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Today's News

  • Birth: Callan

    Christopher and Brittany Callan of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Abby Gayle Callan, born Oct. 21, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Judy Carlton of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Marvin and Mary Ann Carlton and the late Howard and Virginia Smith.

  • Way We Were: LOS ANGELES TIMES COLUMN MAKES IT TO LAWRENCEBURG

    The following story was found in a box of papers that belonged to Margaret Baker.The box was found in a building after she died. She was raised in Lawrenceburg and lived on Woodford Street, says her niece, Linda Chilton.
    In later years, she moved to Hometown Manor on Hawkins Street, where she lived until she died.

  • Anderson County Jail Log: 1-1-14

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail during the past week, according to information released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Dec. 23
    William Robinson, probation violation, failure to appear or pay fines, by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    Jimmy Griggs, probation violation, by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    Crystal Brophy, theft by unlawful taking under $500, by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    Dec. 24

  • Middle school staff smooch pig to celebrate reading goals

    Middle School Principal Jeanna Kidd and language arts teachers Jennifer Johnson and Leslie Mitchell kissed a 400-pound pig, spray painted their hair pink and climbed up onto the middle school roof last Friday to celebrate the sixth grade surpassing its “Challenge to Read” for November.

  • ECC collects food for Open Hands
  • High school academic team scores science awards

    The Anderson County High School academic team celebrated students’ achievement during the league banquet held Dec. 2 in Frankfort, according to a press release.
    The awards given to the team included the second place Team Science Award and individual awards.
    These awards were presented to Bradley Bellman and Jacob Brumley. Bradley Bellman was awarded first place in the science subject competition. Jacob Brumley was awarded fifth place in the social studies subject competition.
     

  • Church briefs: 1-1-14

    Salvisa Christian
     sponsors free clothes day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a free clothes day for Anderson and Mercer County residents only on Jan. 6 from 1:30-4 p.m.
    Bring proof of residency, such as a photo ID.
    Salvisa Christian is located at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa. For more information, contact Pam Votaw at 502-839-5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226.

    Gospel group to perform
     at Sand Spring

  • Don’t confuse self-improvement with self-salvation

    “Being sensible that I am unable to do anything without God’s help, I do humbly entreat him by his grace to enable me to keep these resolutions, so far as they are agreeable to his will for Christ’s sake.”

  • Top 10 of 2013: No. 10 — Alleged drunk hunter finally agrees to plea deal offer

    The saga of a Lawrenceburg man who allegedly hunted under the influence and shot at another dove hunter finally came to a close with him pleading guilty on a Class D felony.
    David Gaines, 41, was first charged with a misdemeanor, but just days before he was to stand trial in Anderson District Court, the Commonwealth Attorney’s office took the case to the grand jury, which then indicted Gaines on three felony counts of wanton endangerment.

  • Top 10 of 2013: No. 9 — Expansion continues as bottling returns to Wild Turkey

    Gov. Steve Beshear should consider renting a home in Lawrenceburg.
    Thanks to Wild Turkey, the governor comes to town to celebrate the world’s largest bourbon distillery’s latest expansion project so often having him here has become almost commonplace.
    Beshear was in town again in September to inaugurate the distillery’s latest project, a $40 million packaging facility that returned bottling to Lawrenceburg for the first time in nearly a decade.