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  • Community Calendar 06.04.14

    Anderson County High School graduation is June 5

    Anderson County High School graduation will be held Thurs., June 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Civic Convention Center located at 405 Metro St., Frankfort KY 40601.

    Second Brigade Motorcycle Club hosts memorial run

    The Second Brigade Motorcycle Club is hosting its 5th Annual Memorial Run Sat., June 7.

    The Run will begin at S&B Cycles, 865 N. Main St. Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

  • Fiscal court gets closer to moving clerk’s office into bank building

    Anderson County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis announced progress with the Anderson County Fiscal Court’s purchase of the Town & Country Bank building on Main Street at a regular session Tuesday.
    Lewis said the FDIC should be releasing the deed for the property “any day now,” and they should be able to move forward with acquiring the property for the future home of the county clerk’s office.
    Currently, the Main Street location acts as a drive-thru ATM for Town & Country Bank, and the bank has another branch on Bypass South.

  • Senior center will distribute farmer’s market coupons

    The Anderson County Senior Center, located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, will be distributing farmer’s market nutrition coupons at the senior center Tues., June 10, from 9 a.m.-noon.

    Eligible seniors must be age 60 or older and have an income for one person of less than $1,265 per month.

    For a two-person household, income cannot exceed $1,705 per month and for a three-person household, income cannot exceed $2,144 per month.

  • Two students transported to hospital are OK

    The two students Anderson County students who were transported to Frankfort Regional Medical Center on Thursday, following a bus crash, have been released and are okay, according to Anderson County Schools Superintendent Sheila Mitchell.

    The bus crash happened around 4 p.m. Thursday on Spaulding Lane in the Glenview subdivision.

    The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and EMS responded to the call.

    There were approximately 13 students ranging in age from elementary to high school on Bus 24 at the time of the incident.

  • Annual DARE Fishing Derby is Saturday

    The 10th annual Dare Fishing Derby, hosted by the Anderson County Dare Inc., Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife, will be hosted at Hope Community Church Lake at 8 a.m.-11a.m.

    Registration is free for kids age 15 and under. There will be lunch from 11 a.m. to noon.

    There will be prizes for the biggest fish for age groups 10 and under and 10-15. There will also be door prizes and giveaways. Bring your own fishing pole, tackle and bait.

  • Anderson Grand Jury charges Pevely with rape

    The Anderson County Grand Jury indicted Trevor A. Pevely for rape during a May 20 Circuit Court session.

    Pevely, 20, of 227 Forrest Dr., Lawrenceburg KY 40342, was charged with having sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 14 on or about July 19, 2013, according to court records.

    The alleged victim was 13 at the time of the incident.

    The charge is a Class C felony. If convicted, Pevely could serve up to 2 years in prison and be fined up to $500.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Jason Briscoe arrested Pevely.

  • Brewer-Wells

    Amanda Denise Brewer of Lawrenceburg and Michael Lyn Wells of Frankfort announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of W. Dudley and Pattie Shryock of Lawrenceburg.

    She is the granddaughter of Wilma Shryock and the late Dudley Shryock and Janie Cogdill.

    She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is an accountant.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Donald and Rita Wells of Lawrenceburg.

  • Fiscal Court: 2.9 percent spending increase in next year’s budget

    Spending for Anderson County Fiscal Court is anticipated to increase a total of 2.9 percent from last year.

    Magistrates unanimously approved the 2014-15 fiscal year budget, which also has a 1.5 percent increase for county employees. Magistrates had little discussion about the budget and officially approved it May 21.

    Total spending for 2014-15 is $7,709,615 from $7,485,376 - a $224,239 increase in spending from last year.

    The anticipated revenue for 2014-15 is $6,471,643 from $6,319,697 last year.

  • Springate-Cooker

    Jerry and Betty Springate of Lawrenceburg announce the marriage of their daughter, Scarlett Lynn Springate, to David Cooker, the son of Paul and Carrie Cooker of Cincinnati.

    The bride is the granddaughter of Idell Springate Thurman and the late J.W. Springate. She is also the honorary granddaughter of Donna Gash.

    The ceremony was held May 24 at Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

    The bride and groom are 2009 graduates of the University of Kentucky.

  • Josiah Reed Wells

    Lori and Tim Wells of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Josiah Reed Wells, on May 10, 2014 at 11:59 a.m. at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by his sisters - Abigail Grace Wells, 6, and Molly Kate Wells, 3.

    His maternal grandparents are Bill and Vonda Reed of Mount Sterling, Ky.

    His maternal great-grandparents are Herlis and Madeline Cole.

    His paternal grandparents Donald and Rita Wells of Lawrenceburg.