Today's News

  • Birth: Carter Allen Gaines

    Tina and Chris Gaines announce the birth of their son, Carter Allen Gaines, on June 7, at 2:28 p.m. at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 4 pounds, 13 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Carolyn and Bruce Cole of Lawrenceburg.

    His maternal great-grandparents Minda and Jimmy Shelton and Jeanette and Rollin Cole, all of Lawrenceburg.

    His paternal grandparents are Phyllis and Greg Gaines of Lawrenceburg.

  • Smith appointed assistant postmaster

    Compiled By Janie Bowen



    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Profitable night of fishing

    “Boss, what are we going to do with all these fish?”

    “We’re going to eat ‘em” so said Calvin Morgan and James Hyatt upon their return home from a night of fishing at Dale Hollow.

  • $10 GED testing available for a limited time in Kentucky

    From staff reports

    Kentucky Adult Education has announced that, beginning July 7, eligible adults may take each module of the GED test at the reduced rate of $10, as a result of $20 vouchers being provided to eligible individuals.

    With the use of these limited-time vouchers, the cost of a full GED test will be only $40.

    The regular cost of the full battery of GED testing modules is $120, so this represents an $80 savings to test takers.

  • Yankey receives white coat at Physician Assistant ceremony

    From staff reports

    Austin Yankey of Lawrenceburg received his white coat at the Physician Assistant Program Class of 2015 White Coat Ceremony at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tennessee June 28.

    Yankey is a second-year physician assistant student at LMU-DCOM.

  • Business brief: The taste of success

    A Lawrenceburg native is continuing his success in the food industry.

    John Mays, a 1985 graduate of Anderson County High School has started another restaurant venture in St. Petersburg, Florida which will offer a Southern-style Italian cuisine.

    He and his business partners will be opening Noble Crust, an eatery to satisfy the palette of customers who seek an affordable, casual dining experience with the combined taste of traditional Italian recipes using locally grown ingredients from America’s South.

  • Perry enjoys surprise 90th birthday celebration

    From staff reports

    E. Paul Perry, of Lwrenceburg, was surprised by family during a celebration for his 90th birthday.

    Born June 8, 1924, Paul is a native of Anderson County and was raised on Indian Creek in the Birdie and Corinth communities. His eight grades of education were at Anderson City School.

    In WWII he did naval basic training in Great Lakes, Illinois. After discharge, he worked in the dye department for Dean-Sherk Thread Factory in Lawrenceburg. Here he met Mary Lucille Hatchett and they were wed April 27, 1946.

  • Amber Crutcher named in Georgetown College Dean’s List

    Amber Crutcher of Lawrenceburg made the Georgetown College’s spring 2014 Dean’s List. To qualify for Dean’s List students must have a semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 grade point average.

  • Lawrenceburg Family Chiropractic partners with the Humane Society

    Lawrenceburg Family Chiropractic partnering with Anderson Humane Society

    During the month of July, Lawrenceburg Family Chiropractic, Dr. Brian Schultz, will be donating the proceeds from all new patient visits to the Anderson Humane Society.

    A $27 donation will cover the initial examination, first treatment and x-rays, if necessary (normally $150). Located at 1004 Bypass South Suite 5 in the Markwell Center next to Rite Aid and Taco Bell.

  • Van Hook named Farmers Bank assistant vice president

    Jill Van Hook was recently named assistant vice president at a Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company board of director meeting.

    Van Hook joined the Frankfort bank in 1999. She began at the Franklin Square Branch before transferring to the Trust Department.

    Mrs. Van Hook’s area of specialty is employee benefit plans.

    Van Hook, a Lawrenceburg resident, her family includes husband, Jeff Van Hook, and daughters, Brittany and Emma Grace.

  • Humane Society Featured Pet

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    ‘Hello. My name is Kato and I came here with my mom, Paige, from down on Ballard Road. We kept waiting for our owner to come get us, but they never came. So the Humane Society promised to try to find us good homes.’ For more information, contact the Anderson County Humane Society at 502-839-8339 or adopt@andersonhumane.org.