Today's News

  • Mountjoy is honored in National Horse Show Hall of Fame

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Spelling bee winner

    Myrtle Ada Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Phillips of Bondville, won the Mercer County spelling bee. She was a fifth grader at Salvisa.

    Thursday, May 28, 1964

    Honored in hall of fame

    The name of the late W.D. Mountjoy was enshrined on a plaque at Freedom Hall in the National Horse Show Hall of Fame.

  • Ghazawi is indicted for heroin

    An Anderson County Grand Jury pegged Ahmad Ghazawi with adding to a growing heroin problem in the state during Anderson Circuit Court May 20.

    Ghazawi, 28, of 13520 Terrace Creek Dr. Apt. 103, Louisville KY 40229, was indicted for numerous charges, including trafficking in a controlled substance, based on an incident that happened in February.

    According to court records, on or about Feb. 25, Ghazawi led Lawrenceburg police on a high-speed chase before being stopped and arrested.

  • Construction worker is injured in wreck

    According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, at 11:04 a.m. Monday, the ACSO, Anderson County EMS and Lawrenceburg Fire Department responded to a vehicle collision involving a Mago Construction blacktop paver and a tractor and trailer while blacktop construction was happening on KY 151 and Grafenburg Road.

    The sideswipe collision caused the operator of the blacktop machine unknown injuries and he was transported by ambulance to UK Medical Center. The driver of the tractor and trailer was uninjured.

  • 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.