will close doors after 42 years

    By Lisa King
    The Sentinel-News

    After 42 years, a longtime Shelby County company will close its doors in June because of a conflict with the building’s landlord, company officials say.

    Cenveo, headquartered in Texas, last year, purchased National Envelope Company, which has been located at 252 Pearce Industrial Road since 1972.

    A spokesperson for Cenveo announced the plant’s closing recently.

  • Public Library events

    Anderson County Public Library Events
    114 North Main Street Lawrenceburg, Ky 40342
    For more information call 502-839-6420

    Pilates Plus
    Mondays and Tuesdays
    Noon to 1:00 p.m.

    Doctor Who Club
    Friday, May 2nd
    6:00-7:00 p.m.

    Mother's Tea
    Saturday, May 3rd
    1:00-2:00 p.m.

    Introduction to Word
    Tuesday, May 6th
    10:00-11:00 a.m.

    eReaders @Your Library
    Thursday, May 8th
    10:00-11:00 a.m.

  • Beshear signs bill banning sale of e-cigarettes to children

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – Calling the measure a big win for efforts to reduce tobacco use in the state and particularly among young people, Gov. Steve Beshear signed Senate Bill 109 into law, banning the sale of all types of e-cigarettes to minors.

    The governor had specifically urged legislators to pass the bill during his State of the Commonwealth in January, and identified the effort as a key part of his legislative agenda.