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Teenager who committed robbery now on probation

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THEANDERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:04:00

Boy, 12, pulled over while driving drunk dad home

A Lawrenceburg man who was allegedly drunk while his 12-year-old son drove him home pleaded not guilty last week in Anderson District Court. John Peace, 43, of 1287 Wildcat Road, was cited for endangering the welfare of a minor and first- and second-offense alcohol intoxication in a public place af

THEANDERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:55:00

Buckmeadow Farm Fest to begin Sept. 23

Anderson County will get a new place to enjoy fall festivities this year at Buckmeadow Farm Fest. A few years in the making, the Farm Fest will be open weekends starting Sept. 23 and continue through Oct. 29. Located 10 minutes from Lawrenceburg at 1323 Ninevah Road, the six weekend long event wil

THEANDERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 17:15:00

Local Democrats hope new message equals wins

Local Democrats are looking to their past to find a winning way into the future. Like nearly all of America, the Obama years proved costly to the local Democrat Party as key seats such as judge-executive, county clerk and the ruling majority on the fiscal court fell by the wayside after decades of

THEANDERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:02:00

Public meeting set concerning lowering of Beaver Lake

The Fisheries Division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources plans to lower Anderson County's Beaver Lake in late fall, according to a news release. The plain is part of an effort to improve panfish and largemouth bass fishing in the 158-acre lake the news release said. Kentucky

THEANDERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Woman climbs atop Singing Bridge, leading to 4-hour standoff

Donna Haliburton had a story to tell, but no one would listen - until Monday. At 9 p.m. police received a call that a woman was atop downtown Frankfort's "Singing Bridge," Capt. Lynn Aubrey told The State Journal. Haliburton, 56, wasn't coming down until some listened, preferably Lexington's NBC aff

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 11:38:43

Fall is festival time in Kentucky!

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Festivals fill downtown streets every week in September and October. In Lawrenceburg, the community celebrates delicious burgoo. This year's Burgoo Festival starts Friday night. The burgoo cook off is Saturday. If you like to get away from the city grind, you can head to

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-20 14:57:00

HGTV's Chip and Joanna Gaines launch new decor collection at Target

Chip and Joanna Gaines of HGTV's "Fixer Upper" are partnering with Target on a new line of home decor to launch in stores Nov. 5. Hearth & Hand with Magnolia will feature more than 300 pieces including tabletop, home decor and holiday gifts. Much like the couple's popular Magnolia brand, pieces wil

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-20 03:05:00

Long-awaited road opens Friday. Here's what it means for traffic near UK, downtown.

A long-awaited section of the Newtown Pike extension will open Friday. Oliver Lewis Way from Versailles Road to South Broadway has been more than a decade in the making and creates a direct route from Interstate 75/64 to South Broadway. A final section - which has not yet been funded - will go from

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-20 21:09:00

SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board approves 4 percent tax hike

In a 3-2 split decision, the Shelby County school board members elected ultimately to adopt an increased property tax rate of .731 up from the current .715 per $100 of assessed value. The meeting opened with a public hearing on the matter and while no members of the community were present to speak

SHELBYVILLE SENTINEL-NEWS - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

'Pappygate' bourbon-theft ringleader pleads guilty in Frankfort

Gilbert "Toby" Curtsinger, the ringleader in the theft of thousands of dollars of bourbon from Central Kentucky distilleries, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Franklin Circuit Court to amended charges. Under a plea agreement, Curtsinger faces 15 years in prison. A final sentencing date has not been sche

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-20 16:56:00

'Lethal toll' of opioid crisis in Kentucky focus of all-day meeting in Frankfort

Kentucky's opioid crisis will be the subject of a day-long meeting Wednesday in Frankfort, where a legislative committee will hear from experts on the wave of heroin and opioid abuse engulfing many Kentucky communities. The joint House-Senate Health and Welfare Committee will use its regular, monthl

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 10:59:31

Mary Chapin Carpenter enlists Sturgill, Stapleton producer for latest album

In a final ritual of preparation for the release of her 2016 album "The Things That We Are Made Of," Mary Chapin Carpenter printed out the lyrics to the record's 11 songs - compositions she had spent the previous three years writing. What she was left with, after setting the lyric sheets side-by-sid

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-20 14:21:00

The Winning Nod: Keeneland bid spotters have to be on their toes during September Yearling Sale

A bid spotter at Keeneland since 1979, E.C. Larkin Jr. is a fixture at the September Yearling Sale. Standing in the aisles near the sales ring in the Sales Pavilion, he and his colleagues are masters at accepting subtle signals from seated buyers and using a shout and a wave to relay the informatio

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 07:07:50

Two yearlings bring $325,000 each to headline solid eighth day at Keeneland's September Sale

Two yearlings, a filly by Warrior's Reward and a colt by Stay Thirsty, each sold for $325,000 to headline a solid day of trade during Tuesday's eighth session of Keeneland's 12-day September Yearling Sale. Keeneland sold 285 yearlings for gross sales of $15,571,000, for an average of $54,635 and a m

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-20 05:46:08

Gov. Bevin names appointees to Ag Development Board, Kentucky Emergency Response Commission

The Agricultural Development Board is comprised of 15 members, 11 of whom are appointed by the Governor. The Board was created in 2000 and serves to distribute 50 percent of the state's monies received from the Masters Settlement Agreement for the general purpose of agricultural development within t

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-18 23:02:26

Changes in cable lineup unfortunate but necessary

Duplicative offerings of the major broadcast networks - CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX - is a luxury the Frankfort Plant Board, nor its cable customers, can still afford. FPB estimates that the cost of basic cable will go up $11 a month next year if the cable provider continues to carry major network affilia

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 14:38:00

LexArts names Diane Boyer director of major gifts as organization moves to expand fundraising efforts

LexArts is pleased to announce that Diane Boyer has joined the staff as Director of Major Gifts. Her responsibilities will include leading efforts to increase fundraising through the strengthening of the united arts fund's major gifts program. Diane Boyer Boyer's fundraising career began as Executiv

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-09-19 06:06:40

'Coffee with a Cop'

Under new leadership, the Frankfort Police Department is aiming to mend fences and build relationships with the community. "Coffee with a Cop" is one way the department is hoping to bridge the gap between citizens and law enforcement. Members of the FPD and Franklin County Sheriff Office will be ava

THE STATE-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 11:38:35

State Senator running for Pike Co. Judge-Executive

Pikeville, Ky. (WKYT) - State Senator Ray Jones has filed a letter of intent to run for Pike County Judge-Executive in 2018. The Appalachian News-Express says the Senate Democratic Floor leader filed the paperwork Friday. He can now start raising money to finance a campaign. According tot he News-E

WKYT 27 - 2017-09-18 16:56:00