Today's News

  • Community calendar: 1-15-14

    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Engagement: Hutchens-Burkett

    April and Justin Edwards of Lawrenceburg and Boyd Hutchens, Jr. of Sandy Hook announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra Nichole Hutchens to Christopher Darrin Burkett, Jr., son of Wendy and Christopher Burkett of Lawrenceburg.
    Wedding date will be announced at a later date.

  • Birth: Spaulding

    Matthew and Megan Spaulding of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter Mattie Irene Spaulding, born Sept. 9, 2013 at 3:33 p.m. at Central Baptist Hospital.
    Mattie weighed 8.8 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.
    Big brother Malachi, 3, welcomed Mattie home.
    Maternal grandparents are Bill and Marna Bollinger of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Roy and Mildred Hicks.
    Paternal grandparents are Mitch and Kathy Spaulding of Stanford. Paternal great-grandparent is Dora Spaulding.


    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Jan. 16, 1964

  • Students chosen for basketball homecoming court
  • Substance Abuse policy committee to award scholarships
  • Expanded gambling proposal bad for Kentucky families

    The 2014 General Assembly is in session and it seems that some of the powers that be are once against seeking to rob Kentucky families of their hard-earned dollars to line their own coffers under the guise of pumping “much needed” revenue into the Commonwealth.

  • Board of Ed to be recognized at meeting

    Kentucky will again observe January as School Board Recognition Month and Anderson County Schools will join the celebration, according to a news release.
    The Anderson County Board of Education is composed of Chairman Scott Brown (1.5 years), Vice Chairman Roger McDowell (4.5 years), Lee Hahn (8 years), James Sargent (3 years) and Donna Drury (1 year).
    “The voters of our community have created a strong group of education leaders in this board,” Superintendent Sheila Mitchell was quoted as saying in the release.

  • Hitting reset button on tech experiments

    Anderson County High School science teacher Scott Ellis loves video games.
    Over the winter break Ellis said he nearly wore out his controller while attaining his kill death ratio.
    He knows not every one of his chemistry students enjoys them.
    Last trimester taught him that much, when students and parents alike freaked out over the stress of beginning the class with a zero, then pushing to achieve enough points to score an “A.”

  • Police encourage parents to set up safety profile through 911

    Jan. 13 was Amber Alert Awareness Day, marking the 18-year anniversary of the day Amber Hagerman was abducted while riding her bicycle in Arlington, Texas, and later found murdered, according to a news release issued by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    In April of 2003, in her honor, President Bush signed into law the Protect Act, which statutorily established the national Amber Alert coordinator role. Since, the program has been credited with more than 675 successful recoveries of missing or abducted children.