Today's News

  • Anderson County under water shortage watch

    Anderson County is one of 27 Kentucky counties now under water shortage watch, according to a news release sent from the Energy and Environment Cabinet Friday morning.

    High temperatures and limited rainfall contributed to the water shortage watch, which is issued when drought conditions can threaten the availability of drinking water, the release said.

  • Motorcycle, SUV collide near Walmart

    Two people were transported to a trauma center around 4:30 p.m. Thursday after their motorcycle collided with an SUV at the Walmart entrance on Glensboro Road.

    A man and woman on the motorcycle were injured, but those injuries did not appear to be life threatening, according to Bart Powell, of Anderson County EMS.

    The driver of the SUV appeared to be uninjured.

    The names of those injured were not immediately released.

  • Times change but Camp Calvary's mission never does

    MACKVILLE – When you turn right into the entrance to Camp Calvary, it seems like the world just knows it stays behind. It always has.

    Nestled in the hills of northern Washington County, just a water balloon throw from the Anderson County line, the camp serves as a week-long home to over a thousand kids each summer.

    The only cars anyone can hear are the ones driving down the hill from the camp entrance to the main building. Occasionally, you can hear a plane flying overhead, but that is about it.

  • District court docket: 7-4-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings June 7, 2012.
    Angela D. Lay, motion for shock probation, first-degree criminal trespassing – motion granted, new probation agreement.
    Kenneth W. Miller, hearing, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, display/possession of cancelled/fictitious operator’s license, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – received $900 credit for time served, released.

  • Church briefs: 7-4-12

    Magician to perform
    at First Baptist
    Magician David Garrard is scheduled to perform at First Baptist Church, located at 111 North Main St., on July 11 at 6 p.m. This is event is free and is open to the public.

    New Hope Baptist seeks
    VBS volunteers
    Volunteers and supplies are needed for vacation Bible school at New Hope Baptist Church, located at 3825 Tyrone Pike in Versailles.

  • Academy students experiment with green beans
  • Community calendar: 7-4-12

    Lawrenceburg Green
    Movie nights
    July 13: ‘Captain America’
    Aug. 10: ‘Happy Feet 2’
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
    July 27: The Sweet Beats – Beatles Tribute Band
    Aug. 24: Cadillac Shack – 60’s & 70’s Rock ‘n Roll
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribut3e Band – Parrot Head Event

    Lovers Leap events
    July 13: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, $45 each, 7 p.m. Tastings for wine start  

  • Engagement: Milroy-Hardin

    Michael and Ellen Muscara of Nicholasville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda C. Milroy of Lawrenceburg to Jeffrey S. Hardin, son of Kenneth and Berttye Hardin of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride’s grandparents are Clarence and Doris Underwood.
    The groom’s grandparent is Alvin Hardin.
    The bride is currently employed as an equine surgery technician at Harthill and Priest Equine Surgery in Versailles.
    The groom is currently employed as an estimating manager at Schiller Architectural Hardware in Lexington.

  • Engagement: Chaney-Woods

    John and Trish Chaney announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Marie Chaney, to Michael Thomas Woods III, son of Michael and LouKetta Woods, all of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Milly and Sam Chaney of Frankfort; Marty and Floyd Aldridge of Frankfort; Sue Bowman and Bruce Walker of Nicholasville; and Barbra Conway of Frankfort.
    Grandparents of the groom are the late Ida and Norman Gudgel of Lawrenceburg; the late Bill Goodlett of Versailles; and the late Meryll and Mary Alice Woods of Harrodsburg.

  • Birth: Smallwood

    Randi Rogers and Stephen Smallwood announce the birth of their daughter, Kylie Grayce Smallwood, born June 18, 2012, at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
    Big brother Brayden, 4, welcomed Kylie home.
    Maternal grandparents are Jim Rogers and Shirley May. Maternal great-grandparents are Lily and Billy Caldwell.
    Paternal grandparents are Tammy and Jeff Smallwood of Lawrenceburg.