Today's News

  • Community briefs: 12-4-13

    Diabetes program
    to meet Dec. 10
    The Anderson County Health Department will host its diabetes support program next Tuesday, Dec. 10, according to a news release.
    It will meet in the health department’s community room from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    The department kicked off the revitalization of its diabetes support group on Nov. 12.

  • Church briefs: 12-4-13

    Alton Christian’s live nativity
    scene to be held Dec. 6-8
    Alton Christian Church will host an “O’ Little Town of Bethlehem” live nativity scene Dec. 6-8 from 6-9 p.m. each night.
    “Come and join us through the birth of Christ our Lord,” event organizers said in a release.
    The nativity is free and there will be refreshments.
    Alton Christian Church is located at 1686 Frankfort Road, Lawrenceburg.
    For more information, contact 502-859-5170.

  • Peel away layers of worldliness to see joy of season

    This past Sunday marked the beginning of Advent. Advent comes from the Latin word meaning “coming.” The purpose of this long-standing Christian tradition is to look forward to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • Roaring ‘20s at the Christian Academy
  • ACHS student named finalist in 2013 National FFA Agriscience Fair

    Madison Powell, a member of the Anderson County High School FFA Chapter from Lawrenceburg, was a national finalist in the 2013 National FFA Agriscience Fair at the 86th National FFA Convention & Expo Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Louisville, according to a news release.
    The National FFA Agriscience Fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture. It is held each year during the National FFA Convention & Expo and sponsored nationally by Cargill, John Deere and Syngenta.

  • Saffell Street honors December citizens of the month
  • Saffell Street recognizes November citizens of the month
  • Anderson County Jail Log: 12-4-13

    The following people were charged during the past week and transported to the Shelby County Detention Center, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Nov. 24
    Jordan Cornish, theft by unlawful taking over $500, arrested by the Lawrenceburg police department.

    Nov. 25
    Usbias Phillips, Pulaski County warrant, arrested by Kentucky State Police.

    Nov. 27
    Roctnya Robinson, failure to appear or pay, arrested by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • District court docket: 12-4-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on October 21, 2013.
    Jimmie R. Hawkins, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to Dec. 16.
    Miguel A. Hernandez-Martinez, show cause, no operator/moped license – failed to appear, bench warrant.
    Cecil R. Herrell, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to Dec. 2.

  • Franklin Co. sheriff to give $10K reward for bourbon theft tips

    By Kristina Belcher
    The State Journal
    Information on the whereabouts of more than $26,000 worth of missing Pappy Van Winkle bourbon could now mean a big payday for the tipster.
    Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton announced Monday that a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case. The distillery reported the stolen bourbon Oct. 15.
    Melton said $1,000 of the reward money is coming from Bluegrass Crime Stoppers. The other $9,000 is coming from an “undisclosed” donor.