Today's News

  • Suazo graduates School of Dentistry with honors

    Jessikka K. Suazo, daughter of Herman and Rita Harvey, graduated cum laude from University of Louisville School of Dentistry Sat., May 10.

    She received a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene.

    Suazo is a 2007 Anderson County High School graduate and maintained a 3.6 grade point average throughout her years of college.

    She is a member of Second Christian Church pastored by Rev. Ramon Smith of Lawrenceburg.

  • Franck is honored by AARP Kentucky

    A Robert B. Turner Elementary School student was selected county winner in the “2013-2014 Grandparent of the Year” essay contest sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers’ Association.

    Emily Franck, a fifth-grader in Gina Morgan’s class, was chosen as the winner based on her essay honoring her grandfather - Bill Bryant. The essay competition is a unique way to recognize the significant contributions that older Kentuckians make toward shaping the lives and values of youth across the Commonwealth.

  • Pierian Woman’s Club show raises money for community projects

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club’s “Hats Off!” Luncheon & Style Show was held May 17 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

    A silent auction held during event raised more than $1,100 for Backpack Buddies.

    About 100 guests enjoyed a fashion show conducted by Martha Caywood of The Derby Shoppe & Raggs in Danville following the luncheon, which was prepared by club members.

    Proceeds from the luncheon and candy sales will fund the club’s community outreach projects during the coming year.

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  • Instead of seeking blame for Isla Vista shootings, seek God

    Elliot Rodger’s premeditated rampage of carnage in Isla Vista, Calif., wherein he killed six people before finally taking his own life, has reignited the flames of the gun-control debate in our country, which has never really died out but, instead, lie under smoldering coals of apathy until something else happens that stirs the national consciousness.

    Richard Martinez, the grief-stricken father of Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez, one of Rodger’s victims, pleaded for the madness to come to an end.

  • Westside Community Church plans for potluck

    Westside Community Church will host the following events in June.

    •Wednesday Service - Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.

    •Tuesday - Busy Hands for Jesus, 10 a.m.

    •Sunday - Potluck, no evening service.

    •June 17 - Heritage Hall Ministry.

    •Sunday Services - Sunday School 10 a.m., Morning Worship, 11 a.m., Evening Worship, 6 p.m.

    Westside Community Church is located at 1311 Versailles Rd., Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

  • Glensboro Christian Church VBS starts June 14

    Glensboro Christian Church will host its annual Vacation Bible School June 14-22.

    VBS kicks off Sat., June 14, with a wiener roast and games/prizes from 5-7 p.m. It will end with a closing program Sun., June 22.

    This year’s theme is Time-Stone Travelers – Quest for God’s 10 Commandments. Classes are held each night from 6:30-8:45 p.m.

    The mission is “A Mountain of Love,” whereby, each night, children will bring non-perishable food and/or household items for the Open Hands Ministry in Lawrenceburg.

  • 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.