Betsy and Jackson Horton

Heavens to Betsy! Named Ninth in Unforgettable Restaurants in KY

August 1, 2016

Lawrenceburg’s very own Heavens to Betsy! restaurant was just recently named ninth in the top eleven secret restaurants in Kentucky that are unforgettable by Only in Your State.  Jackson and Betsy Horton, who own the restaurant, were contacted by a customer about the the list.  They decided to enter and were chosen for the honor. […]

Ciara Salsa

Lighting Up Your Chips With This Colorful Dip

July 15, 2016

Salsas and dips don’t have to boring in both flavor and color.  Ciara Hyatt, our food columnist from Homemade Takeout, created this bold dip for a night of fireworks in the sky and on everyone’s chips: When my sister recently had a 4th of July party, I offered to bring chips and dips. I usually […]

Joan Martin with a Water Bath Canner

Preserving and Canning Food with Joan Martin

July 7, 2016

As the summer is quickly reaching its peak, Anderson County gardeners will soon be ready to harvest all their fruits and vegetables.  To help preserve the bounty, Joan Martin from the Anderson County Extension Office will be offering a variety of classes on freezing, dehydrating, and especially on canning. Joan explained that many who want […]

Ciara Ice Cream

Ice Cream Doesn’t Have to be Unhealthy

July 2, 2016

Who says that ice cream has to be unhealthy?  Ciara Hyatt, our food columnist from Homemade Takeout, has created a very tasty ice cream without all the fat: Not only am I always in the kitchen trying my hand at new recipes as well as old favorites, I’m also always on the lookout for healthy […]

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips Create Very Tasty Cookie

June 21, 2016

There’s nothing like a warm and soft peanut butter and chocolate chip cookie to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth.  And, Ciara Hyatt, our food columnist from Homemade Takeout, sent in one incredibly tasty cookie recipe: Father’s Day was full of people to celebrate. I had the privilege of hosting dinner for my husband, my father, and […]

Joey's Bubble Factory

Lawrenceburg Fair to Feature New Attractions

June 13, 2016

It’s now mid June, and the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show starts this coming Saturday.  The show, which is now in its 144th year, is bringing in a number of new attractions this year to change things up as well as feature the traditional classics like the pageants and horse shows. According to the show […]

Mike Cummins

Lakeside Restaurant to be Reborn

June 12, 2016

The old Lakeside Restaurant on Harrodsburg Road is coming back with a whole new design and new owners.  Mike Cummins recently purchased the building and his sister-in-law, Phyllis Hedges, will be creating and operating the new restaurant. Mike was raised here in Lawrenceburg and moved to Frankfort after getting married.  But, he always wanted to […]

Maddy and Wyatt Landstrom

Summer Food Service Program at Two New Locations

June 7, 2016

The Anderson County Schools Summer Food Service Program is at a new location this year and now also has a mobile unit to help serve more children.  The annual food service program is setup each summer after the end of the school year to help provide children under 18 years old with free meals who […]


A Fun and Nutritious Snack the Kids Can Help Make

June 2, 2016

Ciara Hyatt from Homemade Takeout, our food columnist, shared with us a fun and nutritious snack that even the kids can help make: I’m always looking for a healthy snack food to keep around the house and also one that the kids can help me make. That’s why granola bars are one of my favorites. […]