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Today's News

  • Fences might stop critters but human hair ‘marks’ space

    I am lovin this weather! Anything in the 80’s is perfect for me and my garden.

    I have been planting whenever I have a spare minute. I like to space out planting. That doesn’t mean that I just put my mind in another place. It’s officially called succession planting and it means I wait about 10 days to plant another row of beans or squash or cukes.

    It works well for me and my customers at the stand.

    Since my time is very tight, and the stand will only be open on Saturdays, I don’t want everything coming on at once.

  • Derby Festivity Fun!
  • Tourism impact reaches $12.5 billion, report says

    The economic impact of tourism in Kentucky amounted to more than $12.5 billion in 2013, Gov. Steve Beshear and Tourism, Arts and Heritage Sec. Bob Stewart announced. The economic impact figure is a 2.6 percent increase from 2012.

  • District Court Docket April 24, 2014

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings April 24.

    Laurie K. Bryant, hearing, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – fines and costs converted to 12 days to serve (credit time served), 26 days to serve (consecutive), review May 8.

    Walter L. Earlywine, hearing, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, two counts of second-degree possession of controlled substance, trafficking in controlled substance, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – preliminary hearing May 22.

  • District Court Docket April 28, 2014

    Judge Tom Lively heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings April 28.

    Robert V. Bentley, arraignment, two counts of third-degree burglary, third-degree complicity burglary, complicity theft by deception (less than $500) – preliminary hearing May 8.

    David R. Brumett, hearing, three counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – continued to May 8.

    David Ross Brumett, hearing, two counts of theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded not guilty, retrial conference May 8.

  • Community Calendar May 14, 2014

    Poll workers are needed

    The Anderson County Clerk’s office is in need of qualified voters to be trained as poll workers.

    For more information, contact the clerk’s office at 502.839.3041.

    Annual Chamber golf scramble is May 31

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course May 31 starting with breakfast at 8 a.m.

    A brand new car, plus several other hole-in-one opportunities, at stake, this year.

  • Students earn $96,000 in scholarships from local fund

    Scholarship grants for academic year 2014-15 have been made to 33 students, 31 of whom were selected by the Selection Committee of the Anderson County Scholarship Fund with the remaining two selected by The United Methodist Church Scholarship Committee of Lawrenceburg.

    Awards of $3,000 each were made to students chosen by the Selection Committee while awards totaling $3,000 were divided equally among the students selected by The United Methodist Church Scholarship Committee.

  • Awards since 1977 have topped the $2 million mark

    Since the creation of the Anderson County Scholarship Fund in 1977, awards have been made to Anderson County High School graduates through academic year 2014-2015 in the amount of $2,346,596.93. Contributions to the Fund are always welcome, which are tax-exempt, and which will enable the continued growth of the Scholarship Fund, thus, generating greater income for future scholarship awards.

  • Ward is a Governor’s Scholar

    Nathan Ward, a junior at Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg and the son of Tara and Jamie Ward, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Kentucky Governor’s Scholar program this summer. Ward was one of nearly 1,000 students in Kentucky selected from a rigorous application process.

    Only students with exceptional grades, high ACT scores, outstanding character, community involvement and expressive written and verbal communication skills were considered.

  • Saffell Street Elementary May Citizens of the Month