Today's News

  • 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.

  • Not only may you not get to keep your insurance plan under Obamacare, you might not be able to keep your doctor

    By Molly Burchett
    Kentucky Health News
    Part of the sales pitch for the federal health-care reform law was that people could keep their doctors, but many Americans and some Kentuckians won’t because insurers are excluding some hospitals and doctors from policies in an effort to make the new, standardized plans on the insurance exchanges more affordable.

  • Check out these Bondville Road lights

    Raise your hand if you traveled all the way to Alabama to buy special Christmas lights for your outdoor holiday display this year.
    Robert James did.
    But James, who lives on Bondville Road, says he loves to “go all out” for Christmas.
    And he wants others to enjoy the free lights, er, fruits of his labor.
    “We’re just two kids at heart and we just like setting up for Christmas,” James said of himself and his neighbor, Gordon Brandenburg, in a phone interview a few weeks ago.

  • Small changes to make addictive holiday foods healthier

    Many people overindulge on holiday foods. A small change to your recipes could result in healthier foods. Consider the change to healthier oils as a “better than” change. The food is healthier than it would have otherwise been but it doesn’t mean that it’s your best choice.

  • Viewing life outside of Lawrenceburg

    We live in a town that is surrounded by rolling hills, filled with green pastures, and influenced by agriculture. Our bluegrass territory and wild horses define who we are to other people and make us proud to live here, though we often forget that beyond these rolling hills and green pastures and through the bluegrass that there are other places that are worth exploring.