Welcome to Downtown Lawrenceburg KY

June 30, 2015

Back on April 26th, I began a Facebook page called Downtown Lawrenceburg KY. Inspired by the businesses on Main Street, my goal was to help them to grow. Having been in business for many years, I knew what it was like to be an entrepreneur: the struggles, the heartaches, and the good times. On the […]

Back in the Day… Hotels and Opera Houses

June 30, 2015

At the peak of bourbon production, Lawrenceburg was at its height as a very rich and influential community. During this time, Main Street was the place to be. Although Lexington was not far away, the journey there was long because you had to cross the Kentucky River by ferry. Main Street was filled with many […]

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Procession for Eric Chrisman

June 29, 2015

A great honor was paid today to the fallen Kentucky State Trooper, Eric Chrisman. Before the start of the procession, fire trucks from the Frankfort and Lexington Fire Departments raised their ladders to the sky and flew an American Flag over Harrodsburg Road. The procession then proceeded underneath the flag in mostly silence as hundreds […]

Weather Alert – Tornado Watch till 9 PM

June 29, 2015

A Tornado Watch in now in effect until 9pm for Anderson County and other areas in Kentucky. The weather radar is showing lots of storm cells throughout the region with some of these storms having the possibility of producing tornados, hail, and high winds.

Summer Reading Program Begins Today

June 29, 2015

Today begins the ANDERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY Summer Reading Program. Lots of great fun for children of all ages. Monday, June 29, 2015 Toddlers 10-10:30AM Preschool 11:00AM-NOON *Animal Tales* (REAL ANIMALS!!!) Family Literacy 6:00-7:00PM *Animal Tales* WEDNESDAY @ FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH GYM 11:00AM-NOON Wednesday, July 1, 2015 *The Black Cowboy Show*. For more information and to […]

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Lawrenceburg remembers Eric Chrisman

June 28, 2015

State Trooper Eric Chrisman passed away last week while on duty. This amazing young man had only been on this earth for a short time, but touch so many. Today he will be placed in his final resting place. We send prayers and love to his family, friends and all the people who knew him. […]

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Happenings in the Burg – June 29th thru July 4th

June 27, 2015

A holiday week ahead with great things happening in Lawrenceburg. The Anderson Public Library kicks off their summer reading program on Monday at the library and also on Wednesday, which will be held at the First Baptist Church Gymnasium. Then there is Pilates and Yoga classes. On Tuesday, the library is having a patriot wreath […]

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“Bourbon Street on Main” Coming to Lawrenceburg

June 27, 2015

More good news downtown. A new restaurant/bar is coming to the old Cummins Irish Pub location. It will be called “Bourbon Street on Main.” I can not wait to see how beautiful it will be. Downtown is becoming amazing.

Competition at the Fair

June 26, 2015

The competition was thick today at the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse show even as the rain dampened the mood of the riders. But, despite the bad weather, it was a great show of beautiful horses. Congrats to the winners!