From left: Gracie Inabnitt, Jessica Harley, Christina Montgomery, Mary Grace Bamberger, Abby Coyle. Not present, Alley Hayes.

Behind the Scenes with Winning Culinary Cats Team

August 31, 2015

This past week, a team of Anderson County High School students went to the Kentucky State Fair to compete and win in the third annual Junior Chef tournament.  We went behind the scenes to talk with the coach and students who won the competition and see just how hard it was to win it. The […]

Becky Hawkins

Military on Main

August 31, 2015

Another business has decided to move to Main Street.  Halftrack Military Surplus was originally located on Hilltop Drive, but over the weekend, owner Becky Hawkins, moved the store to a temporary location at 107 South Main Street.  Filled with a lot of interesting unique and historic military items, Halftrack will be located there until their […]

Part of Main Street Shut Down

August 31, 2015

Work is continuing at the new parking lot on Main Street and to accommodate new drainage lines, maintenance and road crews from the city have shut down the north bound lane of Main Street.  All traffic going north is being detoured onto Jackson Street as crews cut up the road from the parking lot to […]

Craig Wilkins

A Loved Restaurant Cooked in a Convenience Store

August 30, 2015

Driving on the US127 Bypass heading south here in Lawrenceburg, there’s a BP gas station and convenience store right before reaching the Best Western Hotel.  The store, named Hill of Beans BBQ, offers a bit more than the standard gas station fare.  With a stage and rolling barbecue grills that can be towed by a […]

Brad Barfield

Mile High Burgers Opens

August 29, 2015

In a string of new restaurant openings here in Lawrenceburg, Mile High Burgers is the newest addition.  Brad Barfield and his wife, Rhonda, opened up Mile High Burgers in the old Dave’s Place next to Edwardo’s Pizza on Glensboro Road. Wanting to be known for great burgers and fast service where everything is fresh and meals […]

Nathan Truesdell

Local Resident Becomes Food Hero

August 29, 2015

A local Lawrenceburg resident won a state wide award for farming this past week.  Nathan Truesdell won the Local Food Heroes award along with two other contestants from other counties in the state.  Originally just a hobby grower starting from his childhood when his father always planted a garden, Nathan never really expected to be […]

Kelly Schanen

Another Restaurant with Steaks Coming to Lawrenceburg

August 28, 2015

Another sit down restaurant and bar will be opening soon in Lawrenceburg.  Kelly Schanen has taken over the old Hunter’s Grill at Eagle Lake and is working to open it as Chef’s Restaurant.  Kelly, who has been in the restaurant business for 20 years, is bringing in a trained chef from South Carolina to the […]

Planned New Combined Turf Field

Paving the Way to a New Turf Field at ACHS

August 28, 2015

On Tuesday, we were invited to meet with the members behind the Bearcat Pride Foundation.  The foundation’s ultimate goal is to improve the athletic facilities of Anderson County schools through various means.  So we talked with Jenny Kays and the rest of the board members to see what their plans are. According to the members, […]

Anderson County at 9th Place for Low Unemployment

August 27, 2015

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the Verst Group building a distribution center in Lawrenceburg, we received word from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training that unemployment rates have dropped for 115 counties in the state from July 2014 to July 2015.  Woodford county is the current leader with a 4% rate […]