Playing to Help the Anderson Humane Society

February 28, 2017

What a fun, prosperous evening it was! Who doesn’t enjoy a rousing game of Bunco with new and present friends. The Christian Workers’ Circle from First Christian Church initiate a service project each month for the community. In January, sweatpants, hats, and gloves were donated to the elementary Family Resource Centers; in February, a Bow […]

Ag Commissioner Meets With 4H and FFA

February 27, 2017

The Anderson County 4H club members and Anderson County High School FFA students met with the Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture, Ryan Quarles, today to promote the Ag Tag program that helps ensure the future of agriculture in the state. According to Commissioner Quarles, the Ag Tag program is a voluntary donation that is given at […]

Gabriel Stratton, Bradyn Terrell, and Collin Moore

Pinewood Derby Becoming More Popular

February 27, 2017

Anderson County Cub Scout Pack 38 had some fun this weekend as they hosted the 2017 pinewood derby for county scouts from first through fifth grades. Travis Huber, cub master for the pack, said that the derby is getting more popular each year with great car designs from the scouts. “It’s one of my favorite […]

New Restaurant to Feature College Team Named Sandwiches

February 26, 2017

Lawrenceburg will soon be home to a new restaurant featuring burgers and sandwiches named after colleges and universities sports teams, even including the Anderson County High School Bearcats. Jennifer McGaughey has been working in the restaurant business around Lawrenceburg for 40 years and decided to branch out on her own and create her own place.  […]

Pre 1900s Lawrenceburg

The Fire That Nearly Destroyed Lawrenceburg

February 23, 2017

Early Lawrenceburg was plagued with devastating fires, oftentimes consuming large parts of the city and historic landmarks like the courthouse which burnt twice in its history.  But there was one fire that nearly completely destroyed the city, causing almost $3.7 million worth of damage in today’s dollars. In the morning hours of a very windy […]

Senator McConnell

Senator Mitch McConnell Speaks at Chamber Luncheon

February 21, 2017

Amidst a number of protests, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was invited and spoke with a number of local residents during the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce luncheon about various legislative topics that are happening in Washington, DC. The luncheon, which was held at the American Legion Hall and catered by Hill of Beans BBQ, […]

Hundreds Gather to Protest Senator McConnell

February 21, 2017

Hundreds gathered this morning for what has been called the largest protest that has been seen in Lawrenceburg as US Senator Mitch McConnell came to Anderson County to speak about legislative progress in Congress as part of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The protest centered around the Legion Park where Senator McConnell was […]

Main Street Lawrenceburg Branch

Farmers Bank and Capital Trust Changes Name to United Bank

February 21, 2017

Yesterday marked the final change for the venerable Farmers Bank and Capital Trust as its name was officially changed to United Bank, after serving the community for almost 167 years to the day. According to Chris Thompson, vice president at the Main Street branch, the company decided to change its name across the four affiliate […]

ACHS Sees Academic Improvements

February 20, 2017

Anderson County High School has once again seen considerable academic improvements, according to Principal Chris Glass during last week’s school board meeting. During the improvement and assessment update for the school, Principal Glass compared ACHS to other high schools in the surrounding region utilizing evaluations provided by the state.  “We made another great gain,” he […]